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Re: Sweet rides

Post by shemp » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:32 am

Gee too bad that didn't catch on. :?
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:50 am

Abdul, I think it's kinda sweet. It's certainly original. Backing up is going to take some practice, though.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by ceptimus » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:29 am

shemp wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:32 am
Gee too bad that didn't catch on. :?
Time for a revival?

Stage 1/n Procure 1948 Hudson
Stage 2/n Cut it in half
Stage 3...

How hard could it be? Maybe we need to set up a crowdfunding project.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:20 pm

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Buick 1950.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:31 pm

Did Obiwan tell you what happened to your father? :lmao:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:12 am

↑ Nihilist! :x





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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:09 pm

That's more like it.

A flapper and a doozy.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:56 pm

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Lincoln Futura, 1955.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:02 pm

I'm pretty sure that one was the inspiration for the 1960s Batmobile.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:02 am

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:13 am

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27th February 1928. Back views of an English invention capable of being used as a car, boat and plane. Showing are a tail fin, rudder and propeller. It also has two wings which can fold back and another propeller at the front. (London Express/Getty Images)

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Fid » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:17 pm

If you wondered why the Zeppelin seemed a reasonable method of transportation.
"Try SCE to AUX."
Yeah, me and an electrified atmosphere ain't friends.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:58 pm

Fid wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:17 pm
If you wondered why the Zeppelin seemed a reasonable method of transportation.
Once you ditch hydrogen for helium…
Zeppelins could make a comeback with this solar-powered airship cargo mover

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https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech ... d-airship/ for the details (still vaporware).

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by ceptimus » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:44 pm

I suspect the designer of that airship thing used to watch Thunderbirds as a kid.

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The 60s era Thunderbird 2 design still looks more elegant than that airship monstrosity, however.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Fid » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:37 am

But boy howdy would I have bought passage to the pole? FUCK YEAH!


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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:57 pm

:coolspecs:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:08 am

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Re: Sweet rides

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:33 pm

The new trend of conversion to electric:

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See: http://oz-motors.com/