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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Grammatron » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:48 am

You don't know what makes their grass so green

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:56 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:39 am
Sometimes, I wish we really did live in the future that people in the past thought we would live in.
I agree – especially when trying to get on an airplane. :mrgreen:



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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Nyarlathotep » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:03 am

Grammatron wrote:
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You don't know what makes their grass so green
The hell I don't. That's half the appeal.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:48 am

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Frank Curtis with a new Kurtis Craft Sport, 1949.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:39 am

A prototype armored car from the '40s. Only one ever built. Apparently it broke down all the time and the drivers hated the thing.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:41 am

Interior of the above

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:33 pm

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"The Schlörwagen" A prototype aerodynamic rear-engine passenger vehicle developed by Karl Schlör (1911–1997). Wind tunnel tests yielded a drag coefficient of only 0.113. Unveiled at the 1939 Berlin Auto Show, project was shelved with the onset of World War II. Germany, Berlin, 1939.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:23 am

The finished version of the Schlörwagen, not just a protoype. :coolspecs:

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In 1942, the Schlörwagen prototype had somehow gotten into Russian hands; it was fitted with an Soviet radial air-cooled aero-engine which appears to have developed 100 or 125 hp, driving a ducted fan. Several references say it was a five-cylinder engine, but in this view three or four cylinders are visible, which suggests it was actually a seven-cylinder engine.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:00 am

↑ I think we can agree that this excrescence on an otherwise cool car is hideous. :cry:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:25 am

But it gets the job done, right? 8)
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Doctor X » Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:03 am

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Tah-dah!

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Re: Sweet rides

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:19 am

The apparently wooden appearance suggests it might float.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:19 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:19 am
apparently wooden appearance
Sounds like a UFO description… :mrgreen:

How about this one:

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Typically French, you have to rub it daily with garlic to maintain the finish.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:23 am

A Citroen 2CV?
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:33 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:23 am
A Citroen 2CV?
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:21 am

Another interesting Citroën:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:57 pm

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"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
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