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Old 07-14-2011, 02:05 PM
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Ever seen one of these?

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2011/07/way-kings-wasted-their-peoples-money.html
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Old 07-14-2011, 02:11 PM
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No - looks nice

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Old 07-14-2011, 04:57 PM
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I don't like it. Maybe without the skirts it'd look better. Proof positive that money does not equal taste.
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:10 PM
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Yeah, I'm with you. Those fender skirts ruin the look.
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Old 07-14-2011, 07:16 PM
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Yeah, I'm with you. Those fender skirts ruin the look.
looks like an upside down NIKE logo on the skirts.
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Old 07-14-2011, 08:19 PM
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No but weirdly it does remind me of the car from the League of Extraordinary Gentleman

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Old 07-15-2011, 01:12 AM
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Seriously? I think it looks good - the front is a bit flat - but the sides look great. Very much of the time.
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Old 07-15-2011, 02:45 AM
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Looks like a Delahaye with the wrong grill.

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Old 07-15-2011, 08:52 AM
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Yuck. Bet he also owns a Stutz Blackhawk.
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:42 AM
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Yuck. Bet he also owns a Stutz Blackhawk.
I can't believe you're comparing the two.

Different class - OK silver is probably a bit much as it is so common these days - but back then it must have looked like an aeroplane. Very Rocketeer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rocketeer_%28film%29
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:44 AM
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I can't believe you're comparing the two.

Different class - OK silver is probably a bit much as it is so common these days - but back then it must have looked like an aeroplane. Very Rocketeer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rocketeer_%28film%29
The comparison was a a bit hasty, I'll admit, but tongue-in-cheek. Those skirts are just plain UGLY, though!
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:52 AM
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Skirts I love skirts!

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Old 07-15-2011, 10:54 AM
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Skirts I love skirts!
On the right car, yes. In the case above, it just looks like the car set in the sun too long and started to melt!
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:01 AM
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Different class - OK silver is probably a bit much as it is so common these days - but back then it must have looked like an aeroplane. Very Rocketeer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rocketeer_%28film%29

I liked that movie
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