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3 hours ago, Nick Heer said:

some stunt that would be by the Chuckle Bros 415612834_s-l1600(33).thumb.jpg.90e2e775725f329cf1509fc5b6a563c9.jpg

@Nick Heer- Makes sense you cant get C pillar replacements for Mk2 Escorts either.

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26 minutes ago, HotRodMatt said:

A lot of work for a crap result.FB_IMG_1548696230453.jpeg

I think you will find that's meant to be a show-piece highlighting the Boddyshoppe's work. I wonder how many OSF customers that little gem brought them?

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7 hours ago, HotRodMatt said:

What's with the arches?a817652860a65d8b9f6de2e14b46c1b8.jpg&key=d82664084f17eb526418fc474441a395e0bd6103a400725e2ed8864f54072c7b

 

Were the arches the only thing odd you noticed? :wink:

Is that an Australian car by any chance? Those arches are popular here. They were actually fitted standard on some GM muscle cars. Every man and his dog subsequently put them on anything.

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Were the arches the only thing odd you noticed? :wink:
Is that an Australian car by any chance? Those arches are popular here. They were actually fitted standard on some GM muscle cars. Every man and his dog subsequently put them on anything.

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Well they were the first things I noticed, I didn't want to clog up the thread.
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On 30/04/2019 at 08:17, HotRodMatt said:
On 30/04/2019 at 05:52, Rally Pack 2000 said:

Were the arches the only thing odd you noticed? :wink:
Is that an Australian car by any chance? Those arches are popular here. They were actually fitted standard on some GM muscle cars. Every man and his dog subsequently put them on anything.

 

Well they were the first things I noticed, I didn't want to clog up the thread.

I quite like that Cortina (OK, except the offset Ford badge, the bonnet vents and ill-fitting roll cage are a bit of an eye sore). But, it's a bit Kaido racer...

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I'm starting to think of '90s built cars in the same way as '80s built cars: they looked better stock.0b431239821e56a8e99db45816742bb8.jpg8987a3c47b26b920402cb3e9c828802b.jpg

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I remember that from the magazines - number plate says it all!

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1 hour ago, HotRodMatt said:

I'm starting to think of '90s built cars in the same way as '80s built cars: they looked better stock.

Yep! I like the colour, but...

the wheels

rear lights

bonnet

floppy mirrors........

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6 hours ago, Jimbonic said:

Yep! I like the colour, but...

the wheels

rear lights

bonnet

floppy mirrors........

I don't mind the bonnet too much.....but agree RE lights, wheels and mirrors. 

That said, 10 years from now who says people won't be slating the rubber band 175/50 look? I confess that I already do 😁

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I don't mind the bonnet too much.....but agree RE lights, wheels and mirrors. 
That said, 10 years from now who says people won't be slating the rubber band 175/50 look? I confess that I already do
Got to say I prefer wheels and tyres that fill the arches too.

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19 minutes ago, HotRodMatt said:
23 minutes ago, Vista said:
I don't mind the bonnet too much.....but agree RE lights, wheels and mirrors. 
That said, 10 years from now who says people won't be slating the rubber band 175/50 look? I confess that I already do emoji16.png

Got to say I prefer wheels and tyres that fill the arches too.

Absolutely, trends change.

Although, I've never been a fan of wheels with that sort of offset (I can't remember whether that's lots of +ve or lots of -ve!) particularly on RWD cars (for some reason). I like some dish. Maybe because I've been around too many decades!

It's going to be a challenge keeping my (extremely) slow-build 'Tina fashionable...! What's the current phrase? "On point"? See? Not so long ago, that would have been "trendy", "de rigeur" or "a la mode"...!

Sorry, might have gone slightly off topic....

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I can just cope with the front but then as you turn your head as it drives past and then you cop a view of the back. Those tail lights are nasty.

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I'm sure the Drag fans will like it and I recognise it's built for a purpose........but it's a no from me

 

 

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I'm sure the Drag fans will like it and I recognise it's built for a purpose........but it's a no from me
 
 
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You're right, I do like it.

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1 hour ago, meXEco said:

Would'nt say that's distasteful at all.

I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder?

Because I've zero interest in drag racing, I see a nice classic car ( a 2 door Mk5 no less) with a giant nose on the bonnet, enormous wheels and tyres at the rear, likely horrendously loud and uncomfortable to be in, very heavy up front and no practical use as a car..............whereas you no doubt see a race car that's enormously powerful, huge grip, very fast off the line and gives a great adrenalin rush when the lights go green (just don't mention corners eh ;-) )?

Lol, it's MOT'd too. Though I'm laughing my :tits: off at this advisory from 2017. No shit sherlock!

Date tested 20 June 2017

PASS

Mileage 3,689 miles

MOT test number 9412 4915 7130

Expiry date: 19 June 2018

Advisory notice item(s): Exhaust noisy (7.1.4)

 

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