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Old Nov 17th 2017, 4:34 pm
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Not at all.

Given the choice though, I would still take the Elise.
The trouble with the Elise is that you need two. One for each foot...
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Old Nov 17th 2017, 4:57 pm
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Just down the road from me. There's a reason this is called the Alpharetta Autobahn as people will often go flying at over a ton. I think this guy took it it little too far though.

WATCH: High-speed chase reaches 155 mph in Alpharetta - CBS46 News
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Old Nov 17th 2017, 5:43 pm
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I would go for the Monroe I have known people use them, I have no experience with the other brands but a couple of years ago did research shocks when we were fitting a true two inch lift and found that with the cheaper brands the ride deteriorated quite quickly.
Thanks Otto. Went for the Monroe rear shocks, but the Prime Choice quick assembly front struts.
Should ride like a brand new car when all is done.
Belle Tire wanted $1100.00 just for parts.
Got them myself for $325.00 on Amazon.
I know they have to make a living but that is insane.
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Old Nov 17th 2017, 10:34 pm
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Originally Posted by zargof
Just down the road from me. There's a reason this is called the Alpharetta Autobahn as people will often go flying at over a ton. I think this guy took it it little too far though.

WATCH: High-speed chase reaches 155 mph in Alpharetta - CBS46 News
What's a "shot" of Champagne? It must be a lot if three of them put you over the limit!
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Old Nov 20th 2017, 1:19 pm
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A couple of nice cars at our local cars & coffee.
Hadn't see the Lotus before. Very nice but very basic interior.
Would almost feel like my ass was riding along the road in that thing.
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Old Nov 20th 2017, 8:20 pm
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Think that's half the joy of the Elise.


My uncle had one, you could be going 40mph through the corners and feel like you were doing way more.


He used it as his daily, no idea how he could live with that every day of the week though.
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Old Nov 20th 2017, 9:29 pm
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I can't be bothered to see if it's here already, but you simply can't beat the Lamborghini Countach for stunning looks.

Or a Pinzgauer.
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Old Nov 20th 2017, 9:31 pm
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Originally Posted by Octang Frye
I can't be bothered to see if it's here already, but you simply can't beat the Lamborghini Countach for stunning looks.

Or a Pinzgauer.
https://i.imgur.com/O9LkH8q.gifv
I agree with you about the Countach for sure, but that other thing is ugly as ****
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Old Nov 21st 2017, 12:01 am
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Originally Posted by Octang Frye
I can't be bothered to see if it's here already, but you simply can't beat the Lamborghini Countach for stunning looks.

Or a Pinzgauer.
https://i.imgur.com/O9LkH8q.gifv
The early countach was stunning. The later 80s versions looked garish .

E-Type
Shelby Cobra 427
Citroen DS

all stunning.
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Old Nov 21st 2017, 12:37 am
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer
.... E-Type
Shelby Cobra 427
Citroen DS

all stunning.
One out of three ain't bad. .... One out of three is hideous.
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Old Nov 21st 2017, 3:26 am
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
One out of three ain't bad. .... One out of three is hideous.
Let me guess...you find the Jag stunning but not the AC/Shelby and DS?
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Old Nov 21st 2017, 3:30 am
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer
Let me guess...you find the Jag stunning but not the AC/Shelby and DS?
Nope, I have never really liked the E-Type (though I respect it as an iconic car) mostly because of the weird combination of skinny tyres and wrapped-under body that leaves the wheels appearing to be set back in sunken hollows. The Cobra fully addresses those issues.

And I would happily sell a DS for scrap metal!
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
Nope, I have never really liked the E-Type (though I respect it as an iconic car) mostly because of the weird combination of skinny tyres and wrapped-under body that leaves the wheels appearing to be set back in sunken hollows. The Cobra fully addresses those issues.

And I would happily sell a DS for scrap metal!

Citroen's aren't metal though... They're made from spit and Kleenex and held together by hope
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Old Nov 21st 2017, 1:49 pm
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Citroen's aren't metal though... They're made from spit and Kleenex and held together by hope
Some of the updated modes also had a 'hope and a prayer' installed for reliability.
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The 3 wheel mod was a great addition.
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