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Discussion in 'General Off-Topic' started by Car crusher, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. redrobin

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    Yup!
     
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  2. Harkin Labs Gaming

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    The museum stated they weren't allowed to even start theirs up because of emissions but I don't think they imported it correctly or something. Been watching Aging Wheels for years, and his is road legal ofc.
     
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  3. C747

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    @Harkin Labs Gaming posted a pic of a Trabant he found in a museum in Florida. Now, @combatwombat96 's response multiplied itself a lot.

    And shit hit the fan.
     
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  4. Harkin Labs Gaming

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    So basically now I'm part of a forum meme? Yay?
     
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  5. JDMguy05

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    I know the "best video game soundtrack" convo ended already but I'd like to add this to the list:



    I imagine this is what going mad sounds like.
     
  6. fivedollarlamp

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    mrw when I see a Trabant in florida
     
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  7. combatwombat96

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    Oops, well isn't this a big happy surprise
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    Immensely
     
  8. C747

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    What the fuck
     
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  9. rottenfitzy

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    My guess is that they had one side of the lift on the body and the other on the frame when the body wasn't terribly well attached.
     
  10. vmlinuz

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    So I'm in the process of designing a successor to the Vector W8 and I had this idea for a powertrain:
    • In the front, two transversely mounted CNG turbojet engines producing 500 hp each. These are used to charge the batteries and the thrust is directed under the chassis to provide downforce.
    • Behind each wheel, an electric motor with driver-adjustable output between 125 and 750 hp each (500-3000 hp total).
    So powerful it will literally melt the front bumper off the car behind it
     
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  11. CaptainZoll

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    mmm, almost as bad throttle response as an earl 80s v8 with two enormous turbos and a powerglide.
    i like.
     
  12. vmlinuz

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    The jets don't power the wheels directly, they charge the batteries and provide downforce (and possibly some thrust). At a standstill, some valves open up and direct the thrust upwards out of two vents in the hood instead of under the car - that way, you at least don't liquefy anybody's tires at a red light.
     
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  13. FordKing

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    How
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    Manage
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  14. C747

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    I'm just as confused as you.
    Just... H O W. That takes some special skill
     
  15. JDMguy05

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    irl nodegrabber
     
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  16. Harkin Labs Gaming

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    No special skill, just racking the car wrong. Any novice can make this mistake.
     
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  17. FordKing

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    What any person who can literally SPLIT A CAR FROM THE FRAME is not a novice they a just TERRIBLE if they can manage that
     
  18. Harkin Labs Gaming

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    Its a rookie mistake, lifting a body on frame vehicle from the pinch welds. Its one of the first things they teach you in tech school. Those who never went to a tech school, never recieved, or paid attention to training can easily make this mistake.
     
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  19. C747

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    I almost lost a lung from laughing. Thanks for the laugh lmao.
    I need the funny rating back

    What you're saying is the dude who did that lifted the SUV from the wrong point?
     
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  20. Harkin Labs Gaming

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    Yes, or they were trying to remove the body from the frame and forgot a bolt.
     
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