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  1. ljmattox

    ljmattox Active Member

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    I've not had the opportunity to "compare acceleration capability" with a Fiat Abarth.

    I've just seen one so far, out and about, I gave the guy a big "thumb's up" which was returned with a smile. I get why someone might want one, a lot like why I enjoy my MCS: quirky, small, interesting, iconic, fun, distinctive. I'll test drive one soon, just to see how it compares to the plain 500's I've had on a test drive, and as a rental car.
     
  2. Crashton

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    No accounting for taste, mine or yours. :wink: Life would be pretty boring if we all liked the same things.
     
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    Go ahead & buy that ZR Vette. Bring it over & we can plastidip the hood window. Simple! :D

    Thanks for the show review.
     
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    Heck just paint it to match the body color....
     
  5. Rally

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    ...that's not the MINI way. :lol:
     
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    ...vinyl? Lol
     
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    Oh yes a checkered flag/USA flag will do it. Don't forget to checker the mirror caps! Maybe faux carbon fiber? The possibilities are almost endless. :crazy:
     
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    I guess they could also remove the plastic cover on the engine so the window would see an engine instead of a plastic cover.

    Also of note is the header and exhaust on the Lexus Hyprid Matrix looks to have been made by a blind guy who had never welded before. The pipe that the header flows into is the size of my leg, anybody know why they use such a large pipe for the exhaust?
     
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    That's because all the bad exhaust is changed into fairy dust by the magic of the hybrid process & needs a big pipe to spew all the dust out.
     
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    Have you mentioned this to MM?

    Jim
     
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    Reminds me of VW TDis with their magic blue emissions-abiding exhaust liquid
     
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    We have some buses with urea tanks on them. The mechanic's told me not to pee in them there tanks. :p

    MM wants an exhaust that spews flames & makes burning fairies fall from the sky.... :Thumbsup:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Also of note the Lexus Matrix was as quiet as a library. They pumped rave music into the whole show (weird because all the people there were middle aged dudes) but once you shut the doors you couldn't hear a thing. The only place quieter was in the big Jag, which had a really tall tranny tunnel.
     
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    #14 Rally, Jan 23, 2011
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    MINI style::lol:

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    I'm diggin that antenna that looks like a stop sign. What vendor carries that? Man makes my chest hairs bristle with anticipation. :ihih:

    Rally where do you find all these cool cars? :arf:
     
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    Unfortunately, the owner thinks he has something very special and is probably very proud of it along with his gold neck chain, hairy chest hairs, white patent leather shoes and sansabelt high waisted pants.:cryin:
     
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    #17 rigidjunkie, Jan 23, 2011
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    Is that Mr. Mini's car?
     
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    Hmmmmmmmm....

    I wonder.......:ihih:

    But I would want duals......:Thumbsup:
     
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    Oh that is sooo cruel.... :lol: