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  1. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jul 16, 2016

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    75hp out of 1500cc was still okay in the eighties. my 1979 3300cc 6 cyl Ford only put out 90hp.

    now 70hp out of an 250cc Aprilia....thats friggin cool!
     
  2. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Jul 16, 2016

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    Yes, with turbo charging and higher revs + better Materials. Just Look at the New Alfa 4c 1,8l and 240hp! Thank you ;).
     
  3. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Jul 16, 2016

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    Great A! Upgraded the cooling I see. All the ones around me are swapped to a B series motor.
     
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  4. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jul 16, 2016

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    Once owned a 1937 Morgan, unfortunately no pics. :(, with the Coventry Climax side valve unit, 1098cc producing 42 b.h.p.
    Boy that was fun, brisk and with cable drum brakes :D
     
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  5. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Jul 16, 2016

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    Thanks :). Yes electric Fan with a manual switch, only realy need it in very hot days or for inner city stoplight traffic. I thought about swapping to a B Series Engine for a while, but as you said there are only so few Original ones left nowadays. And as with vintage watches, originality is king ;). Plus with all drum brakes and no seatbelts the urge for more Speed isn't that high ^^.
     
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  6. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jul 16, 2016

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    Damn! just when you thought the last of these things had rusted away!

    you could smell the raw fuel and half burned 20w40 being dumped into the atmosphere from 500m back!

    Laughed my ass off for the next 20 km.......

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  7. Speedmasterfan88

    Speedmasterfan88 Jul 17, 2016

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    Is there a Camaro hidden underneath all this Fiber Glass outrageousness?
     
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  8. Fritz

    Fritz genuflects before the mighty quartzophobe Jul 17, 2016

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    yeah...... 7" round headlamps were visible in the rearview as I left it behind...... '77ish? it was occupied by a pair of blond chicks who seemed to be having a great time. I was a bit envious really. Gave the wife and I a good laugh anyway.

    Cleaned out the garage today, always a dangerous thing to do but we must prep the shop for the upcoming work on the Honda (66), anyway, dragged the old Jawa, a '77 350, out of its corner and, in a moment of pity, gave the old lump a bath..... the last sticker on its licence plate is from 1991, obviously need to clean more often!

    anyway... the old girl cleans up well..... I should either licence her again or sell her on I guess. Shame as I bought it new.

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  9. destroid

    destroid Jul 21, 2016

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    Watkins Glen - pouring rain on Day 1 but we still went out. My GT-R and friends' 328 xDrive.
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    Day 2 was perfect - turning race pads and tires into dust.
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    Me chasing a nice Z06
     
  10. Tony C.

    Tony C. Ωf Jury member Jul 21, 2016

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    @destroid I'm all about vintage (watches and cars), but that display is very cool! Good driving, as well.

    Cheers,

    Tony C.
     
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  11. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jul 22, 2016

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    Yes, that's a Jaguar V12. Individual throttle body fully programmable electronic fuel-injection.

    Click for a bigger pic.

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  12. ChrisN

    ChrisN Jul 23, 2016

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    Continuing the Jaguar vein.

    Mmmmm D Types ...

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    And a Lancia D50, terric noise but clearly a lot of fettling....
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  13. Hijak

    Hijak Jul 24, 2016

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    Most awesome!::love::
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    Too bad the steering wheel is on the wrong side!;)
     
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  14. Alpha

    Alpha Kilt Owner, Beagle Parent, Omega Collector Jul 25, 2016

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    My workhorse,
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    for towing this,
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  15. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Jul 28, 2016

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  16. RedThree

    RedThree Aug 2, 2016

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  17. mdgrwl

    mdgrwl Aug 2, 2016

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    once again, great pics guys. Love the V12 Jag
     
  18. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Aug 2, 2016

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    Spotted this bad boy in SoCal. Considering 25% of all Porsche production comes here. This the the first not a Porsche, Porsche I've seen on the street.
     
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  19. mdgrwl

    mdgrwl Aug 2, 2016

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  20. mdgrwl

    mdgrwl Aug 2, 2016

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