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  1. davy26

    davy26 Limited comebackability is his main concern. Nov 22, 2019

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    Sacrilege!

    We'll have to initiate a RSPCP.
     
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  2. Duracuir1

    Duracuir1 Nov 22, 2019

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    In the 90s my wife and I went to the Meadowbrook Concours d’elegance every year in August. Here is a 1995 pic of Ralph Lauren’s 1930 SSK. 35 mm cameras were less forgiving than today’s technology. I probably have a better pic somewhere. 65BD0B20-E62B-4A9A-9010-31C7A7576460.jpeg
     
  3. Lonestar

    Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Nov 22, 2019

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    I have no idea what is a RSPCP and google doesn't seem to know either. But I fully agree this is a sacrilege... and the sad bit is, it seems a "rather" common swap on the western side of the atlantic...

    How about we bring this back to where it should be and all unite to buy this beauty instead?
    https://jalopnik.com/please-buy-f1-driver-kevin-magnussens-porsche-911-turbo-1839991327

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. drhex

    drhex Nov 22, 2019

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    Gone but not forgotten...
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  5. vbrad26

    vbrad26 Nov 22, 2019

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    Hmm in LS in a Miata?
    Sure.
    An LS in a RX7
    ...maybe.
    An LS in a 911?
    ::censored::
     
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  6. drhex

    drhex Nov 22, 2019

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  7. drhex

    drhex Nov 22, 2019

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    Out in Blenheim
     
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  8. Foo2rama

    Foo2rama Keeps his worms in a ball instead of a can. Nov 22, 2019

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    Believe it or not it’s not entirely hated... the LS is lighter and only raises the CG slightly.

    in CA where about a 1/4 of all 911’s live a 1975-1980 missing a motor it’s a better option due to smog laws.
     
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  9. vbrad26

    vbrad26 Nov 22, 2019

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    Ehh, I won't argue that.
    But still doesn't make it right hah.
    I'd probably not have too much of an issue stuffing one in a Cayman though...
     
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  10. loniscup

    loniscup Nov 22, 2019

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    No, in an Rx7 is so wrong too!! It spoils the whole point of this car
     
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  11. loniscup

    loniscup Nov 22, 2019

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    I just had to share this :) Not mine (I wish) but...damn!!! 75380379_1466376653520140_587025572987666432_o.jpg
     
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  12. vbrad26

    vbrad26 Nov 22, 2019

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    As a former rotary owner, I do agree.
    I'm just a hardcore P-Car purist lol.
    I can let it slide on the Mazda's as long as it is a nice build hah.
    But personally I would never do it.
     
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  13. loniscup

    loniscup Nov 22, 2019

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    I agree totally!! Part of the Porsche magic is lost doing that
     
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  14. X350 XJR

    X350 XJR Vintage Omega Aficionado Nov 22, 2019

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  15. 03Hemi

    03Hemi Nov 22, 2019

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  16. rob#1

    rob#1 Nov 23, 2019

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    Thanks for posting this, brings back fond memories. Ralph has a truly stunning car collection, and I was lucky enough to work on his XK120 Roadster many moons ago.
     
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  17. Duracuir1

    Duracuir1 Nov 23, 2019

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    Well thank you and you must be incredibly skilled to be chosen to work on his collection. I still have a calendar circa 2006 with some of his car collection. I will see if the Jaguar is illustrated and attach it to this message!
     
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  18. rob#1

    rob#1 Nov 23, 2019

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    Yes, there were many highly skilled craftsmen (coachtrimmers) where I worked - not that I would include myself under that description ;). I think I worked on the carpets...

    Ralph has an interesting watch collection also, with little or no interest in Omega, Rolex, Patek, etc. - but many Cartier and Panerai https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/a-look-inside-the-personal-watch-collection-of-ralph-lauren
     
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  19. davy26

    davy26 Limited comebackability is his main concern. Dec 6, 2019

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    Proving you can never have too much of a good thing:

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    The fabulous Giulietta collection of Corrado Lopresto - see Octane January 2020.
     
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  20. Lonestar

    Lonestar insert Schwartz joke HERE Dec 6, 2019

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    Friday!

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    (Unfortunately these are not mine, but a friend's, so I still consider myself lucky to have a chance at having seen them once in awhile ::love:: the white one has just been sold last month:()
     
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