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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:49 pm

All the time and money they spent on those concepts and they still look like fucking Buicks!
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:20 pm

Wel, ummm, yeah? What did you expect?
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:51 am

I would hope for something a little less Buicky.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:01 am

From... Buick.

There's a word for people like you.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:21 am

I'm sure you have several.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:34 pm

Clinical terms, most of them.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:07 pm

It's nice to know that you are concerned about my health.

While we're on the subject, it hurts when I do this.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:45 pm

Well stop doing it, then.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:23 pm



1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:48 pm

The 1956 was nicer.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:09 pm

No it wasn't.  The bumper guards were chrome, not rubber, and it had only two headlights.

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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:20 am

I don't like either of them. But if you forced me to pick one, I'd go with the 56.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:25 pm

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No it wasn't.  The bumper guards were chrome, not rubber, and it had only two headlights.

Didn't all 1956 American cars have just two headlights?

I remember the first time I saw an Eldorado. It was in 1956 and I thought it was beautiful. Have you noticed that the fins on the 1956 Eldorado were used for all 1957 Cadillacs? They were, as I recall, the first ostentatious fins.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:34 pm

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They were, as I recall, the first ostentatious fins.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car_tailfin
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:49 am

This chrome XKE must be hard to drive in the sun.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:04 pm

It's just polished aluminium, but yeah, you want some eclipse glasses to drive that one.

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I’ve been saying this for years, Cobra’s are too common, so they just look ordinary. and they are completely useless if the sky is anything other than cloudless. But a good Daytona looks like a E type and a 250GTO had a baby and started it on a regular regimen of steroids as a small child.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:29 pm

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This chrome XKE must be hard to drive in the sun.

That's a Shelby Daytona Coupe. Isn't it?
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:01 pm

Don't kid yourself.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:16 pm

I don't know what you mean by "Don't kid yourself," but that is not an E-Type. It is a Daytona.
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PostSubject: Re: What Makes A Car Beautiful?   Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:34 pm

Yes, it's a Daytona, you literalist spoil sport.

*THIS* is a chrome XKE:
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