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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:49 am

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And I believe James Bond drove a DB5 in the early movies, didn't he?

When Goldfinger came out, the tricked-out car was supposed to be a DB5, but I read somewhere that it was really a DB4. Looking at wikipedia, it seems to be saying it was a prototype DB5. Wikipedia also says he drove a DB3 in the book - I don't remember that at all.
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:52 am

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When Goldfinger came out, the tricked-out car was supposed to be a DB5, but I read somewhere that it was really a DB4. Looking at wikipedia, it seems to be saying it was a prototype DB5. Wikipedia also says he drove a DB3 in the book - I don't remember that at all.

I haven't heard about switching the car in Goldfinger.  In the book, it was no doubt a DB4, as the DB5 hadn't yet been produced. I doubt it was a DB3. That was a racing car and there were only ten made.
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:46 am

Or, as Mrs NoCo -- ever the more PRACTICAL of the pair -- points out, "You don't really NEED a marker for the letter 'A', now do you."
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:05 pm

That would depend on how you order the things, wouldn't it?
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:20 pm

I'm too anal for anything but the most obvious.
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sun Jul 09, 2017 3:13 pm

"A" is for "Anal." Put a model of your car up there for "A". Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:39 pm

If I could find a 1998 Forester I'd buy it in a New York minute.
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:07 am

What is this?
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:39 am

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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:40 pm

On July 3 -- NINE DAYS AGO!!! -- NoCoPilot wrote:
P.S. - My Willys still hasn't been delivered.  It's not at the old house either.  The website says they have two days to attempt redelivery, but today is the 2nd day and tomorrow is a holiday.  I have a bad feeling about this.

Tell me if the UPS tracking website inspires any confidence in you.

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07/12/2017 1:39 P.M. The post office forwarded the UPS SurePost® package to the receiver's address on file.
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PostSubject: Re: The A-Z of Cars   Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:37 pm

Yay. Willys finally hit the doorstep today -- 12 days late, 21 days after shipping and 3 months after ordering.
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