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    Bond 25 - Possible title “Eclipse” - "Shatterhand" ruled out by producer Barbara Broccoli

    This takes me back to the post-Brosnan limbo when Colin Salmon (who played Charles Robinson in the Brosnan movies) was brought up as a possible Bond; he had a calm smoothness that seemed to sit naturally on him. That being said, didn't Sean Connery get pushback back in the day precisely because...
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Someone thought the dustbuster minivans just weren't dustbuster-like enough.
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    Post Your Watches

    Huh, Milanese mesh damn well on these.
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    Post Your Watches

    Is there such a thing as too many straps for one watch?
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    Best of eBay and Craigslist

    Yeah, the appeal of that Maserati is the drivetrain, namely the combination of that V8 and the manual and that exhaust note. Then again I might as well just tweak the exhaust of the XKR some more and live with the auto, and end up with a better-looking and more reliable car with most of the...
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    Best of eBay and Craigslist

    2003 Maserati Coupe GT with a proper manual. This looks too good to be true. https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/757421929/overview/
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Talk me out of a $6k Saab 9-7X Aero with 106k miles.
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    The Mulsanne S doesn't have a turbo, so nothing of value was lost.
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    Thankfully I get the full effect of that with the Jag and its muffler deletes, and it drones way less than letting rust do the mod.
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    Random Thoughts... [Automotive Edition]

    The flex pipe on the Saab just rusted through. For once I'm glad that the turbo has a muffling effect.
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    The general Massachusetts meetup thread

    Could be tricky; I work in downtown Boston now so it'll be hard to get out there in time, plus I have a needy senior dog. Name a Thursday and I can try though.
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    Bond 25 - Possible title “Eclipse” - "Shatterhand" ruled out by producer Barbara Broccoli

    Oh joy, Craig's Diamonds are Forever. This'll be fun.
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    The Post Your Pets Thread

    9 and a half now, still going pretty strong though she is slowing down a bit.
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    Ownership Verified: Keep it in the Family -- 1995 Jaguar XJR

    Is that other person still selling that XJ12? I wonder how easy it would be to swap the manual into that.
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    Ownership Verified: Twin Turbo Side of Ranch

    Well I feel like a fool for guessing an AMG V12. Good real-life test of that twin-turbo setup though if it can survive real ranch use like that.
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