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    Awesome Thread... [Automotive Edition]

    The Awesome Thread has recently been getting a strong infiltration of cars. So why not have a dedicated automotive edition.

    Same idea as the other one, except only car related awesomeness here please.
    Quote Originally Posted by wooflepoof View Post
    All things awesome here, pics stories, vids, links. not necessarily cool or funny, just awesome.
    I'll start with these.





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    This is quite awesome in my opinion
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESW690o9Unk[/YOUTUBE]

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    I want that in my driveway!
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    Spoiler Text: (Click here to toggle display)
    Here are the specs from the actual car used in the movie:

    Engine: V12
    Transmission: 4 speed automatic
    Suspension: KYB Gas Adjust Shocks
    Eibach Racing Springs
    Custom fabricated front and rear sway bars
    Wheels: 15" Aero Beadlock wheels
    Tires: Front- Toyo Proxes TPT 225/60R 15
    Rear- Toyo Proxes S/T 295/50R 15
    Brakes: Stock Braking System
    Stunt Modifications: Roll Cage
    Kirkey aluminum racing seats
    RCI 5 point harnesses
    CNC hand brake
    RCI fuel cell
    Battery moved to battery box in trunk
    Last edited by Spectre; February 20th, 2009 at 5:20 AM.
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    I'm reposting these from the Awesome Thread because they belong in this thread as well.

    Quote Originally Posted by bartboy9891 View Post



    The Napier-Railton is AWESOME! A 73 year old car with a 600hp 27L W12 aircraft engine.
    Quote Originally Posted by bartboy9891 View Post
    Also there is the Napier Bentley which is based on a Bentley 8 Liter chassis. It's got a Napier 24L W12 aircraft engine making ~550hp:







    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pz-ndmD7jTM[/YOUTUBE]
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    [youtube]gms9VSQAbAQ[/youtube]

    [youtube]2Omj6zxtIB0[/youtube]

    [youtube]Zk2ixe3xlQI[/youtube]
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    [YOUTUBE]RmQTHUTI1QI[/YOUTUBE]

    [YOUTUBE]AGqSGp7VTdQ[/YOUTUBE]


    p.s That Camaro is niiiccceee
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    While we're on the subject


    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CI1PzhJ2fY[/YOUTUBE]
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    Quote Originally Posted by MOTORLOON1993 View Post

    Wow! Talk about minimalism.

    And look at the brakes. They're huge in diameter but tiny in contact area.

    Sorry, I've managed to bring nerdiness to a thread about awesome. I fail.
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    1929 Ford Model A



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    Quote Originally Posted by Crazyjeeper View Post
    1929 Ford Model A



    Powered by a twin-cam cosworth I4

    Can we see that thing lap the TG track. Please?
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    And here is a video of it running. The wail is intoxicating.

    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFSGSL3Nrmc&eurl=http://www.hotrod.com/featuredvehicles/hrdp_0803w_1929_model_a_touring_car/index.html[/YOUTUBE]
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    I love how it looks absolutely stock, and even the engine looks more or less original.
    Can you say ultimate sleeper?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BerserkerCatSplat View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by BerserkerCatSplat View Post
    [youtube]gms9VSQAbAQ[/youtube]
    I had my volume turned up when I watched that:

    <crank><crank><crank><crank>

    "... ho hum..."

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