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Found A Before Shot Of The Car

Old 06-26-2004, 12:22 AM
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This picture came out of the archives, Brings back memeories of how bad the bodywork was and, what was I thinking with those wheels? lol!









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Old 06-26-2004, 12:27 AM
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HAWT. I dig it. I never really liked the vert, but red looks good on the verts, and the white verts. Props man. Got any old shots of the engine bay, before and afters?
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Old 06-26-2004, 11:37 PM
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no trunklid, no top... im guessin the interior was stripped for weight savings... when i first looked at it, i thought it was wierd, but the more i stare, the more i like. i have a red vert, but for now its my daily driver, so i need the little amenities such as a roof and decklid.



The weight savings you gain by taking the lid off... dont you lose again in air drag and wind resistance? Id think so, especially at highway speeds or greater. I dunno
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Old 06-27-2004, 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by toplessFC3Sman' date='Jun 27 2004, 12:37 AM
no trunklid, no top... im guessin the interior was stripped for weight savings... when i first looked at it, i thought it was wierd, but the more i stare, the more i like. i have a red vert, but for now its my daily driver, so i need the little amenities such as a roof and decklid.



The weight savings you gain by taking the lid off... dont you lose again in air drag and wind resistance? Id think so, especially at highway speeds or greater. I dunno
hes got no trunk cause some idiots ripped off the wing that was on it, killing the lid.



He's got no top cause it had holes and hes fixing it.
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Old 06-27-2004, 01:15 AM
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i dunno, i like the old wheels, looks like a modern interpretation of the phone dials, which i liked also I miss my 87



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the phone dials are poopy. they look like the ol' 80's porsche rims.
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Old 06-27-2004, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by toplessFC3Sman' date='Jun 26 2004, 09:37 PM
no trunklid, no top... im guessin the interior was stripped for weight savings... when i first looked at it, i thought it was wierd, but the more i stare, the more i like. i have a red vert, but for now its my daily driver, so i need the little amenities such as a roof and decklid.



The weight savings you gain by taking the lid off... dont you lose again in air drag and wind resistance? Id think so, especially at highway speeds or greater. I dunno
Interesting interpretation, although Lee is right, it's an unfinished project, making a convertible light is somewhat of an assbackwards approach.



The chasiss has to be reinforced to compensate for the lack of a steel roof so it will usually add 300 to 400 pounds as compared to a coupe version of the same model car. If I wanted to cut down on weight I would buy a coupe
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She's pretty ... How long 'till she's finished?
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Old 06-29-2004, 11:08 AM
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WOW, are those old wheels hubcaps LOL
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Old 06-29-2004, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by FlukeSDS' date='Jun 29 2004, 09:06 AM
She's pretty ... How long 'till she's finished?
August, or i'll burn it to gain closure!
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