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    1. I almost forgot one reason why so many W123...

      I almost forgot one reason why so many W123 Benzes and other cars from ~30 years ago have survived around here. Many were fitted with plastic inner fender liners that protected the wheel wells. It's...
    2. So you're from NYC. Roads get heavily salted...

      So you're from NYC. Roads get heavily salted there during winter, right?

      Around here the W123 is still a daily sight on the roads despite our winters but you would have to worry about rust. Those...
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      x2 That crane truck came out of nowhere. ...

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      That crane truck came out of nowhere. :eek: :(
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      Fitted a 20€ plug-in headlight relay kit. Massive...

      Fitted a 20€ plug-in headlight relay kit. Massive difference in driving confidence and safety during night.

      So yeah, bulbs become brighter when they get 13.5 volts instead of 10. Who would've...
    5. Even better, they are actually recommending Fram...

      Even better, they are actually recommending Fram now. :laugh:

      They mentioned the quality dropped after Mann became majority shareholder. I wonder how bad Mann-branded filters are these days. :sly:
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      Ugh, that's retro done wrong. I immediately...

      Ugh, that's retro done wrong. I immediately thought of 2nd gen (1980-1983) Civic S seats.

      http://rustybuttrusty.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/1983-honda-civic-s-interior.jpg
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      Very rare and fits with Saab's aviation history....

      Very rare and fits with Saab's aviation history. Here's another from Germany. It's a 99 that was used on Koeln-Bonn international airport.

      Mobile.de: 1978 Saab 99 Friction Tester Flughafenfahrzeug...
    8. I was going to call BS on this but found out they...

      I was going to call BS on this but found out they really are available only with the whole block and heads for 10850€.

      That's 15k USD. :what::laugh:

      Things are so bad that even used main...
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      Fixed. That must have been intense, thinking it's...

      Fixed. That must have been intense, thinking it's just a small dune and then a sudden drop into darkness. :eek:
    10. Today is my 25th birthday and I'm not making a...

      Today is my 25th birthday and I'm not making a thread about it. :P

      Mercedes Benz W126 280 SE that was converted by some coachbuilder into a station wagon.
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    11. Yes, the Mk3 Golf GTI was really embarassing....

      Yes, the Mk3 Golf GTI was really embarassing. Skip to 1:58 for base model Corolla vs. Golf GTI drag race.


      http://youtu.be/vrU9xI8d8DI?t=1m58s
    12. Oh that's nasty. Looks like the pigs on Angry...

      Oh that's nasty. Looks like the pigs on Angry Birds. :what: :laugh:
    13. That's weird considering they have been owned by...

      That's weird considering they have been owned by Tata Motors for six years now. :P
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      That mess under BMWs hood was a fox. 10/10 ...

      That mess under BMWs hood was a fox.


      10/10 :laugh:
    15. This is not Laundry Lounge.

      This is not Laundry Lounge.
    16. Seriously? What makes it so horrible? Serious...

      Seriously? What makes it so horrible? Serious question, I've never seen one IRL. :popcorn:
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      Well boo-****ing-hoo. Most of those cars would...

      Well boo-****ing-hoo. Most of those cars would never be driven anyway. Fire fighters and manufacturers get to share real world experiences this way which will improve safety. Cars have been getting...
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      Yeah, and US-spec too. Those shared surpisingly...

      Yeah, and US-spec too. Those shared surpisingly few things with euro Escorts if I remember right.
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      Audi 50 or mk1 VW Polo. Literal badge job as both...

      Audi 50 or mk1 VW Polo. Literal badge job as both cars were identical.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audi_50

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Polo_Mk1



      E12, actually. :P Keep the...
    20. Touché.

      Touché.
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