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    1. Cut it down. Chop it up. Smoke 100 briskets. ...

      Cut it down. Chop it up. Smoke 100 briskets. problem solved.
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      It is a power bench with 6 seatbelts. ...

      It is a power bench with 6 seatbelts.

      Regarding the complexity, I think it's pretty easy to work on. I removed the smog pump and associated hardware which cleaned up the engine bay quite a bit. ...
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      I never miss out on a chance to whore out my 1972...

      I never miss out on a chance to whore out my 1972 Eldorado. 8.2 liters of front-wheel drive insanity

      http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6984757293_e65c8d2c01_c.jpg

      I love this thing so much. ...
    4. I know one guy who will buy one of these. Hell,...

      I know one guy who will buy one of these. Hell, I think he'd really like TWO Dragons:

      http://s.mcstatic.com/thumb/7804394/21122542/4/flash_player/0/1/starsky_hutch_2004_two_dragons.jpg
    5. Regarding point #3, once you get a 240v EVSE at...

      Regarding point #3, once you get a 240v EVSE at home, you'll never think about this again.
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      FV-QR

      http://cdn.gunaxin.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Gadgetmobile-InspectorGadget.jpg
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      My new (to me) 1972 Land Yacht

      Bummer. I'm going to be in Reno that day.
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      Love it. The comparison I like to make is that...

      Love it.

      The comparison I like to make is that my Volt costs $4.50 / day of my commute. I made the mistake one day of doing the math on driving the Eldog to work:

      $50. kaching.
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      Not quite. Still investigating ramifications...

      Not quite. Still investigating ramifications regarding pedestrian impact safety. . . ha.





      LOL Understeer. Understeer only happens when you're going fast enough to lose traction.
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      I didn't have fitment problems before the...

      I didn't have fitment problems before the replacement, so I'm not sure if they had to do much to adjust it. I can say that it fits very well now and the cabin is noticeably quieter.

      I did require...
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      I did locate these bad boys a couple weeks ago. ...

      I did locate these bad boys a couple weeks ago. Haven't pulled the trigger on them yet (the middle set):
      http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8528/8615781851_cb8c22009b_c.jpg
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      1.5 year update! This week I had a new top put...

      1.5 year update!

      This week I had a new top put on. This will probably be the 2nd most expensive item besides paint / body work.

      It's amazing how much difference a quality convertible top...
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      Bonus kudos for the use of a Hooverphonic ...

      Bonus kudos for the use of a Hooverphonic song. Takes me back to freshman year in college. . . 17 years ago.

      Crap i'm old.
    14. Poll: http://www.nthimage.com/Detroit/photoshoots/Ferrar...

      http://www.nthimage.com/Detroit/photoshoots/Ferrari_288_GTO/Ferrari_288_GTO_11.jpg
    15. http://www.seriouswheels.com/pics-def/DeTomaso-Pan...

      http://www.seriouswheels.com/pics-def/DeTomaso-Pantera-Yellow-Rear-Angle-st.jpg

      http://www.bimmerboost.com/images/imported/2012/09/De_Tomaso_Pantera_GT4-1.jpg
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      My '72 Eldorado:...

      My '72 Eldorado:
      http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6984757293_e65c8d2c01_z.jpg

      The 500cid V8 isn't exactly frugal. I average about 9 MPG.

      But, I love her dearly.
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      Yeah, if you rent the FanVision device. Me and a...

      Yeah, if you rent the FanVision device. Me and a buddy split the $75 cost. well worth it since you can switch camera views to any of the cars, get the PA, Sky, or BBC audio feed
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      Can't wait to see this at the Austin circuit next...

      Can't wait to see this at the Austin circuit next year.
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      I believe the MDI / dock connector actually uses...

      I believe the MDI / dock connector actually uses the analog audio pins to play iphone music through the VW stereo. If this is true, the adapter will not work with the VW stereos, since the lightning...
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      I fully expected the Cowboys to lose that game...

      I fully expected the Cowboys to lose that game last night. As a fan, I guess I always harbor some hope in the back of my mind, but the logical part of my brain would not let me get my hopes up.
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