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    1. 05-06-2011 08:23 AM #151
      Quote Originally Posted by CK98Beeetle View Post
      Very cool. I live on Graham and Meeker. Saw these two cars the other day.

      I LOVE the Williamsburg/Greenpoint area.

      We need to start a Williamsburg Vortex car club! We should all grab some beers, and go watch F1 or just talk cars at a bar in the area. Seems to be plenty of us in the area!

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      I live on Bedford right next to McCarren. I am in for a Williamsburg car Club.



      Quote Originally Posted by MrMook View Post
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      Here are some more from last week:





      This truck was for sale for the longest on Metropolitan and Freshpond in Ridgewood at the Meyer Chevy looks like the dealer has been in the process of closing for years.

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      05-06-2011 10:14 AM #152
      not to sidetrack your thread Mr.Mook, but do any of you Williamsburg/Greenpoint peoples know of good spots to work on your car? I'm having trouble finding a good spot to do some minor tinkering.

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      05-06-2011 10:58 AM #153
      Quote Originally Posted by mr.revs View Post
      not to sidetrack your thread Mr.Mook, but do any of you Williamsburg/Greenpoint peoples know of good spots to work on your car? I'm having trouble finding a good spot to do some minor tinkering.
      Don't know any particular spots, but depending on what you need I could possibly help out I have some space in the back of my house

      Also up for a group/club for the williamsburg crew.

      I pass by Harefield Road almost daily but don't know anyone who goes there so haven't gone in...how is it? I've heard good things.

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      05-06-2011 11:10 AM #154
      Awesome cars! I have seen that Fahrenheit GTI around McCarren park, a few others also look familiar.

      I've been to Spike Hill a few times cool place weird crowd, but I guess thats that area now a days

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      05-06-2011 12:02 PM #155
      Quote Originally Posted by mr.revs View Post
      not to sidetrack your thread Mr.Mook, but do any of you Williamsburg/Greenpoint peoples know of good spots to work on your car? I'm having trouble finding a good spot to do some minor tinkering.
      I used to do most of my work under the BQE overpass on Meeker. It's great because it's out of the rain, you can make all the racket you want, and if you set up camp there for a weekend, nobody will bother you. The downside is it's noisy as hell, and when the wind gets ripping through there, you'll want goggles and a mask/bandana.

      Lately I've been doing most jobs in the comfort of a friends garage, when he has space.

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      05-06-2011 12:06 PM #156
      We def need a Williamsburg/Greenpoint/Bushwick car club...or drinking club...whichever


      Mook, all the photos you took north of Mccarren are the obvious location to find cool cars. Rich people have nice things.
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      05-06-2011 12:08 PM #157
      Quote Originally Posted by Royale00 View Post
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      I've been to Spike Hill a few times cool place weird crowd, but I guess thats that area now a days
      Go on tues and weds. My friend Bruno bartends, he's good about hooking up people who tip well. That's when I'm usually there.

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      05-06-2011 12:11 PM #158
      Quote Originally Posted by shadow2132 View Post

      I pass by Harefield Road almost daily but don't know anyone who goes there so haven't gone in...how is it? I've heard good things.
      I go there! I live on metropolitan, just past bushwick before morgan. It's a really nice bar, decent beer slection, some life music every now and then, back patio, and they do brunch on Sat and Sun. Beware of the toxic light emitting ATM in the back, you'll go blind.

      I've been to A LOT of bars in the area, I know a lot (and dated some) of the bartenders at some of the more popular bars.
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      05-06-2011 12:19 PM #159
      Quote Originally Posted by JacksSenseOfRejection View Post
      Mook, all the photos you took north of Mccarren are the obvious location to find cool cars. Rich people have nice things.
      Cars on the cobbled streets are shot near my current job in SoHo, but there's definitely some money in GP/Willyburg. I've seen more Maserati's on Bedford and Driggs than I've seen anywhere in or outside of the city.

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      05-06-2011 12:27 PM #160
      Quote Originally Posted by MrMook View Post
      Cars on the cobbled streets are shot near my current job in SoHo, but there's definitely some money in GP/Willyburg. I've seen more Maserati's on Bedford and Driggs than I've seen anywhere in or outside of the city.
      The garage on, I wanna say N8 or N9 between bedford and driggs, has a Delorean that sits in side.

      And the carwash on the northbound side of meeker always has a bunch of porsche, bmw, benz, lambo cars sitting in line to be cleaned.

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      05-06-2011 12:43 PM #161
      wow, never knew this thread existed.
      i take pics of random cars all the time, er well, used to.
      subscribing for when i do again and to see moar.

      literally around the corner from my house.



      a body shop that ALWAYS has Porsche's, Ferrari's, etc.

      by my work, almost every other week


      i have a better pic somewhere
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      05-06-2011 12:57 PM #162
      thanks for the tips on where to work...
      I may give under the BQE a shot this weekend since it looks like it will rain on sunday.

      I'm also in for Williamsburg/Greenpoint meet up, I always like a reason to drink more.

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      05-06-2011 01:00 PM #163
      Quote Originally Posted by mr.revs View Post
      thanks for the tips on where to work...
      I may give under the BQE a shot this weekend since it looks like it will rain on sunday.

      I'm also in for Williamsburg/Greenpoint meet up, I always like a reason to drink more.
      Let me know if you need a hand. I use to drive this around williamsburg:



      Miss her

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      05-06-2011 01:30 PM #164
      [QUOTE=JacksSenseOfRejection;71439542]Let me know if you need a hand. I use to drive this around williamsburg:

      I think I remember your seeing your old car, I always keep an eye out for local mk2s.

      I will definitely let you know if I need a hand...
      or if you see a t-red 92 with Compomotive th2s, be sure to yell something.

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      05-06-2011 01:32 PM #165
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      Quote Originally Posted by JacksSenseOfRejection View Post
      Let me know if you need a hand. I use to drive this around williamsburg:

      I think I remember your seeing your old car, I always keep an eye out for local mk2s.

      I will definitely let you know if I need a hand...
      or if you see a t-red 92 with Compomotive th2s, be sure to yell something.
      Sounds good.

      I think the guy who bought my car lives on the brooklyn and queens border. If I had the money I would buy it back.

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      05-06-2011 03:02 PM #166
      I saw a new red Fiat 500 in your hood on Tuesday. It was my first time seeing one in person. That thing was in a spot no larger than the width of my Saturn

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      05-06-2011 03:09 PM #167
      Quote Originally Posted by mavric_ac View Post
      doubtful...

      There are many spot on replica's built on other 250 chassis.
      I'm going to back myself up now and post on F chat to find out.
      I'll put the link up when I make the thread.
      Yeah, honestly, as soon as I saw that pic quoted on the last page of this thread, I was pretty confident it was a recreation. Not a bad one, though. Having seen the real deal in person several times (even out on the street), something just looked off. Barely. But enough to notice.

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      05-06-2011 03:15 PM #168
      Quote Originally Posted by qwikz28 View Post
      I saw a new red Fiat 500 in your hood on Tuesday. It was my first time seeing one in person. That thing was in a spot no larger than the width of my Saturn
      I think I've seen the same car. It parks around Berry and N8

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      05-07-2011 01:08 PM #170
      N6 btwn Bedford and Driggs


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      05-07-2011 01:13 PM #171
      For the most part this thread proves you don't necessarily have to spend a lot of cash to have an interesting car.

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      05-07-2011 02:14 PM #172
      There are some really interesting cars spotted on the streets of Brooklyn.
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      05-07-2011 03:56 PM #173
      You're so lucky. Only cars I see around my 'Hood are ford f-150s.

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      05-07-2011 04:28 PM #174
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr Miyagi View Post
      You're so lucky. Only cars I see around my 'Hood are ford f-150s.
      My old neighborhood was much better than my current. Modern Ferraris, Lamborghinis and the like weren't out of the norm at all and there were a lot of interesting classics in the area, too. For example, the vast majority of these were taken within five or ten miles of my house.

      http://www.desert-motors.com/cpg/thu...lbum=49&page=1

      Probably my favorite sighting in my actual neighborhood, though, was a pristine 300SL Gullwing. Though, seeing the SSC Aero SC/8T Prototype on the street before there was ANY info on it online or they even had a site or anything was pretty cool. Saw a few Carrera GTs and such, which I always enjoy, too.

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