A local suburb of Dayton, Ohio used to run mid-80's Volvos, in the mid-80's of course. Dad got a ticket on I-75 in Kentucky after blowing by a Statie in the middle lane in a 5.0 Fox-body ~ 1990. He let dad pop the hood and check it out for a bit too. Yes, he still got a ticket. Statie said he respected dad's gearheadedness, but 83 in a 55 was a bit too much.
A list of mods, all cars ever owned and something cribbed from a book, song and/or movie were all just here. Sorry you missed out on my unique, snowflake-like individuality.
I love cars, but the problem is they are like schroedinger's hobby. They're always in a quantum superstate of being both awesome and a huge waste of time and money... until observation momentarily forces them into one state or another.
A month ago I was sitting at a red light when somebody ran a late yellow, and one of these exploded with interior lights and took off from the left turn lane, siren screaming. Totally stealth--I had no idea they made pursuit mom cars:
And since we're talking about strange police cars...
Why in the hell does OHP need a boat like this.. there might be 2% of all of Oklahoma where this would be usable and I'm pretty sure those areas are NOT highways.
Oklahoma county Sheriff's new rides:
Tulsa's pink cruiser:
I'm kinda baffled that there doesn't seem to be that much about regulated colors or anything.
If i'd see a green car with cartoons on it, trying to get me pull over, I'd probably think there's some drug-crazed maniac trying to kill me
and "Canine" would probably be more explanatory universally than K-9
"-Hmm, caution K9, wonder what's behind this door.." and boom, there's a german sheperd ripping your face off
I'm sure these will become more common in the coming year, but right now they aren't very common and are definitely cool...AND I get to drive them before police departments do (These were taken with my iPhone)
They are FAST too. 6.0L LSx based motor, RWD.
'89 Dodge Colt GT, 6 bolt 4G63 swapped
'01 Jetta TDI | 5MT
'08 GSX-R 600
'10 Tahoe LTZ
... you're not a hipster. But you definitely have hipster tendencies. Stay vigilant... like diabetes, you can manage this.
This thread sucks -Quattro Krant