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    1. Member VadGTI's Avatar
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      05-24-2012 08:27 PM #151
      Quote Originally Posted by greatfox View Post
      Not to derail the direction this thread is currently headed, but here is a really nice XR4Ti for not much cash:

      http://bringatrailer.com/2012/05/24/1988-merkur-xr4ti/
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      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      05-24-2012 08:32 PM #152
      get this instead
      http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/3035795257.html

      then you can replicate the 80's DTM rivalry.

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      05-24-2012 08:36 PM #153
      Quote Originally Posted by choochoo View Post
      get this instead
      http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/3035795257.html

      then you can replicate the 80's DTM rivalry.
      Pffft!

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      05-24-2012 08:51 PM #154
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Pffft!

      that's great if you're trying to recreate some ATCC action, not so much on the DTM..
      You can't polish a turd, but you can roll it in glitter

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      05-24-2012 09:04 PM #155
      Quote Originally Posted by psykokid View Post
      that's great if you're trying to recreate some ATCC action, not so much on the DTM..
      Will BTCC work for you?

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      05-24-2012 09:37 PM #156
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Pffft!



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      05-24-2012 09:45 PM #157
      fine.


      oh, and what do I see here??? spit on split all you want. It still looks cool.




      oh yeah, and fix your damn E30 M3 already...... You're dooming your mom's driveway to non-op hell!

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      05-24-2012 09:54 PM #158
      Quote Originally Posted by choochoo View Post

      oh yeah, and fix your damn E30 M3 already...... You're dooming your mom's driveway to non-op hell!
      Yes, why would you want a piece of junk Sierra with God knows how much $$$$ in repairs when you've got a perfectly salvageable M3 sitting in your driveway ?

      Vad, you make less sense with your car shopping habits than late M. Jackson on his drug-induced novelty shopping sprees.
      Last edited by J-Tim; 05-24-2012 at 10:12 PM.
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      05-24-2012 10:08 PM #159
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Yes, why would you want a piece of junk Sierra with God knows how much $$$$ in repairs when you've got a perfectly salvageable M3 sitting in your driveway ?

      Vad, you're make less sense with your car shopping habits than late M. Jackson on his drug-induced novelty shopping sprees.
      I'd be up for an intervention except it is still too amusing.
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      05-24-2012 10:38 PM #160
      I'm sitting in a lounge at JFK heading to Heathrow shortly. Vad, you have 91 hours for my assistance before I fly back
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      05-24-2012 10:41 PM #161
      This one is even on the west coast. It does lack a salvage title which I suppose rules it out for Vad.

      http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...213+&viewitem=



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      05-24-2012 10:44 PM #162
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      05-24-2012 10:56 PM #163
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      I'm sitting in a lounge at JFK heading to Heathrow shortly. Vad, you have 91 hours for my assistance before I fly back
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      If I could do one thing with a DeLorean it would be to give Vad's parents a condom.
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      05-25-2012 12:34 AM #164
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      My god, how have I never heard of this show before. It sounds amazing! Is it still on?
      They wrapped season three recently, it's hilarious.
      http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1299729/
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      05-25-2012 12:54 AM #165
      Quote Originally Posted by nm+ View Post
      I'd be up for an intervention except it is still too amusing.
      I say we just go to the valley and "borrow" the m3 drive it like it's supposed to be driven. I have a blacked out minivan, it's pretty covert.

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      05-25-2012 01:10 AM #166
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Pfff!

      I spit on those little windows!
      You prefer the large single window? To me, that just makes it look cheap, like a...

      Quote Originally Posted by phryxis View Post
      sprayed it on, waited some time, and proceeded to go at it with a scraper, some pliers, and a lot of f-ing hard work.

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      05-25-2012 01:29 AM #167
      Quote Originally Posted by emmettlodge View Post
      Vad, this will not end like you hope it will.


      I am far too late in this thread...
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      05-25-2012 01:42 AM #168
      Quote Originally Posted by choochoo View Post
      I say we just go to the valley and "borrow" the m3 drive it like it's supposed to be driven. I have a blacked out minivan, it's pretty covert.
      Vad wouldn't know and his mom would be happy to have it out of the driveway. Win-win.
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      05-25-2012 02:01 AM #169
      Quote Originally Posted by nm+ View Post
      Vad wouldn't know and his mom would be happy to have it out of the driveway. Win-win.
      I say bring the M3 to a nearest port and have it shipped across the Pacific. I know a certain person who's going to have it running in no time.
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      05-25-2012 04:46 AM #170
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Pfff!

      I spit on those little windows!
      So, wouldn't it be easier and cheaper to convert the window to big glass instead? You live in freaking California, the paradise of custom body work. I bet you could have this job done on every other street corner. Then thebrit would only have to get body panels sent over, and those are common as the Cossie used the regular 3-door Sierra skin.

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      05-25-2012 04:58 AM #171
      Quote Originally Posted by PerL View Post
      So, wouldn't it be easier and cheaper to convert the window to big glass instead? You live in freaking California, the paradise of custom body work. I bet you could have this job done on every other street corner. Then thebrit would only have to get body panels sent over, and those are common as the Cossie used the regular 3-door Sierra skin.
      Uberchad did this. The pillars are different, so it requires grafting of an entire Sierra roof on. You can find his pics in the Contour thread.

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      05-25-2012 05:32 AM #172
      Quote Originally Posted by psykokid View Post
      that's great if you're trying to recreate some ATCC action, not so much on the DTM..
      Very much the DTM... Klaus Ludwig was DTM champion in such a car in 1988... (Die cast of his car...)



      Also there is a Sierra notchback sedan usually parked in my street, non-Cosworth, so even more exotic... want me to ask if it is for sale?

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      05-25-2012 06:25 AM #173
      WHo made the above model ?
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      05-25-2012 08:55 AM #174
      Quote Originally Posted by InternetMeme View Post
      Guy called me today, has a possible buyer that's looking at the car tomorrow- will let me know either way. If the guy doesn't buy it, I'll let you know and we can go from there. I told him my friend from the US emailed him and waiting for a reply. Best case scenario the guy doesn't buy it and this weekend I take a drive over and check out the car for you?

      What, did you find this rust bucket at Crazy Ray's or something? You're in this car for a dollar?
      Why didn't you tell him you'd drive out tonight with cash? C'mon, you're better than this.

      And Vad, you should go to Crazy Ray's next time you're on the East Coast. There's a dedicated, sectioned-off lot of ex-diplomat and other gray-market/Soviet era remnants set aside as whole cars for sale.

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      05-25-2012 12:54 PM #175
      Quote Originally Posted by patrickvr6 View Post
      This one is even on the west coast. It does lack a salvage title which I suppose rules it out for Vad.

      http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...213+&viewitem=


      I posted that already, and Vad poo-pooed it!!!
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