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21730 No. 21730 ID: b6523d Stickied hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
General car discussion thread

>post your car
>post other people's cars
>post dank maymays
>get derailed by Bat Guano
>ask questions
>get answers
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>>21765
Must be replaced.

Gentleman. Behold an SCCA Formula Super Vee engine.

Since it's not under any SCCA regs in a civilian car, time to see how far I can go with it.
>> No. 21770 ID: 204121
>>21765
I always wanted to throw a busa engine into a Smart Roadster... that or maybe a Scoobie Boxer.


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Post it if it's yours and gets you from point A to point B!

No post without picture.
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>>21745
>>21736

Brothers!

Not a picture of mine, or even the color, but I'm in a 2015 Forester Limited I bought for a song from my father in law because my mother in law decided she didn't like it and wanted an Outback. I'm very interested in putting a modest couple-inch lift, bigger tires, skid plates and knobbier tires and stuff on it just to be weird. Doing a swap for an XT engine would be the cool, money-doesn't-matter thing to do but even if I could justify it, I'm still under warranty.
>> No. 21788 ID: 85f7d3
http://get-primitive.com/

Every once in a while I get on there and shop for bull bars...


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21795 No. 21795 ID: 6b2b62 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
This turns me on.
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Not sure why.

Then again I REALLY want to have a workshop were I can build one of these with modern materials.


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21628 No. 21628 ID: 45e3a1 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
A general thread for some of the stranger vehicles to be put down on paper or built.

Starting with a tank concept by the H. L. Yoh company that involved putting the engine in the turret...because reasons.
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>> No. 21768 ID: 45e3a1
>>21767
yeah it has some comical shit glued on, but the odd thing is... the rotors really stand out. A bit too thought out looking, as I can't imagine them bothering to make a swashplate, which makes me wonder if under all that crap is actually a helicopter they purchased. I would have guessed some sort of ultralight kit plane, but I think it would be too complicated for that.
>> No. 21769 ID: 3e9aae
  >>21768
Yeah it looks kinda similar to the hub on a Schweizer 300 series.

Apparently the guy making all this stuff is some preacher selling Chinese kit cars as locally made.
http://jalopnik.com/the-living-apostle-who-sold-the-media-on-the-myth-of-g-1784458558
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>>21768
I figured it was the rotorhead off an Alouette. Just based on it having 3 blades and the French doing a lot in west Africa. Seems to be missing the wires?
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>>21776
the way the rotors attach seems different and I doubt this guy had a budget for any French aircraft. I think it could be a Chinese knockoff of a Schweizer / Hughes family of light helicopters. Here is an image of one the Chinese call AC310, the way the rotors attach seems very similar, and this guy already works with the Chinese to "design and build" Chinese cars. If it is, then it is probably safe to assume it really is a jumble of spare parts and not a full aircraft being visually modified. Reason being I doubt he would go through the effort to modify the typical simplified tail on these helicopters. (tail rotor at the end of a straight drive shaft instead of a two part design required to have the rotor further up the tail.)
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>>21778
further reference, here is a Schweizer S269C. Looks like the Chinese copied it down to the bolt. Still not sure if this is what was used, just thought the blatant copying was amusing.


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21774 No. 21774 ID: 6b2b62 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
I took these maybe 6 years ago.
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Nevermind. Fuck the flood detection.


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  >sounds
thread
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>> No. 21678 ID: bc78c2
  old thread who cares
>> No. 21679 ID: c9069c
  I've been enjoying helicopter startup sequences lately.
>> No. 21682 ID: f8d8b4
  The FV433 Abbot SPG is powered by the Rolls-Royce K60 opposed-piston 2-stroke diesel engine and it sounds like this:
>> No. 21683 ID: f8d8b4
  The Chieftain tank has the bigger, but similarly-designed Leyland L60 multifuel 2-stroke opposed-piston compression-ignition engine. 750 hp (560 kW) 6 Cyl, 19 litres.
>> No. 21772 ID: bc78c2
  sneaks up


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21494 No. 21494 ID: ceb334 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Found this parked in tempe. Post cool vehicles you've sighted
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Mercedes-Benz 450SL
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Studebaker Commander
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>>21755

I fucking love cars with spaceships as hood ornaments.

vanity plate unrelated.
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clever
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Mercedes-Benz G550

Maybe this isn't such an uncommon sight to you, oh reader, but I can't remember the last time I saw one of these in person. And it's such a neat aesthetic throwback to a time when vehicles could be boxy.


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21744 No. 21744 ID: 7c6b82 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Just put in papers today on this.

We will see what the bank has to say, hopefully not maniacal laughter followed by a slammed phone hangup...
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>> No. 21747 ID: f6c362
>>21746

uhhh?

WTF are you on about?
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Did someone say truck thread?
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>> No. 21752 ID: 2c840f
>>21747
/o/ may mays.
There's a pretty active truckerfag community on /o/. It's a fun thread to lurk.


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21552 No. 21552 ID: 8a2fe4 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
There doesn't appear to be a general motorcycle thread on the board, so here's one.

I'm strongly considering getting a motorcycle. It's not for the cool factor, but because they seem like extremely affordable, practical commuting vehicles. The only thing that would keep me from getting one is my local climate. Anybody here ride in the desert? What's it like wearing All The Gear, All The Time in the Mojave in August? How long can one ride when it's 106 degrees out before it becomes intolerable?
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1995 Kawasaki KLR250 (M1030) Canadian Army motorcycle
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JGSDF reconnaissance motorcycle (Kawasaki KLX250), 1st Airborne Brigade. In Camp Shimoshizu, Japan, 29-Apr-2012.
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