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Old 05-07-2017, 01:43 AM   #281 (permalink)
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This time I'm doing two posts from one JACG story. They are about Nubar Gulbenkian's cars. The Rolls-Royce with front wheel skirts and a laid-back grille is in Interesting Aerodynamic Cars.

Here is the London taxi with a Rolls-Royce engine swap:

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017...ulbenkian.html

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Old 05-09-2017, 11:01 PM   #282 (permalink)
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Old 05-10-2017, 01:01 AM   #283 (permalink)
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"My pitot is bigger..."

Not un-aerodynamic enough, try this:

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017/05/it-seems-to-be-pedal-powered-but-has.html





It's got a collapsible steering column (well, drag link). For Safety!
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Old 05-10-2017, 02:15 AM   #284 (permalink)
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I almost put this in Aerodynamic cars since it has a fancy fiberglass roof fin!

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Old 05-11-2017, 02:21 PM   #286 (permalink)
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I wonder if he got a lot of crap from it...
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Now THAT is MY kind of hood-ornament humor ! ! !

Nice detail in the background too. There's a theme.
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it took 3 steering stableisers to keep the death wobble to a minimum. LOL
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Not much of a death wobble when it is powered by Weetabix.
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"My pitot is bigger..."

Not un-aerodynamic enough, try this:

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017/05/it-seems-to-be-pedal-powered-but-has.html





It's got a collapsible steering column (well, drag link). For Safety!
Which Mad Max movie was this in?

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