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Old 08-06-2015, 12:31 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Gotta have to second on that. You might also want to take into account that some old iron actually offer a lot of room for improvements regarding mileage and emissions than a modern vehicle with a comparable role, and some resto-mod/retrofit would still be less energy-intensive and consume less raw materials than all the processes involved in the manufacturing of a brand-new car.
I get what you and elhigh are saying. There is a lot of current eco technology that can be applied to old iron. That just isn't the focus of my classics.
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