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Old 08-28-2008, 03:08 PM   #11 (permalink)
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My mullet would get all frizzy.
Haha! Well, we can't have that then.

Just noticed: the little car doesn't look lowered.

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Old 08-28-2008, 03:54 PM   #12 (permalink)
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i think that's one of the main problems with todays cars, they're all to high.
I agree - but then, my idea of a car with proper ride height is something like a Porsche 914 or Lotus Europa :-)
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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check out the Hudson boys Gen1 metro choptop...


there is a whole section on their website if you're interested
http://www.thehudsonboys.com/
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:52 PM   #14 (permalink)
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the idea of getting a convertable of some type and making it areo has been floating around in my head a lot lately. you could remove the top and trunk and then make a very aerodynamic roof/tail for it. chopping the windshield would be relatively easy compaired to chopping the whole top and convertables don't depend on their roof for structural integrity. i would make a big hatchback so the trunk was still usable. although rather large, the new Solar has a pretty smooth transition from hood to windshield so i'd imagine it would work well but i was thinking along the lines of a Miata or metro
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Old 08-28-2008, 10:40 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I got to sit in a Tesla Roadster - now that's a low car!

I think chopped Metro's look cooler though!
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Old 11-28-2011, 01:02 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I'm doubtful - someone would have ID'd the builder by now.

It's quite a bit different from the photos originally posted.
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Seat height

Very cool idea only...is there a way to modify/lower the seats a handful of inches so your head doesn't get chopped along with the top of the car?
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I dream of the day when I have the resources to be able to chop the top of my civic. Not THIS extreme mind you but at least 2-3in.

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