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Old 07-20-2014, 12:28 PM   #1171 (permalink)
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Came across it when looking at front wheel skirts
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Old 07-20-2014, 10:18 PM   #1172 (permalink)
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^^^ It has hinged front and *rear* skirts.
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^^^To go with the 4-wheel steering.

The way the front splitter segues into a Morelli-style rocker area is slick.

The in-dash navigation system was a good call for 1988, in retrospect.
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:17 AM   #1174 (permalink)
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Some more video and text on the Pursuit here:
1987 Pontiac Pursuit Concept Car - Generations of GM
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I like the Pursuit.

kach22i's video shows a drawing that confirms the Morelli influence. The link xntrx added explains that it is front-engined four-wheel drive. I was wondering about that, but it turns out they laid the engine over on it's side 'like a dirt track racer' to get that low hood line.

The fly-by-wire steering needed a feedback loop. I wonder why they didn't use a selsyn motor. It's pretty obsure, maybe they hadn't heard about it.

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Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1372 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


I think this car has been posted before, no other angles in the link above however.
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:59 PM   #1178 (permalink)
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kachi that is one of the sweetest "real" cars I have seen in a while. Things like this make me glad that I am still attached to this thread. After a few posts I discontinue most other threads.
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From times past, I know we're just seeing the highlights of Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1372 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS. They contiue to deliver—1376 pages worth!

In the 1980s I used to find newsstand copies of Chrome&Flames magazine. It was filled with that customs like that. I saw one at Bonneville that looked like this, a Volvo:



Edit; I copy pasta'd that link and it changed the page number. Let it stand.
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I really like this. Wonder what the cd is and what mpg it got.

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