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Old 09-10-2018, 10:40 AM   #2821 (permalink)
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My car buddy Bruce showed me a die cast model of that in his collection last night after the Battle of the Brits car show in Milford, MI.

He must have over a thousand scale models, and several dioramas, the largest of which about 3'x7' and is all lit up.

He said it was a special vehicle made for the 24 hours of LeMans parade (modified from a bus). I guessed that they had GoGo dancers on the roof, he said no it was a small orchestra and they had an elevator to get the performers and equipment up.

His model is in a light blue, like the Gulf blue.

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Old 09-10-2018, 01:58 PM   #2822 (permalink)
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Not a car, but the most aero motorcycle I've seen from the factory...

https://www.gibbssports.com/biski



Watching the video, it would be super easy for the back end of that thing to slide out from under you, though.
I dunno - the BMW K1 is sleek:

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Old 09-10-2018, 03:30 PM   #2823 (permalink)
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Can it do this?


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Old 09-22-2018, 02:47 PM   #2824 (permalink)
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That's what I want my Arcimoto FUV to look like. Lap-straked aluminum.

With a Cyclopean heaadlight, and Indian-style fenders in aluminum.
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A classic, I suppose it's a re-post several times over.

https://cinqpoints.com/en/blog/18_Ri...minster-Fuller

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Not certian, but I think the local car museum is restoring one of those
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Which car museum? Numbers One and Two were totalled.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dymaxi...totype_history

There exist two replicas, Sir Norman Foster's and Lane Museum's.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dymaxion_car#Replicas

Dymaxion Four (that last one) is a concept that was never built
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The only 2 problems were rear wheel steering and a trike layout with the engine weight in the back.



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