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Old 08-03-2020, 01:16 PM   #1311 (permalink)
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In college I had a 1959 Rambler two-door wagon. The front and rear bumper were identical. The doors weren't but they had an extruded window frame, kind of like a VW Type II, that were.

The carburetor bolted directly to the flat head, no intake manifold. The exhaust pipe clamped to the side of the block, no exhaust manifold.

There were prolly other steps I didn't notice to keep the parts count down.

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The Ami has a symmetry between its right and left sides. In order to save on the production of bodywork parts by limiting their numbers, these are the same on each profile or as the front bumper is the same as the rear bumper. Thus it benefits from doors with opposite openings, classic for the passenger and antagonistic for the driver, the doors being identical with the hinges on the same side.... There are no other doors, making the storage spaces accessible only from the two side doors.
Accessory dashboard undertray, just like the VW Beetle.

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Old 08-04-2020, 05:37 PM   #1312 (permalink)
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Roll Cage, side pipe, suspension mods for racing, and the interesting molder and tinted clear plastic piece on the fron that masks the headlights. How is this thing legal? Totally fun looking rat rod.

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Old 08-04-2020, 07:10 PM   #1313 (permalink)
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I like finding old beatup eco cars. Really rather see this then a new corvette. Replacement unpainted fender, racing wheels I like this one.
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I have never seen a 2nd-gen Accent hatchback, only 2 sedans. A white one in my hometown and a green one (which I was not able to take pictures) near my mother's neighborhood.
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I like finding old beatup eco cars. Really rather see this then a new corvette.

"What's the matter with the car I'm driving?
Can't you tell that it's out of style?
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Hot funk, cool punk, even if it's old junk
It's still rock and roll to me."
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15 degrees Celsius in Porto Alegre right now. Not that hot?
It is as far south as South Africa or the south of Australia, and it is mid-winter there.
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cRiPpLe_rOoStEr Why is this dog wearing clothes when it's hot as hell in Brazil?
Don't get fooled by the sun shining. It's winter here right now. And a short-haired dog like Vanessa is more sensitive to cold weather.
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Roll Cage, side pipe, suspension mods for racing, and the interesting molder and tinted clear plastic piece on the fron that masks the headlights. How is this thing legal? Totally fun looking rat rod.

It looks like what Mad Max would drive if he had a long commute.

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Manual neutral engine off.100% @MPG <----- Fun Fact.
Manual 1:1 gear ratio .......98%
CVT belt ............................88%
Automatic .........................86%

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