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Lip stick on a pig?

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Lip stick on a pig?

Post by b3freak » Wed May 16, 2018 6:53 am

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/cto/ ... 18857.html

Thoughts?

Seems like a bargain to me. :D
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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by sweet victory » Wed May 16, 2018 8:01 am

This guy took the time to color match his shovel and his exhaust tips. :lol:
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Post by EPiK » Wed May 16, 2018 8:07 am

looks like a fun toy.. although $40k is a pipe dream.

a different accent color than white would go a long way.
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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by OceanBlue2000 » Wed May 16, 2018 8:53 am

More like, Why? Are you really going to rally this thing? If you're not, are you really going to be seen dead on the street in it?

I'd assume a car approved for rally racing would need a lot of other safety upgrades, like a fuel pump shut off, etc.
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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by Dgi 07 » Wed May 16, 2018 9:02 am

OceanBlue2000 wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 8:53 am
More like, Why? Are you really going to rally this thing? If you're not, are you really going to be seen dead on the street in it?

I'd assume a car approved for rally racing would need a lot of other safety upgrades, like a fuel pump shut off, etc.
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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by sweet victory » Wed May 16, 2018 6:12 pm

EPiK wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 8:07 am
looks like a fun toy.. although $40k is a pipe dream.

a different accent color than white would go a long way.
Bro, I've invested over 6 figures. Buyer's gain, my loss.

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Post by Dr_Strangelove » Wed May 16, 2018 9:15 pm

The idea of rally racing in a 996 definitely stirs the soul, however, I'd probably crash an AWD Subie going not-too quickly... I'd definitely crash this girl. Otherwise she doesn't have the lift for serious off-roading. A very nicely equipped Outback, or a normally equipped Taco / 4 Runner could be had for the same money, brand new.
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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by SealGrauWailer » Wed May 16, 2018 9:16 pm

There's a lot of use for a car like this where I live. West desert, San Rafael Swell, Canyonlands, Ibex's playa, White Rocks, City of Rocks, I could go on. All doable in a year using weekends.

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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by Black-Out » Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:05 am

Meh, not my taste.... but I can respect the build. I'd appreciate it more if it were actually dirty from being run off road.....
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Re: Lip stick on a pig?

Post by AnthonyS » Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:48 am

sweet victory wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 6:12 pm
EPiK wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 8:07 am
looks like a fun toy.. although $40k is a pipe dream.

a different accent color than white would go a long way.
Bro, I've invested over 6 figures. Buyer's gain, my loss.

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