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  1. GRADS

    GRADS Well-Known Member

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    GRADS Well-Known Member

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    I've heard about Smart cars having Hayabusa 1300's stuffed in them...
     
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    Why ?
     
  9. Sharp Shooter

    Sharp Shooter The "anti-yuppie"

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    Because he's a homo.
     
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    But if it’s what you want, I hope you get a great deal on it. :)
     
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  12. GRADS

    GRADS Well-Known Member

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    Yes, I'm thinking "MilkMoney" since it will be a grocery getter.;):D
     
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    HOOTER SLED- Supercharged MOTORBOAT!!!

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    Just rebuild and drop some more power on your lil "red" friend.....it would probably be faster than that gay ass Smart Car. :D
     
  14. GRADS

    GRADS Well-Known Member

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    True, it's a 1.0 liter 3 cylinder....I've seen vibrators bigger than that.:D
     
  15. HOOTER SLED-

    HOOTER SLED- Supercharged MOTORBOAT!!!

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    Orally.....or anally? :D
     
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    DaveC Car-boat motors

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    GRADS Well-Known Member

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    That's funny because I'm thinking about putting a wrap on the one I buy....I like that! I was thinking Lightning McQueen from the Cars movies...my nephews would dig it.:D

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  18. Kachina26

    Kachina26 Inmate #RDP158

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    I'd call you a fag, but that's been done to death...
     
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    GRADS Well-Known Member

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    I prefer trend setter.
     
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    that's cheap.....whats the common problems with them?
     
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    Fixed it for you :)
     
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    A complete lack of testosterone.
     
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    The minivan you buy your 23 year old girlfriend after she gets pregnant.
     
  25. Riverbottom

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    Grads, drive it first. They are not great cars to drive. As for carbon footprint they do not get very good mileage either. I have driven and worked on several.
     
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    If you own/drive a Smart car, does that mean that everyone else's car is dumb?
     
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    To commute....nevermind
     
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    Grads as Riverbottom said they're not "great" cars to drive. I had one back in '12 to use a glorified golf cart around the neighborhood. The transmission shifts odd, and it does not get great mileage. I want to say it was maybe 19mpg but its been a while. It was great driving around town on a busy weekend as I could park it easy, and I when I did take it out in the road never worried about speed traps thinking what self-respecting cop is going to pull over a Smart Car. Took it on a few 100 plus mile trips around the FL Panhandle a few times, and we had a lot of fun with little car. When the lease was up, I wanted to keep it, but that idea was veto'd.

    Not the greatest car but for what we did with it, I would get another one.

    Get the convertible, and look at the Brabus package.
     
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  29. Riverbottom

    Riverbottom Well-Known Member

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    One of my customers bought one when they first came out. Seemed a strange purchase as he had several nice sports cars. I asked him how it drove on the freeway and he replied " she is just like a cotton ball in a tornado " I have never forgotten that expression.
     
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    Jefftowz Formerly Old School Ultra

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    Fixed it for you.
     
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    I’d be more worried about a collision than anything else.

    Even under 40mph a 1/2 ton would probably turn it to dust.


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    This is perfect for Grads. No worries about parking it. That car will easily fit into his backpassage. JK .Lol
     
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    I figured that The Eliminator would be your choice. o_O
     
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    I'll take "ways people waste APPL money for $500" Alex
     
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    Can't be any worse than RD buying a bushel of Dinar. :confused:
     
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    941Punk some beach, somewhere.

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    So far the best use I've seen for them was parked on the back deck of a semi towing a 5th wheel. If they only get 19mpg, I would rather drive, well just about anything. Get an old bug or something;)
     
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    Anus pain.
     
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    This is definitely a concern of mine. It will most likely only be driven on residential streets (25 mph). This all started when I almost bought a neighbors golf cart as a grocery getter but then realized it would suck in the winter. so for a little bit more money I can get a Smart car.
     
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    OH and by the way....You better believe if I get this bad boy I'm putting the biggest RDP sticker I can find on that back window!!! Maybe I can have one made that says "RDP Moderator":D

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    I think Smart cars do Ok on impact...they act like a billiard ball. They have little mass, so they just get punted out of the way. Getting caught in between two trucks though:eek:
     
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    All fun till the wife has a midlife crisis

    and replaces your ass with a man

    with a job, desires of good, and a non

    dork political mentality.
     
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    smartcar.jpg This was a problem with the Smart Cars for awhile in SF.
     
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    Now they just take splatter dumps on them and stick the used needles in tires.
     
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    It's a rolling coffino_O
     
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    Friend bought one back in the early days and that's what happened to him. His was rolled on its side.Ins paid for the repair and it was like new again.:D:D:D

    With a giant RDP sticker on it, that's exactly what will happen to Grads' in his liberal sanctuary city.:p TMZ material right there.
     
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    They are lame- I rented one before thinking it would be fun. It wasn't
    Worst transmission in recent memory.

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    Everyone would know that if you were truly on the RDP payroll you'd be driving something a whole lot nicer than that pile.








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