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Old 04-11-2012, 12:41 PM   #1
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See it (if you dare) here: C3 Corvette...Limosuine?

Oh the horror! The humanity! Six wheels. Three axles. And an american flag paint job, just to top it all off.
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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At the risk of being chastized, I'm going go come out and say it's not as bad as I thought it would be. Take away the hideous paint job and it's kind of cool, in a novelty sort of way.
Usually cars with a lot of curves make stupid looking limos, but they actually did a nice job of making the curves fit in the right places.
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Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:44 PM   #4
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This almost looks like the car they might have used in the MYSTERY MEN movie. But alas, it's not. There are now two of these C3 limos at least.

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Old 04-11-2012, 01:53 PM   #5
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As my youngest son would say "I cant like it"
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:13 PM   #6
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In my book, the Plain Jane C3 parked by the fence generates more interest. The stretch does not do it for me.

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Old 04-11-2012, 02:22 PM   #7
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4 trailing arms. yikes!
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:23 PM   #8
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4 trailing arms. yikes!
LOL. I wonder if they converted it to solid axles since I don' think they will autocross much with it.

There was a red one for sale for a long time. I am not sure if it had tandem axles or not, but I remember they wanted some crazy money for it.. like $300K. Wantin' ain't gettin' and it was for sale for forever. Probably still is..
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:33 PM   #9
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Hi,
This proves that there are some things an old man shouldn't waste his diminishing eyesight on!
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Mg, what part of it isn't as bad as you thought it would be?
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Mg, what part of it isn't as bad as you thought it would be?
The roof line and the cowl. Usually those are hard to integrate when they're curved as much as they are in the C3. I've seen some SUV limos that make me cringe.
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Old 04-11-2012, 05:39 PM   #11
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I like the airbrushing on the back. Besides that, not so much.

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Old 04-11-2012, 06:47 PM   #12
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Surely he's not using the standard L48 to pull that thing.
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:57 PM   #13
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How many vettes were sacrificed to make that monstrosity?
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:03 PM   #16
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Seems like a fairly good deal...
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Dang, can you imagine trying to bleed the brakes on that thing??
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:37 PM   #18
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I wonder if I could swap the automatic out for a 5 speed???
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:59 PM   #19
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I really think I've seen that antenna on some of the ricers as spoilers.
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:27 PM   #20
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All that work and no 20' long sidepipes? Pfft.
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