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Old 05-19-2008, 04:01 PM   #1
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Hey guys: I was talking to a friend of mine the other day and he said to me, "Why are Corvettes so low to the ground?" I said are you serious?? He couldn't understand it. I said because it's a real sports car!! He didn't like the fact that they were so low, otherwise he would buy one. I said well, then buy a Lincoln or a Buick or something!! Just had to get that off my chest!! Thanks for listening.
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Old 05-19-2008, 04:37 PM   #3
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Perhaps your buddy should consider this ride instead...



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Perhaps your buddy should consider this ride instead...



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we may be low to the ground but the cars still look like 4x4s most of the time.
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Old 05-19-2008, 04:54 PM   #7
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Why are Corvettes so low to the ground???
You're friend is a real car-guy by all means
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Old 05-19-2008, 04:56 PM   #8
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This is definetly the dumbest question I heard on this forum Yet. Thanks for the laugh dude.
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That was sure a strange question!! I was laughing myself!! Maybe he'll buy that Buick now!! LOL Thanks for the reply..I'm sure I'll get plenty more!!
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Hahahahahahah Now That's A Riot
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Kinda like the chicken crossing the road joke!! Why is a corvette so low to the ground?? Cause it should be!!
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This is definetly the dumbest question I heard on this forum Yet. Thanks for the laugh dude.
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That's about the funniest thing I've ever heard!
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you should have told him its for keeping people like him from buying them
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you should have told him its for keeping people like him from buying them


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Tell your buddy to buy a stock C5 (not lowered yet). They are 4x4's...

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Perhaps your buddy should consider this ride instead...



Oh my. That was my dream car when I was a teenager!

(But not any more).

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Small people love them!
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the reason is if your drunk and fall out you wont get hu rt
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