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All three of my C3's are pretty quick but I rarely beat on them so they remain good reliable street drivers. How many of you beat on your C3's on a regular basis (drag or track racing)?
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My '72 is a convertible, in Florida, my only ride, I drive it quickly, as the capability of the car is FAR exceeding any stock '72 due to it being heavily modified.....not so much in the HP/engine dept, but as an overall machine.....so it get drive quicker than others......
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Why... I never......








Hell yeah I beat on it.. It's what they are for! They ain't station wagons.
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Hell yeah I beat on it.. It's what they are for! They ain't station wagons.
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Fellow forum member "Madhatr" beats on his and drives it 70 miles a day-








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It's very costly to beat on 'em. I just blew a rear end beating on mine.

But I was all grins while I was beating on it.

I built things so I would enjoy beating on it. That's how I roll.

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I'm too busy keeping the headlights clean to drive it.
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Mine is a convertible with no roll bar so they won't let it on a track. That's what the Porsche is for.
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I'm too busy keeping the headlights clean to drive it.
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I wish I had a double pumper so I could
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Beat on it? thought these were shrines you had to wring your hands over and stress about devaluing the car adding another mile to it. omg wtd!*4b
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Not me, not at all. I have 2 C3's and baby them both. My track car I beat on a little though...
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I'm too busy keeping the headlights clean to drive it.
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I wish I had a double pumper so I could
Those won't work so you'll be fine.
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I run track days with the '69 every chance I get. I feel safer there than
driving around town dealing with all the brain-dead drivers texting on their phones.
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I do, er...I did. Spun a bearing last month, worse sound one ever hears. Waiting on the new 383.
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I run track days with the '69 every chance I get. I feel safer there than
driving around town dealing with all the brain-dead drivers texting on their phones.
I re-nominate for post of the day
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Like I f**kn stole it...just saying.
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Does 15+ engines and transmissions count? Bracket drag trophies SCCA VP3 champ. 207 mph at Bonneville and 174,000 miles on the speedo
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I wail on a C-2 pretty regularly....like everytime I drive it!







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