What is your dream car? (if you had unlimited money)

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pabloholder started the topic in Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 4:54pm

My dream car is the Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce.
I am from Australia and a used one costs $800k+

A more realistic dream car for me would be the Audi R8 or Nissan R35

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velocityjohnno commented Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 7:53pm

1975 HJ Kingswood wagon in metallic poo brown with optional rust

if money isn't an option

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Blowin commented Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 8:05pm

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 8:46pm

993 Series Porsche 911 Turbo.

Last of the air cooled 911's and only increasing in value.

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udo commented Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 8:53pm

Zen are you familiar with the chev LS3 Porsche motor swaps
About 520 HP...of evil.

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 10:15pm

I am Udo.

The bloke on Hoovies garage did one then blew it up on the track I believe.

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happyasS commented Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 at 10:23pm

If it was for sale....

https://youtu.be/0TV2l6TOuGA

I would take delight at school pickup turning up in it.

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JJD commented Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019 at 4:10pm

Tesla Model X or the latest Kluger.

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truebluebasher commented Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019 at 10:15pm

JJD...could you just sign here for your wing door please.........x
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKxQDh7yN0k

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truebluebasher commented Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019 at 11:16pm

velocityjohnno describes perfectly~tbb's Metallic Bronze 1975 Kingswood Wagon.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiefordadverts/9519461535/in/photostream/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/aussiefordadverts/9519448099/in/photostream/

V8 Twin exhaust...Drop the tailgate for XLong tray back > great tradie's car.
Long roof carted Plasterboard/2 storey trestles/ladders/6 planks/4 long stools
Inside'closed '6ft' trestles/Dry'board /full cornice lengths out window/bags/tools!

Toy ute sissies cried when it rained...'Please can our icky stuff go in yer Wagon!'
Wagon allowed you to work outta town on rainy days.(Impossible with Utes)
tbb fitted rear with a 2 stage velcro Trays for easy hose down...worked a treat!

Best with auto tail gate + also clear & flush the tail gate valves to ward off rust.

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velocityjohnno commented Tuesday, 11 Jun 2019 at 11:37pm

Exactly that colour tbb. I have very pedestrian taste in cars.
Now the Kingswood, this was the 90's and V8's were 4 grand so out of reach, $500 to $1500 would get you a 202. It remains a smoother motor than the 3.8 V6s that the Commodore wagons used much later, and the old Traumatic gearbox had its appeal too. You can pull out a fuse, smash the glass, then take the metal end and use this to pin your fuel pump back into place. Genius.

I found the Kingas better off road (remember, only deckies just after season finished could afford a 4x4 Hilux back then. loans weren't really a thing) than the Ford wagons of same age, although the Fords had nicer seats. Always took a large plank of wood in case of being bogged. Bench seat, column shift and sleep in the long space in the back. Someone make a wagon like this today.

Edit: and add vinyl seats and rubber floor mats, doesn't matter if sandy/dirty. You could drive home in a wettie and clean it out with an air blower. No one makes anything like this, apart from maybe a mine-spec base model Troopy these days. Certainly no normal wagons like this.

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zenagain commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 8:47am

I'm taking a new Aston Martin DB11 for a spin tomorrow (not mine unfortunately).

Would it be wankerish to post a photo?

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Blowin commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 9:15am

Not at all, Zen. Let’s see it.

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stunet commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 9:36am

A photo with your board in the back, wax down on the leather seats would be welcomed.

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zenagain commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 9:54am

Probs only get a boogie board in the back but i'll see what i can do.

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Blowin commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 10:28am

If there’s no driving gloves and scarf I’ll be very disappointed.

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GuySmiley commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 1:23pm

Silk cravat and tweed jacket?

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velocityjohnno commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 2:36pm

You are in Japan, Zen? Are all the roads perfect and smooth with great winding mountain drives to do? That would be fun.

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zenagain commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 2:39pm

VJ, mountain roads can be awesome, expressways are really good but super expensive. Local roads- terrible outside of Tokyo.

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velocityjohnno commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 4:57pm

Hope you have a great drive :)
My experience of the Japanese expressways is being 15 and bussed to see a factory tour in a mini-van; being given a magazine explaining the plant which inexplicably had a playboy centrefold in the middle, so showing this to all the passing motorists on the way home. The truck drivers were all blowing the horn and doing thumbs up in approval.

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tubeshooter commented Wednesday, 12 Jun 2019 at 5:13pm

Coincidentally , the Betoota Advocate did an article on dream cars yesterday, The Aston Martin didn't rate a mention sadly...
https://www.betootaadvocate.com/headlines/neighbours-glorious-au-wagon-l...

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Craig commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 11:55am

Zen's dream car..

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stunet commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 12:01pm

Ha ha...nice touch with the leggy.

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zenagain commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 12:05pm

Yeah, couldn't quite get the board in like you asked.

Went for a spin in the hills, had a blast. Came back and jumped into my wifes A1. Bit of a let down to say the least.

Watashi wa metabo oyagi desu.

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zenagain commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 12:06pm

Btw, Craig, many thanks for putting that up for me. I don't know how to post pics from my phone.

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Blowin commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 12:13pm

That looks incredible, Zen.

I bought a car yesterday. Just a ride to get me to the adult theatre.

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zenagain commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 2:31pm

Cheers Blowy, yeah it's a sweet ride but believe it or not, I would never buy one. You could put half a dozen kids through university for the cost of one of those. But, it was incredible to have so much power at the end of your foot. Like being on a ranch- 500+ ponies under the bonnet, small herd of cows inside and more grunt than a pig-farm. Total excess.

Also drove a new Porsche Panamera turbo recently too. That was lovely. Craig has a pic of that one as well.

Anyway, back to my old Subi, it serves me well.

Watashi wa metabo oyagi desu.

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chook commented Thursday, 13 Jun 2019 at 4:15pm

got to be a fake...everyone knows pee wee rides a bike. two wheels good. four wheels bad.

here's my dream ride...wish i still had it