Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday Twister: Best Custom Show Car

In the past few weeks I've been to SEMA and to the LA Auto Show (more on that in a later post) and it got me thinking about show cars for this week's Thursday Twister...the quiz with a twist.  Find the best ex-SEMA (or other Hot-Rod) show car for sale on the interwebs.  Be prepared to defend your choice.

 My choice is this 1969 Porsche 911 that has been turned into a Baja Beetle style custom...complete with 2275cc pancake flat-4 and crazy long-travel suspension.  At a $39k asking price here on eBay, the thing is expensive, but certainly more capable of running the Paris-Dakar Rally than some other expensive machines.

Find me a better show car and put it in the comments below.


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    Here's an interesting find: an FD RX-7 wearing an RX-3 front clip.

    1. The front end doesn't look bad on that.

  2. There is absolutely nothing to defend about this ride. It's horrific in every way and that's before you even get to the price tag. I am just awestruck by of the level of commitment it took to finish this project... even after the crack ran out.
    1984 Chevy Camaro Z-28 "DreamRyder"

    "More DreamRyder please", you say? This YouTube link is for you. At the 7:20 mark, BEWARE. The Eye of Dreams will try and hypnotize you into logging on to Paypal and sending a deposit.

    1. That thing is outrageous. Oh Mr. Huggy Bear, your car is ready. That rear end looks like it needs a pair of panties. I've never seen a car with plumber-butt before.

    2. I'm not thinking Huggy I'm thinkin' Josie and her pussycats!

    3. It definitely looks like something out of a saturday morning cartoon.

    4. The crazy thing is that the fabrication skills are really good. The execution is just really bad.
      It definitely comes with LSD and I don't meant limited slip differential.

    5. Any pimp would love that interior! Oddly enough, it does have Hanna-Barbera written all over it as well. Regardless, guy has skillz. I wonder if he made his own pipe too? :D

  3. Always liked the GR-1 Concept
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