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.

9 comments:

  1. [image src="https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/NAcAAOSwz~paEIeo/s-l1600.jpg" width="400px"/]

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

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

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  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.

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    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.

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

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

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    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.

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    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

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  3. Always liked the GR-1 Concept
    [image src="http://mycarquest.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/cd3705a4a0183be77eeadf21c01f1076.jpg" width="400px"/]

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