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dmorgan
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Re: DB5
dmorgan   9/26/2014 9:02:10 AM
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Me too!!! I vaguely remember a loud "Nooooo" coming from my in the theater and my wife's elbow!!

networksguy
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Re: The Sunbeam Alpine was the FIRST BOND CAR
networksguy   9/17/2014 9:59:46 AM
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I had a Sunbeam Alpine in the late 60's.  It was a wonderful car -- fun to drive, amazing cornering (it was light and well-balanced).  1600cc aluminum head inline 4 with dual downdraft carburators (tuned by ear).  I once spun out on a wet curve and stripped several lug nuts, causing one wheel to come off completely.  I limped into the next town on 3 nuts/wheel and found replacements... ah, the things we survive in our teenage years ;-).

The biggest downside of the car was how hard it was to find repair parts in a small town in the midwest -- this was before Fedex and UPS.  The Rootes Group didn't have much of a footprint in the US in those days.  But it still makes me want to go shopping for one every time I remember how much fun it was!

Bullitt#6001
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Bullitt picture
Bullitt#6001   7/21/2014 12:34:18 PM
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The second Bullitt picture is not the 1968 but the 2008-9 Bullitt Mustang that Ford produced to honor the film.  It's a great car I own Serial number 6001 and have had it since new.  edit: Oopps didn't see slide 9....

Charles Murray
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Re: Barris Custom Autos
Charles Murray   7/2/2014 6:35:03 PM
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Yes, rruther2, it's almost impossible to do a slideshow like this without a car from Barris. They did the atmobile, Munster Koach, Beverly Hillbillies truck, KITT from Nightrider and many more.

rruther2
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Barris Custom Autos
rruther2   5/22/2014 1:24:53 AM
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I just knew there would be the Barris custom Batmobile and others but a guy could be wrong. Chech it (them) out.

Charles Murray
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Re: Best Movie cars
Charles Murray   5/12/2014 6:19:37 PM
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Thanks for that info, That*Guy. We'll check it out.

That*Guy
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Re: Best Movie cars
That*Guy   5/6/2014 9:15:00 AM
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Maxwell Smart drove a Sunbeam Tiger (V8), not a Sunbeam Alpine in the opening credits of "Get Smart"...it was the dream car of my youth...it fact, I still wish I owned one.

Charles Murray
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Re: The Seven-Ups
Charles Murray   4/25/2014 5:02:17 PM
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For those who care, Volume 3 of "Best Movie Cars" will be coming up in a week or so.

Charles Murray
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The Seven-Ups
Charles Murray   4/24/2014 6:45:28 PM
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Those who like the Bullitt chases scene should watch a 1973 film called "The Seven-Ups." That movie has a a similar chase scene, directed by the same director. It even uses the same (very easily recognizable) stunt driver as Bullitt.

Charles Murray
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Re: Among the missing
Charles Murray   3/28/2014 6:20:40 PM
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Yes, wealthy characters did have car phones in some of the old movies, Tweet. I recently saw an old Bond movie (I think it was Goldfinger) and Sean Connery was talking on a car phone from his Aston Martin.

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