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#1 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 04:30 PM

Ok . . .OK . . .for all of you from Europe, Canada, Mexico . . .ETC . . . .this car is not new to you, but here in USA we finally got it. I test drove it with my gear in it a year ago and now its in my garage, all $15,000 of it . . . .LOL . . . .40-50 MPG

It's just me and my gear, all three cases fit with my stand and sand . . . .

Less is more!!

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#2 Erik Brul

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 04:49 PM

Ok . . .OK . . .for all of you from Europe, Canada, Mexico . . .ETC . . . .this car is not new to you, but here in USA we finally got it. I test drove it with my gear in it a year ago and now its in my garage, all $15,000 of it . . . .LOL . . . .40-50 MPG

It's just me and my gear, all three cases fit with my stand and sand . . . .

Less is more!!


ahhhhh, Rob is SMART :P
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#3 Afton Grant

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 05:23 PM

Make? Model? Specs?
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#4 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 05:39 PM

Make? Model? Specs?



Really, . . . . Afton, you really want the specs? . . .LOL . . .

2008 Mercedes Smart Car
3 Cylinder
40-50 MPG

I can't tell you how much I am being mocked at work for driving this vehicle, but I don't care its fun and very economical and it fits me and my stuff

I know Robert and Ron are going to come drive over it with their big Hummers . . .
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#5 Lawrence Karman

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 05:42 PM

Ok . . .OK . . .for all of you from Europe, Canada, Mexico . . .ETC . . . .this car is not new to you, but here in USA we finally got it. I test drove it with my gear in it a year ago and now its in my garage, all $15,000 of it . . . .LOL . . . .40-50 MPG

It's just me and my gear, all three cases fit with my stand and sand . . . .

Less is more!!


Nice! What about a cart? Tow it behind? Erwin could actually fit this car in one of his cases.
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#6 JobScholtze

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 05:54 PM

Thank god you guys have a great firedepartment overthere with really big stuff to get you out in case of an accident. Stay on the footpads, dont go on the highway with that. ;)
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#7 Mike McGowan SOC

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 06:21 PM

cool as shit! can it go on the highway? could you tow a small (super small like 4') trailer with it?
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#8 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 07:16 PM

cool as shit! can it go on the highway? could you tow a small (super small like 4') trailer with it?



Yes it goes on the highway, top speed 90-100 MPH, not great sprinting power but good enough, I wouldn't want to tow anything with the giant 3 cylinder motor . . .LOL . . .and as for the cart, the cases have wheels but they ride on the stand base which also has wheels . . .

Ok . . .OK . . .the truth is I bought one of Erwins old cases and put a 3 cylinder motor in it and this is what I came out with . . . .LOL . . . .

I know you guys are all secretly jeoulous . . .LOl . . . .
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#9 Lawrence Karman

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 08:37 PM

From the picture you posted it looks like the only car made that could actually fit in your garage. Good for you! I hear they have a good crash rating with a formula 1 style cage built around the teeny tiny occupants.
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#10 RonBaldwin

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Posted 06 March 2008 - 09:44 PM

and I was proud of myself for shoe-horning all my stuff into my Mazda 3 hatchback...pretty cool Rob! You should be able to put a handle on the back of it and use it as a rickshaw.

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#11 Brett Manyluk

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:14 AM

Not only is that a small car, but a very small garage! Just look at that. Barely fit a 10 speed...

Surprisingly, we have lots of them here in northern alberta and you see them all time on our main hi way dodging semi's and the fleet of large pickups. In oil country up here everybody else drives a 3/4 or 1 ton dually diesel with a 6" lift, big mudders, and a chrome package. No truck is fit to drive under $70,000 in the land of bitumen. But the little smart car holds its own quite nicely on paved roads.
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#12 Lukas Franz

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 09:38 AM

Hey Rob, you're actually driving a Swiss car. It's a Swiss invention built by Germans. And I'm shure Erwin will know this car as well.

Good choice :-)

Funny that I'm driving US Chevrolet in Switzerland.

Cheers.
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#13 Robert Starling SOC

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 10:33 AM

Nice! What about a cart? Tow it behind? Erwin could actually fit this car in one of his cases.


Actually that shot was taken inside one of Erwin's cases
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#14 Kris Torch Wilson

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:15 PM

Ok . . .OK . . .for all of you from Europe, Canada, Mexico . . .ETC . . . .this car is not new to you, but here in USA we finally got it. I test drove it with my gear in it a year ago and now its in my garage, all $15,000 of it . . . .LOL . . . .40-50 MPG

It's just me and my gear, all three cases fit with my stand and sand . . . .

Less is more!!


Dude,

You need to take a man pill!

LOL

Torch
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#15 Rob Vuona SOC

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Posted 07 March 2008 - 01:19 PM

Ok . . .OK . . .for all of you from Europe, Canada, Mexico . . .ETC . . . .this car is not new to you, but here in USA we finally got it. I test drove it with my gear in it a year ago and now its in my garage, all $15,000 of it . . . .LOL . . . .40-50 MPG

It's just me and my gear, all three cases fit with my stand and sand . . . .

Less is more!!


Dude,

You need to take a man pill!

LOL

Torch

Thanks Chris . . . .I have a brand new bottle that Garret gave to me from Dave Rhea

Hows Kimmel?
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