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Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 05-11-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,098
Posted By BarneyBoy
I don't know that it's ever going to be as...

I don't know that it's ever going to be as drop-dead gorgeous as the E type still is.
It's definitely not ugly - but it doesn't scream "Jaguar".
Apart from that steering wheel logo…could we make...
Forum: Multimedia 01-24-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 20,690
Posted By BarneyBoy
Hmm... mechanically - very interesting, overall...

Hmm...
mechanically - very interesting, overall body concept - OK (the 2 door shooting brake style), actual styling - disastrous.

And the name?
Stands for Fugly Ferrari doesn't it?

After the...
Forum: Multimedia 10-10-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,981
Posted By BarneyBoy
Ugly Tuning/Fail Cars #15

Ugly Tuning/Fail Cars #15
Forum: Multimedia 10-10-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,981
Posted By BarneyBoy
Ugly Tuning/Fail Cars #14

Ugly Tuning/Fail Cars #14
Forum: Multimedia 10-10-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,981
Posted By BarneyBoy
Nice thread Man of Steel! Here's a few more for...

Nice thread Man of Steel!
Here's a few more for your great collection:

Ugly Tuning/Fail Cars #13
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 07-11-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,563
Posted By BarneyBoy
Does anyone know what's happening with Hummer...

Does anyone know what's happening with Hummer these days? :confused:
Didn't GM fail twice to sell/give it away to the Chinese?
Or are they going to dismantle it to save face?
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 06-27-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By BarneyBoy
Doesn't the guy who designed the Mk5 Golf/Jetta...

Doesn't the guy who designed the Mk5 Golf/Jetta now work for Kia as their senior designer? He also penned some of Audi's models too, I believe.

Don't know if it looks like the Opirus, but some of...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 03-25-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,282
Posted By BarneyBoy
A very pretty car - one of my all time...

A very pretty car - one of my all time favourites.
There was one that was successfully campaigned for many years over here in Australia by David McKay that may well be the rarest of all - it was...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 03-25-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,305
Posted By BarneyBoy
FINALLY! At last a grown-up interpretation of...

FINALLY!
At last a grown-up interpretation of the LED running light!
I've always hated the Xmas decoration look of the individual LEDs...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 02-28-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,376
Posted By BarneyBoy
I like it. I have this engine (but 125kW) in...

I like it.

I have this engine (but 125kW) in the much larger Golf and it's a nice thing to drive. I can only imagine how much better the lighter Polo would be, along with another 7kW.

Looks far...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-25-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,823
Posted By BarneyBoy
[heavy sigh] ahh, those were the days when BMs...

[heavy sigh]
ahh, those were the days when BMs went hard AND looked fantastic.

Now look at 'em... :-(
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-25-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 22,531
Posted By BarneyBoy
My god, that's really fugly...

My god, that's really fugly...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-06-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,548
Posted By BarneyBoy
Well... mine was smooth as silk - and sounded...

Well... mine was smooth as silk - and sounded great too.
I'd admit that the wrong after market exhaust could make them sound pretty bad however.
Either way they took a lot of punishment and seem to...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-06-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 37,933
Posted By BarneyBoy
Nice looking car IMO. Not enough tail...

Nice looking car IMO.

Not enough tail lights, however... :D
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 01-06-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,481
Posted By BarneyBoy
Nice. Looks like some sort of "250LM Targa"...

Nice.
Looks like some sort of "250LM Targa" :rolleyes:
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 11-20-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,548
Posted By BarneyBoy
Had a '93 vintage Pulsar with the SR20 motor -...

Had a '93 vintage Pulsar with the SR20 motor - surely has to be one of the sweetest motors ever produced - smooth, torquey, powerful, and went forever...

Stick it on a shelf with the Twin Cam 1600...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 11-20-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,311
Posted By BarneyBoy
LOL! - Lucas Prince Of Darkness strikes again! ...

LOL! - Lucas Prince Of Darkness strikes again!

My mate's Cooper S (fabulous little rig) used to put out its candles if you showed it a PICTURE of a rain cloud! :D

Used to LOVE driving it,...
Forum: Miscellaneous 11-13-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,233
Posted By BarneyBoy
Here's one with the Minimalist Style in full...

Here's one with the Minimalist Style in full swing.
It's a Mk1 Golf BTW.
Lord only knows where the master cylinder (and all its friends) went!
Pretty clean unit, however.:eek:
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 09-08-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,694
Posted By BarneyBoy
Well, anything's possible at BMW these days. ...

Well, anything's possible at BMW these days.

They're the masters of niche marketing, discovering products we never knew existed, let alone wanted.

Look at this stoopid model - a hardtop, 4X4,...
Forum: Matt's Hi-Res Hide-Out 09-05-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,694
Posted By BarneyBoy
Can't wait for the 9 seater convertible version...

Can't wait for the 9 seater convertible version :confused:

What a stupid POS...
Forum: General Automotive 08-28-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By BarneyBoy
Stunning achievements, really. Designed AND...

Stunning achievements, really.

Designed AND drove the Championship winning car...

...a few times, too!

I guess if he were English or French or American, we'd never hear the end of it.

He...
Forum: Classic cars 08-09-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,859
Posted By BarneyBoy
The car pictured was also referred to as a Dino...

The car pictured was also referred to as a Dino 246 GTB (Berlinetta) to distinguish it from the Targa-roofed GTS (Spyder) version.
Forum: Multimedia 06-17-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,909
Posted By BarneyBoy
Here's some footage if you're interested: ...

Here's some footage if you're interested:
Biertijd.com // Media Enzo Ferrari burns in Okanagan Falls, Canada (http://www.biertijd.com/mediaplayer/?itemid=14267)

It's like another kitten...
Forum: Car comparison 06-07-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,887
Posted By BarneyBoy
You're right there! How gay your car is...

You're right there!

How gay your car is seems to depend on a ton of factors.
Here's a survey from South Africa on gay vs straight cars:

Gay car votes
1. Peugeot 207
2. BMW 3 Series Coupe
3....
Forum: Website discussion 05-23-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,225
Posted By BarneyBoy
At first I thought it was a joke - ugly, stupid,...

At first I thought it was a joke - ugly, stupid, and a waste of space.

Then I thought about it some more...

Now I think I was being too easy on it... it's much worse than that.:D

Me? I'll...
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