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SELfor50

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"A few off's"
« on: 05 February 2008, 05:27 AM »
So.....  I've made it onto the SDMA Hillclimb Website

www.sdmahillclimb.com
Click on "Gallery" then Click on "A few off's"

Enjoy.....

Edit:  Let me add that the "Monaro vs Tyre Wall" actually ended up with scratches and damages to the car.
The Mercedes 450 SEL vs tyrewall and big muthaf*kn ditch ended up with nothing but reverse, drive, wheel alignment required.
No damage was done to Silver other than the wheel alignment.
"Man who come first, wins race." -Unknown

-= 1978 - 450 SEL [Euro] =-  Locked
-= 1976 - 450 SE 6.9 #2 =-  New Heart

deton8r

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #1 on: 05 February 2008, 07:19 AM »
I'm Pedderizing my Pontiac GTO with a full Track 1 kit in just a few weeks.   I was considering racing it but I'm having second thoughts after seeing that Monaro.  Too bad about that 450SEL too.  That's also cool that their still racing the old Ford Capri's out there, the red one on the home page banner is just like my very first car I owned.  I haven't seen one in years.
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Andrew280SEL

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #2 on: 05 February 2008, 12:23 PM »
Only the 116 could look so graceful while running off the track  ;)

Far better off than the Monaro at least though :)
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SELfor50

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #3 on: 05 February 2008, 03:33 PM »
Do it up with the GTO!!  The only reason that monaro got dinged was cause he assumed the monaro would handle the same on the track that it does on the street.
Also had no modified susp.

Reason I crashed, I was too busy trying to show off..... humble pie for me.


Word andrew!  ;)
"Man who come first, wins race." -Unknown

-= 1978 - 450 SEL [Euro] =-  Locked
-= 1976 - 450 SE 6.9 #2 =-  New Heart

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #4 on: 05 February 2008, 04:19 PM »
Great Photo.

I assume you have a plastic aerofoil over the sunroof opening - it would be too cool to drive around with the sunroof open.

Bill

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #5 on: 05 February 2008, 06:12 PM »
Bill's post count says 'leet'? ???

In internet slang that now means your an 'elite' poster ;)

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Have you tried driving around with the sun roof open Cam? I suppose you'd get bits of gravel and dust flying in though...  8)
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SELfor50

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #6 on: 09 February 2008, 11:16 PM »
No.... Keep the sunroof closed.  If I flip the car I'd like to stay inside.  :-\

The plastic wind guard has since been removed.
"Man who come first, wins race." -Unknown

-= 1978 - 450 SEL [Euro] =-  Locked
-= 1976 - 450 SE 6.9 #2 =-  New Heart

500eguy

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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #7 on: 10 February 2008, 05:51 AM »
well glad to hear you got the car up and running!  good to see the old beast holding up well:)
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Re: "A few off's"
« Reply #8 on: 25 February 2008, 10:52 PM »
in south africa the 116 was voted the most popular car by farmers as they drove better than anything else off the tarmac.
all i can say is dont feel bad with your going off, it looks good there.try and drive some more off road and see how well she handles.
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