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Old 02-08-2004, 14:53   #1 (permalink)
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Guess what I saw!

On Sunday after dropping my girlfriend back to her place I saw a GT40!!!!!! replica. WOOOT it looked like to one that is used as a complete car shot in PF mag in the how to build you own section.

I must say what a sextactular looking car. Is this vehicle at the motor show and the owner just taking it for a spin or was i just one lucky SOB for spotting this one.

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Old 02-08-2004, 15:18   #2 (permalink)
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there is a place that does the replicas of GT40's and Shelby Cobras too I think at Yatala. I always drive past it when I get a pie. It is amazing how good they look out on the road.
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The stance of the car was very impressive, it's a pitty he wasn't giving it a bit of stick hehehe.
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Old 02-08-2004, 16:32   #4 (permalink)
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shame they cost 60-80 grand to build. (i think, this is goinf from memory, and priced from 'roaring forties' kit cars)
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Ouchies but it would be worth it though dont you think.
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I saw one yesterday! First time in the flesh, it was yellow and black... flew past me around a corner..

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Old 02-08-2004, 18:47   #7 (permalink)
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yeah roaring forties sell kits and build them. Been to the shop and its impressive. A turn key one will cost approx 120k. rolling chassis around 30k?? anyway they are fantastic looking and sounding...
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Thats still cheaper than a new one I guess.
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And cheaper than an original - they make the new ones look cheap!
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I saw a dark blue one in Adelaide last week. Shocked and stunned. I'm glad I wasn't driving because I just couldn't help staring! I've never seen one up front before...
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