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nice post NURB.
My favorite MB of all time has to be the 190E Evo II...
But the W124 is the best of all time (MB)
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My first car- 1976 TS Gemini (mine was the same colour, but had a big "Sports" sticker along the side, lowered, mags and extractors):
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Holden (Isuzu) Gemini
It drove as good as it looks.
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Threadjack on:

To come back to that gold color:
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http://bringatrailer.com/2011/04/22/1973-bmw-2002tii/

I just had to post it, even if it is not in my neighboorhood.

Threadjack off.

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Ha! fully chromed Maybach...spotted right outside my work in central london
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Saw this yesterday on the ride home, it's a mint porsche but I'm not sure which one. Anyone care to have a guess?
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whoa, chrome Maybach.

BLING.
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whoa, chrome Maybach.
I was going to say, " Nyeah... it's just a super clayed paint job..."

But it is a chrome Maybach. With "euro" plates... or whatever yellow is (middle eastern?)

How the hell do you chrome plate a complete body shell? Can you imagine the prep work? The bolt on bits are easy enough to get into a tank, but the WHOLE uni-body?!?

I'm not sure BLING is even the right word.. .. .

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Lmo wrote:How the hell do you chrome plate a complete body shell?
It's actually paint. Watched an episode of Inside West Coast Customs the other day when the did the chrome R8 for Tron. Very cool process, and it looks like a ton of work. You've got like 60 seconds to do the entire part or something crazy.

Here's the company that make the paint.
http://www.sprayonchrome.com/index2.html
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It's actually paint.
And so it is.. .

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On a slightly different note:
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(Not my photo, I only have very grainy iphone images)

This is "Bumper Bike Man", he lives in my neighborhood and rides on the road with a giant car bumper attached to his bike. From what I've observed, he usually swaps out a new bumper every couple of months.

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This Maybach is known to be the property of him:
http://www.theopaphitis.com/theo-biography.html#c1

The inventor of the "red letter days". Now talk about successful
self marketing. I'd bet that paint job was deducted from his tax
as business expense. In fact I'd love to know...

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The number plate actually reads "RYM4N"...For those of you in the know, Theo Paphitis is the Chairman of a stationary chain store called Rymans. Weird numberplate to have though.
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I'm most impressed with bumper bike man.
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a friend of mine brought back a ton of pics from cars like that maybach from dubai,with shiny paint jobs. gold, silver whatever as long as it reflects like hell :)
i thought it is forbidden to have that kind of color on your car in western europe countries(pretty sure about some) but i guess you just have to pay the right guy!
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Weird numberplate to have though.
RYMAN was probably already taken, and he couldn't buy it!


4 is reasonably close to A, with a little imagination.
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