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Street Rod Cleared For Take Off - Is it a car or plane?
Fox5 ^

Posted on 03/24/2013 4:15:09 AM PDT by virgil283

Man converts an old Cessna into a street legal automobile shown in this video...


(Excerpt) Read more at iowntheworld.com ...


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: car; plane
I'm amazed at what people think to do and that they are able to create....this was not an easy thing to do.
1 posted on 03/24/2013 4:15:09 AM PDT by virgil283
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To: virgil283

http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/21772151/vehicle-built-out-of-abandoned-cessna-aircraft-catching-many-eyes#axzz2OSFgx6iO


2 posted on 03/24/2013 4:16:41 AM PDT by virgil283 ( ... Mama said if'n you can't say someting good don't say nutting...)
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To: virgil283

I like the “play on words” for the name.


3 posted on 03/24/2013 4:19:52 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Professional Engineer; mylife; SAMWolf; humblegunner; Eaker

Ho boy lookie at this here thing :-)

Regards

alfa6 :>}


4 posted on 03/24/2013 4:25:56 AM PDT by alfa6
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To: virgil283

http://www.roadabletimes.com/roadables-integ_watr_halok.html

Bruce Hallock’s flying car. It actually flew.

Killed by lawyers, as was almost the entire private plane business.


5 posted on 03/24/2013 4:26:00 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: virgil283

As with most of our society, too much time and too much money.


6 posted on 03/24/2013 4:45:10 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: NTHockey
As with most of our society, too much time and too much money.

Sounds like this is out of a Communist Manifesto. Creativity and innovation is really a good thing.

7 posted on 03/24/2013 4:58:13 AM PDT by WesternPacific (Deafness has its Advantages)
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To: alfa6; mylife; SAMWolf; humblegunner; Eaker

Love the name.

Enough room to store a relic with fixed bayonet!


8 posted on 03/24/2013 5:04:06 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (No one expects the Sephardic Invitation!)
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To: virgil283
I ought to get a car like that, so you can't catch me.
9 posted on 03/24/2013 5:04:38 AM PDT by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: virgil283
Barry Weiss of Storage Wars drives some of these vehicles.
Here's one he was in on the show but some he doesn't own.


Barry Weiss driving the Blastolene Decko Liner on a recent
episode of Storage Wars

10 posted on 03/24/2013 5:28:20 AM PDT by deport
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To: Professional Engineer

The name refers to the racing series in which it is raced.

http://www.24hoursoflemons.com/


11 posted on 03/24/2013 6:14:07 AM PDT by Domalais
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To: virgil283

It looks better than a Pontiac Aztek!


12 posted on 03/24/2013 6:17:46 AM PDT by RedBallJet
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It looks better than a Pontiac Aztek!

LOL! What doesn't?!

13 posted on 03/24/2013 6:32:57 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: RedBallJet

My Aztek is not amused.

Probably the most least stolen SUV in America as well.


14 posted on 03/24/2013 6:42:04 AM PDT by Eye of Unk
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To: virgil283

Saw a TV show about an aircraft that may have been a DC3 that was converted into a boat down in Florida.

But I agree about this, a future Communist controlled America will NOT allow creativity or freedom of the masses, Obamas plan is to kill off the clunkers, make green tech a failure and to force the people into security monitored mass transit.


15 posted on 03/24/2013 6:52:25 AM PDT by Eye of Unk
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To: NTHockey

“As with most of our society, too much time and too much money.”

Hows that OWS thing workin’ out for ya?


16 posted on 03/24/2013 7:16:42 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: virgil283
Just an observation from an engineering point of view:

The narrow wheel base would make the vehicle unstable and frankly very dangerous at high speeds on the ground.

17 posted on 03/24/2013 7:41:17 AM PDT by OldCorps
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To: Eye of Unk

I was contracted in to the GM Tech Center ‘97-’00 and the first two programs I worked on were the Buick Rendevous and Pontiac Aztek (GMT-250/255). The work I did was strictly interiors-related and I felt like, “Wow, this thing is gonna rock...” but when it started getting closer to being a prototype I was seeing (wince) what it was going to look like on the outside.


18 posted on 03/24/2013 8:11:41 AM PDT by RedBallJet
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To: Kirkwood; WesternPacific

Left out the word “wasted”. Does that lessen the digs?


19 posted on 03/24/2013 8:13:10 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: RedBallJet

My wife drives the V6 2005 Aztek in Alaska, Pontiac does have some poor electrical issues but the engine is rock solid, the Aztek had some wheel bearing issues and the AWD sensors but has done quite well in Arctic conditions and snow.

Do I regret buying it? Not really since it was a whole lot less than the much smaller Subaru Legacy. It is massively roomy on the inside.


20 posted on 03/24/2013 8:17:20 AM PDT by Eye of Unk
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To: deport

Groovy bus,I dig the portholes.


21 posted on 03/24/2013 9:06:22 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
If you really want to spend a few minutes here is a video with Jay Leno and the owner going over in detail the Decoliner.

Jay Leno's Garage - Decoliner


22 posted on 03/24/2013 10:58:17 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport

Totally awesome! The Thing is like a Nuclear Guppy LOL


23 posted on 03/24/2013 11:16:31 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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