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Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Well-Known Member

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    exhibit A:
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    exhibit B: (lol)
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  2. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Yah, they were called altezza lights too. They were going crazy. And APC, I remember selling stickers/decals of it at PepBoys and would everyone would put it on top of their windshield like its the coolest shit ever. Thank god that phase is finally gone.
     
  3. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Well-Known Member

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    yes, that was a terrible period in car tuning - but before jet kept it real with knit sweaters, he kept it real with cars, and we all survived.
     
  4. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Well-Known Member

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    nissan still uses altezzas in their altimas :puke:

    i want to smash them in whenever i see them
     
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  5. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Well-Known Member

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    I prefer well-done Altezzas to tinted tails, lol.
     
  6. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Well-Known Member

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    well-done altezzas does not compute. i'd rather see tinted tails than altezzas.
     
  7. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Damn, they're still doing that? I know they got rid of it in the coupe, the sedans still have it? Its up for an update anyways, I think they'll be introducing a new one at the NY AutoShow next month.
     
  8. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Well-Known Member

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    yup.

    here's the 2012 altima sedan

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  9. Find Finn

    Find Finn Well-Known Member

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    Porsche offers them as an option on the 911 and I've seen a couple BMW f10 with them as well, so damn ugly.
     
  10. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Do they? The 991s taillight is so slim and small, how can you even make them have altezzas? Any pics?
     
  11. Find Finn

    Find Finn Well-Known Member

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    It's on the option list on porsche's website if you go in to configurator.

    It looks like this
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  12. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Those look like the 997 though and it really isn't altezza to me. Altezza has to be clear tails with chrome and round orange lights, like from the car that started it and where the fad was named after, the Toyota Altezza/Lexus IS300 and probably the only car to do it right.
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  13. Find Finn

    Find Finn Well-Known Member

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    We actually still have cars like that and they still win trophies.

    You should see some of the cars, that still win trophies, it's so damn ridiculous.

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  14. whiteslashasian

    whiteslashasian Well-Known Member

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    It's a different car culture niche. You won't see a 1955 Porsche Spyder at those shows, but at others would be pulling trophies.

    Still is sad though...
     
  15. Find Finn

    Find Finn Well-Known Member

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    I know where it came from and in my book all white/clear tail lights go in to that category, as they all look like shit
     
  16. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Nah, it has to be clear with round orange light to be tacky and ricer. White taillights are fine on some cars while clear tails always looks crap. Love the white tails on Astons.
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  17. Find Finn

    Find Finn Well-Known Member

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    You don't find the lights on the black f10 tacky and everything looks good on an aston. ;)
     
  18. RFX45

    RFX45 Well-Known Member

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    Well I'm not defending the F10, never really liked the 5-series much either and I can actually see the orange light housing inside, the Porsche doesn't even have the orange tint from the bulbs so I'm cool with the Porsches.
     
  19. A Y

    A Y Well-Known Member

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    Anyone remember the E46 hatchback?

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    Yeah, those lights are stock. :uhoh:
     
  20. GreenFrog

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    omfg.

    I've never seen that before. I'm glad i haven't.
     

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