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Driving a VERY cool car!

Postby GarySheehan » Fri May 25, 2007 7:22 pm

I am pretty excited about this, so I figured I'd share. A friend of mine owns a vintage race car that he is racing at Infineon Raceway the first weekend of June. He will be doing some testing the week prior, and asked me to join him to do some driving/set-up work on the car in the morning, then coach him in the afternoon.

The car is a 1968 McLaren M6B
600hp Chevy small block
1700 lbs
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Here are some pics of the car...

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Marshall is going to be there as well taking some photos and hopefully putting his trick new bullet-cam video system on the car.

I'll keep you guys posted...

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Postby jcprov21 » Fri May 25, 2007 7:32 pm

cool cool... let us know how it goes
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Postby black94boost » Fri May 25, 2007 7:33 pm

I like those curves. :roll:
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Postby GarySheehan » Fri May 25, 2007 7:34 pm

black94boost wrote:I like those curves. :roll:

Why the "roll eyes"?

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Postby black94boost » Fri May 25, 2007 7:45 pm

I'm checking it out? Or maybe I wanna use different smileys for a change. I don't know, but when I think of old vintage cars, I think of cars that look boxy or no curves.
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Postby jomotopia » Fri May 25, 2007 7:48 pm

sweet. :D
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Postby GarySheehan » Fri May 25, 2007 7:49 pm

black94boost wrote:I'm checking it out? Or maybe I wanna use different smileys for a change. I don't know, but when I think of old vintage cars, I think of cars that look boxy or no curves.

Huh. The majority of the sixties era Can-Am race cars and sports cars were pretty curvy.

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Postby black94boost » Fri May 25, 2007 7:54 pm

Yea, but I keep thinking of the cars in the 20's and 30's. Don't know why :|
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Anyway, it's a hot little car. Looks like a mini F1 car to me 8)
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Postby zender05 » Fri May 25, 2007 8:16 pm

LoL mini F1 car...Oui...that made my day.

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Postby snikro » Fri May 25, 2007 8:18 pm

black94boost wrote:Yea, but I keep thinking of the cars in the 20's and 30's. Don't know why :|
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Anyway, it's a hot little car. Looks like a mini F1 car to me 8)


Yeah dude. The mclaren and this thing should DRAG
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Postby NonChalant » Fri May 25, 2007 9:58 pm

absolutely beautiful.

can't wait to see videos of this thing in ACTION!

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Postby black94boost » Fri May 25, 2007 10:31 pm

zender05 wrote:LoL mini F1 car...Oui...that made my day.


I wasn't refer to the black and white, the yellow one. :wink:
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Postby GarySheehan » Fri May 25, 2007 10:58 pm

black94boost wrote:
zender05 wrote:LoL mini F1 car...Oui...that made my day.


I wasn't refer to the black and white, the yellow one. :wink:

Right. I think your comment made Zender's day because it (the yellow one) doesn't look anything like an F1 car. Any F1 car. ;)

Here, see for yourself...(very cool links, by the way)

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Postby subzero » Fri May 25, 2007 11:07 pm

GarySheehan wrote:
black94boost wrote:
zender05 wrote:LoL mini F1 car...Oui...that made my day.


I wasn't refer to the black and white, the yellow one. :wink:

Right. I think your comment made Zender's day because it (the yellow one) doesn't look anything like an F1 car. Any F1 car. ;)


lol! aw why did you have to spoil the *potential* fun Gary? :wink:
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Postby Nychold » Fri May 25, 2007 11:32 pm

Wow. For me, 1700 lbs / 600 hp = a new change of shorts. It'd still be pretty amazing. Enjoy! :D
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