Greening Auto Sales Maverick Project

Discussion in 'Mavericks/Comets in the Movies and Other Media' started by CaptainComet, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. CaptainComet

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    That is an over-the-top build, and it is a Maverick. Who would have thought?
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    the front end doesn't do it for me... looks like something is missing.
    where is the exhaust?
     
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    Liking the rear tail light panel, certainly some innovative ideas. Good question on the exhaust I would like to see an under car pic to check out the suspension. Certainly looks like it could reach the 200 mph mark and feel halfway safe
     
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    ah yes, this car was at SEMA 2018, won Gran Turismo's car of the show award and will be featured in the game at some point
     
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    My my, someone built a supercar out of a Maverick. That is a very good sign. Awesome car too. All that insulation on the exhaust will force the heat downstream instead of cooking the engine compartment. And it is all stuffed under a flat hood!
     
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    Looks to me that the exhaust exits in the rectangular slots under the license plate.
    I really like the overall car design and execution.

    Personally, the only changes I would make are: Replace side mirrors, and paint the matte surface of all of the carbon fiber.
     
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    Not a fan of the mirrors either but at least they are not on the fenders
     
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    Why have a classic car to make it modern ??? I like the build but Mavericks are meant to stay classic. Just my opinion.
     
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    Whatever keeps a Classic Car from the Crusher is the priority; regardless of how you use or modify it is what really matters. Also, certain things done to modify them, makes them safer and more pleasurable to use on the street.
    Things can be done to them that are not obvious to accomplish this objective --- My Opinion!
     
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    This car featured is far away from my build style I picture for my car, but it is absolutely mind-blowing to see someone put one through what has to be a six figure $ build. Seems like a lot of skilled hands were at work on this one too. It shows what can be done.

    The downside of looking at this this car is that it makes my struggle with my own car seem even that much further out of reach. :D
     
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    Builds like this, and others, set the bar so high that what I am doing with mine seems like utter mediocrity. I have to focus on the process, the learning curve, the vast improvement from where it started, and that it has been fun. It puts a smile on my face when I can drive it.

    If I had 200K laying around that was for a toy car, I might need that twin turbo beast to get the same smile. I guess cars are a lot like life in that being happy with what you got is a blessing.
     
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    A lot of aspects I absolutely dislike but, it's still a Maverick and it has a Ford Engine.
     
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    Amen ... One of my keys to "winning in life"

    Life is rarely "fair". To be wise enough to look at your own blessings and appreciate them for what they are helps even that out.

    Dang ... this thread has morphed from "really cool car" to "philosophy" .... ;)
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    I don't compare my stuff to the unobtainium builds, I am striving for mediocre! I want to have a nice 20-30 footer when I'm done that I'm not afraid to drive and drive hard.
     
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