A Horse With No Name

Dream car garage, Billy Idol, Eyes Without a Face edition.

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In this edition you will pick 5 cars born without a VIN.  Can be anything from a Sand rail powered by an air cooled VW motor to a top fuel dragster.   Most kit cars would qualify, as would most brass era cars from the early days of motoring.  You could pick something interesting like a vintage group B rally car, or a modern NASCAR stock car. Home built specials, engineering prototypes, factory concept cars, the sky is the limit. 

MSO from kit car maker is not considered a VIN in this thread.

Eyes without a face.....cars without a VIN....what 5 cars will you pick?

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Factory 5 type 65 coupe, car #1.

1965 Shelby FFR Type 65 Daytona Coupe

http://www.factoryfive.com/kits/type-65-coupe/

Car #2, Caterham Lotus 7.

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Frisky Dingo    611
1 hour ago, A Horse With No Name said:

In this edition you will pick 5 cars born without a VIN.  Can be anything from a Sand rail powered by an air cooled VW motor to a top fuel dragster.   Most kit cars would qualify, as would most brass era cars from the early days of motoring.  You could pick something interesting like a vintage group B rally car, or a modern NASCAR stock car. Home built specials, engineering prototypes, factory concept cars, the sky is the limit. 

MSO from kit car maker is not considered a VIN in this thread.

Eyes without a face.....cars without a VIN....what 5 cars will you pick?

 

  • Factory 5 type 65 coupe, car #1.

 

http://www.factoryfive.com/kits/type-65-coupe/

Car #2, Caterham Lotus 7.

 

Dude, I was SO going to do one of these!!

 

Well, I was going to split them up, lol. But I was eventually going to do a race car one, a concept car one, and kit car/custom builder one. Having only 5 to pick from all of these is like impossible. I feel like I'm going to have an aneurysm trying to figure this one out.

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11 minutes ago, Frisky Dingo said:

 

Dude, I was SO going to do one of these!!

 

Well, I was going to split them up, lol. But I was eventually going to do a race car one, a concept car one, and kit car/custom builder one. Having only 5 to pick from all of these is like impossible. I feel like I'm going to have an aneurysm trying to figure this one out.

Was trying to make it challenging, i guess I succeeded!

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Frisky Dingo    611

I'm doing multiple lists, sorry.

 

Racecar list-

McLaren MP4/6- Maybe the most iconic F1 car of all-time.

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Audi R8 R- The most dominant modern prototype built. Proably the prettiest, too.

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McLaren F1 GTR Long Tail- The car that gave way to the great GT1 cars of the late 90's. Textbook loophole using. Plus, Gulf livery.

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1987 Porsche 962C- Won Le Mans my birth year, the most dominant endurance racer ever built.

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Porsche 917K- The rise of a giant; motorsports would never be the same.

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Ohhh don't be sorry at all. Fond memories of 962 from vintage races at Mid Ohio, R8 R is gorgeous indeed.  Keep them coming.

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balthazar    1,876

Would love the '42 GM 'Super Pontoon Special' for a daily driver :

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'38 Studebaker COE delivery for a truck :

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'69 AMC AMX/2 for a sports car :

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'63 Pontiac Tempest SD421 for a race car, finished the below race EIGHT laps over the ferrari GTO :

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'49 GM Corsair for a family hauler :

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balthazar    1,876

That SD421 was a stone cold killer on the track.

Mercedes bought it, shipped it to Germany and tore it down.
Some have said it was instrumental in the MB 6.9L V8 (417 CI), tho that was far far short of the power output the 421 had.

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1 hour ago, Frisky Dingo said:

Damn, was gonna use the Nomad in another list of mine.

Well then use it.  How many Ford Raptors and other popular modern stuff do we have in the other threads?

I think the real value in threads like this is in seeing what other people actually have on their minds. We both approached this one with a different philosophy.  I wanted cars that I could actually drive and make me a better competition driver.

Well...other than the Thomas Flyer.

You wanted historically and culturally significant race cars. Both of our approaches are correct.

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