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Old 05-28-2009, 05:12 PM   #1
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God there are some fantastic engineers on this planet.

I don't think you could have more fun without just attaching turn signals to an F1 (or Indy) car.

Eddie Cheever’s Street-legal 2000 Dallara Indy Car : Product Reviews Net
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Ya gads! Further detail (and pictures and video) of the Indy car: eBay: Eddie Cheever’s 1999 Indy Car For Sale And Street Legal? - Carscoop
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Whos in to rob some banks and buy a couple of these?

A search of street legal indy car returned some results

Ex-Eddie Cheever 1999 Dallara Indy Car Street legal.
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Whos in to rob some banks and buy a couple of these?
I'm in...we've got pretty damn decent getaway cars.
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I'm in...we've got pretty damn decent getaway cars.
Most of them are two seaters, we'll need a couple of them.
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Most of them are two seaters, we'll need a couple of them.
We can make an "Italian Job" style scene out of it.
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A search of street legal indy car returned some results

Ex-Eddie Cheever 1999 Dallara Indy Car Street legal.
All it takes is one supra.
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Yeah one supra that will undoubtly cost twice the amount to build as one v8 atom would cost...not to mention still be a land whale LOL
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My old neighbor built himself a tube frame CanAM style car back in the late 70's. He rebuilds Corvair parts for a living out of his home. Has a pretty nice home shop. He used a turbo Corvair motor and tranny and used aluminum sheet for the body. Car weighed maybe 13-1400 lbs with 250hp. Nice locost with real downforce and great power to weight ratio for the day. He's only put a few hundred miles on it in 30 years.
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A search of street legal indy car returned some results

Ex-Eddie Cheever 1999 Dallara Indy Car Street legal.
Worst. Video. Ever.

That Atom is sweet though, how much hp with the non-supercharged V8 in the US? I'm sure it'll still be crazy, but that sucks that we don't get the supercharger. The wings make that thing look very aggressive, I love it.
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I dont think a F1 car would be fun on the streets at all. I dont except they make much downforce at 55. Wouldnt be suprize if you had to crawl through turns to keep it from sliding. After a few insane burnouts, you'd be poor from buying new tires.
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Yeah one supra that will undoubtly cost twice the amount to build as one v8 atom would cost...not to mention still be a land whale LOL
Probably not, but whatever.
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i dont think a f1 car would be fun on the streets at all. I dont except they make much downforce at 55. Wouldnt be suprize if you had to crawl through turns to keep it from sliding. After a few insane burnouts, you'd be poor from buying new tires.

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You sir, are full of fails.

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yeah i know. its a sad life i live :(
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