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Old 09-16-11, 11:52 AM
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EXACTLY!


You know you're a car nut when you can tell what car it is at night, only by its headlights or taillights...
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Old 09-16-11, 12:01 PM
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For several reasons, the Crown Vic was a durable, practical car for cops and taxi-drivers, but I don't think it was a car that most of you would have wanted to own or drive every day, particularly in dense-traffic areas. It was heavy, ponderous, not particularly quick even with the higher-output-spec engines, bulky, difficult to park, and had power-steering that was absurdly light and devoid of road-feel. What's more, its front-engined/RWD layout, even with electronic traction-aids, had little grip on slippery roads, unless you put on tire-chains or studded-tires (where studs are allowed).
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Old 09-16-11, 01:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Vroomin350 View Post
thats crazy. long live the king. srtgs300 he actually got away? some poeple got *****.

get a charger already
Huge *****. Yes he got away from me
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Old 09-16-11, 08:59 PM
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Bro werre you heading north turnpike today around 6-7 , sworn I saw your car goin the opposite direction
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Old 09-16-11, 09:00 PM
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Yeah, the Impalas sucked.

I'm 5'9" and some of the newer Crown Vic seats are snug and tight in the cabin, but for the rear seat, I'm never back there so I don't care how tight it is!

The Chargers drive like they are on rails, but I still think they are cramped and they have the lower roof line with hurts 360 visibility.
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Originally Posted by SRTGS300 View Post
Huge *****. Yes he got away from me
i find that the crappiest looking 240s are the ones with the biggest turbos/most insane swaps under the hood

isn''t running from a traffic stop usually worth a WAY bigger penalty (criminal misdemeanor no?) than just getting the ticket and fighting that?
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Originally Posted by PureDrifter View Post
i find that the crappiest looking 240s are the ones with the biggest turbos/most insane swaps under the hood

isn''t running from a traffic stop usually worth a WAY bigger penalty (criminal misdemeanor no?) than just getting the ticket and fighting that?
Yes. True, but the 240 sounded like it had the stock KA in it with just exhaust.
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Old 09-17-11, 12:43 PM
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Crown Vic, you will be missed. End of an Era.....
 
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Old 09-17-11, 02:38 PM
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Not trying to be contrary here, but who cares if the crown vic is dead. I will just watch out for the chargers now I guess. Its not like the car was anything that enthusiasts even cared about. They were driven by cops and the elderly. Nobody other than a person in their 80's or a broke person who bought the car from an auction would even entertain the idea of driving one. Cops had no choice but at least they have the newer models to chase people with
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Old 09-17-11, 02:58 PM
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Chicago's fleet is being replaced with Tahoes out of all cars and theyre not even AWD. Yet we wonder why the city is broke....
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Chicago's fleet is being replaced with Tahoes out of all cars and theyre not even AWD. Yet we wonder why the city is broke....
There was an article in the Trib yesterday saying the city isn't going to use Tahoes anymore. Probably going with Chargers and Impalas. It sounded like the cops didn't like them that much for a variety of reasons.
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Did anyone read the part about how they left 5 cars on the line cause they ran out of parts no parts for a Crown Vic, would be like saying no parts for a Camry
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