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Offline Greekman

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An utterly real Vehicle Survival Story
« on: November 07, 2012, 06:28:42 AM »
I have heard stoires of 2CVs running on pulped bananas instead of motor oil, and Land Rovers having the leaf suspension replaced with young palm trees but this far exceeds them all...

French Man Stranded in the Moroccan Desert Remodels His Own Car Into a Motorcycle

http://www.rushlane.com/emile-leray-does-an-iron-man-in-1993-converts-his-broken-car-into-a-motorcycle-in-the-middle-of-a-moroccan-desert-1235012.html

http://cheezburger.com/6393305088

BTW, the pickup version of the 2CV is about to be put in production again!
« Last Edit: November 07, 2012, 06:34:31 AM by GreekMan »

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Re: An utterly real Vehicle Survival Story
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2012, 08:31:32 AM »
That's pretty cool.  Reminds me of something you'd have seen in Road Warrior.

Good thing he remembered to attach the license plate!

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Re: An utterly real Vehicle Survival Story
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2012, 09:52:18 PM »
That's so totally badass! Why have I never heard of this before?

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Re: An utterly real Vehicle Survival Story
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2012, 10:16:57 PM »
Screenplay!!!!!  :excited:

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Re: An utterly real Vehicle Survival Story
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2012, 02:10:38 PM »
Uh. . .there seems to be some question as to whether this was an actual event.  Read down near the bottom.

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Re: An utterly real Vehicle Survival Story
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2012, 10:13:54 PM »
Uh. . .there seems to be some question as to whether this was an actual event.  Read down near the bottom.

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Meh ... "based on a true story" is a pretty elastic term now adays. ;)