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#2400185 - 11/07/17 06:40 PM Okay, what do people think about this Dart?
AndyF Offline
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I'm not a big fan so I guess that means I'm getting old!

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#2400199 - 11/07/17 07:05 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Other than the hood colour and the scoop, it looks good to me.
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#2400201 - 11/07/17 07:05 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Not my style for aesthetics, though would look better to me with a simple flat black hood.

Looks like he put some thought into making it work, though.

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#2400207 - 11/07/17 07:15 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Hood kinda looks like a black and white Mod Top if you squint your eyes. I kinda like it.

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#2400243 - 11/07/17 08:46 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: wingman]
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Did anyone see the remains of his first Dart? eek

On this Dart, the only thing I don't like is placement of the exhaust outlets, right under the door? no

Big thumbs from me leaving it a '67 Dart. How many times have we seen cars where they swapped grills and tail lights over to the '68 or '69?

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#2400269 - 11/07/17 09:37 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Andy other than the color and engine choice not my taste as well.

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#2400279 - 11/07/17 10:07 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Love it! up
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#2400296 - 11/07/17 10:44 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Not as bad as I was expecting, given the warnings you included in your post.

Y'know.... His car n'stuff.
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#2400297 - 11/07/17 10:48 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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I like it, looks like a fun car to play with.

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#2400303 - 11/07/17 10:58 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: 65pacecar]
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Good lookin ride, a lot better custom than what most A body owners his age churn out, had the kid gone ricer with it, then there'd be room for disapproval...

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#2400308 - 11/07/17 11:11 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Looks fine to me. If you're going to take it that far engine wise might as well build the rest of the car to handle it and work properly.
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#2400319 - 11/07/17 11:30 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Most kids Jared's age, are NOT doing anything with a car any older
than 1999, or any car at all... let alone 1967....he obviously has had influence from his father (which is a good thing up). I give the kid a alot of credit for sticking with it, especially since his previous Dart was totaled.
We need more like him in this hobby, if it is to continue on into the
future. I like the car...he has done a nice job with it! twocents
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#2400329 - 11/07/17 11:45 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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What makes it a "tuner"? Because usually when I hear that term they refer to a 90's Japanese/Eupoean car? This looks more pro-stock. Otherwise, it's a little too busy for me, but still cool.
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#2400368 - 11/08/17 07:48 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: MuuMuu101]
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Looks to me it is a kid with a father that trained him well, and has plenty of money that most 22 year olds don't have. work Better than any ferrin junk, but still not my style. shruggy
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#2400524 - 11/08/17 12:19 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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other than the hood graphics, I like it a lot
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#2400612 - 11/08/17 03:07 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Sorry, not my style. 44 pictures but I couldn't make it past 5 or 6

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#2400921 - 11/09/17 08:48 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Doesn't look that bad, change the rims and tires and it would look better..
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#2401326 - 11/10/17 08:31 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: rocksmopar]
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Originally Posted By rocksmopar
Doesn't look that bad, change the rims and tires and it would look TONS better..

fixed it for ya. biggrin
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#2401456 - 11/10/17 01:44 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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I like it. It`s different. Same ole same ole is boring.

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#2401736 - 11/10/17 11:09 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: mopars4ever]
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The car is still a Dart.
I like it.
Nice to see a younger fella make something for himself.
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#2401747 - 11/11/17 12:06 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Other that the hood color,tires and dash broad I like up the stance is nice twocents

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#2401792 - 11/11/17 08:01 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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I think it looks good, like said above it is good to see some of the younger generation get involved with the old cars.
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#2401796 - 11/11/17 08:10 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: AndyF]
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Not a fan of the camo, but I am not a fan of pro-street cars in general. Remarkably impractical for any occasion where it needs to be driven past a 1/4 of a mile.


...though I found this quite confusing.


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#2401858 - 11/11/17 09:51 AM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: racerx]
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Originally Posted By racerx
Other that the hood color,tires and dash broad I like up the stance is nice twocents


Dash broad?

How would you see where you're going with a broad on your dash?

shruggy
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#2402205 - 11/11/17 07:27 PM Re: Okay, what do people think about this Dart? [Re: GoodysGotaCuda]
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Originally Posted By GoodysGotaCuda
Not a fan of the camo, but I am not a fan of pro-street cars in general. Remarkably impractical for any occasion where it needs to be driven past a 1/4 of a mile.


...though I found this quite confusing.
I'm not fond of the hood graphics, but I think it's a cool car. If you look at the full size picture you can see the Mickey Thompson lettering on the sidewalls. It appears to have been ground down, the "Toyo Tires" are add on lettering, even in the front. The only FAIL is the exhaust exiting under the doors panic and that is easily fixed. twocents
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