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Thread: 400 mile drive today for absolutely no reason, these cars are meant to be driven!

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    400 mile drive today for absolutely no reason, these cars are meant to be driven!

    I couldn't focus at work today so I packed a quick lunch and jumped in the 70 and drove... No plan, no GPS, no map and no schedule. I did just over 400 miles and it reminded me why I love these early cars so much! I am always amazed that a car almost 50 years old has such an unreal performance envelope and brings more joy than ANY of the newer high HP Porsche's. I appreciate the new stuff but these cars are just magical!

    Stayed off the Interstate and did nothing but remote ribbons of twisty 2-lanes... Some photos:
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    Senior Member Haasman's Avatar
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    We all need to go for drives like this. Thanks for this.

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    Can’t wait to do this!

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    Nice shots! Car looks great!
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    Senior Member StephenAcworth's Avatar
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    Woo hoo! Cant wait for the snow to go...
    1966 911 Coupe - Slate Grey - 304598 - still in restoration!

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    When I die, I want to go peacefully like my Grandfather did, in his sleep -- not screaming, like the passengers in his car.

    What's the difference between heroin addiction & P-Car projects? Heroin use has it's limits.

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    wanted to do the sme this morning but the it started to rain ..........

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    Thanks for the second Pic in particular.. Carbon copy of my car when I get my sports bumper painted and the front bumperettes removed... now i know what it'd look like: perfect ! ;-)
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