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Ferrari people mover spotted!

Discussion in 'Australia' started by SiFi, Jan 31, 2006.

  1. SiFi

    SiFi Formula Junior

    Aug 13, 2005
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    Possibly now known as a Ferrari Carnivale on Portrush Road earlier this evening.

    It was a black debadged Kia Carnival, but now carrying a 30mm high yellow Ferrari shield badge on the rear tailgate, and another one in pride of place where the Kia badge used to be on the front. To add further insult it also had Prestige Formula number plate frames also with Ferrari logo. Rego number was XDW 308.

    Even as a non-Ferrari owner, I find it strange that people think that changing a badge makes it something else. Almost as if the owner may have an identity crisis too.......
     
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  3. Aircon

    Aircon Eight Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 23, 2003
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    or maybe he's just a HUGE ferrari fan.

    some people wear ferrari hats and shirts...yet they've never owned a ferrari. is that wrong too?

    there's a good chance no one actually thinks it's a ferrari....although Kias are pretty good cars
     
  4. AKA

    AKA F1 Rookie

    May 17, 2005
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    No, but it can be pathetic..

    Example, the guy I saw on the weekend wearing the hat, matching t-shirt and he even went as far to wear matching red shorts as well...

    Interesting look...

    ;)
     
  5. GERRA456gt

    GERRA456gt Formula 3

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    yer right,
    i wouldnt own 1 if you gave me 1 for 4 3!!!
     
  6. moretti

    moretti Four Time F1 World Champ
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    bull****, they are crap for the great unwashed, wouldn't even make a good bonfire :D
     
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  8. GERRA456gt

    GERRA456gt Formula 3

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    Aircon, your standards have come to a all time low!!
     
  9. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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  10. GERRA456gt

    GERRA456gt Formula 3

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  11. SiFi

    SiFi Formula Junior

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    No, but there is a big difference between being an enthusiast and trying to delude oneself :)
     
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  13. Looney

    Looney F1 Rookie

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    perhaps he's just pulling the p!$$ because he knows his car is a POS?
     
  14. FFOUR

    FFOUR F1 Veteran

    Sep 14, 2004
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    Perth, Australia
    I have the ultimate "Ferrari looking non-Ferrari" for all of you, just need to organise a time with the owner to take some pics.

    scud will be most impressed..... :p
     
  15. scud

    scud F1 World Champ

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    huh ???
     
  16. waz356

    waz356 F1 Rookie

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    ok, you've had 7 hours now, where are the pics? :)
     
  17. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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    you've put a pelican-poo stripe on your rex haven't you
     
  18. FFOUR

    FFOUR F1 Veteran

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    I was asleep for those 7hrs, I probably won't get pics until later in the week.....don't worry, theyll arrive. :)
     
  19. FFOUR

    FFOUR F1 Veteran

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    no, nothing to do with my car.
     
  20. SPEEDCORE

    SPEEDCORE Four Time F1 World Champ

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    Soo put a sticker on a window. Rebadging the car goes from fanboy to riceboy.

    The GTR badge is a favourite for ricers then comes the Ferrari badge.
     
  21. Aircon

    Aircon Eight Time F1 World Champ

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    excellent...i didn't know. i'm getting a GTR badge for my car. hmmm..might put one on the scooter as well
     
  22. SPEEDCORE

    SPEEDCORE Four Time F1 World Champ

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    It is a known fact in the ricer community that adding a GTR badge will gain a min 50kw ;) Ppl will be scared to run your scooter, you should hide the badge to make it a sleeper haha.
     
  23. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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    heh yeah the ricers dug their own grave. i see probly 10-15 GTR badged cars a day and i'm barely on the road for more than half an hour. years ago the first time i saw one i thought it was pretty cool, since then, not worth wasting calories moving my eyeballs.
     
  24. Jimbo49

    Jimbo49 Formula 3

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    Perhaps the funniest thing i saw was on a dvd with exotics, and it shoots to this guy with a ford mustang, with GTR badges on it. The guy comes up to him and goes, mustang gtr huh, special edition eh? its got a nice rotary engine huh? the guy goes yep, and it has pistons as well... LOL

    i really dont get whats with changing badges on cars to make out something that it isnt...
     
  25. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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    have a look at the people that own them and you'll get it
     
  26. PAP 348

    PAP 348 Moderator
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    :D
     
  27. SPEEDCORE

    SPEEDCORE Four Time F1 World Champ

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    haha yeah i got a copy somewhere, i wonder if google video has a copy save me finding it !!

    Here is a Laser/Escort GTR http://www.cartpushers.net/lar3.jpg

    edit: looks like it was from the gumball 3000 dvd.
     
  28. ashsimmonds

    ashsimmonds F1 World Champ

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