Guy Builds His Own Lambo

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  2. Peter K.

    Peter K. F1 Rookie

    Jan 9, 2004
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    Guy's very talented. His time, his money, his house. However, this is old news.
  3. Sledge4.2

    Sledge4.2 F1 Rookie
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    still awesome 4 years on..
  4. ralfabco

    ralfabco Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Mar 1, 2002
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    Israel Beiteinu
    This should be posted in the general automotive section.
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  6. blown daytona

    blown daytona Formula 3

    Feb 6, 2008
    I am not a big kit car fan, but that car is beautiful......and the windows go all the way down too :)
  7. Andrew R.

    Andrew R. Formula Junior
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    #7 Andrew R., May 2, 2017
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    Yeah I agree... it's a kit car, but the guy deserves credit for the craftsmanship! He should get himself a job at a restoration shop and put the talent to use!

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  8. NürScud

    NürScud F1 Veteran

    Nov 3, 2012
    This must be the most repeatable article ever! However it's always a pleasure to read it!
  9. andrew911

    andrew911 F1 Rookie
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    Most surprising is that a local pastor purchased the car (for $67K in 2008!)

    Impressive build quality...
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  11. Daryl

    Daryl Formula 3

    Nov 10, 2003
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    I think the important aspect of this project is that it is NOT a kit car. Anyone can bolt or glue together a pre-manufactured kit of parts. This is a scratch built vehicle and, as you say, exhibits an enormous amount of skill and dedication.
  12. Andrew R.

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    Sorry, I used the wrong word... not a kit-car: A replica.
  13. eastwest7

    eastwest7 Karting

    Oct 1, 2014
    I'm impressed someone can work on a car for 17 years and keep the motivation. After a year I wanna know when does the work ends!
  14. BMW.SauberF1Team

    BMW.SauberF1Team F1 World Champ

    Dec 4, 2004
    The basement aspect of the story and build quality seems impressive, but I don't get using the Lamborghini badges let alone calling it a Lamborghini. If he bought a salvaged one and rebuilt 90% of it from scratch, that's one thing but none of this is Lamborghini.
  15. kmb58

    kmb58 Karting

    Jan 17, 2016
    Thank you! Kit car, scratch build.. what ever.. good work. So the guy used badges... so what. Still a good job.

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