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Old 10-11-2008, 04:49 PM
astro is offline
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Why the romance for awful older British cars and mororcycles?

Over the years Ive seen several threads, including this recent one, about otherwise rational people mooning over restoring or acquiring some unreliable and crappy even when it was new British motorcycle or car.

The comments usually run along the line of "Boy howdy it was a serious piece of shit, but it looked so cool."

If it's unreliable and poorly engineered why keep bringing these things back to life to torment the living?


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