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Old 02-21-2013, 10:26 AM   #9507
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Originally Posted by sam fisher View Post
Those are fia stripes , inspired by the 60,s era fIA cars

I think they were all cobras.
Good to know

Originally Posted by Kevastator View Post
Yeah.. Only about half of those cars belong on there.

That eclipse aint half bad

I like that red WRX too, although, the wing on it is a little bit failey

The pic of the lancers and the vette? None of those are fails

And I mean come on. that charger? Those were made to rock 20's
Truth on all statements.

Originally Posted by TheGlassMaker View Post
The corvette grandsport has those stripes not the ZR1. Not that matters either way.

Mopar has never that I know of used them on their cars, just as the logo for dodge.

They are known as FIA stripes.

Anyways, the stripes were first used back in '63 by carroll Shelby. He used them on his cobra race team car. So he could tell his car apart from the other cobra race team from the pits cause both cars were painted black. He put yellow stripes on the fender.

Quote from shelby website.
They were first used on a Cobra (CSX2128) at the 1963 Sebring FIA race. The stripes were painted on 2128 to distinguish it form the other team Cobras (all black painted body's) that were racing. The color chosen for the 2128 was yellow.

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Great info. Thanks.
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