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Old 02-21-2013, 10:49 AM   #9501
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I think Jason needs to be taught what "doing it wrong means"...there are quite a few of the pictures he posted that do not qualify, as far as I'm concerned.
This. & he has posted at least one of those pics a few times already
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:53 AM   #9502
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I thought those were "Mopar" stripes? :confused:
The zr1 corvette has similar stripes
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Old 02-21-2013, 10:57 AM   #9503
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Hate to say it but those are stock from the dealer options for the vibe. My wife bought one and had those options.

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i was wondering that, it had that look like it could have been an option. Looked like everything matched well enough..Still, just looks like an after thought and doesnt do the car any favors imo...
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:15 AM   #9504
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I think Jason needs to be taught what "doing it wrong means"...there are quite a few of the pictures he posted that do not qualify, as far as I'm concerned.
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
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:19 AM   #9505
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The zr1 corvette has similar stripes
Those are fia stripes , inspired by the 60,s era fIA cars

I think they were all cobras.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:20 AM   #9506
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I thought those were "Mopar" stripes? :confused:






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The zr1 corvette has similar stripes
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.

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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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Old 02-21-2013, 11:26 AM   #9507
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Those are fia stripes , inspired by the 60,s era fIA cars

I think they were all cobras.
Good to know

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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.

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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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Old 02-21-2013, 11:28 AM   #9508
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I think Jason needs to be taught what "doing it wrong means"...there are quite a few of the pictures he posted that do not qualify, as far as I'm concerned.

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This. & he has posted at least one of those pics a few times already
All of them have wrong in them.


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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
Eclipse= roof scoop hood scoop from eBay.
Imprezza (no WRXs here in that body style)= ricer wing.
Vette= just plain wrong.
Charger= 22s
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The zr1 corvette has similar stripes
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I thought those were "Mopar" stripes? :confused:
Below is right, its not a race car and I highly doubt its ever been on or will be on a track. He may be part of a "race team" though.
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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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Old 02-21-2013, 11:48 AM   #9509
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Here are the cars that should not have been posted


Can't see the car, so can't really determine if the stripes are a fail


You have already posted this one, but yes it's a fail.


Autofails are about people making horrible aftermarket decisions to their cars. I do agree that it's a failure to drive this POS, it's just not the right kind of failure to post on the net and laugh at.


Same applies here, no failure in aftermarket mods.


Nothing wrong here!


Maybe headed in the wrong direction, but it's not a failure yet.


Nothing wrong here, just a different car culture.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:50 AM   #9510
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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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