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my latest mod: no more knock ons!!

PostPost by: el-saturn » Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:03 pm

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PostPost by: Bud English » Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:08 am

I suppose that was inevitable at some point. Tacky, but inevitable. :roll:
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PostPost by: billwill » Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:31 am

Bit of an odd thing now, neither one nor 'tother.
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PostPost by: tcsoar » Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:50 pm

From the front looks more like an M100.

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PostPost by: KevJ+2 » Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:18 pm

"Finally we put on a badge in the color scheme of the lotus"
Mmm, looks like a genuine old Lotus badge to me!
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PostPost by: Fred Talmadge » Wed Dec 23, 2015 2:23 pm

I'll be the odd one (again) and say it's not bad.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:59 pm

You have to admit though, the MX-5 body shape does wear two-tone pretty well. I'm surprised that more owners haven't figured this out, at least over here in the states.

Edit: or put another way, its rounded shape combined with monochrome everything make it look like a big rolling jellybean rather than like a sporty roadster.
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