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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:10 pm 
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Is it me.. or do these look exactly like the seat recliners in my 356 A Porsche ??


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:55 pm 
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Sure looks like that seat has done plenty of reclining in it's time. :P

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:20 pm 
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Could I put it in this?

The auction is ending today, I'm fighting it....


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:20 am 
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I ran a Shadow 2 many years ago and I’m still having nightmares. My financial situation will never recover. I think the seat recliners are larger than Porsche ones and, unusually for R-R generic.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:53 am 
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Adam said: The auction is ending today, I'm fighting it....

Ok, Adam. There are others of us on the List that would LOVE to have this car!! Where did you see it advertised!? :)

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:57 am 
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Wayne Arny wrote:
Adam said: The auction is ending today, I'm fighting it....

Ok, Adam. There are others of us on the List that would LOVE to have this car!! Where did you see it advertised!? :)


It was on Bring a Trailer

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1979- ... er-shadow/

It sold for $11,000 it had a turbo and an 8 speed manual gearbox!

I closed my computer and put it in the bag so I wouldn't bid.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:17 am 
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The intercooler was sort of a tell for the turbo, but what's with the plumbing over both sides of the top?

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:40 am 
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It's a "CLASSIC?" And from my high school Latin (which taught me to go to the dictionary, which in this case is Google), the inscription on the pipe in the engine bay is, roughly, "Remember Death, Dude," or "Mortal deeds never deceive the gods, Dude!" Amazing! At least the back seat seems relatively untouched. And thank the gods, the seat belts are still installed!! :)

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:53 am 
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My brother summed it up, he said that thing would be a lot of fun, until something broke.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:40 pm 
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Ron LaDow wrote:
The intercooler was sort of a tell for the turbo, but what's with the plumbing over both sides of the top?


Probably has a rear mount radiator. That's all the rage with drifters now, much like the eternally mounted inter-cooler.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:09 pm 
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That's a long time.

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