The "Exception to the rule" Thread

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The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:54 pm

All of us have our own opinions and biases when it comes to car styling (and I think by now we all have a pretty good idea of what each others are as well :P). Every now and again a car pops up that, for whatever the reason may be, transcends these 'rules' that I've established. I encourage you to post these cars here.

Not the greatest example of what I'm babbling about but it reminded me to create this thread:
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Wacky coloured wheels can DIAF. Especially when coupled with other random bits and pieces forced to be the wheel colour in a pathetic attempt to make it 'flow'. However, I can't help but love this car and somehow I think it would lose some of its charm if the wheels were say silver.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:44 am

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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby wide_load » Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:59 am

not diggin it...
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:30 pm

I hate the bay but I have to admit I am in fact diggin' the rest.

EDIT: Oh god those red seats go nicely don't they :puke: ... pretend the first pic's not there.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby mushroom_curry » Mon Jul 05, 2010 10:35 pm

Makes me think of Andes chocolate mints:

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Hate mismatched coloured bays, but I want to eat that car. :shock:
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Dreamstate » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:08 am

That colour green reminds me of toothpaste
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:43 am

'Sup Raj :)

Much like everything I think mismatched bays have their place... I have an unhealthy love for mint green/ brown so as soon as I saw it I loved it... roof colour is garbage but he did say it was going. It also makes me happy he doesn't have mint centred wheels/mint script handles/mint x-hairs/mint stickers. Nice thing about the mint bay is it's gone by shutting the hood.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby tripwalking » Tue Jul 06, 2010 12:41 pm

rule: don't ever use garage door weatherstrip on your car.

exception: http://www.passatworld.com/forums/showt ... p?t=310665

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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:53 pm

Absolutely fucking love it. And you know how I feel about 'vette wheels.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Mandeep D » Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:11 pm

FT: LM's for vette wheels :0
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:00 pm

Dang
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Don't hate this Mini either... what's happening to me?!
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby mushroom_curry » Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:36 pm

You been shootin' up too much salad.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:18 pm

:lol:

Sounds like you get to finally explain to me what the fuck a 'salad shooter' is outside of a colloquialism for these wheels!
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:02 pm

Loving the stripe
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:19 am

More Corvette wheels :lol:

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I recKon the style of these suits a mkIII much better and there's absolutely nothing wrong with this. Bauce.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby Maraschino Larry » Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:06 pm

Yet more Corvette wheels lol, but not really the point. This thing on paper is such a mess, yet I found myself staring at the picture for too long trying to muster why I didn't hate it.
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Re: The "Exception to the rule" Thread

Postby mushroom_curry » Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:07 am

You can get away wih anythin when you do it cleanly eh.
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