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Strange Wheels from Germany

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Strange Wheels from Germany
Posted by Anonymous on Monday, January 26, 2004 11:46 PM
Here are some strange wheels from Germany that I took for real life reference. Hope you enjoy the link.

http://public.fotki.com/ursulescu/ursulescus_automovi/german_cars/
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  • From: SW Missouri
Posted by kustombuilder1 on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 7:03 AM
Yeah, I've seen both. The amphibious, I've seen in real life, and watched it launch and land both. It's kinda cool.

The Isetta was Steve Urkel's first car on the TV show Family Matters. His was white, I think.........
Darrin Setting a new standard for painfully slow builds.
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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 8:11 AM
Hi ! I just thought I'd add my 2 cents worth.......... The amphibious car is an "Amphicar", built in the late '60's - I made the mistake of driving one, once........... The Isetta was BMW's first attempt at an urban vehicle.
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  • From: Trondheim, Norway
Posted by Slabbedask on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 10:34 AM
Speaking of strange German cars, here's what the Messerschmitt aircraft factory made when demand for planes stopped.....
The model was part of a two-car kit, the other car being just the Isetta. (Planning to make a pick-up of that...) The kit is from Gunze Sangyo, and is quite good.
You're never too old to have a happy childhood...! http://public.fotki.com/slabbedask/
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Posted by raisin27 on Tuesday, January 27, 2004 3:09 PM
I once had a neighbor who owned a 56 Isetta.............the looks we got riding in that car? were incredible...........Raisin
http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v19/amazinraisin27/

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