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Mar 25, 9:04am - #134719 
off the wall question...

For those that have seen 50 First Dates, what type of car is that Drew Barrymore is driving? I have a friend that wants one and I, for the life of me, cannot remember what it was! It looks like an old army jeep or something, possibly a VW.


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Mar 25, 9:06am - #134720 
It's an old VW jeep.


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Mar 25, 9:07am - #134721 
can you possibly give me a time frame for its release, or a model?


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Mar 25, 9:12am - #134722 
1970-1974 I think.


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Mar 25, 10:08am - #134723 
My dad use to call them a "Thing" I never knew their real name.. laughsilly


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Mar 25, 10:23am - #134724 
Originally Posted by Mizery_Machine
My dad use to call them a "Thing" I never knew their real name.. laughsilly


i thought that was the actual name, a VW "thing". rofl

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Mar 25, 10:28am - #134725 


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Mar 25, 7:11pm - #134726 
ok the old fart will kick in...yes it was called THE THING it was marketed as a vehicle you got dis-assemble and reassemble however you wanted to personalize it, kind of a hippy thing. You used to see them driving around with no doors or other body parts on them. They didn't last too long. grin

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Mar 25, 7:43pm - #134727 
Originally Posted by grcelica
ok the old fart will kick in...yes it was called THE THING it was marketed as a vehicle you got dis-assemble and reassemble however you wanted to personalize it, kind of a hippy thing. You used to see them driving around with no doors or other body parts on them. They didn't last too long. grin

lol, I remember my dad talking about those one day.
Also, isnt GM developing a new platform that is sorta like the thing? I believe I heard that it will let you greatly personalise the look of each car (swap in/out the quarter panels, body kits, etc) for a non outragious price.

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Mar 25, 8:11pm - #134728 
Wow what a great idea for GM to do. The first thing I would ditch is that FUGLY Avalanche looking front end they put on every vehicle except the vette. I used to be pure GM until I a) got screwed on a warranty issue, & b) they started getting their styling cues from a big ugly POS. (imo).

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Mar 25, 9:05pm - #134729 
Originally Posted by grcelica
Wow what a great idea for GM to do. The first thing I would ditch is that FUGLY Avalanche looking front end they put on every vehicle except the vette. I used to be pure GM until I a) got screwed on a warranty issue, & b) they started getting their styling cues from a big ugly POS. (imo).

I think the vette and the Escalade are the only GM vehicles I really like. The vette is so powerfull, plus its not a bad looking car.

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