Disappearing car door?

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Disappearing car door?

Post by mhamilton » Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:45 pm

Check out this website. I think it is fake, but interesting none the less.
http://disappearing-car-door.com/
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Post by milehighXR » Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:12 pm

Yeah that'll work in 6 inches of snow :roll: That car is a Lincoln Mk VIII
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Post by MerlinMerkur » Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:53 pm

Hmm got an error on that link
"this IP cannot be used for browsing"

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Post by Colin » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:57 am

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Post by MerlinMerkur » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:03 am

whoa.
Alright so bottom line this thing..
How much lol.
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Post by Freejack » Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:38 am

That car was on ebay for sale some time ago.

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Post by MerlinMerkur » Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:47 am

Freejack wrote:That car was on ebay for sale some time ago.

Jake
Yeah I know, the article said the reserve was something above 25k, and it didnt sell.
I am wondering about the door mod itself.
I'd settle for upward swinging doors, like a DeLorean or Lambo though :P
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Post by MerkXRTurbo » Fri Dec 21, 2007 2:35 pm

I wonder how much weight this mechanism adds to the car. :?
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Post by MerlinMerkur » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:32 pm

lol...
You weight ninjas!!!

You know the XR is already 400+ lbs lighter than cars of comparable size!!

I would say all that CO2 crap and valvling, arms and spools of pull-strand etc etc.. at least 150lbs :lol:
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri Dec 21, 2007 3:37 pm

MerkXRTurbo wrote:I wonder how much weight this mechanism adds to the car. :?
From a practial standpoint, the trunk space it eats up would be more of a concern than the weight. It is a Lincoln, after all. :lol:

I can't imagine that thing got any serious consideration as something that could be put into commerical production. They probably just had some exces R&D money to spend that year.
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