What was he thinking

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  1. timskemp

    timskemp Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Spinners.

    Why.

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  2. LTD

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    Yep, one of THOSE !!!
    Was his registration 7 WAT ?
     
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    Cos he toat he was in da getto innit :doh:
     
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    Probably calls it a 'Benz'.
     
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    Spinners arent all that bad though surely??

    i have seen expensive car with them, and sure, a bit OTT, but they did make the car stand out.. part of the blind approach is it not?
     
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    I am sure that I read somewhere that they are illegal; something to do with moving independently of the wheel.
    Little kiddies sticking their fingers in when they stop at junctions etc...

    Personally I don't like the look of them as I think they make the car look cheap; each to their own I guess.
    On a more serious note; as a motorcyclist I tend to look at a cars wheels if they are at a junction joining the road I am on. It gives an early indication if the car is about to pull out. Spinners can make it look like the car is moving which can be pretty scary. :eek:
     
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    Bahahahahahaha!!!
     
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    Darwin's 1st rule.

    Fine by me.
     
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    I don't like spinners on cars but then again I'm not sure I like these either. :D
















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  10. grufflybear

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    Isn't it actually quite acceptable to call it a "Benz" since that is the name of the engineer - as some people refer to a "Royce" because he was the mechanically minded part of that duo ?
     
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    It is the same as calling a BMW a Beemer. It sounds like the sort of thing someone with a gin and tonic and a Pringle pullover would say.
     
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    I was at a church in sarf lunden a couple of years ago when an announcement was made asking for the owner of the benz that's blocking the car park entrance to move it - it took someone to come over to me as the obvious visitor to ask me to move the car, I'd not associated my car with the word Benz before then.
     
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    No.
     
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    Wannabe gangsta rappers refer to it as a 'Benz' ... :rolleyes:

    Normal people call them 'Mercs' or just good plain old 'Mercedes'

    I have never , ever in my life heard a Rolls Royce called a 'Royce' , heard them called a 'Roller' or a 'Rolls' but never a 'Royce' ... thats just silly .... :D
     
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    Bunch of old farts
     
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    Nope never heard a Merc called that before -- is it a local term?
     
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    'Real' rappers call them Benz, as do most Amercians, its the Brits that call them Merc's
     
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    Mercurys, the Ford division placed above Ford & below Lincoln, are known as 'Mercs' in the USA.
     
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    You lot need an update on the lingo.

    Don't worry though, I am here to help.

    Benz = Mercedes Benz
    Rims = Alloys
    Rag = To drive very fast and put other drivers at risk
    Bimz, Beemer = BMW
    Dubs = Volkswagen or Alloys if you live in the US
    Ride or Whip = Car

    If you hear anything else let me know and I will translate
     
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    Fo' shizzle ! ;)
     

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