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Old 10th December 2008, 16:21   #6436
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when i talked to the owner of the car.he said that its a front spoiler...
That is what he would say wouldn't he. Or maybe it was sold to him like that cause he would not buy a bug whatever.
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Old 10th December 2008, 16:47   #6437
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The swift's weird allright but the countach
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Old 10th December 2008, 16:56   #6438
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The front bug deflector/spoiler looks nice to the car.
No way man. No way does it look nice. Rather, it looks like someone got his ends confused when fixing the spoiler.
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Old 10th December 2008, 17:09   #6439
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Is that countach psed. If not that guy needs to well.. hang himself.
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Is that countach psed. If not that guy needs to well.. hang himself.
Doesnt look like a PS job. Looks like its there to protect the headlamps I guess
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Old 10th December 2008, 18:08   #6441
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The Countach must be singing:

Can't say I don't want it
'Cause he really put it on me
In a way that I don't know
If I'm going or coming

(due apologies to Carlos Santana / Jennifer Lopez / Baby Bash)
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Old 10th December 2008, 23:32   #6442
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Should have asked this question in my post showing the Countach pic:
What purpose does that front spoiler on the Countach serve, if any?
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Old 11th December 2008, 01:30   #6443
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Here is a pic of a Countach with a front soiler.
That pic didn't make sense to me and neither did it look photoshopped. So i did a lot of google searching and came up with this answer. It seems that in the early days, texas (USA) had a particular law about car bumper heights... so the importer just did this mod as a bumper (rather than to provide downforce) to get the car registered in the continental united states. Another pic below with similar rods sticking out for attaching the spoiler.

Source: A horrible mistreated Countach LP400S - Page 3 - FerrariChat.com
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Old 11th December 2008, 10:00   #6444
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That pic didn't make sense to me and neither did it look photoshopped. So i did a lot of google searching and came up with this answer. It seems that in the early days, texas (USA) had a particular law about car bumper heights... so the importer just did this mod as a bumper (rather than to provide downforce) to get the car registered in the continental united states. Another pic below with similar rods sticking out for attaching the spoiler.

Source: A horrible mistreated Countach LP400S - Page 3 - FerrariChat.com
That also probably explains the wierd looking external rear view mirror on the red Lambo. I think external review mirror was compulsory in those days in the USA.
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Here is a pic of a Countach with a front soiler.
side light also is broken.
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Old 11th December 2008, 11:03   #6446
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Old 11th December 2008, 11:28   #6447
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@omishra - You cant really call that weird and wacky. It is just a "blow the occupant's ear drums mobile". Similar to our very own Evil JBL Twins.
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I think this is not the wacky.
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Id really love to own a car like this
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Old 11th December 2008, 11:43   #6450
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@OMISHRA - That could very well be a DEMO CAR. But if it ain't, then people coming up behind him better not take the trouble to honk
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