The General Lee vs the Bandit...

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kW7OBXsXck]GENERAL LEE VS THE BANDIT TRANS AM - BEST CAR CHASE EVER !!! - YouTube[/ame]

    Makes me feel 10 again... :thup:

    :)

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    I read that they wrecked so many of those cars that they became rare.

    As far as the story went, the car never took damage. In real life the stunts turned them all into scrap
     
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    You could see the General Lee Busted in Half on almost every jump...

    Then it cut to another angle and it was driving out untouched... :lol:

    We called Bullshit on that in Grade School.

    :)

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    You can see in several jumps they did that the body panels crimped and folded from the impact when the car landed. The editing was not well done.

    I think there were something like 30 Chargers used over the course of the show.
     
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    The biggest difference is in 2012 I'd love to have an old Bandit Firebird. I'd expect to be ostracized if I drove a General Lee around.
     
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    Trans Am is probably the faster car.
     
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    The Batmobile would kick both their asses. Just sayin'.
     
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    It's gonna be that kinda party?...

    The Delorean beats all... It travels through time. :thup:

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    :(

    So sad
     
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    No. That generation of TA was a lead sled. I'm not sure what engine was in the Bandit, but the Lee had the 440 and the Bandit would have needed some serious horsepower to push all that weight and have any chance of beating the Charger.
     

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