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      12-28-2006 01:42 AM #1
      Here's what's up, the original Donk/Box/Bubble thread got all gummed up with bitching and whining. In this thread, we do three simple things:
      1) post pictures of donks, boxes, bubbles, or anything similar
      2) respond with previously-unseen pictures or short, concise statements of personal taste (i.e., "I like it" or "Too much for me")
      3) enjoy a fun, entertaining thread

      We DO NOT:
      1) bitch, whine, argue, accuse, point fingers, or engage in e-thuggery
      2) talk about race. This is a thread about CARS, not people.
      3) talk about how unsafe these things are. I'm more concerned about the Powerstroke trucks with soot-belching stacks and 40" boggers that can't see me thru their 5% tinted windshields.
      4) repost pictures. Come on y'all
      All that being said, let's get the ball rolling
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      12-28-2006 01:45 AM #2
      Quote, originally posted by Wellington P Funk »
      We DO NOT:
      1) bitch, whine, argue, accuse, point fingers, or engage in e-thuggery

      But that is the CL way of life!!
      coolwater

      Quote Originally Posted by Darryl Jenks
      lol an owner of a MK3 and then MKV has no right to speak in public.
      you drive an egg on wheels. eggman.

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      12-28-2006 01:49 AM #3
      few more because I'm bored.


      coolwater

      Quote Originally Posted by Darryl Jenks
      lol an owner of a MK3 and then MKV has no right to speak in public.
      you drive an egg on wheels. eggman.

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      12-28-2006 01:51 AM #4

      The paint jobs on these things are amazing...



      Modified by JustinCSVT at 12:53 AM 12-28-2006

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      12-28-2006 01:55 AM #5
      I didn't really like this style when they started hittin' the streets but they grew on me. I've got respect for anyone who has enough time, patience, and determination to make their vision come true.

    6. 12-28-2006 02:07 AM #6
      I think with some more tasteful looking wheels, these things would look worlds better.

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      12-28-2006 02:26 AM #7
      Quote, originally posted by lolitzbilly »
      I think with some more tasteful looking wheels, these things would look worlds better.

      Meh at the tasteful wheels...this isn't about tasteful.
      These are "blow ya brains out, blind you with my wheels, and get everyone's attention within a 5000ft. radius" type cars. That's what they are made for and that's why I like them.
      I drive a pretty undercover car but I'd love to make a change every once in a while to a box.

    8. 12-28-2006 02:31 AM #8
      Yeah, I agree with you there.
      I guess what I was saying was I wouldn't mind driving one with some nice wheels. It'd be like driving an SUV on 26's. Something I'd like to ride around town with.
      As is? I'd be a little embarassed by the purple wheels

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      12-28-2006 02:33 AM #9
      Quote, originally posted by lolitzbilly »
      As is? I'd be a little embarassed by the purple wheels

      Yea I would too...
      unless it's a Prince themed car.

    10. 12-28-2006 02:34 AM #10
      Why is it called "Donk/Box/Bubble". Not complaining, just honestly curious.

    11. 12-28-2006 02:41 AM #11
      Quote, originally posted by Corbic »
      Why is it called "Donk/Box/Bubble". Not complaining, just honestly curious.
      I believe it refers to the style of car. More explanation. http://www.cardomain.com/features/donks

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      12-28-2006 03:12 AM #12
      FELLAS! Let's get back to business here!


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    13. 12-28-2006 03:19 AM #13
      A Donk is a 71-76 chevy Impala or Caprice that sits on 22 to 26 inch rims.
      A Bubble is a late model, 90's Chevy caprice.
      A Box is a early to mid-eighties Chevrolet Caprice and Malibu.


      edit for picture


      Modified by Jolf666 at 8:21 AM 12-28-2006

    14. 12-28-2006 03:33 AM #14
      Quote, originally posted by JustinCSVT »
      Yea I would too...
      unless it's a Prince themed car.
      Game. Blouses.

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      12-28-2006 03:50 AM #15
      do bumper height laws come into play with these cars?
      trucks running 44s (or big mudin' tires) and lift kits usually have their bumpers raised at lest 12+ inches from the stock height...so does bumper height laws affect raised trucks the same as raised cars?
      some people get pulled over because their car is lowered...would someone driving these get pulled over because their bumper is too high.
      Since low riders have already been done...I guess it is time for "high" riders...If you have the money and it is what you like, sure, why not...
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      12-28-2006 03:54 AM #16
      anyone has the update on the convertable with the Phantom front end? that was a sick car.

    17. 12-28-2006 04:02 AM #17

      Those are 30 inches.

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      12-28-2006 04:13 AM #18
      Quote, originally posted by lolitzbilly &raquo;
      Game. Blouses.

      LMAO
      ...then he made us pancakes.

      OT:
      these things are starting to grow on me... the amount of work that goes into doing one completely is impressive... that convertible is insane!

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      12-28-2006 04:21 AM #19
      I see donks/boxes/bubbles all the time in vallejo and will have to take pics more often.
      Tell ya the truth, I'd love to put 26s on a slightly lifted pickup.
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      Modified by OoTLink at 1:26 AM 12-28-2006

    20. 12-28-2006 04:51 AM #20
      Quote, originally posted by dj_elite &raquo;
      LMAO
      ...then he made us pancakes.
      Would you like some grapes..............b*tches


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      12-28-2006 04:54 AM #21
      Quote, originally posted by dj_elite &raquo;
      LMAO
      ...then he made us pancakes.


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    22. 12-28-2006 05:15 AM #22
      I really dont get DONK...ugh whyyyy? whyyy do people do this? And we alll know who loves DONK the most....uuuuuggh These cars are totally unsafe and do they meet bumper laws in states? God forbid you get hit by one.
      Seriously just look at this!


      (Sorry I had to...everything you said not to do I did...lol) Im a tad buzzed gimme a break...
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      12-28-2006 08:35 AM #23
      I'm guessing that someone somewhere has had a vehicle-to-donk collision. Anyone aware of what happens next? I can imagine the officer writing the report finding numerous ride-height-related violations. ...which would trickle down to the owner's insurance.

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      12-28-2006 09:31 AM #24
      i don't know why, but they look so toy like to me. was very weird when i went to Atlanta last October and saw one in person for the first time!
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    25. 12-28-2006 10:10 AM #25
      I just moved down to florida from nyc a few months ago...and these things are all over the place. didn't know there was a name/term for them. 3/4 of the time the wheels probably cost more than the actual car. And i see of lot of them with badly banged out/rolled fenders. To each their own. [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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