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Ha! So awesome! :D

 

Several years ago, I spotted an A-team van driving around, which was awesome because my siblings and I had recently started watching The A-team. Unfortunately, because I was trying to figure out how to snap a picture of it with my brand-new phone, I bumped into the car in front of me. No damage to either car, most fortunately, due to my bumpers being rubber instead of metal. Taught me a valuable lesson....

 

Huzzah !

--OneBoot :D

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That's cool, and kudo's to the dad for doing that!

 

 

A friend of mine used to have a 1975 Ford Gran Torino that he painted to to match the one in Starsky and Hutch.

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There's one in Redwood City, CA that's made from an older van and actually looks a lot like the one in the cartoon.

 

There was another one in the same area, some years back, but different van and not as authentic. No idea if it was the same person.

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When I was in high school, I made it quite known that the Mystery Machine was my dream car and that when I was an adult, I was totally going to buy a van and paint it appropriately. I never did it. But a few years back, I used to see a Mystery Machine driving around the city and it always made me wonder if my high school friends (who I've long since been out of touch with) saw that van and assumed that it was me driving it around.

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There have been a few out here in MA as well.

 

Our local single A baseball team has a van painted to look like the mystery machine that they drive around the warning track and launch t-shirts and frisbees into the stands.

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