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    Max Power Live.......what a load fo crap!

    Me and Rob have been to Max Power Live today and have come away very disheartened by the whole modified car scene. The show was a lot bigger this year taking up 3 halls and an outside area (which had possible the worst cars on show I have EVER seen!!)

    Now I know that Car mags promote women and I dont mind it to a certain degree.....but that show is a disgrace, a lot of people there were there for women and the constant picture taking of them and not the cars was a real shame. We couldnt get close to a lot of the cars due to idiots taking pictures of some half naked dogs!

    We both felt very old and embarresed to be apart of it all, in terms of just owning a modified car, its the magazines like Max Power, Fast Car and Revs that are making a mockery of the scene not the owners of the cars that put sooo much time and effort into there cars. Loads of nice cars, but even they have been done SO OTT to try and stand out and certain ideas were simply terrible!

    I think it would be nice if the modified car scene to have a proper divide now as I dont want to be associated to that in any way. You can see why 90% of the VW people stay well clear of the mags, other than there own like Total Vauxhall in a way but I sence they could lose the plot as well and head in that direction....see this months issue, the cover car is a joke (and it used to be stunning a couple of years ago).

    Anyhow to round it off, I certainly wont show my car at that show and I most likely will never go again unless the tickets are free (this is the first time I have paid to go to this event...£30!!)

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    what did you truly expect from max power though mat.....


    i agree with what you've said though, and i'm only 20 so it's not just you getting old
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    you do expect it granted I have been to every one at the NEC but to be honest this year has gone way over board. They may as well have a lapdance/stripper weekend but then everyone would have to be over 18 though.....seems the porn industry have targeted and runied what was once a cool fun scene.

    As max power is the biggest seeling and most estabilished mag in the UK I think it should have some obligations, but then that wouldnt make them money would it :roll:
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    I'd started to wonder about some of the things stated above myself, and you're right Mat, the scene is leaning far too much towards crap OTT ideas and tarted up dogs, a shame really but I think Max power is to blame for alot of these so called "barry boys"
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    the whole scene is gay and embarrassing to say the least. I steer well clear of all the mags and definitely max poo live. the only reason to go is to take the piss

    annoys me when people put proper car enthusiasts in the same boat as those spotty sexual frustrated teen twats
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    Fast Car Full On at Ingliston had a lot of nice cars but i thought there was way too much naked women and all that tacky-ness that goes along with it. There was a dog of a model who was charging a tenner if you wanted her to go topless and have a photo done with her. Now there were kids going about and i'm not a prude, but what has that got to do with car modding??

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    Did you get a chance to have a spin with Matt Neal in the Team Dynamics Honda? That was pretty much the only reason I was going to go, but decided it was a long way away.

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    post some shite pictures then m8

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    Ye and some of the women..........


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    TBH i thought it was like this at MAX live three years ago

    and fastcar full on wasnt far behind
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