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    No its not dying.

    Governments will make it different to what it is now, due to legislation which will stop certain aspects of changing your car.

    It will just adapt and change with what ever laws affect it. The only thing that will make it less popular is making a car too expensive to run, or seen as socially unacceptable and that is not going to happen any time soon.

    electric cars, greener cars, laws on wheels, suspension, engine conversions will all have an impact. This just means that manufactures will make more wilder cars (they are already selling mass produced modified looking cars) and people will still put there stamp on them with different colours, different interiors, ICE etc etc.

    Its not dying just changing slowly......Maybe in some cases for the good?

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    yeah good find, i enjoyed it! a good way to show the kind of culture that automotive passion brings, not just the boy racers!
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    Good film, as MatG says it's not dying, just changing. The scene is always adapting to new things, be it through choice or requirement. Remember a few years ago everyone had massive bodykits then it went all about the minimal euro look. The scene changes constantly, it's something that will never die. It's been going on for many, many years and will continue for many, many years to come. People will work with what they have and most will push the boundaries, even if the goverments do restrict what can be done, someone will always find a way around it.

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    Inspiring car culture vid

    Dunno what you'll make of this, but its a nice sunday video so why not lol

    its sad to say but the vid gave me goosebumps lol everything in it seems so true, when you lookback at the hodrod culture through the 50's 60's and how its developed, times have changed and i'm not sure they're going to get better.

    The vids probably a bit to serious for what it is, but some awesome editing to it and it tells a true story...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TQEN...layer_embedded
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    nice video, a lot of true words to it

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    for me its not changing, but then i dont follow culture and dont know many people who are into their cars so often drive alone, but this is MY culture:

    30 years ago my grandad would be thrashing his escort all trimmed out with the lights exhaust etc, accross the moors. he broke springs wheels the lot
    20 years ago my dad would be thrashing the e30 3 series accross the moors with loud exhaust and suspension etc. he broke wheels springs and the engine exploded
    and today i thrash my astra accross the moors with loud exhaust breaking springs and i have bent an alloy and cracked others

    the only thing that has changed is that a speed limit is now in place, rwd has been dropped for fwd and power has dropped from 150 to around 135 now to 100 i have airbags and they didnt... therefore its safer then ever!

    a far as i see it, im continuing what has gone before me and if i am burdened with children at any point in my life they will bloody continue my culture!!!


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    love it! +1

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    Yeah music made it seem very serious but most of the words seemed true, good find, interesting watch for a sunday
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    Reminds me so much of the Baz Luhrman song -'everybody wear sunscrean!'

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTJ7AzBIJoI

    I'd put money on that being the inspiration.
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