go-faster stripe


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go-faster stripe

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(Automotive Engineering) informal a decorative line, intended to be suggestive of high speed, on the bodywork of a car
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Not forgetting, of course, the go-faster stripe on the bonnet, roof and boot, which is also an option, giving it that Herbie look.
TRAFFIC police were stunned when they spotted a car being driven with a custom go-faster stripe covering most of the passenger side windscreen.
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Gary Evans, a Thailand-based businessman, let his children choose the colours for the horse he owns with two friends and they opted for the same as his luxury motor: yellow with a black go-faster stripe down the middle.
With a go-faster stripe And exhausts like a dustbin You know the type It sounds like a car From Formula One Hunched over the wheel Is somebody's son No room for passengers Just two big speakers The boom of the woofer The screech of the tweeters Enough noise from the bass To raise the roof Could loosen the filling From a passer-by's tooth The silencer system Wouldn't look out of place On a re-entry shuttle Returning from space With his foot to the metal He tries harder and harder But to his consternation He couldn't pass a Lada.
And England's former skunk rocker, who dispensed with his go-faster stripe for last week's investiture at Buckingham Palace, insists his ever-changing coiffure is not an image thing, insisting: "I did it because I wanted to do it.
Manufacturer Nike have kept Arsenal's traditional red shirts with white sleeves but they have also added a white go-faster stripe.
Has anyone ever seen a go-faster stripe on a hearse?
Unveiling a new go-faster stripe in his barnet, Pietersen stood out for more reasons than his batting.
Even in heavy water in the early season, when most of us would be trying out the latest coneheads with go-faster stripes and all the trendy bells and whistles of the day, he'll persevere with the same fly - and catch more fish than anybody else.
Frame designers have tackled this trend with spectacles that sport clean lines and go-faster stripes.
When Jones was stopped in the car a week later the go-faster stripes had been removed and it had orange wheels replacing ones with distinctive red and black hubcaps.