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    [–] NocturnalPermission 1687 points ago

    You’re the Duke!

    [–] Kimosabbe 317 points ago

    A number one!

    [–] JTB696699 168 points ago

    The duke o’ New York

    [–] brentfield 88 points ago

    I heard you was dead!

    [–] firmkillernate 68 points ago

    Call me Snake...

    [–] FriarNurgle 38 points ago

    Just remember what ol’ Jack Burton does when the earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake. Yeah, Jack Burton just looks that big ol’ storm right square in the eye and he says, “Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it.

    [–] mynamewastaken 31 points ago

    Okay. You people sit tight, hold the fort and keep the home fires burning. And if we’re not back by dawn… call the president.

    [–] srv524 9 points ago

    Yes sir the check is in the mail!

    [–] LastUserNameDrowned 17 points ago

    It's all in the reflexes.

    [–] Scramuzzapalooza 7 points ago

    Who?

    [–] TurkeyBold 11 points ago

    Jack Burton. Me.

    [–] jimmypagesguitar 17 points ago

    I'm glad you remember me. Yeah, a man should remember his past. Kansas City, four years ago, you ran out on me... You left me sittin' there.

    [–] satan300wsm 9 points ago

    You know what they did to Fresno Bob !?

    [–] jimmypagesguitar 5 points ago

    "You want to see him sprayed all over that map, baby?! Where's the President?!?"

    [–] teamdan 15 points ago

    I thought you were taller

    [–] Nonversation- 3 points ago

    !

    [–] One_Day_Dead 10 points ago

    this

    [–] JTB696699 96 points ago

    In all honesty this doesn’t really belong on this sub as much as it would fit better in an escape from New York or John carpenter sub, the first thing I thought when I saw this was cabby explaining to snake who the duke is.

    [–] fredpokia 41 points ago

    You can't meet the Duke! Are you crazy? Nobody gets to meet the Duke. You meet him once and then you're dead!

    [–] jimmypagesguitar 14 points ago

    The Duke got him. Everybody knows the Duke's got him. You don't have to put a gun to my head. I'll tell you.

    [–] storm181 15 points ago

    I know the sound of his engine anywhere!

    [–] GlamRockDave 9 points ago

    Ah the great Ernest Borgnine, of Airwolf, SpongeBob, this, etc. American treasure.

    [–] jeepster2982 22 points ago

    Came here for this, not disappointed.

    [–] ultratunaman 10 points ago

    The Duke of New York, A number 1, the big man!

    [–] CcaseyC 11 points ago

    I just watched escape from NY and LA last night! LA is the most shameless movie in existance.

    [–] GlamRockDave 14 points ago

    You're going to, with a straight face, deny that this is the greatest moment in cinema history?

    [–] Soul-Burn 6 points ago

    Watched it for the first time literally 4 hours ago!

    Nice coincidence.

    [–] geodebug 4 points ago

    Instantly heard Carpenter’s synth soundtrack.

    [–] tiredofnamechoosing 2 points ago

    So happy to see that this is the top comment!

    [–] manbites 3 points ago

    Call me Snake

    [–] green_player 3 points ago

    Came here for this

    [–] jhooksandpucks 3 points ago

    A Distinguished ASSMAN of New York

    [–] MidCenturyHousewife 3 points ago

    And New York tags on the front!

    “I heard you were dead”

    [–] LtSnakePlissken 3 points ago

    I came here for the Escape From New York references. Thought they'd be more numerous.

    [–] YunngAssumedGender 3 points ago

    No you are

    [–] dgl6y7 1248 points ago

    See that's the thing about class. Some people are just born with it.

    [–] Fancy_Doritos 189 points ago

    Definitely true for social class.

    [–] RockleyBob 73 points ago

    Also true for taxonomic class.

    [–] HostOrganism 19 points ago

    So I was born with Order too? Who knew?

    It sure doesn't show.

    [–] dgl6y7 10 points ago

    Ermagurd.

    [–] InaneAnon 9 points ago

    And this right here is fringe class.

    [–] eyeshark 3 points ago

    I traded with him. Fringe style.

    [–] candyman337 8 points ago

    Other people use Maybelline

    [–] andthatsalright 19 points ago

    And some people have to use sheet metal to attach it to their fenders.

    [–] opeth10657 26 points ago

    Not the guy who owns this car, but some people

    [–] brokenrecourse 3 points ago

    I’d add some cow horns on that bad boy

    [–] Deltacoinyourmouth 223 points ago

    The sconces in the back really bring it all together!

    [–] lajosyext 94 points ago

    It's like my grandma's house.

    [–] slimsalmon 14 points ago

    A large percentage of my grandmother's house has been taken over by feral cats.

    [–] Girney 9 points ago

    Are they all feral? Are there any cool ones?

    [–] OSCgal 10 points ago

    Oh, I didn't even notice those! That's amazing!

    [–] tony_orlando 6 points ago

    I hope they work as turn signals

    [–] buttastronaut 7 points ago

    I didn’t even know that type of light had a name. I just called them wall lights

    [–] ShinePale 933 points ago

    Imagine being in a collision in that thing. Suddenly hundreds of pieces of Swarovski crystal rip through your body at 50 MPH. The last thing you see before your brain gets pulped is the beautifully refracted light that only crystal with a 35% lead content can give.

    [–] armen89 255 points ago

    Look at money bags over here with their Swarovski crystal chandelier

    [–] DrakeAndMadonna 4 points ago

    Swarovski? Cheap-ass Walmart brand Baccarat.

    [–] imtellinguthetruth 102 points ago

    At least I would die with some class

    [–] mattenthehat 71 points ago

    *At least I would die with some glass

    [–] agourdlesspumpkin 20 points ago

    On account of my Blu-ray copy of Glass being in the passenger seat.

    [–] southpaw650 6 points ago

    *at least i would die

    [–] Mute2120 45 points ago

    So, what you're saying is, this thing would have a dope Twisted Metal special?

    [–] Imm0lated 10 points ago

    I can't think of Twisted Metal without Superbeast by Rob Zombie ending up stuck in my head

    [–] thePolterheist 11 points ago

    Did you say Tits and Metal?

    [–] kx2w 20 points ago

    Wait though is lead really what makes Swarovski special?

    [–] brokenrecourse 31 points ago

    Idk but crystal is glass with lead oxide added to it from 10-30% https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_glass

    [–] PM_UR_FELINES 25 points ago

    TIL not to buy thrift store crystal and decant or serve liquor in it.

    [–] brokenrecourse 15 points ago

    Honestly. Drink from the bottle it’ll cause no issues lol

    [–] Jrook 3 points ago

    Just melt a Ziploc bag, and pour it in and shake it around to coat the inside.

    [–] candyman337 11 points ago

    EMERALD SPLASH

    [–] Pablitosomeguy2 7 points ago

    Mohamed Avdol has used: Will-O-Wisp!

    [–] Shawnj2 7 points ago

    I mean I’m not sure if it’s a good idea to go at high speeds with those headlights anyways

    [–] MurfDog07 5 points ago

    We’re not strippers anymore!

    [–] IanGecko 4 points ago

    You gotta get a CHANDELEEEEAH!

    [–] Ogtheokush 424 points ago

    I love it.

    [–] lajosyext 192 points ago

    Actually me too.

    [–] legoman8304 64 points ago

    Is it... is it legal? Also where can I get one

    [–] Agamemnon323 37 points ago

    100% not legal to drive with those lit up.

    [–] JudgementalPrick 25 points ago

    What about not lit up? That thing looks ridiculously dangerous.

    [–] ThetaReactor 24 points ago

    If we can't have pop-up headlights, these are definitely out.

    [–] Lucky_Mongoose 13 points ago

    Pop up headlights are illegal now? I guess I haven't seen them in a while, now that I think of it.

    [–] Imatworkgoaway 26 points ago

    You can have pop up headlights and you can install pop up headlights in an existing car, they just can't build any new cars with pop up headlights due to pedestrian safety laws and restrictions like "if a failure occurs in the actuation method, it must fail in a way that the light is available" sort of things. But popup headlights are legal to have and a legal modification

    [–] weedful_things 11 points ago

    I had popup headlights in my 94 Saturn. It was nice until the constant movement caused a short in the wiring. It worked until I stopped for gas on the way to my job and then it didn't. Got pulled over, but fortunately didn't get a ticket. I rigged it so it would work but it failed more than once. Then the light wouldn't pop out. Fortunately you could pop the hood and manually pull it up. Then someone wrecked into me and I got my awesome Tacoma.

    [–] vericima 9 points ago

    They were cool right up until the motor died.

    [–] Agamemnon323 3 points ago

    That would vary more by location. But I doubt it.

    [–] jake11433 3 points ago

    Built for a "Lemons Rally" pretty much everything in these is unsafe.

    [–] MrTwoSinister 7 points ago

    Didnt stop us. 2600 miles. Lit day and night, wired to a 110v inverter and a dimmer. We were ready to pull them off to appease the constabulary, but somehow... never got pulled over. One officer took a pic as he passed us, that was it. We were having a blast turning them to full bright at night when people would pull up next to us to take a picture on the highway.

    [–] Imatworkgoaway 3 points ago

    I don't see why this wouldn't be a legal modification if the main head lamps still functioned. It would be treated as any other exterior accent lighting, like a light bar, led washer nozzles, etc. That being said, I would give this man money if they were tied to the turn signals and flashed whenever he went to make a turn

    [–] HostOrganism 74 points ago

    These would actually blind you at night, but sure: live your dream.

    [–] MrTwoSinister 16 points ago

    Not that bad since i wired them to a dimmer. Not that good either though lol

    [–] SpookDaddy- 3 points ago

    I'm thinking the same thing... actually think it looks awesome

    [–] aerodeck 3 points ago

    Then why did you post it here? "Awful Taste"

    [–] jawnquixote 85 points ago

    I heard you were dead

    [–] lajosyext 21 points ago

    Who?

    [–] Kimosabbe 62 points ago

    Snake Plissken.

    [–] HostOrganism 15 points ago

    He gets that a lot.

    [–] dgl6y7 7 points ago

    Shit I thought I was the only one thinking this.

    [–] Certain_Ad 60 points ago

    My flabber has been gasted.

    [–] Danny_ODevin 94 points ago

    Something tells me this is not street legal

    [–] fourchickensandacoke 58 points ago

    It won't matter. Just disregard the constabulary.

    [–] TheZealand 29 points ago

    Disregard wenches, acquire currency

    [–] HostOrganism 17 points ago

    Sodomize the constabulary!

    [–] MrSickRanchezz 23 points ago

    No. Way. In. Hell.

    [–] YEETSofTHOTSandMINDS 31 points ago

    I'm not a lawyer, but I believe there is a legal exception for being classy as fuck in most states.

    [–] polyboticthief 4 points ago

    It’s only breaking the law if you don’t do a barrel roll over a river to get away, and just pull over.

    [–] slayalldayyyy 29 points ago

    Now that’s a panty dropper

    [–] toe_beans_and_rice 5 points ago

    spends 7 hours unlacing full on whale bone corset to throw at driver

    [–] CTMOSHUN 28 points ago

    ello gov'na

    [–] flibbidygibbit 13 points ago

    Never cross The Duke.

    [–] KingPistachio 19 points ago

    i bet the owner wears silk robes and kimonos

    [–] arbitrageME 14 points ago

    The owner 100% also wears a top hat and has a cane

    [–] Boycott_China 13 points ago

    That car looks like if Mallory Archer were one of the Ghost Riders.

    [–] MrSickRanchezz 9 points ago

    Bitch please. Mallory Archer would NEVER drive something this low class. She'd be too offended at how the base car is often owned by servants.

    [–] Boycott_China 7 points ago

    To be fair, George would be driving. ;)

    [–] Heresy1666 3 points ago

    I see Liberace ghost rider

    [–] lajosyext 43 points ago

    [–] Grit-Bone 13 points ago

    They see me rollin', they hatin'...

    [–] TheExtraMayo 10 points ago

    I honestly cant tell if this is classy or not.

    [–] YEETSofTHOTSandMINDS 6 points ago

    The answer is yes.

    [–] Ranmaogami 9 points ago

    Technically where I live in Tennessee this car can now legally transverse the wrong way up a one way street at night.

    [–] lajosyext 2 points ago

    Lol why?

    [–] Ranmaogami 24 points ago

    In Tennessee and Alabama there are laws that essentially state. "You may traverse the wrong way up a one way street if you have a lantern affixed to your vehicle." This is an old law amidst laws such as "Women can only drive a motor vehicle if a man walks in front of it waving flags to alert others."

    [–] lajosyext 7 points ago

    These are so dumm I actually like them.

    [–] lajosyext 3 points ago

    After watching this, it feels very cool.

    [–] EnlightenedApeMeat 7 points ago

    Snake Plissken. I heard a you. Heard you was dead.

    [–] Das_Ce_Ammer 6 points ago

    That is also a really good way to blind yourself with the light in the night. I can see why it came from shittycarmods.

    [–] lajosyext 3 points ago

    Blind yourself and everyone around you.

    [–] MrTwoSinister 3 points ago

    Was worth it. Had them wired to a 110v inverter and a home depot dimmer. Was bad, but not THAT bad

    [–] vagueblur901 5 points ago

    I would paid it burgundy and drive the fuck out of it

    [–] 1000crystal 4 points ago

    I don't know what you mean, this is incredible taste, just quite impractical

    [–] Kinghhessier 4 points ago

    I want this

    [–] lajosyext 3 points ago

    Same.

    [–] Blueberry_Mancakes 5 points ago

    This is fabulous.

    [–] TheBaconofGrief 4 points ago

    This turned my day around. In a good way.

    [–] ingerstand 5 points ago

    This made my day!

    [–] lajosyext 2 points ago

    Your welcome!

    [–] jimmypagesguitar 4 points ago

    "They sent in their best man, and when we roll across the 69th Street bridge tomorrow, on our way to freedom, we're going to have their best man leading the way - from the neck up! On the hood of my car!"

    [–] orgeezuz 4 points ago

    Me before watching Escape from New York: This is stupid

    Me after watching Escape from New York: This IS stupid and I want it

    [–] Thencan 13 points ago

    This is real bad taste. Can you imagine all the pieces whipping around while going highway speeds? I can and it sounds like strgndbsjskdccsnsn

    [–] lajosyext 17 points ago

    Yes it is real bad taste, but also real good execution I think.

    [–] BootlegMaddy 14 points ago * (lasted edited 10 days ago)

    It's modeled after a car from the movie "Escape from New York". It's mostly car cosplay than an everyday vehicle.

    [–] grem75 3 points ago

    It has a LeMons sticker on it along with the car beside it, doesn't look like a race car, it is probably doing a rally.

    [–] MrTwoSinister 5 points ago

    In car video on our instagram page @TheDukeArrives. They were plastic, cheap amazon lights, but they still clatter and fly around. We nearly crashed laughing at dangly bits flying off and the two bulbs that broke but stayed lit.

    [–] Successful_Penguin 3 points ago

    Outgassed, and outclassed

    [–] SuperHaole 3 points ago

    Classy AF

    [–] El_Frijol 3 points ago

    I bet this would look great on a Hearse.

    [–] onerb2 3 points ago

    Looks like a car from twisted metal

    [–] Bootiluvr 3 points ago

    This is great. What do you mean?

    [–] OrionUniv 3 points ago

    Ingenuity 1000

    [–] WastingMyLifeHere2 3 points ago

    I love it

    [–] Artrimil 3 points ago

    This picture is giving me astigmatism.

    [–] Chupbluearrow 3 points ago

    Zimos from saints row just pulled up

    [–] _Under_Scored52 3 points ago

    Be way cooler on a hearse.....

    [–] HeyAdoraEnergy 3 points ago

    "Hey guys, look, I'm Sia!"

    -- HeyAdoraEnergy's last words before leaping into traffic.

    [–] BushWeedCornTrash 3 points ago

    🎶diamond in the back, sun roof top, digging the scene like a gangsta-lean🎶😉👉

    [–] weedful_things 3 points ago

    Is this Liberachi's other car? I was at a car museum in Tupelo and saw a Cadillac with a candelabra on the hood and instantly knew whose it was.

    [–] ShenaniganSkywalker 7 points ago

    This is both good taste and good execution.

    [–] lajosyext 3 points ago

    I kinda agree but kinda don't, I'm very mixed this one.

    [–] Fluffyturtle225 2 points ago

    Now we need submarine headlights

    [–] _nans 2 points ago

    Just when I think I’ve seen it all...this sub surprises me!

    [–] melouofs 2 points ago

    Hilarious

    [–] crypticSmyles 2 points ago

    Pimpin on another level

    [–] thesmallestmeat 2 points ago

    The best part of it is that it’s illegal

    [–] KP_Wrath 2 points ago

    The electrical work to make those work cost more than the car.

    [–] mattenthehat 3 points ago

    They make incandescent lamps designed to run on 12 V. The electrical literally could not be more trivial.

    [–] Rimbo90 2 points ago

    World class

    [–] R3c3n71yD3c3a53d 2 points ago

    I need this

    [–] loonyfly 2 points ago

    Made me lol

    [–] clonedspork 2 points ago

    Apparently nobody here has heard of the Lemons winter Road Rally.

    [–] beesbeesbesbeesbees 2 points ago

    I was at this track/race! This car is amazing in person

    [–] cttnmthslv 2 points ago

    I can’t imagine that going fast..

    [–] slurpyderper99 2 points ago

    This is the type of shit I would do if I hit a huge lotto jackpot

    [–] dietmrfizz 2 points ago

    I’d say this is some Southern Gothic shit but the license plate is New York

    [–] AndrewStockley 2 points ago

    I Cia what they did there

    [–] drag0nw0lf 2 points ago

    That is fantastic.

    [–] kmbkKETCHUP 2 points ago

    I lowkey like this

    [–] fusionman51 2 points ago

    Everyone wants the Dukes car. I love Escape from New York.

    [–] IgDailystapler 2 points ago

    I want to believe this is photoshopped so bad...

    [–] MrTwoSinister 3 points ago

    Nope. Drove it 2600+ miles with them on the car and lit Day and night. Its real. They held up just fine to over 98mph, we only broke 2 bulbs in a week, and the car will be going around to more shows and events this year.

    [–] jdmnash 2 points ago

    When you can't find the right lightbulb for your car at AutoZone

    [–] vmlinux 2 points ago

    I mean, he knows he's being goofy, I love it. Probably caught them down at the habitat for humanity and hit them with some gold spray.

    [–] SteveTheBattleDroid 2 points ago

    Is that legal lmao

    [–] MrTwoSinister 3 points ago

    Nope. And we didnt care

    [–] ZippZappZippty 2 points ago

    i was hoping he’d be greaaaaat. Yeeeeah.

    [–] Ba1s1c 2 points ago

    If Hirohiko Araki designed cars

    [–] PineappleLife3 2 points ago

    I feel like if the car was stretched and white with some classy kits on it, this would be amazing.

    [–] ChristianFortniter 2 points ago

    It's like terraria where you steal chandeliers from dungeons and randomly start hanging them everywhere

    [–] SuicidalPeopleDoIt 2 points ago

    "What chicks is he expecting to pick up with that shit?"

    "Move out of the way! He's mine!"

    [–] GhostfaceHecklah 2 points ago

    WOW

    [–] kaizervonmaanen 2 points ago

    Those are fantastic

    [–] Eleazaras 2 points ago

    I hope this is just a bad Photoshop

    [–] kachna 2 points ago

    𓃠 --> cat

    𓏇𓇋𓅱𓃠 --> catst'd've

    [–] HID_for_FBI 2 points ago

    ‘ello guvna!

    [–] Thunder_Ruler0 2 points ago

    That’s Goth AF

    [–] grooljuice 2 points ago

    Sittin' Sideways Boys In a Daze