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ArthurDent New Reader
6/21/09 8:38 p.m.

Its a '76 Pacer customized - I think it looks great. Aggressive and even exotic. Not my pictures so no more details sadly.

Volksroddin HalfDork
6/21/09 8:46 p.m.

Looks like a lor of work. If the tail was just a bit shorter.

fastEddie Dork
6/21/09 8:50 p.m.

Wow, it's a Pascher 944! I like it!

Now only if they had lightened it up and stuck a rotary under the hood like AMC originally planned.

Goldmember Reader
6/21/09 8:55 p.m.

I agree, the tail is a bit too long. I kinda dig it though.

It seems to be sitting all by its lonesome. . . strange. . .

MA2LA New Reader
6/21/09 9:12 p.m.

that is pretty wild drop a nice turbo 4.0 or a 401 and have alot of fun

mad_machine SuperDork
6/21/09 9:14 p.m.

more like a pascher 928...

And I would have liked it better without the whaletail

Luke Dork
6/21/09 9:46 p.m.

From the rear it also looks a bit like a Renault Alpine 610.

pete240z Dork
6/21/09 9:55 p.m.

can you imagine his friends thoughts on this?

"it is a bad idea to customize a pacer, what are you thinking?"

but it does not look too bad...

ThunderCougarFalconGoat New Reader
6/21/09 11:54 p.m.

<--- thats what that car reminds me of.

mad_machine wrote: And I would have liked it better without the whaletail

It needs that big tail because its the 'skorpion'. Some people should not be allowed to own cars.

PaulY Reader
6/22/09 1:29 a.m.

I actually think it's a really cool creation, but it's completely ruined with those bullet hole stickers that you can see in the second pic. Why, why why!!!

"Hey, i just completed a completely custom, one off pacer exoticar, it's missing something on it's fresh paint, something that gives the look of living a thug lift but not so thug lifey...I know! Bullet hole stickers! Classy"

On a related note, a friend of mine's brother had a really old and gold honda civic wagon from like the 70's and he called it gold thunder. It was a real better he enjoyed thrashing, he even put a sweet compressor powered air horn on the roof. Since all the punks around here were putting those stickers on their cars he decided to just shoot holes in his door. Much better affect.

DILYSI Dave SuperDork
6/22/09 9:07 a.m.

I think the windshield is a 2G Camaro, laid back a bit.

Tim Baxter
Tim Baxter Online Editor
6/22/09 9:11 a.m.

Luke, I agree... lot of Alpine there. That's not a bad thing. Shame about the whale-tail and bullet stickers. Cheese.

914Driver SuperDork
6/22/09 10:25 a.m.

Wow, some Saw-Zall magic there for sure!!!

Too bad about the bullet holes and tail. I see cars at the shows that are done and done well, but the owner still has this I-gotta-do-something-constructive mindset and tarts the thing up with tasteless stickers and gaudy nonsense.

I know when to stop, I just gotta get there first....

AngryCorvair Dork
6/22/09 5:43 p.m.

i've always seen 928 in the pacer's greenhouse. no, the pacer came first, so i guess i've always seen pacer in the 928. either way, minus the cheesy quarter window scoops and with a milder tail treatment, i'd rock it.

ditchdigger Reader
6/22/09 6:35 p.m.

I dunno. Just looks like an AMX roof on a pacer. Sort of an AMC products in a blender mixed with budweiser and bourbon. The stickers and wing are proof of the alcohol

Still Fugly

maroon92 SuperDork
6/22/09 6:42 p.m.

I think the whale tail finish it off....I love it.

agree about it needing a rotary though.

Tyler H
Tyler H Dork
6/22/09 9:12 p.m.

Lost soul...bent on revenge?

ckosacranoid HalfDork
6/23/09 5:08 p.m.

that really does look cool and makes the pacer look cool....i ave never liked the pacer myself..but this one rocks even with the boat tail....

Chris_V SuperDork
6/23/09 5:16 p.m.

It's cool, but I like these two a bit better:



Jensenman SuperDork
6/23/09 6:41 p.m.

Lose the tail, the side scoops and that weird triangular hood opening and that could definitely reside in my driveway.

mad_machine SuperDork
6/23/09 6:59 p.m.

looking at the stock pacers.. the rear scoops are probably there because the owner of that pacer could not get windows to fit

bamalama Reader
6/23/09 7:02 p.m.
Chris_V wrote:

I've never personally wanted to chop the top on a car until now. 2-3" lower and it'd be great.

Toyman01 Reader
6/23/09 7:14 p.m.
Jensenman wrote: Lose the tail, the side scoops and that weird triangular hood opening and that could definitely reside in my driveway.

It would definitely get the rotary then....

Edit: and a Miata suspension....

and big old FAT tires....

Dude you're running out of room....

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) MegaDork
9/28/22 7:03 a.m.

I do not know if I am more impressed by the original post, or that the pictures from a 13 year old thread are still working.

Piguin New Reader
9/28/22 7:55 a.m.

In reply to Pete. (l33t FS) :

True. So many threads have been effectively lost due to defunct picture hosts, but the little Pacer prevails...

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