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Old 05-16-2012, 12:11 PM
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Anyone watch this? I'm an addict, and sometimes watch the same episode 2 or 3 times. (I don't know why, just kinda relaxes me, for some reason.)

Anyway, I've suggested an RX-7, as I'm sure many others already have, but I was wondering: do you think a rotary engined car is something Edd could manage? I'm asking because, with no pistons, cylinder heads, rocker arms, etc. and only a handful of moving parts I wonder if it's a job that could only be done by rotary specialists.
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I love that show. I am sure he could handle it.
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Have not seen that show, any links???????????
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Have not seen that show, any links???????????
It's on Wednesday night at 9 on Velocity (the former "Discovery HD"). Episodes are repeated frequently during the week, so check the Velocity schedule page.

Here's the official website:
http://www.discoveryuk.com/web/wheeler-dealers/

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Yeah I love that show as well.

My favorites, the Lotus, the Dino and the Alfa.
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Have not seen that show, any links???????????
The idea is that they look for a celebrated old car from the past (usually a sports car, sometimes a truck, muscle car - anything "interesting" to car nuts) that needs work, buy it cheap, fix it up and then sell it at a profit.
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Hmmmm, I'm going to have to check this show out.
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I got an MX3 they can have cheap
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I've watched that show for quite a while. I don't think Edd will have a problem. They don't crack open the engine on the show. They mainly do suspension repairs, body and cosmetic work. That's the same whether it's a rotary or not. A repair of a RX7 would give them a chance to fill some air time in attempting to explain the operation of the engine.
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It's on Wednesday night at 9 on Velocity (the former "Speed Channel").
hmm, I have both Velocity and Speed channel and they show different line-ups. I dont think one is replacing the other.
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hmm, I have both Velocity and Speed channel and they show different line-ups. I dont think one is replacing the other.
The Velocity Channel was originally Discovery HD Theater.
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I have been watching the show for sometime now and really enjoy it.
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The Velocity Channel was originally Discovery HD Theater.
Sorry, my bad. Fixed.
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Need to watch that show, thanks for the info.
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