Weekend Edition Last Call – Meet a Comet that the owner thinks is all that!

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This was posted to the Brown Car Appreciation Society’s Facebook Page recently, by none other than Grassroots Motorsports author, Nick Pon. Yes, it’s a 70’s Mercury Comet Coupe… Yes, it’s on Chrome Dubs… Yes, those stickers are what you think it is. So is this car all that?

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31 responses to “Weekend Edition Last Call – Meet a Comet that the owner thinks is all that!”

  1. Devin Avatar
    Devin

    I regularly see a green Comet lately. It's a color my mother dubbed "Puke Green."
    The point of that is this person missed a major opportunity to make a "Vomit Comet."

    1. deltaroyale Avatar
      deltaroyale

      you don't happen to live in Mississippi do you? I too have been recently seeing a green comet with startling regularity.

      1. Devin Avatar
        Devin

        Nope, I'm further north in Saskatchewan. It's weird that green Comets are suddenly starting to pop up.

        1. Stuckinsnow Avatar
          Stuckinsnow

          Here just north of Montréal we have a green Comet driven by an old lady. I don't expect it to become a 'vomit Comet' anytime soon. It's just one of these cars and owners that seem to drive out of a time machine.

  2. $kaycog Avatar
    $kaycog

    That really stinks. Poor Comet.

    1. Alcology Avatar
      Alcology

      Don't worry, it'll just wipe right off.

  3. mdharrell Avatar

    It clearly says "Da $ hit" which I take as a fair, albeit belated, warning.

  4. Van_Sarockin Avatar
    Van_Sarockin

    The Cleveland Steamer of motorcars.
    BTW< it seems we have a new Corvette amongst us.

    1. njhoon Avatar
      njhoon

      I just saw that. It looks like the off spring of a Camaro and a BRZ. I'm not sure what to make of it. From the side and above it looks great, from head on and straight on in the back not so much.

  5. Andy Avatar
    Andy

    Wow this must be even more rare than the Grabber edition.

  6. ptschett Avatar
    ptschett

    I halfway agree with the label… just needs to lose the 1st two letters, & change the 3rd from $ to S.

  7. I_Borgward Avatar
    I_Borgward

    Because a Comet with two wipers isn't good enough… though I suspect the third is intermittent.

    1. Jim Brennan Avatar
      Jim Brennan

      You know, it only took me a day and 1/2 to get that…

  8. BobWellington Avatar
    BobWellington

    You guys need to stop crapping on this thing. It has feelings, too.

    1. Devin Avatar
      Devin

      Well it's not very Charmin.

  9. racer139 Avatar
    racer139

    Why flush so much money on a turd.

  10. C³-Cool Cadillac Cat Avatar
    C³-Cool Cadillac Cat

    Talk about astronomical aspiration!

  11. BlackIce_GTS Avatar
    BlackIce_GTS

    Random thoughts:
    Because Toyota sold Cavaliers in Japan under their own badge (I forget what the long end of that stick was. The Vibe?) — of course these were made by GM in their own factories — there's a GM part number for Toyota badges (and I've certainly considered ordering some):
    <img src="http://www.themotorreport.com.au/content/image/5/7/5742_toy_gmbadge_01-4b77ac1a13782-mc:1013×739.jpg"&gt;
    (and check out that TRD bodykit. That's JDM tyte, yo!)
    Getting to the point, I believe Cygnets are assembled/modified at Gaydon, but I wonder if there's a Toyota part number for Aston Martin badges?

  12. Alff Avatar

    They see me unrollin', they hatin'

  13. Batshitbox Avatar

    Instead of cracking wise, I'll say this: The car is indeed a P.O.S. I never liked the Maverick, and I considered it a double insult when the Comet model got lumped in with it while Ford refused to call it a Falcon. So fuck you Ford for watering down your brands; I understand the Maverick was a necessary let down, but why did you have to throw the (Comet) baby out with the bath water?
    The joke in and of itself is a lame joke. Paint a shitbox shit colored and put pictures of shit on it and paint the word shit across the side. Go away.

    1. OA5599 Avatar
      OA5599

      [youtube KgVH2kDepqw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgVH2kDepqw youtube]

    2. Sjalabais Avatar
      Sjalabais

      Says "Bat<a>shitbox"? Or am I reading that wrong?
      Has one to hope that this guy is ironic, and not a genuine lover of the brown stuff. I'd have my doubts though that a member of the Great Ironic Movement of hipsters lingers behind this…

      1. Sjalabais Avatar
        Sjalabais

        Oops… < a > or < b > or whatever. Can't edit my post because I never got friendly with Intensedebate.

  14. joedunlap Avatar
    joedunlap

    I understand people that want to express themselves, but this kind of crap is totally unnecessary.

  15. POLAЯ Avatar
    POLAЯ

    Poopy Ka(r) Ka(r)!

  16. POLAЯ Avatar
    POLAЯ

    I've heard of its first generation, the Vomit Comet….
    <img src="http://images.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/10-1975-Mercury-Comet-Down-On-The-Junkyard-Pictures-courtesy-of-Phillip-Greden-550×412.jpg"&gt;
    …this one must have been the second, or number 2 for short.

  17. HTWHLS Avatar
    HTWHLS

    It's like a turd you ride in…

  18. P161911 Avatar

    The driver prefer's you pronounce his name SheThade.

  19. Mad_Hungarian Avatar
    Mad_Hungarian

    This is interesting. I never really thought about what kind of car you should own if you absolutely never, ever want to get laid again the rest of your natural life. Now I know.

  20. middlefinger Avatar
    middlefinger

    Instead of cracking wise, I'll say this: The car is indeed a P.O.S. I never liked the Maverick, and I considered it a double insult when the Comet model got lumped in with it while Ford refused to call it a Falcon. So fuck you Ford for watering down your brands; I understand the Maverick was a necessary let down, but why did you have to throw the (Comet) baby out with the bath water?
    The joke in and of itself is a lame joke. Paint a shitbox shit colored and put pictures of shit on it and paint the word shit across the side. Go away.
    And all of this from a fucktard with shit in his name!

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