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My new Clown Car

Discussion in 'The Business of Clowning' started by Viv, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Viv

    Viv New Member

    Here is my latest mode of clown transportation. It is a 1992 Geo Metro Micro Van Conversion, that was a factory built conversion. I am a car guy/clown and have never seen another one like it. I plan to put my logo on the side. This thing look smaller in person, but has a lot of room in the back. It used to be a flower shop delivery van.

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  2. Finney

    Finney New Member

    Congratulations Viv! How many clowns can you fit in that thing?
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  3. saphireSue

    saphireSue True Blue

    cool, love to see the pics when you get it done the way you want.
  4. Viv

    Viv New Member


    Still removing old decals, getting it ready for paint.
  5. Jodie

    Jodie New Member

    You are one lucky clown ! :cool:
  6. Fitzwilly

    Fitzwilly COAI Secretary

    A factory conversion? Is that another way of saying it was a prototype that never got off the ground?

    What is that powered with, a 1.8L 3 cylinder? I vaguely remember that the Geos had a fan club, and that the cars had the makings for being fuel efficient, but the tech at the time didn't make it easy.
  7. Pookie

    Pookie Well-Known Member

    So, is it hard to drive when it's sideways???
  8. Viv

    Viv New Member

    It actually has a 1.0 liter 3 cylinder engine. It started life as a Geo Metro and was converted into a delivery truck by a company called Micro Van Conversions.
  9. Fitzwilly

    Fitzwilly COAI Secretary

    A 1.0L? Wow! I look forward to seeing more pictures as it progresses.
  10. scottgrimaldi

    scottgrimaldi New Member

    Nice looking van, kinda like the old Morris mail vans.
  11. Pickles

    Pickles Czarina / Administrator

    Sweet. When do you anticipate having it converted into a clown mobile? Be sure to post "after" pics!
  12. tim

    tim Have red nose, will travel

    Nooooooo.... REALLY???
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  13. TheRealTwinkleToes

    TheRealTwinkleToes New Member

    have you considered looking into vinyl? they can actually put a photo of you on the side. or pretty much anything you want.
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  14. Viv

    Viv New Member

    I am considering vinyl at the moment, just our logo. I have seen the full vinyl "Wraps", pretty cool.
  15. Viv

    Viv New Member

    Really! Really!
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  16. tim

    tim Have red nose, will travel

    They wrap the public transit train cars with vinyl ads here sometimes (and in many other cities, also.)
  17. TheRealTwinkleToes

    TheRealTwinkleToes New Member

    almost every company vehicle gets some sort of vinyl work anymore, most often you see it on the big tractor trailers all the images are vinyl. Its not cheap though. to wrap something like all over would be several grand. although just a small image on the side wouldn't be to bad.
  18. Fitzwilly

    Fitzwilly COAI Secretary

    I heard some friends of Tim tried wrapping him in vinyl a while back but the records kept breaking.
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  19. TheRealTwinkleToes

    TheRealTwinkleToes New Member

    man that was ruuufffff haha, that reminds me of our school graduation party, they took records heated them alittle in an oven then sat them in a large bowl to take shape once cooled they used the records as bowls for potato chips.
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  20. Fitzwilly

    Fitzwilly COAI Secretary

    That is a great idea.

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