How much would you pay to BULLETPROOF your car?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Claude Davis, Apr 18, 2014.

  1. Claude Davis

    Claude Davis Monkey

    The high prices in the US makes this a luxury.
  2. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    And you will be posting a link in 5...4...3...?
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  3. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    Why would I need a "Bullet Proof Car" when there isn't a "Road that connects to Anywhere, within 250 miles"..... Inquiring minds, would like to Know......
  4. ditch witch

    ditch witch I do stupid crap, so you don't have to

    There's a documentary on Netflix about that. They show this company doing a refit of some kind of Suburban (all big SUVs are Suburbans to me), as well as talk about the differences between countries and clients. Apparently in the ME it's all about the status so they have top of the line vehicles done, but in Mexico they don't want the attention so the company has to figure out how to add all this weight to Camrys. Neat to watch. I forget how much it cost, but I want to say the SUV they were doing came in around 50k.
  5. Claude Davis

    Claude Davis Monkey

    @ BTPost - You have an airplane! Maybe there are some preppers (just like me) who are interested in buying a reinforced car.
    @ ditch witch - Thanks! I can't find the documentary but it's true! And bulletproof cars done in Mexico are less expensive. I've just found a bullet proof Range Rover for 22,500$. But of course it may be a scam.
  6. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    You make assumptions, NOT supported by the facts... Just because my Avitar has a plane in the background does NOT mean I own an Aircraft, or even have a License to Fly.... And Aircraft are notorious for being Bullet Fragile.... ......
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  7. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Nothing is bullet proof. Just resistant.
  8. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Oh my!!! And here's me thinking that Mountainman gets around in buckskins, and holding a musket. :oops:
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  9. ditch witch

    ditch witch I do stupid crap, so you don't have to

    None of them were "bullet proof". I was surprised to find out most armored trucks were only Level 1 or 2... apparently only good for handgun protection.
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  10. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    Well that part may be true... ;)
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  11. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Founding Member

    $80K will get you this and regular visits by the local police...

    This is a very nice good running Tank , very very complete and in excellent condition both in and out.Odometer shows 26,773 miles , manuals are included , extra misc. equipment comes in original box ,including spot light , periscopes , tow ropes , knives , cooking stove and tools . The Scorpion weighs ,16,500 lbs. it is 7 ft.4 in. wide , 6 ft.11 in. in height and 16 ft. long and so fits nicely in any standardgarage. The road speed on this very modern tank is up to 50 MPH and it had been previously Licensed for street driving in Texas.

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    Location : Earlham , Iowa 50072


  12. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    Dogs & sleds are quite popular in AK. Ever done a dog sled?

    BTW- I wouldn't bulletproof my car. It would get awful gas mileage plus, why on earth would anyone want to shot at wonderful little ole me? [bateye]
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  13. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    Nope, no doggies around here..... But I do LOVE my Yamaha Rhino 660.... Not bullet proof, or even bullet resistant... But will go anywhere I need to go, rain, snow, or whatever weather is happening...

    Oh, and Tracked Vehicles are NOT Street Legal in most States, in the USA... EVEN rubber Tracked Ones.... That is why most of the CopShops are getting Tired Rigs from the Feds instead of used Bradley's
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  14. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    I had to google the Rhino. I like those buggys. I see them at Bass and the dirtbike shops. They look so fun.
  15. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart,Deadman Walking, Snow Monkey Moderator

    They are a Blast to drive...Momma says they are the best investment we ever made in transportation....
  16. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    I love driving gold carts but those things look like so much more fun. I will take her word for it. It looks like it could go anywhere.
  17. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    Far from that on both items you stated, but thinking about a short beard for the fall.
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  18. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Mine's growing longer for must be a Northern vs Southern hemisphere thing.
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