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Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:02 pm

Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship carrier. They pack them pretty tight!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIh3idfJPzU

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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:12 pm

Looks like those Leafs are RHD?
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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 8:11 pm

Interesting....Cha-ching times $820 (or is it $850?) if they were coming here...Maybe more if they're going to the UK?

Let's play the game called "What's different with these cars"?

They have dark-tinted rear windows at 1:07, for starters, and there is also a third tailight on the bottom center at 1:38 in the video...

And, of course, the big 'ol front license plate holder...

Fun stuff.....Randy

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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:12 pm

Randy wrote:Maybe more if they're going to the UK?


It said New Castle on the cars.

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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:19 pm

If those were ICE cars, there would be a lot of CO choking all those employees.

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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:26 pm

I was going to say I wonder if the zero emission is appreciated by the parking attendents.
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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:02 pm

Pretty interesting how they secure them through the tow hook on each. They were just gliding silently up the ramp. I only heard the clatter of the metal ramp!
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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:45 pm

Looks like there's an additional rear brake light mounted in the middle of the multi-fin-thingee (I don't know what to call it) underneath the bumper.

Looks like the UK only gets Leafs in blue and red :-)
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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:50 pm

Very cool! If someone had shown us a video like that 8 months ago, we would have all had heart attacks.

Nice to see hundreds of LEAFs being loaded on a ship is already passé.
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Re: Video of Leafs being loaded to a ship

Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:34 am

That third light may be a rear fog light, which is required in some locales...

Randy wrote:They have dark-tinted rear windows at 1:07, for starters, and there is also a third tailight on the bottom center at 1:38 in the video...
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