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Chop Shop TV Show

Postby pbar » Wed May 17, 2017 11:14 am

Chop Shop is on one of the Freeview channels again, so was re-watching it, saw the Capri one the other day again. Anyway, Johnny Vegas did a show where they did a Golf for him. By chance, I have seen some of his own Twitter comments on the car, very amusing -

'Anyone watching repeats of CHOPSHOP should know that car was a death trap, well if it had ever run then it would've been. Piece of ####'

'The car was meant to be payment for doing the show, 5 days filming + 6 months tax & Mot and not a penny from RAW productions'

'Best acting I ever did was looking grateful at the unveiling'

'Took it for petrol but smoke pouring out meant I couldn't get on the forecourt. Drove home full revs max speed 5mph'

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed May 17, 2017 11:46 am

pbar wrote:'Anyone watching repeats of CHOPSHOP should know that car was a death trap, well if it had ever run then it would've been. Piece of ####'

:lol: I like Johnny Vegas even more now, havn't seen this episode, but I'll look out for it. :cheers:

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby andyd » Wed May 17, 2017 11:49 am

Caprifan Rob wrote:
pbar wrote:'Anyone watching repeats of CHOPSHOP should know that car was a death trap, well if it had ever run then it would've been. Piece of ####'

:lol: I like Johnny Vegas even more now, havn't seen this episode, but I'll look out for it. :cheers:

I saw it....Hideous :doh:

Monkey could have done better http://creativepool.com/files/magazine/ ... bottom.jpg

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed May 17, 2017 11:54 am

andyd wrote:
Caprifan Rob wrote: :lol: I like Johnny Vegas even more now, havn't seen this episode, but I'll look out for it. :cheers:

I saw it....Hideous :doh:

Monkey could have done better http://creativepool.com/files/magazine/ ... bottom.jpg

:lol: And he could have consoled him with a cuppa :D

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby pbar » Wed May 17, 2017 12:01 pm

This is the Golf.

And after reading his comments I really need to re-watch this to see how good his acting reallly was!

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby andyd » Wed May 17, 2017 12:23 pm

pbar wrote:This is the Golf.

And after reading his comments I really need to re-watch this to see how good his acting reallly was!

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Christ that's not good, but bad and ugly.....Looks like JV is about to throw up :?

I can't really get to grips with this programme :roll:

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby pbar » Wed May 17, 2017 12:30 pm

It looks like Predator -

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby andyd » Wed May 17, 2017 1:40 pm

pbar wrote:It looks like Predator -

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Predator is far better looking......

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby Arya2.0S » Wed May 17, 2017 1:47 pm

I cant believe i actually used to watch this show and think it was good.

It was fine when he was doing these sorts of things in Bangladesh where tools and facilities and resources weren't as good as they are over here (by comparison), back then it was impressive what he did with little more than a hammer and a grinder but once they started doing the same exact thing but over here where the standard of workmanship should be better and for British roads with different standards to boot it really isnt acceptable.

Makes me angry to think they murdered a Capri.

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby Caprifan Rob » Wed May 17, 2017 4:52 pm

I thought that was bad enough until I saw Martin Kemp's chop shop "gangsta car ", makes JV's golf almost acceptable :shock: ,
Apparently he sold it at a Coys auction virtually straight away, for £700! It was bought to be crushed by a monster truck for charity;
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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby andyd » Wed May 17, 2017 5:14 pm

Should have been called Chop Shite :D

Surprised Bernie wanted anything to do with that programme :headscratch: £££ probably.

The later Classic Car Rescue wasn't much better, with it's set up arguments etc :roll:

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby Arya2.0S » Wed May 17, 2017 7:48 pm

andyd wrote:Should have been called Chop Shite :D

Surprised Bernie wanted anything to do with that programme :headscratch: £££ probably.

The later Classic Car Rescue wasn't much better, with it's set up arguments etc :roll:


Yeah, but at least they didnt butcher the cars in that one which is the most important thing. They actually did something worth while by actually restoring things and having them evaluated. At least they saved/preserved cars in that show, not just ruin and butcher them like in Chop Shop.

Leepu moved out to the US and did something similar to "Chop Shop" show with a different guy, his creations weren't much better. Think it was called "Leepu & Pitbull".

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby pbar » Thu May 18, 2017 6:13 am

andyd wrote:
Surprised Bernie wanted anything to do with that programme :headscratch: £££ probably.



He has an autobiography out, looks to be an interesting read actually. He used to be a mechanic for the Kray brothers, sorting the cars out after they had been out on a 'job', etc.

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby Major_Tom » Thu May 18, 2017 8:35 am

pbar wrote:
andyd wrote:
Surprised Bernie wanted anything to do with that programme :headscratch: £££ probably.



He has an autobiography out, looks to be an interesting read actually. He used to be a mechanic for the Kray brothers, sorting the cars out after they had been out on a 'job', etc.


Clearing the plaster dust, paint flakes and builder's sand out of the upholstery you mean? :whistle:
My car isn't stupid.... it's MENTAL.

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby andyd » Thu May 18, 2017 8:47 am

Major_Tom wrote:
pbar wrote:
andyd wrote:
Surprised Bernie wanted anything to do with that programme :headscratch: £££ probably.



He has an autobiography out, looks to be an interesting read actually. He used to be a mechanic for the Kray brothers, sorting the cars out after they had been out on a 'job', etc.


Clearing the plaster dust, paint flakes and builder's sand out of the upholstery you mean? :whistle:

Watch it!! http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2015-1 ... -thumb.jpg

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby andyd » Thu May 18, 2017 8:48 am

pbar wrote:
andyd wrote:
Surprised Bernie wanted anything to do with that programme :headscratch: £££ probably.



He has an autobiography out, looks to be an interesting read actually. He used to be a mechanic for the Kray brothers, sorting the cars out after they had been out on a 'job', etc.

You googled his name too :lol: :lol:

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Re: Chop Shop TV Show

Postby pbar » Thu May 18, 2017 9:53 am

andyd wrote:You googled his name too :lol: :lol:


Not just now, but I have looked him up previously!


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