Which real world vehicles used for G1 have you seen in person?

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  1. sh002

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    Which real world vehicles used for G1 have you seen in person? Bonus for seeing them in G1 colors. Here's a cool pic I found online. Some of the cars are incorrect though.

    From the top of my head these are the ones I've seen in person:

    red freightliner fl 86 (optimus)
    white nissan 280zx
    grey nissan 280zx (bluestreak)
    white nissan onebox vanette (ratchet)
    yellow volkswagon beetle (bumblebee)
    red lamborghini countach (sideswipe)
    mitsubishi j59 military jeep
    chevrolet corvette stingray
    red pontiac trans am (windcharger)
    ferrari 308
    porcshe 924c
    white kawasaki police bike (groove)
    cement truck
    bulldozer
    wheel loader
    crane truck
    space shuttle (astrotrain)
    grey f-15
     

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  2. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    This isn't G1 related (although I'd love to see a Lancia in person), but I still laughed pretty hard when I saw a black GMC Topkick (aka Ironhide) parked next to me outside Wal-Mart the other day when I was there looking for transformers.
     
  3. Paladine

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    I saw a Blue Bluestreak in Hawaii, but it was pretty beat up. I'll second what was already said - that'd be awesome to see a Lancia Stratos
     
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    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Yeah, you know a car means something when you don't even dream about owning or driving one, but instead you'd just settle for seeing it in person.
     
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    How about owning?
    I had a grey 82 datsun 280zx turbo and a red trans am.
     
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    I saw neon green construction vehicles once. I panicked.
     
  7. Aernaroth

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    I saw a red vanette for sale on my way to work every day for a while, and I'd be lying if I said I didn't entertain thoughts of buying it.
     
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    Two F-15s flying in formation over Fort Hood was the best. I immediately thought Thundercracker and Skywarp since there wasn't a speck of red I could see.

    Pretty much seen most of the other vehicles except for the race cars.
     
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    I don't really pay much attention.
     
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    I´ve seen a Hound, complet with US army markings.
     
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    So far I've seen:

    Optimus, but he was black... so I'll say Nemesis Prime :p 
    Bumblebee was spot on yellow :) 
    nissan vanette a few times, mostly gray
    Skids honda city turbo minivan red and green (those damn twins!)
    Brawn land rover, it was green-ish
    Trailbreaker, but I'm not sure if it was the correct toyota model.

    that's pretty much it.
     
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    Hound, in Army museum.
    Prime, on the interstate back in 2000 heading to Chicago.
    Bumblebee, very often over the years.
    Broadside, seen aircraft carrier in Charleston, SC before.
    Seekers/Aerialbots in air show/museum.
     
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    Seekers/Aerialbots/Powerglide - Pretty much all the time since I'm active duty Air Force. The F-15s are semi-retired now so it was sad to see them get relegated to Guard/Reserve bases. But the F-22s (movie Starscream) and A-10s (Powerglide) are my personal faves. F-16s and F-4s (Aerialbots) are OK.
     
  14. Gordon_4

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    I see plenty of the Datsun 280Z's down in Australia. Knew a fella that owned one with the engine from a R32 Skyline GTR in it. Went like the wind or so he tells me.
     
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    I saw the red Ferrari, various Porsche, red Lamborghini, VW Käfer and red Trans Am.
     
  16. Makronette

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    I've seen a couple of Freightliners, VW Beetles are quite common and seen a couple in Yellow too, not sure about the others as I don't tend to notice cars unless they really stand out.

    Seen some F-15s and F-22s flying about, always loved seeing the F-15s as Skywarp is one of my favourite characters :) 
     
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    I've often seen Panavia Tornado GR.4's (Darkwing)
    F-4G Phantom II (Wild Weasel)
    F-16 MLU Fighting Falcon (all the time)
    Hawker Siddeley Harrier FRS 1
    British Aerospace Harrier II GR.7
    Sikorsky S61 Seaking (commercial shows Sandstorms helicopter mode as Seaking)
    VW Käfer (all the time, also in yellow and gold)
    Porsche 911 and the Porsche Martini once
    ...
    and more...
     
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    Well, there was this guy at TFCon back in 2009:

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  19. Paladine

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    Wow, badass! I'm jealous! The car is in great shape too, amazing.
     
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    Neato. I've seen pictures of a similar Nissan Vanette but in Ratchet colors and motif.
     

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