Pimp My Ride. If you can.

What better way is there to prove that you belong on the road than taking a beat up old car and getting some car artists to make it into some unrecognisable hot rod that’s of a dubious road legality? Yes, that’s a good idea so why not contact those Pimp my ride guys and see what they can do with that Ford Anglia, or more likely a VW Golf or Polo.

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It might surprise you to find that the show producers make sure all of the creations that go on the road are completely legal and legit otherwise the show would have been done in season one. So, when you set off with your Driving instructor Market Harborough way or anywhere else you know you ok. Check out http://demarcodriving.uk/ to get one. What you have is a car, not a great car but it starts when you want it to and stops when want it to so it’s ok. Here’s the thing, your mates think its not. In fact, they think its so rubbish that they are extremely embarrassed to be seen in it. Now if you get flames up the side or a massive exhaust the size of the channel tunnel then they will quite happy get in it and nod their heads to some urban tune that’s popular with them and try and pick up girls. It must be urban music because it’s hosted by Xzibit the rapper in the US and by ageing Urban DJ Tim Westwood in the UK. Therefore, if you’re a Goth kid from Bromley and you’d rather like a full-sized painting of Andrew Eldritch from the Sisters of Mercy on the roof and graveyard stylings down the sides then you’ll have to look elsewhere. It’s a lot harder to nod your head to Dominion than it is to Get you Walk on (which is song by Xzibit by the way) anyway.

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Westwood is the type of presenter that likes to say “Bo” and “check this out” whist crossing his arms constantly as a Morris Traveller gets turned into something that Richard Roundtree would have been happy to get out of in the original Shaft. It’s still an impressive effect though and the mechanics are real artisans So, “nuff respect” as they say in that vernacular. Don’t bother trying to get yours done now though as its not on any longer. In fact, a recent request met with a swift and direct response from Mr Xzibit when a young fan inquired if he could Pimp her ride on Twitter. The Rapper replied to the lady, whom he inferred was a female canine, he no longer provided that service and that the show, using a rude word for human waste to describe it, had in fact concluded a decade or so ago. He then went on to suggest that the lady should seek some sort of employment as he assumed that if she had the time to ask the question she must currently be active in the job market. I’m paraphrasing but you get the idea.