All\ Show,\ No\ Go


All\ Show,\ No\ Go
A car that looks flashy, with an expensive paintjob, chrome running gear, blue shop lights stuck to the undercarriage, tinted windows, shiny 20-inch wheels, deck stripes, and a gold chain license plate frame - but still has an anemic 4 banger under the hood.

Did you see that flashy little rice burner trying to race me? Ha, all show, no go!


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