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hahaha, it's always interesting to see how much money MTV will throw at their shows for ratings. Well, this latest PMR, they take a POS 1991 Ford Escort Hatchback, and basically turn it into an E36 BMW. New front clip, bumper, headlights, grill, hood, the whole works! Sad to say, the car turned out pretty well for a conversion, and I actually kinda liked it! :suspicio: :suspicio:

Question is, I know they must get tons of sponsors, but IS it MTV that ultimately foots the bill for all this?? It can't be cheap for all this custom work.
 

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think of how much advertising throws money at MTV to think up of all these shows and you'll realize that pimp my ride is a pretty cheap show to do. Probably has a 50k budget per show.

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i saw it :( And i thought it looked ugly. They did a good job but it just doesn't look too good. Plus I cant wait till some ricer races it and wins and thinks his car is the shit cuz he beat an M3. :weirdo:
 

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I want them to do a followup show... to see how they destroyed their rides after they got them!

curbed wheels... stolen wheels... parts...cars... keyed cars... etc... pimp my ride... the cheap version... :lol:
 

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I hear a rumor that virtually every car pimped by PMR gets sold off just months after it gets worked on.

THat POS Escort was probably hard to start and was buring oil like a mutha before PMR and guess what... after PMR, it still is!
 

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:lol pffft! they never will. kids today are too shallow to worry about the internal workings in a car. give them some shiny big wheels and paint & theyre happy :lol:
 

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Yea but what i like is when some real custom fabricating has to be done that old white guy comes in and does it. Not the super cool hip 20 somethings.
 

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hahaha... the new owners musta realized that to replace those 18" tires costs them as much as the car was originally worth!
 

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I saw that episode when they turned Escort to M3 !!! it was gay as all hell !!! at the end of the day, she was still driving a crappy ass escort.


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I am the second owner of this car and very good friends with the previous owner, and can assure the car has been well kept.
Than why was the car so crappy looking at the begining of the show ? :???:
 

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Yeah some of the stuff they do on the show is hidious. As for how the the rims and ICE its all for free as long as they mention who its from. Example ever notice they only use Giavonna rims.
 
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