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18:41 May 17, 2005
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English to French translations [PRO]
Mechanics / Mech Engineering
English term or phrase: hopped up
Just as the hopped-up Thunderbird had metamorphosed into the Bonneville in the ‘50s so the new Speed Triple captured a piece of café racer chic
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4 +1voir ci-dessousProelec


  

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52 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
voir ci-dessous


Explanation:
Seulement une suggestion ?? : "gonflé" ??

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agree  jacrav
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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
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Explanation:
car with all kinds of features added to the muffler,engine etc. to make it louder, more powerful, and more of an attention getter

usually done by young guys trying to pick up girls

Car and Driver Magazine : Lingenfelter Sierra C3 6.0L SC : June 2001
... Traction is a huge concern every time horsepower guru John Lingenfelter drops by with a hopped-up car. For one thing, he knows we don't allow ...
www.caranddriver.com/article.asp?section_ id=26&article_id=3461&page_number=1

... The modifyed drag racing helis do run the hopped up car engines, at very high rpms. The one I saw was a jr ergo with a .21 and tuned pipe. ...
runryder.com/helicopter/t13673p1/ - 36k

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agree  jacrav: … that has an answer but doesn't follow up with it ("gonflées") … ;)
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  -> ah yes, now I understand :-)
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