[Spridgets] LotO meet show questions..
oldsaabguy at comcast.net
Tue Jun 10 10:15:13 MDT 2008
.. including where the chrome plating just fell off the front
bumperette like so much paint falling off a rust spot?
.. and what penalty is there for an Aussie special 50th boot badge?
HAH! At the SAAB concours one year a guy hit a bird on the way there
AFTER he had done all the cleaning etc. Never checked to see "where
that bird went". Made a special mention at the awards banquet along
with a neat pic.. ;-)
On Jun 10, 2008, at 10:20 AM, Glen Byrns wrote:
> Show up with the bugs and nicks of a fun road trip and show them
> with pride. Your car will look 100% better than the cars that don't
> show. Mine's going to look like it usually does, mediocre garage
> paint job, half-a$$ polishing on the remaining annodizing, tatty
> daily-driver interior and the schmutz of 2200 miles coating the
> engine compartment. I don't plan on prying my butt out of the seat
> after five days and washing and waxing a car. Not going to
> happen. I plan on showing in the "Blue-collar lunch pail" class
> and I expect the trophy. "Most interesting thing pulled from a
> radiator" and "Most varied collection of fast food wrappers in
> footwell" awards will be in my sights as well.
> The hardtop will be an Albatross around your neck for at least some
> part of the trip despite the gas savings. Side curtains make long
> drives less punishing, a Judson on a 948 is fun, a 5-speed is a
> gift from the gods, and if the trailer queens bother you, come over
> and hang with the other jealous guys like me who will be making
> catty comments about them while secretly dreaming.
> See you there!
> Glen Byrns
>> I do not have a concours Bugeye but...
>> Does one put up the top and side curtains or stow them properly?
>> Should on put the hardtop on instead?
>> Does a Judson hurt or help?
>> Does a Datsun tranny hurt too much?
>> How serious is this going to be? Is there any reason to enter
>> anything other than a trailer queen?
>> Thanks all,
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