[Spridgets] LotO meet show questions..

Lester 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
>> Ok,
>> 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,
>> Lester

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