Thanks to all who are putting so much time into this. Get the car!
Peter C wrote:
> This list is blessed with folks with an enormous amount of generocity
> sense of humor. I applaud you all, it is good to know you.
> I'll try to summarize what has been going on. I've just read the whole
> weekend's posts. As promised, I was out of touch. (Curled pretty well
> though) Please correct me if I've made any inaccurate assumptions.
> 1) The money is available (pledged), and can be "fronted" for the
> 2) The car is certainly a "basket" case as described by Dave N (thanks
> again Dave) I talked with him last night and he had some further comments
> than what was emailed. Apparently the owner past or present, not sure, was
> giving thought to installing a rotary engine which is also part of the
> package. The pass side floor is rusted with holes. There are new floors in
> with the parts. The usual spot of rust on the door pillar. Bonnet bondoed
> somewhat, etc. Dave sounded a bit negative but that may be his
> unfamiliarity with Bugeyes in particular or his reticence at making a
> commitment for us all. Both reasons VERY understandable.
> 3) Consensus seems to be that Ron is capable and would enjoy the
> did say he had the room.
> 4) It can be transported. Team Thicko, Gary Speckman (and others)
> 5) It seems that should Ron refuse it or it is/becomes a burden, that
> others are willing to take it over, the best solution (in my mind) being
> taking it to Carlisle. Perhaps this should be further discussed.
> 6) His new house address can be/has been located.
> 7) There should be some negotiation on the price (certainly) but the
> per willing individual is ok.
> The "fun" factor and location adding somewhat to the "value" of the car.
> I think that covers it. Any additions, subtractions, or changes?
> Cheers Peter C
J. Adrian Barnes