"BTW - this is just a thought, but this could almost be considered
> Mini Cooper :-)"??????!!
Uh-oh...hope your tetanus shot is up to date. "Look out, men, lots of flack
up ahead. Tighten your harnesses and get ready to ride it out!"
Jim Algar ;-)
> From: Bryan Vandiver
> Reply To: Bryan Vandiver
> Sent: Friday, July 21, 2000 11:21 a.m
> To: Bryan.Vandiver@Eng.Sun.COM; firstname.lastname@example.org;
> Subject: Re: PT Cruiser (no LBC)
> Thanks for the feedback from someone who's actually driven one, you can't
> find one to test drive here, because they are already sold before they
> leave the plant.
> The 'versatility of the car is really amazing. it can basically be
> converted to
> a cargo van. The front passenger seat can be folded flat and used as a
> and not only does the back seat fold down, but it is also completely
> If I order one, I will at least get a sunroof.
> - Bryan
> BTW - this is just a thought, but this could almost be considered the
> Mini Cooper :-)
> >Subject: Re: PT Cruiser (no LBC)
> >To: "Bryan Vandiver" <Bryan.Vandiver@eng.sun.com>, "Spridgets"
> >Mime-Version: 1.0
> >Bryan, My GF and I are into making crafts for shows. With a Midget and a
> >Probe, it is kinda hard to take enough stuff to the show and include the
> >tables etc for the booth. We took a PT Cruiser out for a drive as she did
> >not want a mini van. The interior is about the same volume as the Dodge
> >Caravan short version. The thing ran good, but not real powerful. It does
> >pull itself down the highway pretty good. I had it up to 90 and it was
> >pretty stable. I expect that there will be a huge market for after market
> >goodies (there already is for the Neon). So increasing the power
> >shouldn't be a big deal. The ride was very comfortable and the sound
> >system was awesome (to quote my daughter). We didn't order one but if we
> >get to making some bucks she might. It would be her car to replace the
> >Jay has a point tho about not ordering the first year. But I also agree
> >that is not that big of a deal as it is based on the Neon.
> >I personally think they are pretty cool, but definately need a
> >convertible top ;-)
> >At this exact moment in time 7/21/00 13:26, Bryan.Vandiver@Eng.Sun.COM
> >made the profound statement:
> >>Has anyone had a chance to check out a PT cruiser yet??
> >>Since I've been considering buy a new vehicle for a while now, I'm
> >>about ordering one.
> >>They almost sound too good to be true.
> >>They have a really cool retro look, are very roomy on the inside, and
> >>actually very practical.
> >>I talked to a local dealer here yesterday, and they said they would sell
> >>me one
> >>built to order with any options I like for MSRP with no additional costs
> >>(between $16K to $20K), the only catch is that I'd have to wait 4 to 6
> >>for delivery. Since I'm in no hurry, that's pretty reasonable,
> >>they are selling off the lot for $5K to $7K over MSRP right now.
> >>Anyone have any thoughts on this.
> >>BTW - this would be the new 'commuter/baby hauler' so I think the red
> >>metallic would be the color of choice.
> >> - Bryan Vandiver
> >> San Jose, CA
> >>PS - Of course, there would still be room for the Allard next to the
> >>garage ;-)
> >Larry B. Macy, Ph.D.
> >System Administrator/Manager
> >Neuropsychiatry Section
> >Department of Psychiatry
> >University of Pennsylvania
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> > Ask a question and you're a fool for three minutes; do not ask a
> >question and you're a fool for the rest of your life.