It sorts of sounds like the street mod new classes.....I thought they
were created because of the extreme cars in the present mod. classes,
but now these rules will create just another class of very very extreme
cars that will be anything but inexpensive......I am not sure what the
purpose of these new classes were? Can someone explain it to me?
Larry from Indiana
Larry Steckel wrote:
> Hey don't discount the Triumph Herald. It's a legitimate four seater. where
> do you think they got the chassis for the Spitfire?
> How about taking a Herald, dropping in a 3.5 litre V/8 from a Triumph TR8
> and pumping it up with the available go-fast parts? You would probably have
> to use the rest of the TR8 driveline if you wanted it to live for more than
> a minute or two, but anything is feasible. Right? I think that would be
> Larry Steckel
> >From: "Jay Mitchell" <email@example.com>
> >Reply-To: "Jay Mitchell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >To: "Kevin Stevens" <Kevin_Stevens@Bigfoot.com>, <Smokerbros@aol.com>,
> >Subject: Re: Street Mod exclusions
> >Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2000 15:18:55 -0600
> >Kevin Stevems wrote:
> > >Here's the link to the SM proposed INclusion list, you can
> >pretty much see the
> > >answer to your question there.
> >Interesting. It would be nice if the person who struck through
> >the excluded cars and typed in the excuses ...errr, reasons ...
> >actually had some knowledge of the cars they were including and
> >excluding. Fiat Abarths are included, but 128s are excluded
> >because they are "rare, light"???? Uhh, it's hard to find a 128,
> >but it's easier to find an Abarth? How would one then justify a
> >Yugoslavian reprise of the 128 (Yugo) being allowed? Rambler AMXs
> >are included?
> >Lessee, we're allowing DeLoreans and Shelbys, but excluding
> >Triumph Heralds? Yeah, I'd be real worried about somebody
> >building an SM Herald and ruining the class. Or one of those
> >"rare, light" Opel Mantas. They must be rare: every Manta or
> >Kadett I've ever seen has weighed over 2000 lbs. BTW, Lotus did
> >make one legitimate four-seater: the mid-70s Elite. It is not a
> >2+2, it is a car with space for four adults.
> >The above are examples, but they are not the only problems with
> >the list. At present, it appears to me that cars have been
> >excluded or included on a rather random and arbitrary basis. I'd
> >say the list needs more work.