From: Jay Mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>You should be careful about making absolute statements. What
>looks "mechanically complete and proper" today has a way of
>looking really slipshod in the harsh light of competitive
>reality. I've seen lots of "complete" P and M cars break at autox
>events. And more that once after the car's owner had told me how
>unreliable my Lotus was. Being a gentleman, I always offered to
>help. And tried not to laugh. ;<)
I didn't have to help, since the owner had already lined up a huge crew to
push, but it did crack me up that the ASP car that needed to be push-started
before each run at Nationals was a well-known Corvette, not one of the Loti.
Phil Ethier Saint Paul Minnesota USA
1970 Lotus Europa, 1992 Saturn SL2, 1986 Suburban, 1962 Triumph TR4 CT2846L
LOON, MAC email@example.com http://www.mnautox.com/
"It makes a nice noise when it goes faster"
- 4-year-old Adam, upon seeing a bitmap of Grandma Susie's TR4.