...but as my old World History prof said when some anal retentive Accounting
major in the
class complained that our discussion was "...digressing from the point!" - "Ah,
digression IS the point!"
San Jose, CA
"Ryan, Richard" wrote:
> This is way off the subject of roadsters but----
> The wildest "additional seat" I ever saw was at the 12 hour in Sebring. The
> infield for the 12 hour is really a 2 or 3 day party for a lot of crazy
> people who really don't care that a race actually goes on around them.
> Imagine an early to mid 60s Cadillac sedan (big boat of a thing) with the
> top cut off with a hack saw. Grafted on to the body was a 25 foot high
> flying bridge from a 30 to 40 foot sport fisher.
> It was set up so that it could be driven from the flying bridge. All nights
> it dove around with a big "show us your t_ _ _" sign on the side of the car.
> Many sweet young (drunk) damsels did. (Maybe that's why I followed him
> around all night.)
> During the next day I was "welcomed aboard" to look at the controls. What a
> Rube Goldberg. I never got in front of him again.
> I told you it was off the subject.
> Dick Ryan ex. 24022
> Risk Management Dept.
> SM 2000/2
> FAX (650)312-5830
> Nice safe seat!!!!!! I have some "friends" I'd like to put in that seat and
> then jam on the brakes at 60 or so!!!!!!!! I guess I'd find out if man can
> Subject: RE: Another one of Daniels crazy ideas-Putting a third seat in a
> later model 2000
> > I don't have any kids - which is how I can afford those engine parts I'm
> > excited about - but I would think that it's not entirely safe to have a
> > seat strapped into a transverse seat like the 1500 used. I think you'd be
> > safer making a mounting for the car seat on the rear shelf such that it
> > facing the direction it was designed to face. This made me think of the
> > bugeye I had. Austin Healey had a "Child Seat" for that car. I've posted