My "want Box" is full of a Ford GT40. And I suspect it will remain that way
for a very long time! :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "RACER BUD" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Henry Frye" <email@example.com>; "FOT" <FOT@autox.team.net>
Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 8:49 AM
Subject: Re: [Fot] Miata seats
> THE HOLE IN THE GARAGE...Do you guys know about the part of the brain
> the 'Want Box' ?...There is a compartment called the 'Want Box'...When we
> want something..it's in the 'Want Box'...once we get that thing..the Want
> Box is empty...guess what happens?...Woosh!..amazingly..something else
> the Want Box....I have a hole in my garage now too.
> Racer Bud
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Henry Frye" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "FOT" <FOT@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 8:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [Fot] Miata seats
> >I know two FOT that race a Spec Miata, and both are good competitive
> > racers. I think all that seat time in such a tight wheel to wheel
> > environment really can hone your racecraft skills. Especially since
> > there is little to no horsepower advantage at play here.
> > I will admit after a couple of frustrating race weekends I have given
> > the concept more than a passing thought!
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: email@example.com
> >> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Bill Babcock
> >> Sent: July 21, 2008 11:03 AM
> >> To: Robert Lang
> >> Cc: Loren Ziglin; FOT
> >> Subject: Re: [Fot] Miata seats
> >> I've thought long and hard about getting a spec miata.
> >> They're cheap to buy, cheap to run, and you always have lots
> >> of competition. If I was racing one of those every couple of
> >> weeks my driving skill would probably slide backwards at a
> >> slower rate (yeah, I really do think I'm well past my peak).
> >> I've raced one--it's a lot like racing a good vintage
> >> car--lots of similarities. Thing is that most of the guys I
> >> know who both vintage race and spec miata race (all three of
> >> them!!) wind up with dust on their miata. I'm not sure why,
> >> but I do know I don't need another large object in the shop
> >> that I don't use.
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