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Re: [Fot] TR7 Seats

Subject: Re: [Fot] TR7 Seats
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 11:08:11 EDT
Being a member of the FOT is never having to say you're sorry about anything.

That being said, I drove a TR7 several years ago and found it to be a 

John Buffum loves his TR8 and still uses it as a daily driver.

BTW, if he had not a prior committment in rallying, John would be joining us 
at Watkins Glen.

(Cary, I am still planning to head your way in October or November)

Joe A

> Paul
>     Since I was the one who nominated you for FOT, I  want to extend my 
> deepest apologies for the recent disparaging FOT blogging  about your 
> beloved TR7s. 
>     Please take solace in the fact that Bob Tullius,  the greatest Triumph 
> driver of all time, has stated that the TR7/8 was his  favorite Triumph 
> racecar. 
> Not to mention that Triumph greatest success in SCCA  rally came with John 
> Buffum in the TR7/8. 
>     The reality of this whole situation is that when  these TR7 bloggers 
> drive past store front glass in their TR3s, the  reflection they visualize 
> that 
> they are still in their late 20s on the way to  lover leap. That same 
> visualization would simply be near  impossible in a car that was 20 years 
> newer.  
> Cary     


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