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Re: MGs and Porsches (final thoughts)

Subject: Re: MGs and Porsches (final thoughts)
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 1996 17:28:01 -0500

For $7500 you can get an MG that runs.  Maybe with 125 hp too.

1969 MGB
n a message dated 96-12-04 14:42:22 EST, (Kai Radicke)

> Subj: Re: MGs and Porsches (final thoughts)
>  Date:        96-12-04 14:42:22 EST
>  From: (Kai Radicke)
>  Sender:
>  Reply-to: (Kai Radicke)
>  To: (MG List)
>  Ok, I have gotten many comments about this subject and now I will put my
>  final thoughts into it.  I have come to the reality my MGB will not be
>  restored by the time I am able to drive so I will need another car.  Many
>  MG owners on this list have shot down my Porsche idea, but I still want
>  (maybe after I am done college).  So I think the MG list should help me
>  come up with a list of cars that would be suitable for me.
>  Criteria:
>  1.   Can't fit more than 3 1/2 people (Yes, you did read it right, 2 seats
>       fine with me).
>  2.   Must have at least 125 bhp and 150 pound ft of torque (Minis, and
>       British Cars excluded).
>  3.   Must be "COOL" car (no volvos, station wagons, etc).
>  4.   No American or Japanese cars, but I do like the Datsun 240Z and the
>       Nissan 280Z so these are allowed.
>  5.   No Air-bags (if I am going to die I don't want a big balloon in my
>       face)
>  6.   I don't care about creature comforts (i.e. 250 Watt Stereo Systems,
>       14,386 cupholders)
>  7.   Did I say I wanted a "COOL" car (must have proper aerodynamics, no
>       shoeboxes).
>  8.   I have a limit of 7,500 dollars (Lamborghinis are outta the question).
>  9.   Car must be performance and driving oriented (which eliminates VW bugs
>       and buses).
>  10.  Car can be used and of any year.
>  No that I have everything I want in a car, you can all send me your cars
>  mean replies), I live at:
>  21 Sucker Lane
>  U'raDope, YX 90000
>  Now, seriously I would love to hear what other MG owners think I should
>  drive as a second car while my MG is outtta commision.
>  Safety Fastest,
>  Kai M. Radicke --
>  1966 MGB --
>  Yes I know "Safety Fastest" sounds stupid but I got tired of hearing
>  'Safety Faster' or 'Safety Fast'.  
>  Good Day (Cheers is over used also)

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