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Re: 100% restorations/17

Subject: Re: 100% restorations/17
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 11:34:04 -0500 (EST)
>> For me, the goal when restoring a noteworthy auto is to be able to drive
>> the thing down the road. This is the real indication of a succesful
>> restoration - the car looks and drives as if it were new.
>> Mike Lambdin

>My TD was restored to factory specs 18 months ago but I did take poetic
>license and install a radio in the glove box.

>It's all in the eyes of the beholder or 'beer holder', whichever is your
>pleasure. I happen to like jazz and others rock-n-roll. That's also why
>we have chocolate and vanilla.

Yes Steve, I do understand poetic license be it a mechanical improvement,
i.e. improved seals & gaskets, or a convenience like a basic radio.

And beauty is in the eye of..., but there is a line that can be crossed.
An art restorer wouldn't paint the sky, in Van Gogh's "Starry Night",


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