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Re: 100% restorations/17

Subject: Re: 100% restorations/17
From: George G Curl <>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 12:11:48 -0600 (CST)
I'm glad people want 100 pt. restorations.  If they didn't how would I be 
able to afford my hobby? So you folks keep the myth alive aout the owner that
 could not start his just finsihed Healey.  I'm going to keep restoring 
cars for those guys that want the best. After all beauty is in the eye 
of the beholder.

On Wed, 18 Dec 1996, MIKE LAMBDIN, CANS wrote:

> >> 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
> __________________________
> >Exactly!
> >
> >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.
> >
> >Steve
> 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",
> pink. 
> Mike

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