Sorry, I thought I WAS posting to the list. O.K., glad to oblige :-)
'73 Midget GAN5UD126009G "OO NINE"
'66 BJ8 HBJ8L/36666 "TARHEELY"
'63 BJ7 HBJ7L/20111 ("Resting" the last 10 years)
"It is better to remain silent, and be thought a fool,
than to speak, and remove all doubt." -- Mark Twain
> From: doug russell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Steve Byers <email@example.com>
> Subject: RE: 71 or so Midget for sale
> Date: Monday, August 25, 1997 11:31 PM
> Geeze, I wish you would have posted that to the list. I'm trying to get
> someone to fork over $300 for the midget so I can collect my $25 split.
> you see I'm using reverse psychology???? -
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Byers
> Sent: Monday, August 25, 1997 9:47 PM
> To: doug russell
> Subject: Re: 71 or so Midget for sale
> When I hit a deer in my Midget several years ago, I needed a left wing,
> headlight, bonnet, and grille. New items were out-of-sight expensive,
> I was lucky enough to find an almost complete and undamaged '72 Midget in
> local junkyard. The price of a wing and bonnet from this place was
> close to the price for the whole car, so I paid $200 for the whole thing.
> Since then, I can't count the times that having the spares from this car
> saved me having to spend big bucks at Moss or Vicky B. to keep my Midget
> the road. Considering the potential value of the parts from a car
> compared with new parts, $250 doesn't sound like too much, if the car
> completely rusted into the ground. And although the parts may be
> new today, in a few years they may not be.
> Steve Byers
> Havelock, NC
> '73 Midget GAN5UD126009G "OO NINE"
> '66 BJ8 HBJ8L/36666 "TARHEELY"
> '63 BJ7 HBJ7L/20111 ("Resting" the last 10 years)
> "It is better to remain silent, and be thought a fool,
> than to speak, and remove all doubt." -- Mark Twain
> > From: doug russell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: mg mailing list <email@example.com>
> > Subject: 71 or so Midget for sale
> > Date: Monday, August 25, 1997 8:41 PM
> > I was going out on my evening constitutional when along the Delaware
> > road I noticed a Midget for sale. Fellow says that it's been "behind
> > barn, in the woods for the last 10 years" and it looked like it.
> > tranny were out but he says he got em. For all this he is asking $250
> > told him he'd be lucky to get $100.
> > Anyway, it looks to be about a 71 - definitely parts car. If you are
> > interested call Flip at 610 923 6559. He says he has a teenager who
> wants to
> > take it for $250 but he's holding out for more. He's an elderly gent
> > give him a few days to get over his psychosis - real nice guy
> > Notables: - Wire wheels, dash with all gauges, windshield and frame in
> > condition (let me know if you need more specifics and I'll go take a
> > you).
> > BTW, I have no interest in the car other than being neighborly and
> > along the info (although he did give me a wink while stating "git
> > take it for more than $250 and I'll split the difference with you!")
> > Here in PA where America starts (well that's what the sign says),
> > Dr. Doug
> > An unruly crowd of 3 MGs in my garage drinking beer and listening to
> > Zappa