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Re: Big Folks

To: Bryan.Vandiver@Eng.Sun.COM
Subject: Re: Big Folks
From: Paul A Asgeirsson <pasgeirsson@juno.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 18:44:26 EDT
Cc: spridgets@autox.team.net, RobertDuquette@Sympatico.ca
References: <199908261611.JAA02164@shorter.eng.sun.com>
Reply-to: Paul A Asgeirsson <pasgeirsson@juno.com>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
I too have that problem.  But when I got to thinking about the period
that these cars were designed in, the traffic signals were on a post on
the corner, not hanging 20 feet above the street in the middle of the
intersection.  You didn't need a periscope to see the signals back then.



On Thu, 26 Aug 1999 09:06:18 -0700 (PDT) Bryan Vandiver
<Bryan.Vandiver@Eng.Sun.COM> writes:
>Yes, me too.  I don't consider myself big by any means (6' 175lbs), 
>but ever 
>since I started driving my bugeye a couple weeks ago, I notice that 
>have to look 
>over or under the top of the windshield for traffic lights:-)
> - Bryan Vandiver (59-bugeye)
> San Jose, CA
>>To: "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
>>Subject: Re: Big Folks
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>>Then, that begs the question: Does anyone find the top of the 
>>frame to be a hinderance, especially where traffic lights are 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>>Well, it seems the majority of us are at least 6 ft and over 200 
>>>I find that rather amusing considering the size of our little cars!
>>>Sorry to have started that old thread again...I missed the first 
>>>'59 Bugeye Sprite AN520769

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