Well the new Focus is a cheap looking car but it drives pretty nicely.
At this exact moment in time 9/14/99 14:19, email@example.com made the
>As for the Excursion, it is truly vast, but the interior seemed too full of
>carpeted comfort features, cupholder racks and child-amusement gizmos to
>Spridget in there. There IS more space behind the third seat then there is
>my wife's Mazda MPV with the seats removed. It's monstrous, huge. Really
>has a gravitational field strong enough to affect tides.
>Now the new Focus, was pretty appalling. more cheap plastic in the interior
>than in a rubber-bumper MGB.
>Check closely with your state regarding use of antique or collector
>only does it vary by state, some laws are pretty vague, and in the end
>way it's enforced that matters. If I remember correctly, Frank mentioned
>in the summer, in parts of Jersey they rotate which club sponsors "cruise
>night" each weekend. Which might mean that you can drive your car a lot,
>they have to go through the trouble, it might mean enforcement is pretty
>Here in Minnesota, enforcement of collector car restrictions is pretty much
>nonexistent, it's your insurance company that matters more than the police.
>On Tuesday, September 14, 1999 10:39 AM, Charles D. Sorkin
>> Having read several posts, I am not certain if this was accurate or just
>> pure speculation.
>> Can you fit a Spridget in the new Ford Excursion?
>> On another topic... a relative just took a car for inspection at a NJ
>> station, and noted with dismay that the old system of visual checking by the
>> attendants is a thing of the past. There is now a computerized regimen,
>> partly automated, that takes nearly 20 minutes per car. Does anyone know if
>> the inspection is more rigorous, or just longer?
>> Also, if this is truly going to be a big hurdle for my little smog machine,
>> would it be better to simply get QQ (antique) plates? What are the
>> restrictions associated with an antique car registration?
>> '74 Midget
>> Bloomfield, NJ
Larry B. Macy, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St. - 1015 Gates
Philadelphia, PA 19104