I'll "goop" to that!
- Bryan Vandiver (59-bugeye)
>To: "'email@example.com'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: RE: MkI & MkII Questions (LONG)
> I find that the most interesting thing about Bugeye Sprites (and Datsun
>240Z's or 1974 Fiat X1/9's etc. etc. etc.) is that, because the cars were so
>inexpensive and easy to "personalize" when they were new, it is vitually
>impossible to find one that has not been modified, improved, hot rodded,
>1275's, 5-speeded, mag wheeled etc. etc. etc.
>What makes the Spridgets unique (in my opinion) is that people who love to
>restore the cars to absolutely original condition (or maintain them that
>way, as Biff is doing with the 1700 mile car) can co-exist with the "we
>tight" crowd who still love to get their hands dirty and produce their own
>personal dream machine. Unfortunately it is rare if not impossible to find
>this co-existence when it comes to Big Healeys, Jag XK's and E's, Triumph
>TR3-4's etc. etc.
>Personally I love the completely original aspect. But I would love to try a
>hot 1275 with a 5-speed.
>Spridgets were always designed to be a "hands-on" car. I hope and pray that
>never changes. So break out a bottle of hand cleaner and celebrate!