In article <3C656C3A.3CD925EA@gte.net>, Joe Curry <email@example.com>
>"Ken St.John at Twangdemonium" wrote:
>> I guess the question I have is how many people have a truly stock original
>> Spit and just how much are we allowed to modify them???? Who decides this?
>You are the one who decides! Since it is your car and your money, do
>what suits you best. These cars although wonderfully styled are not
>ever become high value collector cars (at least in my lifetime), so
>doing whatever you want makes perfect sense. If you want to make a
>out of it, by all means go with either a larger engine or at least n
>overdrive gearbox. Go for style, performance and reliability and you
>regret it. If you can, build it so that if later you change your mind,
>you can always put it back to stock.
What a wonderful way of saying exactly what I said, but putting
completely the opposite spin on it!
(BTW, Joe, I don't know how long you are anticipating living, but I
reckon that these will certainly be "high-value collector cars" within
the next forty years or so - and I'm only 34...)
Michael Hargreave Mawson, author of "Eyewitness in the Crimea"
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