----- Original Message -----
From: Glen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 1999 8:54 PM
Subject: Got my dream car.
> A short story to share with the list.
> In 1979 I was 17 years old and interested in cars. A young man across the
street bought a 59 bugeye for
> $500 and set to work restoring it. In the process, he taught me
everything he knew about car repair as I
> passed him the wrenches. I went off to college and he drove off in a
beautiful red bugeye with a tricked out
> Thirty years passed.
> I reconnected with the 'young man' from across the street last month.
That bugeye had been sitting in
> his gargage for the last 12 years. Now green, sporting a bored and ported
1275cc with a single SU feeding a
> Rayjay turbocharger. After a brief period of pathetic pleading from the
kneeling position the car is mine.
> Trailered to Davis, CA and tucked safely in MY garage. Total restoration
now under way slated for completion
> this spring.
> Multiple queries about the best way to do this or that will hit the list
in the winter months to
> Regards, Glen Byrns