"Charles D. Sorkin" wrote:
> I just received in the mail today my new registration for the next year for
> the '74 Midget. The state of New Jersey seems to have blended the
> information with my other car, which is a Pontiac LeMans. My card now
> indicates that the Midget is a coupe (and not a convertible like the
> original documentation showed) that SEATS FIVE!
> When will they learn...
> '74 Midget
> '68 Sprite
> Bloomfield, NJ
> "How about we duck inside for a Hen?"
> P. S. I'd share this with the LeMans list, if there was one. But I've
> never before met a LeMans enthusiast. Go figure.
Actually, when my dad had his Midget he would sit my brother and two of
my sisters on the back "shelf" (they were 7,6, and 4) with my mother (of
rather large proportions) riding shotgun. He said they got the
occasional stare. It would seem that they weren't too concerned with
seatbelts back then.
1990 GS 500-E: Two cams, four valves, solid lifters.
MCMLXIX Sprite: One cam, eight valves, pushrods, solid lifters.
1987 RX-7 TII: Valvetrain schmalvetrain! I'm riding the gravy train!
Never be so crass as to unnecessarily split an infinitive.