I try to drive my Spit to events if at all possible, but if the event is
very far away, I can't stand to see that Tach sitting on 5K for extended
periods of time. So until I spring for an OD tranny, I trailer the car
to events that take more than 3 hours to reach.
Philip E. Barnes wrote:
> Fred Thomas states:
> >Model A restorers club of U.S.does have a deduction of a few points for a
> >over restored car,but rarely use it, what they have now done is added a
> >driving class for a nicely restored car that is driven and not trailered.
> >Andy what I would like to see is maybe a 10 point bonus for a driven car,
> >and I think you can tell the difference between the two, even though some
> >trailered car owners may claim to be drivers.
> Hear,hear! For truly rare cars or for shows far from home, perhaps a
> trailer is a good idea. Beyond that, drive the car. I place a great
> emphasis on the odometer. A nice car with a lot of miles on it really
> impresses me and tells me that the owner is serious.
> Phil Barnes (email@example.com)
> Cortland, NY (nowhere near New York City)
> '71 TR6 CC61193L (21 year owner)
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