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Old 10-05-2004, 05:58 AM
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Exclamation Got a phone call last night....

Phone rang about 8:30 and it was the new owner of my old pro-street 41 (the one in my project journal). The guy had just bought it from the fellow I sold it to at the Nats in Louisville about a year and a half ago. All he wanted was to ask a few questions about the car, how it was built, engine size, hp, etc.

After talking to him for a few minutes it became crystal clear that this guy had no idea what he had bought. To begin with he's over 60 and knows very little about cars in general and knows absolutely nothing about pro-street cars and how they're suspension handles differently than a normal street setup. Basically he was totally clueless.

I didn't tell him, but it will be a miracle if he doesn't kill himself in that thing inside of a week especially if he decides to drive it in the rain, wet roads are a bit dicey in that car. I purposely didn't sell to another geezer who wanted to buy it for that same reasons. Oh, well... out of my control now. Hope he makes it home to Kentucky OK.

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Old 10-05-2004, 06:22 AM
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he'll learn
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Old 10-05-2004, 08:06 AM
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Maybe you can buy the "parts" back after he learns the hard way about pro-streeters in the rain?
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Old 10-05-2004, 11:12 AM
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sorry to hear that man. Must be a little gut-wrenching to listen to after you put all that work into it...

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Old 10-05-2004, 01:48 PM
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yeah, that sucks...wish i still had my bird, let a friend drive it to test it, it started raining and you know the rest


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Old 10-05-2004, 11:55 PM
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lol

who you callin a geezer?
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Old 10-06-2004, 04:38 PM
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Old 10-06-2004, 05:30 PM
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There are not many "Dumb Rich People", they can afford to act that way!!! But they can kill themselves just as easily as anyone.

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Old 10-06-2004, 06:07 PM
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I have heard horrer stories about pro-street cars in the rain...

but my 53 Chevy dosn't get squirrelly in the rain...it may be because its so heavy. And then again It may be the tires that they are running?? I have heard the stories though and not discounted any of them, I slow down a bit and don't change lane's fast.


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Old 10-06-2004, 07:45 PM
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RAIN, who drives in the rain? I see clouds and I head for home.

Kidding of course, sorry to hear your previous project has ended up in the hands of a moron. Hope the car survives.
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