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RE: Bug-run '98 report

My comments below.
   Toby Erkson
   air_cooled_nut@pobox.com  <-- Please use this address for email
   '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed
   '75 Porsche 914 1.8L, ORPCA member
   Portland, Oregon, http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/8501/

>-----Original Message-----
>There were less than a half dozen T3's in the show area; couple custom
>notches, Toby, and a late model square.  Believe it or not there was a
>T4 Squareback all done up in 70's pinstripping with a sign: "go ahead
>and laugh at my T4, I'm used to it".

This year was our best turn out, especially with the spectators!  Many clean
cars, both air and water (Peter & Craig, ya missed the cutie who drove the
yellow water pumper...but I got her picture ;)  The Notch' that won *was*
-- I voted for it!  However, the other two weren't as nice as my baby (but
very biased :)

>...I got a close look at that oil cooler mount...

Oil FILTER mount.  Just wanted to clarify ;)

>...That 5 speed has got
>to be considered a pure driver's investment, because you can't SEE how
>bitchin' it is...

Yeah, next show I hope to have a better display...body jacked to see
and mirrors, car stats, etc.

>...There was an immaculate low mileage '66 fast in the for sale area
>$4,000...I mean everything was 
>red; seats, paneling, carpet, armrests, dash, steering wheel, steering
>even the turn signal lever!  WOW  If you don't want to bother with doing a
>restoration call Gary Ledgerwood @ 1-800-547-2594.

Yeah, it was nice!  I took a picture of the interior.  It also had a tow
just like mine.  Didn't get to see the engine bay but it looked stock

Also saw a fairly stock Square' with, get this, a custom fiberglass hood
was ported for a BOOMING stereo speaker box that filled the trunk...hard to
explain but once you see the pictures you'll understand...it

There was also a Notch' that was drag racing.  Very nice looking, and yes, I
took it's picture as well.

I'll be a postin' the pictures once I get the film developed and let y'all
 Damn, with all these pictures it sure would've been nice if I had a writer
a magazine article...

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