RE: [CR](cr) Period correct

(Example: Racing)

From: "James M. Kerr" <jim-kerr@comcast.net>
To: "Peter" <prkbikes@bellsouth.net>, <Philcycles@aol.com>
Subject: RE: [CR](cr) Period correct
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 19:19:56 -0500
In-Reply-To: <002b01c3ca72$f15ca910$4ba2d6d1@S0026589918>
cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I think that FORD means "Found on the road Daid".

Jim Kerr (A true SAAB person" New Haven, CT

-----Original Message----- From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org]On Behalf Of Peter Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 6:09 PM To: Philcycles@aol.com Cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Subject: Re: [CR](cr) Period correct

Lets see Ford stands for "First On Race Day" while Chevrolet stands for "Cracked Heads, Every Valve Rattles, Oil Leaks, Erratic Timing" Placing either motor in a 54 Jaguar is a mistake.

Merry Chanukah Peter Koskinen Partly cloudy and in the 60's in Chapel Hill, NC


----- Original Message -----
From: Philcycles@aol.com
To: renault68@hotmail.com
Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: [CR](cr) Period correct



>
> In a message dated 12/24/03 9:30:37 AM, renault68@hotmail.com writes:
>
> >I have to throw my two cents worth in here. To "upgrade" a classic bike
> >with more "modern" components, is like dropping a fuel injected 5.0 liter
> Ford
> >V-8 into a 1954 Jaguar. Certainly it would be faster and more
> >"user-friendly" than the original engine, but what is the point? If I wanted
> >new iron, I'd buy it
> >That said, I'd like to add "MERRY CHRISTMAS!"
>
> Substitute Chevy for Ford and you have, in fact, a period correct engine swap
> that was very common-well, maybe not with a Jag but I've seen several
> Ferraris and Maseratis-in the old days.
> Phil Brown
> Who saw the Stovebolt Special race but not in San Rafael, Calif.