<VV> 1978 Corsa Convention - Lakewoods

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Mon Dec 27 18:04:12 EST 2010

I was at that convention and I remember both of those cars and have 
photos (slides) of both.

My recollection is that the shortened wagon was named "Termite" by its 

--Bob Marlow

On 12/27/2010 4:18 PM, Sethracer at aol.com wrote:
> I was watching a video last night. A fellow Corvair club member shot Super
> 8  film at the San Diego convention in 1978. They were transferred to DVD a
>   few years ago. He had pictures of the Board of Directors speaking to
> assembled throng (lots of hair there!) pictures of many of the cars in the
> Concours, including my 2-year old daughter polishing the side of my Stinger,
> pictures of Bill Mitchell of GM addressing the banquet, dark, indoor photos
> of the vendor area and lots of runs at the Autocross, (including my FTD
> run!).  There were a couple of special  "Lakewoods" at the convention, one was
> shortened by removal of the rear doors, "Puddlewood?". It was short! The
> other  one had an additional pair of doors added - now three doors on each side!
> -  it was long!  I wondered if anyone knows what became of this long car.
> I don't need another car right now, I just wondered because I haven't seen
> this  car since that Convention. Is it still around? Is it stuck in a tight
> corner  somewhere?
> Anybody?
> Seth Emerson
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