<VV> Tools & Spares (why????)

BBRT chsadek at comcast.net
Sat Nov 6 17:56:17 EDT 2010

Well, towing a travel trailer from Virginia Beach to Alaska, or to 
California  plus WA, to the Nat' Corsa Convention recently might be 
considered Paris to Dakar, if in a '64 Corvair... And I have seen how he 
packs it all. Very well organized..
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Sent: Saturday, November 06, 2010 5:27 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Tools & Spares (why????)

> This whole discussion as to carrying a vast amount of parts/tools, etc.
> makes it sound like someone is about to do the Paris to Dakar Rally. 
> Where
> do you put your luggage?  Seems to me that you  inspect/maintain/service 
> the
> car and then carry a minimum of parts - along with  your CORSA members
> registry and wing it.  I am not about to head out on a  long trip unless I 
> know
> the car is right, no matter what kind of car I am  driving.   The last 
> time
> I had a Corvair fail me was a dropped valve  seat in my yellow '65 Corsa
> coupe 140 in 1970.  Never even a fan belt  thrown.  I couldn't fix that 
> one on
> the side of the road anyway and  the 150 mile Greyhound ride home will 
> never
> be forgotten.
> Joe Dunlap
> Lady Lake, Fl.
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