<VV> CORSA blunder
dkeillor at tconcepts.com
Tue Jun 23 19:48:30 EDT 2015
Stuff like this is just one of the reasons I don't compete in concours even
though I've spent a ton of money on my restoration. Way too much anal
stuff goes on. I decided to leave concours to the trailer queens and have
fun driving the wheels off the car.
On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 4:30 PM, Bill Hubbell via VirtualVairs <
virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> I've never been more embarrassed by this club that by what just happened
> today. The '63 White Monza Lambrecht car was classified into the Modified
> class for Concours - technically correct due to the incorrect size of his
> whitewall radial tires, but grossly incorrect for what is probably the last
> most perfect factory original car we will ever see again. Mark Corbin and
> I made a personal appeal to the Concours chair to - just this one time -
> override the rule book and give this car the recognition it deserves, but
> he stood on the letter of the law and refused to reconsider.
> Well, he does have the original Firestone 6.50-13 tire in the spare
> location, complete with the two felt pads protecting the metal underneath,
> the molding plugs unmolested. All the rubber moldings, bumpers, etc are in
> pristine, soft condition, the metal trim shiny bright, even has the drips
> and droops of glue and goop where the factory left them.
> You will never see a car in more original and new condition as this one.
> To call it modified because he didn't drive it here on 52 year old bias
> belt tires is insane.
> CORSA is insane.
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