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Doesn't tell the whole story I know - but at another level not far off the truth.

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MG, wouldn't worry about people scratching it and cheaper insurance
 
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MG, wouldn't worry about people scratching it and cheaper insurance
I agree. don't get me wrong I would love to see and even drive the Ferrari but my goodness it would terrify me. I have a number of car club friends who won't take their cars anywhere where it might be left alone for fear of being vandalized. The Midget I can just leave and not worry.
 

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I agree. don't get me wrong I would love to see and even drive the Ferrari but my goodness it would terrify me. I have a number of car club friends who won't take their cars anywhere where it might be left alone for fear of being vandalized. The Midget I can just leave and not worry.
You guys need to stay out of the 'hood.
 

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Sheesh, I can't even squeeze into a Midget. Changed a clutch for a guy and he had to test drive it himself. With my legs, a TR6 isn't much better. Don't have the problem with my Jags. But, the Ferrari is too much to trust around regular people.
 
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You guys need to stay out of the 'hood.
I know! Actually as I wrote this I realized my one friend didn't want to take his car (Roller) to a dinner theatre in rural Ontario Amish country. :ROFLMAO:
 
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Sheesh, I can't even squeeze into a Midget. Changed a clutch for a guy and he had to test drive it himself. With my legs, a TR6 isn't much better. Don't have the problem with my Jags. But, the Ferrari is too much to trust around regular people.
I still fit - but I fear that is the future...... (just love getting old :rolleyes: )
 

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hmmm - makes one wonder ... having classic old cars but being afraid of driving them seems a bit self-defeating. My '53 MGTD was run off the road and into a ditch by motorcycles - and that was on a two lane blacktop country road. My '58 Rambler was crowded onto an Interstate shoulder by cars racing along at 30 over the speed limit.

yeesh
 

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Imagine your nerves if it was the Ferrari instead of the MG or the Rambler.
 

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Was at Amelia Island this weekend. No less than 10 Ferrari 275 GTB/s and even a GTO. All fabulous. Glad I wasn't the judge for Best In Class for that group. 1 BE Mike Merritt from PA showed up for Cars and Coffee, a very nice all original BE, and there was a Big Healey on display but paled in comparison to the other cars in it's class.
 

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Long time since I'd seen an Espada! Quite the lineup.

Any of the "exotic" examples we'd get in the shop for resto or engine rebuild, after I'd done the engine I would drive it the first five hundred miles to be certain it was right. A come-back due to immediate client abuse was not an option. The "responsibility factor" was always first and foremost on my mind. A Weber'd up V-12 Ferrari 400 was the last one I did, drove it as a commuter car for a week. 100 mile round trips to home and back, mostly on an Interstate highway. Had "cr*p down th' back of me neck" most of the time!

I'll stick with my humble little four cylinder examples, thankewverymuch.
 
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