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PostPost by: jimj » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:50 pm

Some (?) might say it serves him right for trying to pass off a `69 S4 as a Sprint.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:57 pm

Ugh... obviously the Poppy Rally

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PostPost by: elan66 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 5:37 pm

No it serves him right for letting Poppy drive it
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PostPost by: Famous Frank » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:16 pm

How did you know it was an S4 and not a Sprint from that photo?
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PostPost by: Quart Meg Miles » Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:20 pm

Famous Frank wrote:How did you know it was an S4 and not a Sprint from that photo?

They didn't make many Sprints in '69, Frank.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:47 am

Nothing in the 'photo tells you whether it is a '69 or a Sprint, however a little detective work on the internet gives:

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PostPost by: rgh0 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:51 am

Not many sprints with a bonnet bulge either

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PostPost by: pharriso » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:58 am

rgh0 wrote:Not many sprints with a bonnet bulge either

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All federal ones...
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PostPost by: mark030358 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:16 pm

So, does it make any difference? Maybe that's all the guy could afford...
Good on him for having one I say....

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PostPost by: pharriso » Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:04 pm

mark030358 wrote:So, does it make any difference? Maybe that's all the guy could afford...
Good on him for having one I say....

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I say good on him for competing!! :D Hope the damage was not too serious, but I see only 1 person finishing out of 5 entrants in that class.
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