[ba] Re: UDO sighting: you all are gonna think im NUTS, but....
v8q at bellsouth.net
Fri May 10 17:01:08 EDT 2002
Actually, there was one - specifically built for F. Piech. It is now in the VAG
Brett Dikeman wrote:
> At 4:41 PM +0000 5/10/02, jim r wrote:
> >[unidentified DRIVING object]
> >yesterday evening [5pm, still good daylight], in san francisco, headed down
> >geary, i notice a tan v8 coming up the hill toward me.
> >as it passes me, something odd catches my eye - i glance in the rearview and
> >notice its a WAGON?!?!?!?!?
> >it had a wagon back, very squared off, not like the 44 wagons - more like
> >the goofy tresser [if i remember] or audi one-odd v8 wagons they built for
> >diplomats or something.
> There were never V8 wagons, only a V8 "lang"(Limo.)
> >the car was a mess, very dirty and kinda beat-up.
> Yep. In the pictures I've seen, it looks like the owner lives out of it.
> >a custom-fabbed wagon back on a v8
> That's exactly what it is.
> >weird. anyone know what that is? lister? or am i just nuts? [most likely]
> This car gets spotted all the time...it is a V8q with the back end of
> a Ford Tarus wagon. They probably did it because it was dirt cheap
> to buy the Tarus shell.
> Absolutely insane. I -pray- it isn't a manual; hacking a car like
> that, in that way, should be a crime.
> Most folks just buy a 200q20v avant. Miss the V8 punch? Not after a
> chip, you won't. Still not happy, despite the fact that the car is
> lighter and has more HP/Torque with the chip? Fine, get the RS2
> Anyway, someone on the list probably remembers where the pictures are
> of the monster, a lister once saw it and had a camera handy.
> "They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin
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