[ba] Re: UDO sighting: you all are gonna think im NUTS, but..
Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Fri May 10 17:11:19 EDT 2002
... while this all may be true, I suspect the chances Hr. Piech's special
would be driving in commute traffic in San Francisco (you never know,
remember the Porsche 959 that was spotted on SF streets and the Golden Gate
bridge?) ... especially in the reported condition ... would be slim to nil.
I don't know if Rocky is still around, but it was good to see that Kneeale
still had the link to Rocky's site at hand ...
San Jose, CA (USA)
> Actually, there was one - specifically built for F. Piech. It
> is now in the VAG museum.
> 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.
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