UDO sighting: you all are gonna think im NUTS, but....
knotnook at traverse.com
Fri May 10 16:22:19 EDT 2002
This link leads to several photos of the V8/Taurus
At 01:21 PM 05/10/2002 -0400, 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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