Re: Tucson Show - Rode in The Ford GT
"dwight" <tfrog93@comXcast.net> wrote in message
> "Laurie S." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> I'm still trying to recover from our annual MCA Regional Show today. Long
>> weekend, lots of fun, light rain most of the day, but also lots of
>> in the afternoon. The highlight of the day for me was a five-minute ride
>> the Ford GT that our dealer brought out for our show. They had just
>> the defective front control arms and the driver said they align the tires
>> driving it. In my most innocent voice I asked, can I ride along? Well,
>> Oh, what fun! That car has instant acceleration yet is so quiet even when
>> the engine is revving.
> A good pair of Flowmasters will fix that. :()
>> The funny part was that it was raining lightly and the driver said, gee
>> the wiper switch? There are so many different switches it took him a
>> to find it on the right side of the steering column. I didn't stop
> grinning for at
>> least an hour after that ride.
> If I remember my flying days, you don't need wipers above 80mph or so...
>> Then we parked it right by the front doors of the hotel and I had the fun
>> task of wiping the car down. I've never cleaned a quarter million dollar
>> before. Talk about being very careful.....
> Thanks, Laurie. I'm jealous as hell. I paid good money just to LOOK at the
> GT at the Philly Auto Show. I'd pay a bit more to wipe it down.
> I wonder if Bounty paper towels would be good enough for the GT, or if
> they'd insist on something softer...
Actually, I used a California Water Blade and a terry cloth towel. I
figured if it's safe enough for my coupe, it's safe enough for the GT. :)
My biggest worry was to keep from pushing water into the interior because
the door was open.
Thunder Snake #7