[tcb] Re: Insult to injury... official figures

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sammie smith wrote:
> Is that called a "hutch" or a "gaggle?"
>
> --- On *Fri, 8/21/09, Will /<evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
>
>
>     From: Will <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>     Subject: [tcb] Re: Insult to injury... official figures
>     To: "tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>     Date: Friday, August 21, 2009, 11:49 AM
>
>     I don't know about that. I recall having 5 Rabbits in the 90s.
>      One or two at a time that ran and the others for parts.
>
>
>
>     So does 5 make a collection?
>
>     :-)
>
>     -- Sent from my Palm Pre
>
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     sammie smith wrote:
>
>     Well how many old Hondas and Toyotas do you see?  Those 70s 80s
>     "economy" cars will probably never be collectible and will never
>     have the status of the aircooled VW.
>
>     --- On *Fri, 8/21/09, w.wood /<evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
>
>
>         From: w.wood <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>         Subject: [tcb] Re: Insult to injury... official figures
>         To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>         Date: Friday, August 21, 2009, 10:45 AM
>
>         Wow, my Eurovans did better than that.  I can honestly say
>         I've never owned a Vanagon.  I would like a Doka Synchro but
>         that's about as far as I'd go with it.  Regrettably we'll lose
>         and continue to lose more Vanagons and Bays and Splits because
>         of neglect and nuisance laws more than the CARS program
>         promotes. 
>
>         What's strange is...
>
>         Do you ever see any Dashers?  Sciroccos? Rabbits (except
>         cabriolets)?
>
>         It seems like a lot of the A1 and A2 series just disappeared. 
>         Maybe it was that Pennsylvanian Sheet Metal?  I have to
>         believe that a Rabbit may be more rare than a split bus. 
>
>
>
>
>         On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 10:40 AM, a riggs <redvan71@xxxxxxxxx
>         <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=redvan71@xxxxxxxxx>>
>         wrote:
>
>             Will is right.  More folks need to check their facts
>             before saying something...
>
>             Per the feds "official" mileage figures, it's 15 mpg for a
>             '91 Vanagon with auto and 2WD. 4 speed manual is 17 mpg.
>             It was 15/16 in '84 - the oldest year eligible - and was
>             as low as 14/15 in 1986. Synchros in '86 also got 14.
>              Best I've ever done was 16 or so but I'm no hypermiler.
>
>             Read 'em weep:
>
>             http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/CarsResult1.jsp?column=1&id=8422
>             <http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/CarsResult1.jsp?column=1&id=8422>
>
>             I hope we don't lose any Vanagons to this program, but
>             feel sure we will.
>
>             (Personally, I think Denis is just jealous that HE didn't
>             get a letter for Murray...
>             But as penance for my political misstep I will be hosting
>             the "cum-by-ya" sing-a-long at T@P6.  If Denis will
>             co-host with me...)
>
>             Allan
>
>
>
>             ----- Original Message ----
>             From: Mike Hayes <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>>
>             To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>             Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:46:10 PM
>             Subject: [tcb] Re: Insult to injury...
>
>             It don't matter what it gets it matters what the est mpg
>             when it was new..
>
>             Edward Maikranz wrote:
>             > Mine sure doesnt.
>             > 87 with a 2.1 gets 17-19
>             >
>             > On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 5:19 PM, sammie smith
>             > <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             
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>             <mailto:bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             
> <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>>
>             > wrote:
>             >
>             >     Everyone is talking about the Vanagon qualifying for
>             the CARS
>             >     program.  How?  You have to have less than 18mpg
>             combined mileage
>             >     via EPA estimates.  Do those things not get 18mpg?
>             >
>             >     --- On *Thu, 8/20/09, a riggs /<redvan71@xxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=redvan71@xxxxxxxxx>
>             >     <mailto:redvan71@xxxxxxxxx
>             
> <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=redvan71@xxxxxxxxx>>>/*
>             wrote:
>             >
>             >
>             >         From: a riggs <redvan71@xxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=redvan71@xxxxxxxxx>
>             <mailto:redvan71@xxxxxxxxx
>             
> <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=redvan71@xxxxxxxxx>>>
>             >
>             >         Subject: [tcb] Re: Insult to injury...
>             >         To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>             <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
>             >         Date: Thursday, August 20, 2009, 2:45 PM
>             >
>             >
>             >         Gee, I thought Mr. Obama was my friend and since
>             he knows
>             >         what's best for me I guess I'll turn my Vanagon
>             in.  They told
>             >         me it would to a happy place.  And this way your
>             tax dollars
>             >         can help me buy a new green pablum car and keep
>             it full of gas
>             >         and...
>             >
>             >         Thank you Obama.  Thank you Lady Bird.  Thank you
>             FDR...
>             >
>             >         LIKE HELL!  They'll pry it from my cold dead
>             hands!  (Unless
>             >         someone gives me some good ol' cash for it  ;-)  )
>             >
>             >
>             >        
>             
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>             >         *From:* w.wood <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx
>             
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>             >         *To:* tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>             <mailto:tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>             >         *Sent:* Thursday, August 20, 2009 10:08:03 AM
>             >         *Subject:* [tcb] Re: Insult to injury...
>             >
>             >         I blame Lady Bird Johnson...
>             >
>             >         She made getting rid of old cars popular with
>             "Keep America
>             >         Beautiful."  You remember with the fake indian?
>              Iron Eyes
>             >         Cody who was Italian.
>             >
>             >         Just like a government run program, full of
>             mis-information
>             >         and lies.
>             >
>             >         http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19732051/
>             >
>             >         http://www.snopes.com/movies/actors/ironeyes.asp
>             >
>             >
>             >
>             >         On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Edward Aragon
>             >         <edwarda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>             
> <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=edwarda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>             >        
>             
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>             >         wrote:
>             >
>             >             I saw a early model Eurovan MV on the clunker
>             lot at
>             >             Premier Mazda wish I
>             >             had a chance to get it. RIP our good friend....
>             >
>             >
>             >
>             >
>             >              --Edward Aragon
>             >
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> <http://us.mc833.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>]On
>             >             Behalf Of a riggs
>             >             Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 8:36 AM
>             >             To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>             >             Subject: [tcb] Insult to injury...
>             >
>             >
>             >             Got a letter from a car dealer  yesterday...
>             >
>             >             "Congratulations!  Your 1991 Volkswagen
>             Vanagon qualifies
>             >             for the Cash for
>             >             Clunkers program..."
>             >
>             >             I wonder how many will be lost to this program...
>             >
>             >             Allan
>             >             '71 panel - FOR SALE
>             >             '91 Vanagon Carat - FOR SALE
>             >             '71 Ghia coupe
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