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Old 01-26-2007, 05:44 PM   #1
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1930s Porsche Design- not your typical VW!

Found this on Pete's Board.
Never can tell what's hiding in your local mine shaft!
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/racing/01/26/audi.auction.ap/index.html
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Old 01-26-2007, 07:25 PM   #2
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Stories like this one consistently amaze me.

"An American car collector came across car parts in a scrap heap in Ukraine and took them back to England..."

How does an American car collector just happen to be rummaging through a scrap heap in the friggin' Ukraine of all places and stumble upon one of the more important automobiles in history? Whenever I rummage through a scrap heap I come up empty handed, get stung by Hornets and step in dog ****************.

I remember a story out of Barrett-Jackson a few years ago, and don't quote me on the precise details, but an American collector located a one-off French, pre-war Delage or Delahaye or something in a shed in Europe and had it shipped back to the States. Some years later, he found the engine, the correct engine for that very car, in a chicken coop in South America! How does this happen??? Most of the time I can't find the parts to my own car in my own garage!

Great story. Thanks for sharing it.
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Old 01-26-2007, 08:26 PM   #3
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Most of the time I can't find the parts to my own car in my own garage!

You might have problems in your own garage, but I know you found this!
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Old 01-27-2007, 05:40 AM   #4
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You might have problems in your own garage, but I know you found this!
I found it, yes, but I didn't find it in my garage!
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Old 01-27-2007, 05:54 AM   #5
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Found this on Pete's Board.
Never can tell what's hiding in your local mine shaft!
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/racing/01/26/audi.auction.ap/index.html
That one might prove to be a bit too many $$$ for Leno . . .
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... a previous thread that turned odd, veering into Cuban politics etc. That thread is closed.
That could describe any number of threads.
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That could describe any number of threads.
That's funny.
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