Great Magazine Article...

Great Magazine Article...

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April 23rd, 2008, 2:50 pm #1

There's a great article in this month's Classic Motorsports (May 08 issue 132) http://classicmotorsports.net/issues that compares the X with the Ferrari. They liked both, but they took the time to really look at both cars. There's some great photos as well.

Good publicity. Maybe it will help with resale...


Mark Harris
78 X 1/9
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April 23rd, 2008, 3:18 pm #2

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April 23rd, 2008, 6:53 pm #3

There's a great article in this month's Classic Motorsports (May 08 issue 132) http://classicmotorsports.net/issues that compares the X with the Ferrari. They liked both, but they took the time to really look at both cars. There's some great photos as well.

Good publicity. Maybe it will help with resale...


Mark Harris
78 X 1/9
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Baxter
Baxter

April 24th, 2008, 12:21 pm #4

There's a great article in this month's Classic Motorsports (May 08 issue 132) http://classicmotorsports.net/issues that compares the X with the Ferrari. They liked both, but they took the time to really look at both cars. There's some great photos as well.

Good publicity. Maybe it will help with resale...


Mark Harris
78 X 1/9
Glad ya'll liked it, and thanks for the kind words. While I'm basking in the praise, let me point ya'll toward two more cool things.

First, if you're ANYWHERE near Road Atlanta The Mitty is shaping up to be an absolutely monster weekend of racing/vintage stuff/general whooping it up -- http://grmspeedfest.com

I think ya'll should band together and make sure the Italians are well represented.

Second, we've built an all-new Reader Rides section on the Classic Motorsports site. You can upload a pic and description of your car, vote and comment on the other cars, and view the results in a lot of ways. So far -- and I just can't believe this -- there is only ONE Fiat in there: http://classicmotorsports.net/reader-rides/
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April 24th, 2008, 6:00 pm #5

I tried to read it as someone would, who had never had the opportunity to drive/own an X. I found it to be a positive win/win.

Good job!

Thomas
Delaware, Ohio

BB 4RE (Now owned by Bob Brown)


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April 24th, 2008, 10:26 pm #6

Is it posted any where?... or do I have to pretend to be browsing in the newsagent and read it that way... ha ha..
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Baxter
Baxter

April 24th, 2008, 11:21 pm #7

You can order the issue online: http://classicmotorsports.net/issues/

I'm 99% sure It's too late to get it as a free trial issue.
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April 25th, 2008, 7:38 am #8

Damn... free you say? I'm out there after it... ha ha.. I hope they don't think I'll get hooked.. the only books I've paid for lately is the pbs X19 book and a copy of the old " super tuning" just had to get that after finding it on the net.. It helped me greatly back in the sixties when modifying my honda bike engine for racing, along with 'tuning for speed'PE Irving 1965. that is available in packed file online If you search for it..
That was the definitive go fast tips book for engines. Both fitting titles to be in an enthusiasts library.
Thanks for that.. cheers Neil
PS. I just had a decco.. here's the result for us that aren't in the official united states.. Of cours Oz is for sure an unofficial state.. otherwise our fearless leaders wouldn't be skipping away over there to get further instructions every coupla months... Ah well... here it is.
quote from magazine free trial box.
The only catch: Due to U.S. postal regulations, free trial copies may only be sent within the United States. We love our Canadian and International readers (and offer subscriptions to you), but can't send a free trial. Blame Uncle Sam. Sam? Sam? who the ( insert your own blasphemy here)is Sam? " to the tune of " livin next door to Alice"
One of my " you know what I hate?" on the net is filling out a loooong form to buy something online.. only to find when I go to pay for it... " we do not ship outside of continental america or united states" ... look at the one in question.. even Terrence and Phillip can't get it....


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Baxter
Baxter

April 25th, 2008, 1:57 pm #9

Neilium, it's a sorry state of affairs, but there's not much we can do about it. At least we told you right up front that we can't send it your way, before you filled out the short form. I hate long forms too!
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April 25th, 2008, 11:29 pm #10

G'day,
Yep you did.. right up front I didn't realise you were involved with the magizine. I'm not much of a reader of hard copy these days, do most of my reading on the net Last time I read mags was when I was a shooter and living on a few hundred acres of paradise up on a river with the dingo's n kanga's, used to get those alternative lifestyle mags for the seed saving network, and the shooting mags to help me imagine the trip i'd like to take out west n get in among the wild pigs.
I'm a bout thirty years too late for car mags.. Although.. I did buy an old mag copy
of the first road test of the X here in Oz ' Wheels ' magazine and another one for a car that was one of my first cars when 17yrs ' Standard Vanguard" same engines as in the Triumph Tr's 4cyl wet sleeve 3 mains eight port head.
Anyhow.. Cheers Neil
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