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View Poll Results: Which day(s) of the week works best for you? You can select multiple days.
Sunday 3 30.00%
Monday 4 40.00%
Tuesday 4 40.00%
Wednesday 6 60.00%
Thursday 5 50.00%
Friday 2 20.00%
Saturday 2 20.00%
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Whats that address again?

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Sent Kermie to a safe retreat today.
Don't think we'll be evacuated (currently we are yellow, level 2), but I'd rather be safe than a loser.
Crazy skies out here in Boring.
Was half way through a bunch of projects on the green car when my knee procedure came up in mid August.
The timing for these wild fires wasn't the best..... ha.



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Somehow these natural disasters are never timed just quite right... I intend to lodge a complaint with the manager...
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Is the Rothsport swap meet still on?
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Is the Rothsport swap meet still on?
Yep! Come on up; Iíll sell you an extra set of Minilites.
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Well I missed it
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Time for a distraction...curious what everyone thinks of this one. Seems to be a lot of people who like it. Myself? ...I think it's unbearably ugly. Sad considering it evidently was an over $200k build...

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-porsche-custom-speedster/?utm_source=transactionalemail&utm_medium=email&ut m_campaign=bat_reserve_not_met_watchers_bidders
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Art is in the eye of the beholder. Or in this case the wallet of the builder. It's cool in its own way but I'm not a speedster fan.
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Time for a distraction...curious what everyone thinks of this one. Seems to be a lot of people who like it. Myself? ...I think it's unbearably ugly. Sad considering it evidently was an over $200k build...

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1978-porsche-custom-speedster/?utm_source=transactionalemail&utm_medium=email&ut m_campaign=bat_reserve_not_met_watchers_bidders
I've seen it many times, during its build and after completion. Execution of the build is amazing (e.g. welds on the rollbar gussets have been ground & polished before painting), aesthetic vision involved leaves me a bit cold.
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Yep; but I'll still sell you an extra set of Minilites, if you are interested....
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I think the speedster is very well executed, but that doesn't mean I'd want it.
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I've seen it many times, during its build and after completion. Execution of the build is amazing (e.g. welds on the rollbar gussets have been ground & polished before painting), aesthetic vision involved leaves me a bit cold.
I think this is what I'm feeling...sure, there's excellence in the details, but it feels like somebody forgot to step back and take a look at the design as a whole. To me it doesn't "feel" like a Porsche anymore. Shame.

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