Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2000 10:24:39 -0700
Reply-To: Ron 'Coyote' Lussier <coyote@MACROMEDIA.COM>
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From: Ron 'Coyote' Lussier <coyote@MACROMEDIA.COM>
Subject: Re: Cartalk has a Vanagon page
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> I noticed all of the posts are of a very positive nature. This shows how
> full of s#*t the two brothers are. THey have never had anything
> nice to say about our vans.
Au contraire, mon frere!
Sit on down, kids, and let Uncle Coyote tell you a story. When I was
shopping around for my first van, not too long ago, Hoch Motors in Santa
Rosa had one with really low mileage. A '90 Westy. I decided to drive up
to take a look.
Santa Rosa is over an hour's drive from San Francisco, so along the way I
listened to KQED, as I always do when driving. After about 15 minutes, Car
Talk came on. I thought to myself, somewhat whimsically, "I wonder if
they'll talk about Vanagons? If they say something bad, I won't buy this
car." Well, the third caller was a woman who drove a Westy around town
shuttling the kids! My knuckles were white on the wheel, and I leaned
forward in my Golf, as I waited for the brothers' response.
"Hey, those are pretty snazzy! They're much better than minivans... you
actually look hip in one of those!"
I bought the van.
-- /\_/\ ____
Ron 'Coyote' Lussier ( ) \ _/__
email@example.com \ / \X / 1991 Syncro Westy 'Francis'
1.650.481.4847 \_/ \/ San Francisco, CA
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