Will you frown on me...

Discussion topics related exclusively to our annual gathering in Carlisle PA on June 2-4, 2006.
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Will you frown on me...

Post by Ray » Fri May 12, 2006 9:09 am

If i trailered the XR to carlisle? The car isn't really set up to be something comfortable on the street (thanks mc2racing! :) ) and i might be buying a trailer soon... and my truck has a radio.

i would probably trailer to the campground, then drive the XR from there to the show.
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Post by xrian » Fri May 12, 2006 9:24 am

Nothing wrong with that at all. Go for it!
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri May 12, 2006 10:04 am

:withstupid

You certainly wouldn't be the first - several cars were trailered in last year.

What campground are you staying at? If it's the one on-site at the fairgrounds, you won't even need to start the engine in the morning - you can simply push it down the hill! :)
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Post by smoke3006 » Fri May 12, 2006 10:24 am

Yes it would be horrible if you did that!!!
I'm so ashamed :x
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Of course my car doesn't even start :oops:

Think the F150 can make the trip ok?
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Post by merkurdriver » Fri May 12, 2006 11:30 am

Basically do whatever you have to do to get yourself to Carlisle. Trailers are OK in my book. So are airplanes, or any other means of transportation to get you to Carlisle.

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Fri May 12, 2006 11:32 am

I think the bar was raised last year by that guy that was selling plasma the week prior, so he'd have enough money for gas to get to Carlisle.
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Post by Ray » Fri May 12, 2006 1:58 pm

smoke3006 wrote:Yes it would be horrible if you did that!!!
I'm so ashamed :x
:P
Of course my car doesn't even start :oops:

Think the F150 can make the trip ok?
truck's name is Mr. Reliable for a reason, Sam. And i really dont want to drive 300 miles or so in a race bucket with no padding...

This is something i've wanted to get for a while now (as some of you know). I just wish they weren't so much damned money.
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Post by John Brennan » Fri May 12, 2006 5:34 pm

demonfire wrote:If i trailered the XR to carlisle? The car isn't really set up to be something comfortable on the street (thanks mc2racing! :) ) and i might be buying a trailer soon... and my truck has a radio.

i would probably trailer to the campground, then drive the XR from there to the show.
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Post by Ray » Mon May 15, 2006 6:17 am

How about if i brought the focus? I dont know if i can find a trailer (in my price range) and get it road worthy in time, but the focus, which is daily driven... could i still park with the merkurs?

:oops:
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Post by turbofan » Mon May 15, 2006 10:11 am

demonfire wrote:How about if i brought the focus? I dont know if i can find a trailer (in my price range) and get it road worthy in time, but the focus, which is daily driven... could i still park with the merkurs?

:oops:
you silly boy, you've asked this question before. you could park on the outskirts of the merkurs.

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon May 15, 2006 10:28 am

demonfire wrote:How about if i brought the focus? I dont know if i can find a trailer (in my price range) and get it road worthy in time, but the focus, which is daily driven... could i still park with the merkurs?
Only if you want to be beaten! :twisted:

It kinda all depends on who's directing traffic, and if we're running low on spaces. Last year, it damn near came to a fist-fight when some guy with a F150 was certain that he was in the proper location. "See, this sign says M-E-R-K-U-R and the side of your truck says F-1-5-0", so that means you don't belong here.
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Post by Ray » Mon May 15, 2006 11:25 am

i will have a poster of my merkur in the focus if i take the focus.
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Post by anglin » Mon May 15, 2006 2:48 pm

demonfire wrote:How about if i brought the focus?
Frown on you? No. Poop on you (literally)? Probably.
demonfire wrote:i will have a poster of my merkur in the focus if i take the focus.
Poster in the car? You know a "vinyl guy" so why don't you have him make a giant vinyl sticker for the entire Focus that looks like an XR4Ti and stick it on the car. Then at least it will look like a Merkur.

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Post by Ray » Mon May 15, 2006 3:09 pm

Anglin you know my concerns man. I dont know if i feel comfortable yet bringing the car that far. I really want to meet you guys tho so i want to make the trek.
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Post by merkurdriver » Tue May 16, 2006 12:05 am

DPDISXR4Ti wrote:
It kinda all depends on who's directing traffic, and if we're running low on spaces. Last year, it damn near came to a fist-fight when some guy with a F150 was certain that he was in the proper location. "See, this sign says M-E-R-K-U-R and the side of your truck says F-1-5-0", so that means you don't belong here.
:lol: I remember that guy. As soon as he opened his mouth I just walked in the opposite direction as quickly as possible.

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