Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/28

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Corvair
From: lrzeitlin at (Lawrence Zeitlin)
Date: Wed Mar 28 17:48:07 2007
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On Mar 28, 2007, at 8:31 PM, wrote:

>>>> Love those first generation Corvairs! Air cooled, rear engine, but
>>>> large
>>>> enough for the yankee posterior.
>> Ah yes - but "unsafe at any speed."
>> I remember it well.
> That is BS and you know it better, probably, than
> do I.

Well, Stirling Moss said that the Corvair WAS safe at any speed. At  
the time I raced a Porsche 356 in SCCA races in Michigan and I felt  
unsafe at any speed. Now I drive sedately in my turbocharged Saabaru  
and reminisce about the bad old unsafe days. Second childhoods are  

Larry Z