[rescue] Overloading vehicles - was: What a load of...

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 16:01:28 CDT 2007

Mr Ian Primus wrote:
>>> I believe I've mentioned it before, but I got a VAX 6610, one VAX
>>> 4000-505A and >10 desktop MicroVAXen in a Toyota Camry.  The
>>> tires weren't rubbing the wheel wells or anything.
>> (Sorry for the self-reply)
>> BTW, it wasn't a wagon.  It was a sedan.


> filled with SparcStations with the back seats filled with misc 
> hardware (up to the roof) - tires up under the fenders a bit on both
> occasions, but not rubbing. Amazingly enough, after all this abuse

When I moved down to Florida, I had the trunk full of VAXen.  I believe 
Dave McGuire has pictures of that.

> and all these years, the suspension on this car is still good. I
> still salute you, Sridhar - for managing to get a Vax 6000 in one of
> these cars. Disassembly alone must have taken an hour. Reassembly
> would have been fun too, especially if you rushed through
> disassembly!

It was easier because I left all of the cards in the cardcages.  The 
real bitch was getting the rack apart at the source, and putting the 
power supplies back in when I got to the destination.

Peace...  Sridhar

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