[rescue] What a load of...

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Thu Sep 27 13:55:38 CDT 2007

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 02:18:30PM -0400, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> but my dad's '66 saab 96 weighed 1700 lbs; the '66 volvo 122, 2300;
> the '71 saab 99, 2400; my '66 rambler american - a real 6-passenger
> car - 2625.  and the rambler got 25mpg with a 1bbl carb and 3-speed
> tranny.  i know; i put over 30000 miles on it.  i've heard folks with
> the optional overdrive claim over 30mpg and i believe it.

I saw something the other day that showed a bunch of Chevy cars from 
'55, and then a modern Honda Civic (or was it a Toyota Camry?).

The modern car weighs MORE than the cars from '55.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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