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Brian_R

Member Since 13 Feb 2007
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In Topic: 49 Ford...

24 April 2014 - 05:46 PM

John,

I remember that one.

Glad to see you back.

Brian


In Topic: Any Packard fans in the house? (pics)

17 March 2014 - 04:46 AM

Charlie

I think you meant Ben - not Brian


In Topic: Any Packard fans in the house? (pics)

16 March 2014 - 06:03 PM

Love the woody - but they're all great!

 


In Topic: what color dominates your builds?

12 March 2014 - 04:04 AM

My top four colors are:

Blue 92

Red 63

Green 39

White 24

Then it starts trailing off to the two tones and others.

I guess I really like shades of blue.

Brian


In Topic: Chrysler orders 93 rare early Vipers to the crusher

06 March 2014 - 11:58 AM

UPDATE: Chrysler told Yahoo Autos this afternoon that while it did not have any records of crashes involving Vipers donated to trade schools, the cars involved did not have historical significance. It also said it regularly expected vehicles donated to schools to be destroyed once they had lost their educational value, which the cars in question had given their age. The full statement:

"Approximately 10 years ago, Chrysler Group donated a number of Dodge Viper vehicles to various trade schools for educational purposes. As part of the donation process, it is standard procedure — and stipulated in our agreements — that whenever vehicles are donated to institutions for education purposes that they are to be destroyed when they are no longer needed for their intended educational purposes.

With advancements in automotive technology over the past decade, it is unlikely that these vehicles offer any educational value to students. Chrysler Group fully understands and appreciates the historical significance of the Viper and is very active in preserving many of its legendary models and designs for historic purposes however, none of these vehicles fit into this category. 

Chrysler Group has no record of any legal proceedings involving Dodge Viper vehicles donated to educational institutions being involved in accidents and product liability lawsuits."