TTAC Contest Winner Announced
July 3rd, 2013 11:53 AM Share
Ladies and gents, we have a winner for our giveaway of “ Icons and Idiots” by Bob Lutz.
Our winner is Chris Archer who sent us this storyI think I deserve to win the Bob Lutz book because I will appreciate reading it but I don’t have the necessary disposable income to purchase it. I am a 24 year old Navy submarine veteran and currently sell new Ford/Chrysler products at a dealership in rural northeastern Michigan. I have been enamored with automobiles since a young age. This fall I will be taking advantage of the GI bill to attend Michigan Technological University. After I graduate I would like to continue to work in the auto industry. I follow your site religiously. To prove I’m a true lunatic/enthusiast please reference the attached picture of my daily driver 1993 Saab 900S. Very respectfully, Chris Archer
Nicely done, sir. We thank you for your service and hope that you enjoy your book. And your Saab.
Published July 3rd, 2013 11:33 AM
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Thank you for the book! I would've picked it up earlier but I've been putting all my cash into the Saab. It is the last year of "classic" 900 production other than some convertibles sold as 1994 models. The c900 is longitudinal fwd with the engine mounted backwards and the transaxle underneath, hence the long front overhang. Aggressive front weight distribution will be good during the winters at MTU. The c900 was also the last Saab produced without outside design sourcing (other than the Triumph derived motor).
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