Dave Chapmans Amphicar!

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This is an excerpt from that site---what a crock---bet this guy has never seen one or been in one

Its single greatest demerit — and this is a big one — was that it wasn't particularly watertight. Its flotation was entirely dependent on whether the bilge pump could keep up with the leakage

This was written by a Dan Neil, Pulitzer Prize-winning automotive critic and syndicated columnist for the Los Angeles Timese in the contest--------------he must have been the only one in the contest

And I'm not even having a bad day, until reading that---after I cool off, I may see what he says about the other 49 worst cars.

On the other hand---good work David
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Ken Chambers

Ah, publicity - and Time, no less! Any news is good news I say.

Why settle for mediocrity when you can be last? It's all about name

All the best,
Ken Chambers, CA
'64 Red

On Sep 9, 2007, at 11:45 AM, antique459@aol.com wrote:

> A friend of mine forwarded this to me. In the article it mentions
> Dave Chapman's Amphicar helping out in the flooded region of
> Britain. 1961 Amphicar - The 50 Worst Cars of All Time - TIME