Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 09:36:12 -0500 From: "The Malt Hound" <lamealameadingdongnospamlamelame.org> wrote in message news:opsm8y8kwungtaownospam.eastlink.ca... > Salutations: > > Salutations: > > Please see my reply on your previous thread. > > Yes - putting the highest profile tire on you can fit will help > greatly with the frost heaves and pot-holes (which are legend up > here - north of Northern Maine). However, you should be aware that > one of the important things about owning a sports sedan - is that > you can and should do what you can to steer around the obstacles > while remaining in your lane - and slow it on down. Because the > very worst ones will be completely invisible until the last moment. > > That's why people from Vermont congenitally drive at 5mph under the > speed limit at all times and their cars last well in excess of the > manufacturer's 10 year agreed best before date. That's funny, I thought it was because they were all ex-hippy, society drop-outs, green peace, eco-activists from the 60's and 70's... ;-) -Fred W PS - It's an "inside" joke, sort of a running feud thing between NH (conservative) and VT (liberals).