[T3] Invasion "Caravan route"?

Mike Fisher fisherfarms at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 10:43:52 PST 2012

Drive the Variant!

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 10:33 AM, Gary Forsmo <gbforsmo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Speaking of Caravan, I'm hoping to get something together in another month
> or so.  We'll have to see how this lines up for all of us.
> Keith
> ---------------------------------
> I'm vitally interested in a route that you may propose.
> I'm in Lake Geneva (Southern Wisconsin) just a few miles north of the
> Illinois border and near I-43.  But my '69 T3 is stored in an airplane
> hanger in the Madison area.  I may have to go to Madison to "prep" it, take
> it out of storage & retrieve it ... or pick it up on a car trailer, to make
> the trip to Colorado Springs.  Truth be known, I'd prefer to drive it.
> I'm still undecided as to:
> A.  Attending the Invasion (health issues),
> B.  Driving my '69 Variant to Colorado Springs with the caravan,
> C.  Putting the '69 T3 on a trailer and pulling it behind our '38
>     foot, motor home to Colorado Springs
> .
> The motor home/trailer has several advantages.
> 1.  Air conditioned comfort during the drive;
> 2.  Having my '69 at the Invasion for local transportation;
> 2.  Less "wear 'n tear" on the '69;
> 3.  A (possible) emergency car hauler should one of the other caravan
> members have a "serious" breakdown.  I could off-load my car; & load the
> "disabled" vehicle.
> 4.  The Invasion Host Motel has already made provisions for my motor home,
> if I attend.
> Gary "Frito" - '69 Variant, FI, MT
> Rockport, TX (winter)
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