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“You're what?”

“I'm ordering a continental kit for your 1950 Ford,” Dave says.

“What in Hell's blazes is a continental kit anyway?” she asks.

“A continental kit is a group of pieces involving a rear bumper extension and a spare tire container highlighted by a chrome outer ring. The spare tire does not go in there however. It's only for show. Look at it. I have a picture right here.”

 

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“Now, Dave. Do we have to? It looks expensive.”

“Well, Diana, I thought it would make a lovely Valentine's gift for you but since we share our budget I thought I'd better warn you.”

“How much is it going to cost?”

“They're made in British Columbia. About $2500 last I saw their ad.”

“Wow and WOW again!”

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Ed Janzen is the editor and publisher of CANADIAN STORIES, a literary folk magazine that publishes short stories and poems from Canadian writers of every province of Canada. Story Quilt is an electronic magazine similar in content. Ed has written four memoirs. He also writes for the old car hobby and has a column in OLD AUTOS - a biweekly newspaper featuring mostly Canadians events and automotive history.
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