785 cc microcars (OT)

From: Charles E. Fox <foxvideo_at_wincom.net>
Date: Sat May 23 13:59:23 1998

At 12:02 AM 5/23/98 -0700, you wrote:
>At 23:07 5/22/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>Yeah, but you Brits have got _weird_ concepts in transportation.
>>The Morris Minor for instance never should have been licensed as
>>an automobile -- a four-wheeled powered bicycle on its best day.
>Eee, lad, y're not up on yer British automotive innovation. The
>four-wheeled powered bicycle was the Berkeley Frisky. My other fave was
>the Ginetta 1600 R, which is what you got when you crossed a Ford Cortina
>with a bespoke tapered London suit. Then there was always, gawdelpus, the
>three-wheel Morgan.
>Kip Crosby engine_at_chac.org
> http://www.chac.org/index.html
>Computer History Association of California
        How about the Austin Seven, in which, if I have been informed correctly,
the oil would migrate up the steering column and drip into one's lap.

                                                        Charlie Fox ('52 MG TD owner)
Received on Sat May 23 1998 - 13:59:23 BST

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