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MK11TRICARB
11-28-2006, 02:31 PM
HI GUYS
IM FROM ENGLAND AND IM OLD! WHEN I FIRST STARTED IN THE MOTOR INDUSTRY THE COMPANY I WORKED FOR WAS ROUTES GROUP AND AUSTIN /MORRIS DEALERS.BRITISH LEYLAND CAME ALONG AND THEN CHRYSLER.CHRYSLER THEN TURNED INTO PEUGEOT.PEUGEOT THEN SAID NO MULTI FRANCHISING SO BL GOT DUMPED.WE ARE STILL PEUGEOT TO THIS DAY ! SO I HAVE FORGOTTEN MORE THAN I CAN REMEMBER IMPS, MINIS,1100S,1300S,MGS,MARINAS,MORRIS 1000S,AVENGERS(CRICKETS)HUNTERS,ALPINES,TIGERS,SIM CAS,180S 2 LITRES,MATRAS,HEALEYS,MIDGETS,MGBS,RANCHOS,BAGERAH S,HILLMAN MINXS,COMMER VANS,GOSH WHAT A LOAD OF OLD....HISTORY. HOW SAD AM I??? IF I CAN HELP ANY ONE I WILL ,I HAVE BEEN MADE VERY WELCOLME ALREADY SO MANY THANKS
REGARDS PAUL /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/england.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/england.gif

tony barnhill
11-28-2006, 02:54 PM
Welcome - any thoughts of writing a book?

GB1
11-28-2006, 04:16 PM
Welcome, you are not old just wise.

Patrick

aeronca65t
11-28-2006, 06:42 PM
Welcome!
My dear old Dad worked for Rootes very briefly in the 50s.

What is funny now is that the separation of BL and Peugeot has come full-circle: The new '07 MINI will come with a Peugeot engine.

CinneaghTR
11-28-2006, 09:48 PM
Welcome!!

I visited Leicestershire last summer. Beautiful country.

JamesWilson
11-29-2006, 04:47 AM
Welcome!

Nice to see some more British owners on the British Car Forum....

MK11TRICARB
11-29-2006, 07:31 AM
YES NEW MINI ENGINE IS THE HPI TURBO (MORE TORQUE THAN A DIESEL),IT WILL BE FOLLOWED SHORTLY BY THE TWIN TURBO !
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