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A Beautiful MG SA at Kirkland Concours


Luke Skywalker
I'm in love with an MG!!! A 1937 MG SA was displayed at the Kirkland Concours. For the unfamiliar, the SA was a six-cylinder luxury car. This one had a touring body by Charlesworth.

Picture is attached, so you can all drool along with me!!!


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Luke Skywalker
It would be great to ride in that car,if only I could afford it. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
Drool you said,drooling I am. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif

Stuart. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cheers.gif
I'd give my left anything for one like that!!!! Excellent!


As are all MG SAs, that car is gorgeous. But I do think we need a closeup of the hood ornament. I wonder if it's what it looks like!!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/eek.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif

Here are a couple photos an a nicely restored SA Tickford I saw at GoF West last year in Buellton, CA. It is for sale in case anyone is interested. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


And here is a photo of the hood ornament on that one. One of my favorites ever.


For more photos CLICK HERE.
I know a guy with the coolest pre-war hood-ornament/coolant-level radiador caps collection that I've ever seen! A couple marques that even I have not heard nor read about! And a few from common marques that would probably pay off his house.
No, but I may be able to get some pics of them myself... he's the guy that gave me my boat.


Jedi Knight
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I arrived at the Kirkland Concours early in the am and it was still raining or misting slightly. Most of the cars were covered with plastic sheets. I offered to drive one of Shirley's Ferraris (especially the 54) back to my garage to keep it dry, but the offer was declined. All of 4 or 5 MG's were pretty neat, but only the SA seemed to fit in the show. Gorgeous cars, and the Kirkland show is starting to get lots of attention. I think this was their 4th year, but wouldn't you know we would have a little rain, about the first all summer. At least it stopped.


Luke Skywalker
Yeah, I should have mentioned that there were many great MGs there, including two Ken Miles' famous specials -- R1/Flying Shingle. I have pictures of the specials from way back, so I didn't snap any at the show.

It had been 80 days without rainfall -- and only 8/100ths of an inch in the weeks before that, and of course it rained for the Concours. I saw Tom Armstrong, who is the chair, and he just laughed. The 2nd year they held it in the parking garage due to the threat of rain, and when I reported on how many people were disappointed that a record gathering of Duesies were in a dark garage (and it never rained) it really hit a nerve. Luckily Tom is a really great guy and they decided to just press on outside -- and they've had two straight years of rain!!! It does always clear by noon, though.


Jedi Knight
It does always clear by noon, though.

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The Pacific Northwest daily weather report that just runs on a loop.

They don't call blue plastic tarps the Oregon State Flag for nothin'



Jedi Knight
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Actually we just report that it rains all the time in the great Pacific NW to keep all the Californians from overrunning the place.


I'm in love with an MG!!!

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I felt the same way the first time I visited the BMHIT Museum at Gaydon. There was an SA Saloon there that was absolutely stunning.

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