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Old 09-30-2011, 06:56 AM   #92
Ryushin Kan
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Originally Posted by bill_powell View Post
WU7X, thanks for the compliment; I'll pass it along to my old Guzzi!

I do understand where you're coming from as regards Brit cars. But in my case you have it right: it's definitely madness.

I bought my first one, a Mini, in 1976. That first was then followed by six more Minis, one Hillman Minx, and the Midget. That's some 35 years of Little British Car ownership. And what's even crazier, these things have been my daily drivers the whole time!

I'm not sure what's wrong with me, but it did all seem to start when I watched the 1969 film The Italian Job. Seeing those Minis flying over sidewalks, stairways, and sewers did something to my then 16-year old brain. It just made me laugh, and made me determined to have a Mini.

Trouble is, I'm 52 now, and I'm still laughing...
you guys ought to try running a yank car in england! - 5 ish a gallon for gas!

PS hack build to come.........CB750 - 2000 ten years ago, Canterbury Sidecar chassis - 27.50, Squire Body - free! haven't added up the bits and pieces yet

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