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Re: info wanted on Midget from 1973

To: cliff <cliff@randell24.freeserve.co.uk>
Subject: Re: info wanted on Midget from 1973
From: Mike Maclean <macleans@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 1999 12:02:57 -0700
Cc: Mikkel Pedersbęk <mikkel@isa.dknet.dk>, spridgets@autox.team.net
References: <v04210100b3a5f2e53e91@[]> <3780EDDB.5408B3C4@randell24.freeserve.co.uk>
Reply-to: Mike Maclean <macleans@earthlink.net>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
FrogEye Spridget? No such thing!
Mike MacLean-60 Frogeye SPRITE

cliff wrote:

> Hi - the original FrogEye Spridget had round wheel arches, but the MkII
> and Midget had 'square' rear wheel arches. The Spridget was gradully
> improved/developed up 'til '72 when again round rear wheel arches were
> brought back. Thought to be the best of the 1275's, the round wheel arch
> Midget was discontinued to meet anticipated US safety regs in 1974 - the
> arch buckled when rammed from the rear (I suppose it's happened to
> somebody - anybody?).
> My  advice is if it's rust free go for it - I've had mine 21 years.
> Cliff

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