This article is reprinted in Floyd Clymer's "Sprite - MG Midget Handbook and
Service Manual". I bought my copy on 9/30/69 for $5.00 - receipt still
stuck between pages 310 and 311 :-).
----- Original Message -----
From "Larry Miller" <millerls at ado13.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Spridgets@Autox.Team.Net"
Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 4:51 PM
Subject: Re: Bugeye List..... Quest for Historic Info
> "2. "They Said it Couldn't be Done", 1959 Sebring cars, an MGA
> and Mk 1 Sprite cross the USA from Sebring to Los Angeles,
> a total of 5000 miles including detours. (Sports Cars Illustrated),
> July 1959. (Ray needs this one)"
> What does he need ? Will a copy do ?
> This one is reprinted in one of the old Sprite maintenance manuals that I
> have. I can't remember the name of the book but it has a green cover,
> Chilton's maybe...Anyone?
> Larry Miller
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike & Kerry Gigante" <email@example.com>
> To: "Spridgets@Autox.Team.Net" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 1:42 PM
> Subject: Bugeye List..... Quest for Historic Info
> > In Ray English's latest issue of Marque One, he has a
> > couple of articles related to long sprite road trips.
> > He is seeking info on the people or cars involved in the
> > following articles. If you can help, please send him email at
> > email@example.com and please CC me.
> > Reid Trummel's aborted bugeye trip would have been a modern
> > addition had it come off.
> > Ray is a seeking a copy of the article #2 or the actual magazine.
> > 1. "A Sprite goes East", John Orr. From Saigon to Singapore -
> > a 2000 mile hourney by Austin Healey Sprite through Vietnam,
> > Cambodia and Malaya. (Safety Fast magazine Feb 1961)
> > 2. "They Said it Couldn't be Done", 1959 Sebring cars, an MGA
> > and Mk 1 Sprite cross the USA from Sebring to Los Angeles,
> > a total of 5000 miles including detours. (Sports Cars Illustrated),
> > July 1959. (Ray needs this one)
> > 3. "Journeying Sprite" Two Scotsman spend two years and travel
> > 60,000 miles around the world in a Mk 1 Sprite (Worldwide,
> > April/May 1962)
> > 4. "Return of the Bugeye" by Peter Egan. Peter sells his Sprite, years
> > later he buys it back and drives it back across the USA to his home.
> > A classic tale of a man and his Sprite (Road & Track, June & July 1958)
> > 5. "London - Christchurch via Bombay" (Worldwide, April/May 1961)
> > Reprinted in the current uissue of Marque One
> > Do you know of other Healey or Spridget long distance stories in print?
> > so, please let me know and I will collate for the list and for Ray.
> > If you don't know about Marque One, see
> > http://home.vicnet.net.au/~mikeg/marqueone/ for info and a sample issue.
> > FYI, Bob Lomas is organising a 5,000mi road trip for Sprites here in
> > later this year. It is a loop around Eastern and Central Australia.
> > ends in
> > Melbourne, visits the Gulf of Carpentaria and returns down through Alice
> > and Adelaide. He has organised a support vehicle and currently has 4
> > in the convoy.
> > Mike
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