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Re: Berkley production line

Subject: Re: Berkley production line
From: John Beckett <>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 07:59:05 -0500
This is great, look at all the Berkley info thats poped up already.


At 05:23 PM 3/18/99 EST, wrote:
>Berkley made a neat convertible with a front end looking a bit like a blunt E
>type Jag.
>It was available as a three wheeler (two at the front, one at the rear), or
>four wheeler. Both front wheel drive.
>Most three wheelers were powered by a 350cc Villiers "Excelsior" two stroke
>engine with no reverse gears.
>This meant that they could be driven on a UK motorcycle permit. Many lunatics
>(including me) swapped in Honda 750 four engines.
>The majority of four wheelers used the Austin Mini 850 engine. Again these
>were usually swapped for Cooper S, or Austin (BMC) 1200 engines.
>I wonder if the new breed of Jap superbike engines will fit the three

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