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Re: Carlisle :-) / invite/ MG 97

Subject: Re: Carlisle :-) / invite/ MG 97
From: Steve Darby <>
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 1996 05:30:22 -0800 wrote:
> I have gone to Carlisle for the past five years helping man the NEMGTR booth.
> (Barbara winds up at the booth while I do the flee market)
> What is Carlisle? Well Spring and Fall Carlisle are legend. Four thousand or
> more vendors from all over the country set up these two weekends for the 
> largest flee market of used auto parts.  If you want to build a 1924 anycar 
> scratch you could from the parts at these meets. They also feature classic car
> sales. Unfortunately there is some but little in British parts and what there 
> ,is hard to find in  between the millions of U.S. car parts.
> Import Carlisle was started to solve this problem. Each year it gets a liitle
> bit bigger. David is right that almost fifty percent is British, and although
> there are a couple of hundred venders, it is of course only a fraction of the
> big Carlisle meets. Again there are part vendors, new and used, as well as a 
> sale area. To my knowledge there are no real events in the way of driving, or
> display. None the less I would't miss it. It is also a great way to see
> everyone, and dozens on this list are there. Last year, John Twist was there
> along with Dave Zip of Cincinatti, Rob Medynski from N.J., Jerry Gogan from
> Abingdon Spares, Rob Goldman from Moss, and the list goes on and on. Almost
> every major and most minor supplier is there. Hope you plan to come.
> Mike Leckstein

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