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Re: 'Overdrive' Badge

To: (Williams/MG Guy)
Subject: Re: 'Overdrive' Badge
From: Graham McCann <>
Date: Sat, 05 Jul 1997 09:49:50 +1000
That badge was only (for some reason) to MGBs made in Australia.  I guess
it was a selling gimmick.  It was fitted to the boot lid.  They are
available here.  If you are interested I will send you the fax number of a
local supplier here who could send it to you direct.

Let me know


97 MGF  

t 07:49 pm 4/7/97 -0300, Williams/MG Guy wrote:
>Me again.
>Many years ago - 'bout '75 or so, I recall (vaguely) a gent who having
>installed an overdrive in his B, found a badge for the rear valance that
>simply stated 'Overdrive'. I think he said it came from a Volvo of the era.
>What I particularly remember about it was that the script was practically
>identical to the 'BGT' style of the badge on the hatch on my 70 GT.
>Does this 'Overdive' emblem ring any bells? It was about four inches in
>length, about 1 1/2" inches high and was cast in a white metal, seemingly
>used for many automobile badges of the early '70s.
>Would sure like to find one - two actually, or something very similar.
>Thanking you in advance, we remain foggy (in both memory and weather) on the
>east coast of Canada,
>'70 BGT
>'68 roadster
Graham McCann  Rivett, ACT. Australia
Phone/Fax: +61 6 2889055

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