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Re: Parts in the UK

To: "Murch, Paul" <>
Subject: Re: Parts in the UK
From: Carl French <>
Date: Thu, 06 May 1999 06:15:15 -0400
Murch, Paul wrote:
> Listers,
> I'm one of the people who is a lurker.  I have been a member of the
> "list" on and off for 2 or 3 years, but work, school, wife, house, yard,
> drywall etc. etc. have kept me from participating much and less so
> recently.
> Anyway, the aforementioned job is sending me to Europe.  First Rome,
> then Brussles and at my own request London (May 20th to the 23ed).
> Last time I departed from Brittan I surprised the customs people by
> having in my bags 1. Moto Lita wheel ($100), 2. a pair of swivel axles
> ($45-50 each) 3. assorted small bushings etc (very cheap).  The customs
> guys had a good chuckle at my expense.  This time I would like to give
> them a good belly laugh.  I've been looking at some old issues of MG
> enthusiast (1998) where knock on mini light wheels are 130 pounds
> ($860/4 vrs VB $1200), front Spax conversion $240 vrs $399 in VB.
> Any sugestions as to items that I could aquire in England that are rare
> on the state side of the pond?  I would apreciate it if any listers in
> the UK could suggest suppliers in the London area that would give me a
> fair price?  Events going on?
> Thanks
> Paul Murch
> 64 MGB
>From what the group has talked about in the past and what I have been
reading in British Car magazine I would have you consider chrome bits
that you might need. It appears that the chrome in the UK is better than
can be found here. This is not a slam on Moss as the situation is one
that we as consumers have created.
Carl F

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