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Re: Midget 1500 engine wanted

To: Lawrie Alexander <>
Subject: Re: Midget 1500 engine wanted
From: Carl Elliott <>
Date: Sun, 16 May 1999 17:45:20 -0400
On its way to the spridgets list.

Lawrie Alexander wrote:

> Fellow listers,
> Now that we've punished ourselves enough with piscean humor, may I beg a
> favor?
> My company website received a request from a 17-year old lass in upstate
> South Carolina who said her mechanic had described the engine in her 1975
> Midget as being terminally non-rebuildable. Her parents are willing to put
> up a reasonable amount of money to get her back on the road but she knows of
> no sources in her part of the country for (a) mechanics who understand 1500
> cc Midgets, (b) good used engines or (c) reliable suppliers of rebuilt
> engines.
> Here in NorCal, we have all three but it would be cost-prohibitive to ship
> to SC. So, you denizens of the Atlantic coastal states, would you do this
> young lady a favor and give her some leads to help get her car back on the
> road. If one of you who is also on the Spridgets list would forward this
> request there, that would be considered a favor, too.
> The young lady's name is Christina Browne and she can be reached at
> Thanks!
> Lawrie
> British Sportscar Center

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