The famous ad for the TR7 was "The Shape of Things To Come", where it
rolled out of a wedge-shaped box...
David Hill had this to say:
>Don't know about the 'Safety Fast' usage but I do remember the 'Your
>I also remember the Triumph line for the TR7...
>'It goes better than it looks!'
>I think there should have been an 'even' in there somewhere ;-)
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>----- Original Message -----
>To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Monday, January 17, 2000 9:34 PM
>Subject: Re: Safety Fast
>> In a message dated 1/17/00 3:52:03 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>> email@example.com writes:
>> << >When did MG use the term "Safety Fast"? Just wondering.
>> >Allen Hefner
>> You must read your MG History. The term came from a sign on a British
>> When I get time I will look up the date, but I think it was in the 30's.
>> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
>> Thanks for an answer, but my question was when did MG (or rather BMC) use
>> term "Safety Fast" for advertising MGs. BTW, in the '70s they used "Your
>> mother wouldn't like it."
>> Allen Hefner
>> SCCA Philly Region Rally Steward
>> '77 Midget
>> '92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.