Message text written by Brian Furgalus
>I wholeheartedly agree with you on this point. Just the other day, I
passed a late rubber-bumpered MGB on the street and, since I was in the
TR7, I felt obligated to wave. The guy totally ignored me, actually
looked the other way! That is the first time that's ever happened to
me. For some reason MGB people insist on believing that the TR7 was
responsible for causing the collapse of the entire BL organization.
That's assanine! It's that mentality that makes me dislike the majority
of MGB owners.
Do not be too harsh on them for they know not what they do. Yes, I've
heard that line of reasoning; "They KILLED the MG just to prop up they
failing TR7" but that's just wishful thinking on their part. The MG was
lamblasted in the late 70's for not being up to date. I remember one quote
in C&D or R&T than called the MGB "the only replicar to never go out of
Don't get me wrong. I think MG's are fun cars. I just happen to think
that Triumphs are MORE fun.
Dave (former MG owner)