Not to pick on Healey drivers, but I can remember driving my Healey in a
local rally put on by the Healey club, and the rally master penalized a
driver who was caught waving at an approaching Spitfire driver... I
can't remember who waved first. It was years ago.
Jim Hill wrote:
> On the other hand, I can't think of a single TR owner who wasn't a true
> "Triumph person" (loves his/her car, knows a lot about it, wants to know
> more, and bought it not because it was a "cute little car" but because it
> was a Triumph).
> Interesting that this subject should come up, as the Healey list has just
> gone through a lengthy and occasionally ornery debate about the current
> pecking order of who waves to whom! Is there a single TR driver out there
> who wouldn't automatically wave at another Triumph, no matter what, or who
> wouldn't return a wave - no matter what kind of car it came from?
> Jim Hill
> Madison WI
> -----Original Message-----
> Brian Furgalus wrote:
> 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.