> Just to throw my $0.02 into this discussion, my worst car was a 1970
> Rover 3500S. Aluminum V8, bolt-on body panels (you could, in theory
> change the color of the car with a wrench), 4-wheel disc brakes (inboard
> in the rear), very comfy interior, and all sorts of electrical bells and
> whistles. It suffered an unending string of quality problems, from a
> pinion bolt in the diff that came loose at speed because the doofus at
> the factory didn't bother to bend over the retaining clip, to an
> assortment of Lucas and Smith gizmos that simply crumbled to bits.
> But when it was running, it was a real treat.
I had a 1966 Rover 2000TC. Same car with a SOHC 4 engine and 4-speed manual
gearbox. Don't forget the modified DeDion rear suspension and the front
suspension that called for the dampers to work backwards.
Tons of trouble, including a gearchange linkage that would go AWOL and requre
the disassembly of the whole car to reach.
When it was running, it was surprsingly fast.
Phil Ethier West Side Saint Paul Minnesota USA
1962 Triumph TR4 CT2846L, 1992 Saturn SL2, 1993 Suburban,
1994 Miata C package
pethier [at] comcast [dot] net http://forum.mnautox.com/forums/
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