Sure glad I have a 3000 and don't have to worry about all those early
> [Original Message]
> From: Quinn, Patrick <Patrick.Quinn@det.nsw.edu.au>
> To: <Healeyguy@aol.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <healeys@Autox.Team.Net>
> Date: 11/2/04 4:13:18 PM
> Subject: RE: Austin Healey 100
> G'day All
> An interesting exchange of emails that I thought I would wade into.
> Very few people on this list have a Healey, plenty of Austin-Healeys but
> few Healeys. No one on this list has a Healey 100.
> The first Healey was made in 1945 and released the following year.
> Healeys stayed in production until 1954.
> The Healey 100 was first produced in 1952 and as we all know became the
> Austin-Healey 100 at the London Motor Racing Show at Earl's Court when
> Leonard Lord made the deal with DMH. There is no such car as the
> Austin-Healey 100/4 and never has been.
> So we have the Austin-Healey 100 BN1 and Austin-Healey 100 BN2 (I'm
> ignoring the S and the M at this moment). Perfectly clear? Perhaps, but
> just to confuse it all my car is the Austin-Healey 100 BN3/1 and while
> it may be fitted with a six-cylinder it is not a 100/6. That term was
> brought into use in 1956 with the introduction of the BN4.
> Simple really!
> Hoo Roo
> Patrick Quinn
> Sydney, Australia
> 1947 Healey Duncan Saloon
> 1954 Austin-Healey 100 BN3/1
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