>From an MG owner friend, I understood heaters to be an option on those
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----- Original Message -----
From: Mitchell, Douglas (D.B.) <email@example.com>
To: 'Joe Curry' <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Suzie <email@example.com>
Cc: Spit List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, March 17, 2000 7:28 AM
Subject: RE: Optional Extras
> I don't remember them being optional on the Spitfire, perhaps
> Andy Mace does. But heaters were optional on TR3s and 4s.
> Never understood the logic like you said, but we are talking
> about Standard-Triumph. Of course, that same logic can be
> applied to Leyland and British Leyland.
> Now let's see, you want a new Spitfire with tonneau, hardtop,
> and overdrive. Do also want the optional heater? It is standard
> fitment, but you have the option to pay for it seperately.
> Doug Mitchell
> '73 Spitfire 1500
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Joe Curry [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Friday, March 17, 2000 10:13 AM
> > To: Suzie
> > Cc: Spit List
> > Subject: Re: Optional Extras
> > I think he is mistaken! Isn't it wonderful how the memory
> > plays tricks
> > on you!
> > Joe
> > Suzie wrote:
> > >
> > > I was at the local TSSC meet last night & one guy was
> > talking about the
> > > brand new Spitfire Mk III he bought in 1969 - with the
> > 'optional' heater
> > > included.
> > >
> > > Even allowing for exporting such a large proportion of the
> > Spitfires how on
> > > earth could Triumph make a *British* car with heater *optional*???
> > >
> > > Suzie
> > --
> > "If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort."
> > -- Dave Weinbaum in National Enquirer