I didn't realize it was that many that were exported! I just figured
that since there were still so many shops in England that are making LBC
parts that there were still quite a few over there. I guess the bulk of
those parts are being exported also!
From owner-spridgets at autox.team.net
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Guy Weller
Sent: Saturday, June 08, 2002 11:44 PM
To: Greg Gowins; Spridgets List
Subject: Re: I've been gone, but hopefully not forgotten
over 80% of all Spridgets and MGBs ever made were exported to USA.
Why do you expect to see any in Europe!?
From "Greg Gowins" <cartman at dnai.com>
> Howdy fellow listers!
> Now for the LBC content:
> One thing I was surprised at seeing was the lack of LBCs in Europe.
> Except for the Mini, which are still in abundance (including the new
> MINI), I didn't see any Spridgets, MGBs, or Triumphs while in
> France, or Italy. And I only saw a very few in Manchester and
> Liverpool, where I expected to see more of "our" cars. In fact, I
> more LBCs driving home today from the airport in San Francisco than
> did in two weeks in France and Italy. In fact, and this can't be
> encouraging for Jay, I didn't see any Innocenti in Italy either.
> Greg Gowins
> '69 Sprite
> Dublin, CA (soon Milan, Italy)
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