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Jackson Krall jackson_krall at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 4 20:51:02 MST 2013

The Jamaican was designed by Chris Beebe whom I believe is still operating Foreign Car Specialists in Madison WI.

On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 8:51 PM EST Curtis Arndt wrote:

>I have to agree with you that this particular "Jamaican" Kit is one of the
>prettiest that I've seen too.  It was for sale at Russo-Steele Auction in
>Scottsdale several year ago, and I saw it again at Rendezvous in Jackson,
>CA a year or two later.  Still with its original Healey drive-train, a nice
>looking car indeed.
>From Wikipedia...
>*Fiberfab* was a kit car
><http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit_car>manufacturer founded by Warren
>"Bud" Goodwin<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Warren_%22Bud%22_Goodwin&action=edit&redlink=1>in
>1964. Goodwin's earlier company, Sports
>Car Engineering had manufactured
>Microplas<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microplas>Mistral bodies under
>license and sold them as the
>Fiberfab started building street rod parts and body panels for Mustangs
>before moving on to kit cars. It was sold in 1983 to Classic Motor
>The Jamaican was fitted to a TR3 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_TR3>,
>TR4 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_TR4>,
>Austin-Healey <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin-Healey> or a Volkswagen
>Beetle <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Beetle>. Later Fiberfab
>built their own 'Jamaican' chassis for use with a
>On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 3:51 PM, Alan Seigrist <healey.nut at gmail.com> wrote:
>> To be honest, for a kit, the Jamaican in my opinion is one of the prettiest
>> cars out there (especially if detailed with headlight covers).  I note this
>> one has a Chevy 350 in it, but there's a couple of them out there that kept
>> the Healey drivetrain, and I still think that works best with the look of
>> this car.
>> The dark metallic brown Jamaican out there is still one of the nicest:
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/55704804@N08/6915265657/
>> http://img862.imageshack.us/img862/9769/p1180309.jpg
>> http://www.pbase.com/margaretbade/image/101883811
>> If I had the craigslist car I'd put a six back in it, and I really like the
>> round lights on the brown jamaican.  The shelby wires with the tri-ear
>> knock offs are a nice touch.  Cool!
>> Alan
>> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 7:15 AM, William Atterbury <watterbury at yahoo.com
>> >wrote:
>> > One of the strangest things on a Healey chassis I've ever seen.  The only
>> > thing I recognize is the radiator.
>> >
>> > http://columbus.craigslist.org/cto/4165713906.html
>> >
>> > Bill
>> > 1962 BT7 Tricarb
>> > ___________________________________

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