[Healeys] Conventry Climax

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Sun Nov 26 21:52:04 MST 2017


Just when I thought I knew all the words.


On 11/26/2017 6:46 PM, Patrick & Caroline Quinn wrote:
> Hello
> The story about the FPF engine fitted to the Healey Boat is also mentioned
> in DMH's book 'My World of Cars'. Yes the engine was rebuilt and sent out to
> a customer in Australia.
> There were a couple of Sprites in this country with Climax FWA engines and
> when I bought my first Austin-Healey 100 back in 1972 I had the choice
> between it for $1,275 and a Climax powered Turner for $1,500. I couldn't
> afford the Turner so bought the 100. Often wonder what would have happened
> if I bought the Turner. Probably be more impecunious than I am now.
> Hoo Roo
> Patrick Quinn
> Blue Mountains, Australia

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