[Healeys] Conventry Climax

Patrick & Caroline Quinn p_cquinn at tpg.com.au
Sun Nov 26 23:23:52 MST 2017

Hello Bob

One way of expunging the word 'impecunious' from your lexicography is to
send me lucre. Happy to accept Paypal.

Hoo Roo

Patrick Quinn
Blue Mountains, The Great South Land

-----Original Message-----
From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of Bob
Sent: Monday, 27 November 2017 3:52 PM
To: healeys at autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Conventry Climax


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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