[ROVERNET - UK] P6 Nomenclature Question
raywilkins at optusnet.com.au
Tue Aug 22 04:13:17 BST 2006
Jim and Glen,
Please forgive me if I sounded as if I was casting aspersions on Jim's
ownership or his car. To me, it sounded a strange phrase to use. But then
that's what happens when you trust the written English language to convey
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[mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com] On Behalf Of Glen Wilson
Sent: Tuesday, 22 August 2006 12:31 PM
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Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] P6 Nomenclature Question
These are rare cars in the USA, and Jim has spent a lot of time and
money preserving his Mark II that he could have spent on something more
"trendy" on the US British car show scene. I think he appreciates the
historical significance of the car and he's planning on bringing it
maybe 400 miles each way to share it with us at the show in Maryland, so
I don't think "reasonably" is meant to reflect badly on the car.
> I have to ask, why are you only a 'reasonably' proud owner? On the
> as to what the later cars are called; it doesn't really bother me either
> way. I would refer to mine as a 1976 model and if prompted further, just
> it has the plastic grille.
> Ray Wilkins
> 1976 P6B
> Melbourne Australia
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com
> [mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com] On Behalf Of Jim Cumberland
> Sent: Tuesday, 22 August 2006 11:31 AM
> To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
> Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] P6 Nomenclature Question
> As the reasonably proud owner of one of those, I'd like to know as well.
> Also, I have no opinion on what it should be called - whatever suits the
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