[ROVERNET - UK] Fwd: Rover available
britcarnut at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 24 17:39:12 BST 2006
This apparently got bounced by Rovernet when I first sent it, probably
because it had a big distribution list and was therefore treated as spam.
Here it is again, minus the big distribution list. Since I first sent it
a week or so ago, John Burkhard has spoken with the car's owner and it
sounds like a project or parts car. Still, hopefully it can be saved from
> Hi all (and especially those in the vicinity of Central California),
> Received this e-mail today from Byron Brill, fearless leader of the
> Auto Society here in California. The local British car fraternity is
> trying to find a home for this P5 saloon. I'm tempted but I think I've
> tried my wife's patience a little too much the past year or so with my
> acquisitions. Sounds like time is running out for the old girl due to
> unfriendly local authorities. Hope someone out there can take her out
> harm's way!
> Geoff K.
> --- "Byron W. Brill" <bbrill at freestoneprop.com> wrote:
> > From: "Byron W. Brill" <bbrill at freestoneprop.com>
> > To: "Geoff Kirkpatrick" <britcarnut at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Fw: Rover available
> > Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 10:58:39 -0700
> > Geoff,
> > When I heard about this, you immediately came to mind. It's been a
> > days since I was first notified of it, but didn't have your contact
> > at home where I received the mail and things at the office have been
> > nuts! Hope you can do something on this (or know someone who can...)
> > Best,
> > Byron
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Jeff Savage
> > > To: Byron Brill ; Byron Brill ; Richard Feibusch
> > > Sent: Saturday, October 14, 2006 7:39 PM
> > > Subject: Rover available
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi there guys.
> > >
> > > This one needs to get out especially as the old girl is under
> > > gun sort to speak. A gentleman near Santa Maria has a 1967 Rover
> > > litre (P5 sedan) for sale. Price $900; may be open to offers. Has
> > > parts book and a repair manual. Says it "runs" but admitted to me
> > that
> > > he has only fired intermittently over the past few years to move it
> > > occasionally, and has not driven it really in 10 years. Needs a
> > but
> > > is intact.
> > >
> > > Grey with blue leather interior. 3-speed auto. LHD model
> > (actual
> > > US import - these are NOT common as few P5s were shipped here,
> > P6
> > > models; P5s are the "baby Bently" models that were used by the
> > British
> > > Government for so many years.), with good wood and headliner. He
> > > under the gun due to a county abatement plan. Needs car out of
> > by
> > > early November. Name is Mark Nye and number is 805-475-2011.
> > Someone
> > > should save the car as these are very nice cars and fairly rare
> > > here. get the word out.
> > >
> > > jeff
"This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him."
- William Lyon Phelps
Geoff Kirkpatrick, 382 Riverside Avenue, Ben Lomond, CA 95005, USA
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