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Re: Classic Cars? (archive)

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Posted by Paul H. on January 11, 2000 at 17:30:20:

In Reply to: Re: Classic Cars? posted by Phil Coppin on January 10, 2000 at 07:26:28:

: Oh yes, watched all of them. Did you know they killed him off last year? My wife loves the "Morse-mobile" (I do except for the stupid Webasto plastic roof!)..

: One of the best cars I ever owned was a '67 Jaguar 420 Sedan with the 4.2 XKE engine. With triple carbs the damn thing out-accelerated virtually anything around and cruised all day at 120!

I'd heard that Morse's excesses had finally caught up with him, although we haven't seen that episode in Australia as yet, or at least I hope not, 'cos otherwise I missed it :-(.

Was the 420 difficult to maintain (carb balancing, etc)?


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