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Re: [Rollei] OT: On the Reliability of British Cars
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] OT: On the Reliability of British Cars
- From: "Roger M. Wiser" <wiserr >
- Date: Sat, 3 May 2003 10:21:14 -0500
- References: <5C7752CCB00C3A47A70D5C4204A360B2554A55 >
I owned about 6 of the older Beetles (57-72) and I can attest to the oil
leakage. Then I lived in northern Wis. and the only way I could tell that
the manifold meter was operating was the smell of oil in the car. The valves
had to be adjusted frequently. On British cars, one dealer mentioned when
you buy them you shoul buy two because one would be in the garage at all
> Besides, the late, and deeply lamented Henry N Manney noted that there HAD
> to be a connection between Volkswagen and the British (as there was),
> the amount of oil the early Kaffer leaked.
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