Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Lucas, was R vs R
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 16:36:57 -0400

> Dan! Tim! All this Bosch and Lucas talk will serve only to kick off another
> car thread, and then we won't see Leica posts for a week! It's like tossing
> red meat out there.
> With a smile.///Dick Baznik (former MGB owner)

Yeah!! Stop me before I start telling Alfa Romeo stories.

> _______
> At 09:58 PM 8/10/00 +0100, Tim Spragens wrote:
>>> From: "Dan Post" <>
>>> Gives us hope! If Lucas Electric is still in business, then Leica will
>>> be around a LOOOONG time!
>>I had more problem with Bosch than with Lucas, prince of
>>darkness. At least the Lucas stuff I could rebuild (on a '58 MGA). I
>>do remember driving down the highway tapping to the electric fuel
>>pump with a wrench to keep it ticking over... at least I could reach
>>it. Everything built then was *repairable*, like Leicas - it wasn't yet
>>part of the disposable culture.