Quote Originally Posted by Leigh View Post
driving the car around with someone sitting on the bonnet
I've done that a few times. Ended up in hospital for a few stitches one night after the driver took a sharp turn and I didn't (on a 1960s Humber Hawk which definitely had Whitworth threads!).

Quote Originally Posted by Leigh View Post
The UK auto industry is not noted for leading-edge technology.
By the mid 1970s neither the UK or US car industries were cutting edge and haven't been since.


Steve.