LBCarCo Newsflash 10/08/2017

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Fall Sale - Over 5500 Parts with Reduced Prices! Save Up to 25% Or More!

With these SPECTACULAR Prices during our FALL SALE you will save lots of CASH NOW! Money is Tight, but with OUR FALL SALE your PRICES are LOW too!

You can keep your maintenance and restoration costs DOWN when you order on our LBCarCo website, try it TODAY. This Spectacular Sale includes lots of items for your LBC's. Featuring items for the Brakes, Cooling, Clutches, Suspension and More. You can really SAVE UP TO 25% or more on over 5500 parts for your beloved LBC!. No matter if you have a Triumph, MG, Austin-Healey, Classic Mini or Jaguar you can save some extra dollars when you buy your parts at Little British Car Co, Ltd. (LBCarCo). Visit the LBCarCo website NOW and you will find the Fall Sale. Then just Click on your preferred Marque to find our SIZZLING DEALS and SAVE!

This sale only runs till the weekend of November 11th, 2017 at 3am EST (or when Moss takes their sale off) so you will want to jump on in and order early. By ordering early you might even avoid that dreaded back order on an important part. Our Sale Ends the Same Time The Moss Sale Ends so don't Delay, order Today. When you shop at LBCarCo you also get our EVERYDAY Low Low Price of approximately 15% off retail and in many cases even much more. NO PROMO Codes to enter either. You also get LBCarCo Loyalty Points which can translate into extra discounts. But most importantly you get our pretty exceptional customer service, personal fast communications "almost" 24/7/365. You also get a secure easy way to order from our website that uses the Moss as well as most Factory (same as TRF) and other USA based major suppliers part numbers for fast order entry. (they will convert to a Moss number if available). Try us today, we don't think you will be disappointed.
LBCarCo.com the Little Company with Big Discount Prices.

(We recommend that you use the Moss Paper or PDF Catalogs at all times for reference. If you do not have one, click on the car logos as the top of our website and you can download a very nice searchable PDF version of the catalogs. )

Then just put the part numbers into our search feature or our QuickCart® (up to 40 part numbers at a time) and you will see your savings. In fact as you add items to your shopping cart it will provide you with your TOTAL SAVINGS over the retail pricing. We have heard that folks really love this very fast ordering feature so give it a try. At LBCarCo you always save everyday, from Dollar ONE!

If you are not located in the USA you too can still take advantage of our LOW LBCarCo Pricing. Little British Car Co, Ltd. is more than happy to serve your needs with our low cost postal or UPS/Fedex shipping options. We ship all over the world so everyone can take advantage of our Lower Cost Pricing and all the features our customers have come to enjoy at LBCarCo.

LBCarCo is not responsible for errors and omissions. Previous Orders Excluded. Note: we are still updating our website and some prices may not yet have been updated. If you order one of these items we will advise you as soon as possible.

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EXTRA/EXTRA REPEAT PERFORMANCE OF ADVENTURE TO Beaulieu Autojumble and Goodwood Revival

Our 2017 adventure to the Beaulieu autojumble, the Goodwood Revival and a lot of good old fashioned sightseeing in southern England is now over with great memories and new friends made. The two weeks went by quickly but it sure seemed like we saw and did a lot.

We had a number of people on a waiting list for the trip last month, but weren't able to accommodate them - the number of people is simply limited by the capacity of the coach we use throughout the trip. As the trip was really all we had hoped it might be, we are open to doing another one in late August / early September 2018. Provisional dates for the Goodwood Revival have been announced - September 7-9, 2018. And the Beaulieu autojumble is always held the weekend prior, which would be September 1 & 2.

The two events the trip will revolve around are the autojumble and the revival. The autojumble at Beaulieu is one of the biggest in the world. They say if you can't find it here, you don't need it. Not sure about that, but there are aisles of traders' booths offering just about anything "old car" related you can imagine. Even with the rain this year it was fun to look at the varied displays; on a sunny day, it would be simply spectacular. The revival is like a trip down memory lane with vintage racing, music from the 40s to the 60s, retro fashions, tea stands, outdoor bars, a fun fair, a car auction, vintage shops, car displays, vendors of everything from vintage clothing to car parts - and simply a great, fun atmosphere.

So, look at the details which follow and see if you are interested in this "encore" trip. While there are lots of car-oriented activities, we also fit in plenty of other activities as well. I'm not really a "car person" myself, but let me tell you, the Goodwood Revival was simply great fun and the Morgan factory tour left me in awe of the craftsmanship and pride of the men and women who work there. The major fixed cost is the hire of the coach (with our excellent driver who is now a friend, Ken Short) so we do need to have enough people to spread that cost throughout the group.

We would begin by flying from the US or Canada 2 days before the coach tour commences. As we're all getting a bit more "mature" we have found that allowing a leisure day to adjust to the inevitable jet lag makes for a more enjoyable start to the trip. We'll stay at a comfortable hotel adjacent to Heathrow - complete with coffee shop, bar, restaurant, free wifi - and views of planes landing every 45 seconds! No noise inside from the planes though - windows are amazingly soundproof.

After a day of getting acquainted (or reacquainted) and rested, we would be off on the adventure. Just a few miles from Heathrow is the first stop - the birthplace of British motorsport, Brooklands. You get a lovely introductory talk on the history of the track and what went on here during the early years and then during the war years. There are many varied exhibits - automotive and aviation. You can even go on a Concorde and walk on what remains of the race track.

Then we would be off to the delightful city of Winchester which would be our base for several days. Everyone on this year's trip was pleasantly surprised on what an enjoyable place to stay this turned out to be. It's just the perfect size with a pedestrian High Street, lots of pubs and tearooms, historical sites, Marks & Spencer, and a beautiful cathedral. And gorgeous hanging baskets of flowers on the streets! We'll allow plenty of time to enjoy the charms of the city (that was one request this year as it was so pleasant spending free time there) and include a guided tour of the cathedral.

One thing that makes our trips different from others is that we don't like to spend a night or two in many different places. We'd rather spend more time in one or two places and do day trips out from those places. There are so many interesting places to see in all parts of England that you need to pick from the many possibilities.

Our hotel would be the lovely Winchester Royal Hotel, just two blocks from the High Street. It's a 4 star hotel which receives consistently high ratings on the various review sites. Parts of the building have been a hotel for hundreds of years, but the rooms here have all the conveniences from free wifi to heated towel racks. Breakfast is a plentiful buffet of cold and hot items, including all the traditional English favorites. There's a cozy little bar, a full restaurant, spacious lounge for evening get togethers and a delightful walled garden for afternoon tea or a pre-dinner drink. You would never know you're in the middle of the city! It's a great place to start the day and a welcoming place to come back to at the end of a day of travel.

While in Winchester we would take in one day of the Beaulieu autojumble (admission to the National Motor Museum and Beaulieu House also included) and two days of the Goodwood Revival. On the sightseeing end of things we would have a luncheon trip on a traditional canal boat, tour the New Forest and visit the stone circle and manor house at Avebury. We'll pass on Stonehenge (wish we had done so this year - too much like a theme park now, Avebury is a much better experience.) There's an interesting open-air museum near Goodwood that looks well worth a visit and there are a number of interesting sites related to the preparations for the D Day invasion in the area. We did not visit these this year but they are well worth looking into. And you simply must visit a stately home and a beautiful National Trust garden if you're in England.

We'll spend some time in the Cotswolds area as well as we must include a visit to the Morgan Motor Car Factory where the cars are still built using traditional coachbuilding techniques - by skilled craftspeople. The 2 hour plus tours, led by Morgan owners or retired workers, are absolutely fascinating. And we'll visit a few of the charming villages of this quintessentially English part of England.

As always this trip would include coach transportation, all hotels (probably 15 nights) and breakfasts, and some lunches and dinners. It would include admission to 1 day at Beaulieu and 2 days at Goodwood Revival. Any group sightseeing would also be included. We'll include the best of the 2017 activities, drop a couple of stops and add some new and interesting places. We'll also include a gratuity for Ken so we do not need to "pass the hat" asking for a donation.

We'd spend the night before departure back at a hotel near Heathrow to make it convenient for getting those morning flights home from Heathrow. I am anticipating that the price for the above will be about $3,000 per person based on double occupancy. Airfare would be additional. This assumes that the exchange rate for the British pound remains constant - if it gets worse, it would be a bit more; if it gets better, a bit less. If we did not have a full coach to share that cost, it could be $50 to $100 more per person. We do this because we like doing it and try to provide good value for the dollars you spend. Deposit would be $400 per person with the balance payable in 4 installments prior to August 2018.

I haven't include airfare as it seems more and more people want to use miles on their preferred airline. But if enough people are interested I would see about booking a group on Delta - they are the easiest to work with and have good local connections compared to some other airlines. Group rates actually are not much of a bargain, they just provide some flexibility prior to final payment and payment in full is not due until 90 days prior to departure. The average airfare this year was about $1,100 but no idea what the future holds in that regard.

If this sounds good to you and you would enjoy the company of a great group of people to sample some of the best of Britain, send an email to
jan@LBCarCo.com and I will start putting together a list of participants and get back to you. Hopefully we can make this trip happen next August/September 2018.

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Get a Grip - Drive in Comfort - LBCarCo Exclusive Driving Gloves

When you are driving your LBC these driving gloves will make all the difference in the world. They are comfortable and warm on a cool day, or comfortable and cool on a hot day since they are string back. I wear them too many times when driving one of our LBC's and always keep a pair where they can be reached easily. Our handmade UK Tan Leather and String Back Driving Gloves are of great quality and will last for years (under normal use of course), they are priced just right too at only $55 a pair with several sizes to choose from. Order a pair today, available in a size to fit most any hand. Color of Leather may vary from picture.

Sizes now are coming in as Small, Med, Large, XLarge and XXLarge rather than sized though we still have some sizes left. The approximate comparisons are as follows. Please also specify Small, Medium, Large, XLarge or XXLarge in the comment section of the order as well. The gloves will stretch some with wear.

Small = 7-1/2
Medium = 8-1/2
Large = 9-1/2
XLarge = 10
XXLarge = 10.5-11.0

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Moto-Lita Steering Wheels - The Finest You Can Own

There is nothing like that feel of genuine wood or leather on your hands as you drive your LBC. Genuine British Made Moto-Lita Steering Wheels have been imitated with cheap knock-offs for years. Why settle for second best, and now beat the price increase, when for only a few dollars more you can own the real thing!

Little British Car Co, Ltd. has the best selection of Genuine Moto-Lita Steering wheels and Boss Kits in North America at the best prices. One of these great steering wheels would look fantastic on your LBC.

We sell these English, quality Factory Optional Moto-Lita steering wheels and boss (hub) available, we do NOT use a reproduction or offshore knockoff. Most are in stock for immediate delivery! Check out our Moto-Lita pages for a tour of the factory that Jan and I took on one of our visits to one of our favourite suppliers. As you will see these steering wheels are hand made by English craftsmen to the best standards you will find today! A Moto-Lita steering wheel can be yours at Little British Car Co, Ltd. today for that factory original or optional look!

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Genuine Moto-Lita Driving/Flying Helmets and Goggles - PERFECT FOR FALL WEATHER

When you drive your LBC with the Hood Down, be in Style with your own Leather Driving/Flying Helmet and Googles. Ours are not reproductions but are made for the RAF in the UK by Moto-Lita's subsidiary Aviation Leathercraft and you can even wear most glasses under the poly lenses of your goggles. In stock for fast shipping.

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Ladies and Men's Triumph LBCarCoWear Golf/Polo Shirts and Casual Jacket (On Some Jackets Limited Supply)

Ladies Triumph Embroidered Golf Polo Shirt

This beautiful shirt has pencil thin detail on Johnny collar, placket and cuffs and is made of 100% Ring-spun Combed Cotton that is preshrunk for long lasting fit. The shirt is available in either White or Navy and is priced at only $40.00 each (XXL $43). (styles may vary slightly from pictures)

Mens Triumph Wreath Embroidered Golf Polo Shirt

This handsome shirt has pencil thin detail on Johnny collar, placket and cuffs and is made of 100% Ring-spun Combed Cotton that is preshrunk for long lasting fit. It will look great for any outing. The shirt is available in Navy and is priced at only $40.00 each. (XXL $43) (styles may vary slightly from pictures)

Triumph Book Embroidered Casual Sport Jacket (Limited Supply on Jackets in this style)

This rugged jacket will look great anytime. The checkered trim adds a distinctive look on this mid length jacket. Available in Red/Black. Check out these features. Bold color block panels, Stylized, color block raglan sleeve, Concealed front zipper pockets, Self fabric chin guard, Reflective zipper tape, Auto-lock zipper pulls, Shock cord drawstring at hem, Elasticized cuff band, Open bottom mesh lining, zipper pulls with easy grip ends. Priced at only $55.00 (styles may vary slightly from pictures)

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LBCarCoWear Embroidered Logo Hats

LBCarCoWear Hats are 100% cotton, 6 panel pre-curved peak, adjustable backstrap which will fit most sizes. Style may vary from picture. Priced at our LOW LBCarCo price of only $15.00 you can't miss! Compare to hats priced at up to $31.95 each. Check them out today.

Each hat has a colored logo of your favourite Marque on the front. On the reverse side, is our LBCarCoWear Logo.

Don't forget to order one of our Cap Keepers along with it. Clip it to your shirt or jacket and never lose your hat again when the top is down. Only $7.00, what a deal.

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Ladies and Men's MG Safety Fast Golf/Polo Shirts and Casual Jacket - New Ladies MG Jacket

Ladies MG Safety Fast Embroidered Golf Polo Shirt

This beautiful shirt has pencil thin detail on Johnny collar, placket and cuffs and is made of 100% Ring-spun Combed Cotton that is preshrunk for long lasting fit. The shirt is available in either White or Navy and is priced from only $40.00 each. (XXL $43)

Ladies and Men's MG Safety Fast Embroidered Golf Polo Shirt

This handsome shirt has pencil thin detail on Johnny collar, placket and cuffs and is made of 100% Ring-spun Combed Cotton that is preshrunk for long lasting fit. It will look great for any outing. The shirt is available in Navy and is priced from only $40.00 each. (XXL $43)

Ladies and Men's MG Safety Fast Jackets

This rugged Embroidered Casual Sport jacket will look great anytime.

Please note: the MG Jackets will be in the new style pictured below that Jan is wearing as well as the Ladies Jackets. New style features include stowaway hood, Fully lined with upper body poly mesh and nylon lower body and sleeve lining. Interior chest pocket and front zippered pockets. Front and back vents for easy breath ability and Adjustable cuffs. Ladies Jackets have detachable hood, open collar, princess seams and adjustable side buckles to enhance fit. Priced from only $55.00

We will be adding other marques to this selection in the near future so don't despair if you don't see our Marque yet.

Styles may vary slightly from pictures

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Back in Stock - TCs Forever - LBCarCo Exclusive

The author, Mike Sherrell, uses over 30 years of TC experience to cover virtually every aspect of TC'ing in the most incredible and entertaining detail. He has painstakingly documented even the most obscure production changes. Excellent color and black and white photos carefully illustrate points of originality. Also included in this large format, 264 page volume are detailed chapters on body shell rebuilding including engineering drawings for wood body timbers and dozens of other obscure items. Use our Part number 211-325. Note: this may ship separately from additional items.

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Blow Out Heritage Tech Manuals on CD - Last Call $16.00 Each - While They Last - Final Sale

Get your ORIGINAL TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE ON CD ROM Only $16 while supplies Last, No Back Orders, No Returns or Rain Checks.

Most CD's include THE PARTS CATALOGUE, WORKSHOP MANUAL, DRIVERíS HANDBOOK and OTHER INFORMATION YOU NEED FOR YOUR CLASSIC BRITISH CAR - ALL ON ONE CD ROM! LBCarCo is your ONLY source in the USA for ALL of the manuals and at a great price too! Get your own for only $16.00 (Final Sale). Compare at $27-35.00 elsewhere.

Final Close out on this exciting range of classic car (Jaguar, Land Rover, MG< Triumph, Austin Healey and More) original technical publications on CD Rom from the Heritage Motor Centre. Original parts books, workshop manuals and handbooks for the classic models from the Rover Group, British Leyland, BMC and Standard Triumph stables have always been greatly sought after, and rightly so: nothing compares, for example, to an Austin Healey workshop manual compiled by the car's manufacturer. Now for the first time owners and enthusiasts have the opportunity to effortlessly collect all the original publications for their car, on one handy and cost-effective CD Rom. CD'S DO NOT RUN ON VISTA, Windows 7 or Mac MACHINES.

By combining the incredible resources of the archive at the Heritage Motor Centre with the industry-proven electronic publishing expertise of the Publisher, an unequaled range of original technical publications is now being made available for models produced by such great marques as Austin, Austin Healey, MG, Mini, Morris, Riley, Rover, Triumph, Vanden Plas and Wolseley. Each DVD focuses on one model or family of models and each has the same format: the original parts catalogues (from parts book and/or microfiche, as appropriate) are followed by the workshop manuals and driver's handbooks when available. All are reproduced in an easy-to-use and easy-to-print PDF format. Also included on each DVD are details about the Heritage Motor Centre and the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, along with useful information for relevant car clubs and enthusiast's organisations, plus PDF reader software for those requiring it.

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This is Style - MG and Triumph Bonnet Liner/Insulator - NOW Spitfire (early and late) ,TR3, Lotus, Midget and Sprite Too

This Great Bonnet Liner/Insulator Set will add a Beautiful Personalized Touch to your Favorite LBC. It can be used on the MGA, MGB, TR3, TR6, Midget/Sprite, Stag, Lotus Elan, TR7/8 and now the Spitfire (see our special age for all the details). It is made of special blend of 1/4 inch thick closed cell heat resistant Nitrile vinyl foam rubber designed for aircraft firewalls and bulkheads and comes with a 10 inch decal in your choice of two colors Red or White for the MGB and Red or Silver for the Triumphs.

It will add a fresh new look to your engine compartment, holds up to water, oil, petrol and mildew, much better than the OEM bonnet liners. It will keeps the exterior of the hood cool while not reflecting engine heat back down toward your intake. Priced from only $50.00

You can also purchase these weatherproof decals separately. They are perfect for mounting on a trailer in the 10" size! The 3" size is perfect to mount on your Wind Blocker. We also have a decal available in the Triumph Text.

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Wind Blockers Really Work - Great For Anytime Driving and Perfect for all Seasons

This is one of the more popular items we sell! It really does keep your hair down or that hat on when you drive your TR7, TR8, MGB, MGA, Midget/Sprite, Big Healey, Bugeye/Frogeye (early and late) or Triumph TR 6/250/4A. I get so many comments about how great they are at the shows it amazes me. Some models are now Limited availability or Special Order only.

Keep your passenger happy too and enjoy your top down without the constant rush of air that can make top down driving so uncomfortable. With the Wind Blocker in place and your windows rolled up, it is almost like having your top up. Your Lexan Wind Blocker is VERY easy to install and you can take it on and off in a "breeze." Get yours today and drive in style and comfort down the highway ;) Still priced from only $160 visit our website for all the details and order one today! It REALLY Does Work, just ask Jan!

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Federal Style Embroidered Marque Hats

Federal Style Embroidered Marque Hats are really cool. Investigate your LBC in style with these Federal look hats. Just like the hats you see on TV these are Black 100% cotton with White Sandwich Peak and TALL Letters. Choose from several Marques and More will be added. If you don't see yours listed below drop us and Email and we will have it made for you. Once size fits all too. Style may vary from picture. LBCarCo Price Still Only $15.00.

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Holiday Cards of Cars (LBC's that Is) - DON'T WAIT, ORDER TODAY

Time to start thinking about the Holidays. Order your cards early from LBCarCo and beat the rush. Below are images of these neat cards there are many to choose from. Click on the link below which takes you to our featured items and then click on the Holiday Cards. These are FULL COLOR Holiday Cards with your favourite Marques beautifully pictured. We have 16 different cars featured and each package contains 20 cards and envelopes. Priced at only $18.00 per pack this is really a heck of a bargain and you can be assured of getting them mailed in time.

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UNION JACK COTTON WOVEN TOTE - Back in Stock!

LBCarCo Exclusive! You'll love this beautiful Union Jack woven TOTE made with high quality, 100% cotton yarn. A wonderful gift and keepsake for yourself, or for your favorite Anglophile. Approximately 17 x 17 inches.

The Union Jack is a transnational flag with great historical significance. It represents the union of different countries and the growth of a family of nations whose influence extends far beyond the British Isles. The Union Jack is a fine expression of unity as well as diversity. The British flag incorporates the national symbols of three distinct countries, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In fact its name "Union Jack" emphasizes the very nature of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as a union of nations.

-Soft Luscious feel with a quality and texture that only comes through weaving
-Woven from 100% cotton ensuring vibrant colors
-Jacquard woven style lends a dynamic, textured look
-Hand finished for uniqueness

Only $35.00 back in stock

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LBCarCo Adventure 2018 is now open for reservations. Come and see the Tulips and Rhine River Cruise

Our 2011 group trip included a wonderful day cruise on the Rhine. That made us think how wonderful it would be to spend a week on the river, enjoying the various places and sights along the way. After looking at several companies (they all looked very nice, some had better features in one area or another) we finally decided on Viking River Cruises April 25 sailing from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Holland. This date will allow us a post-cruise stay in Amsterdam - in time for tulip season! These River Boats are small so it will be a very nice intimate gathering. So far we have 20 cabins that are booked. (There really is no set limit until the boat is full :)

Our travel agent has taken this exact cruise and could not fault anything. Viking also has what seems to be the best air program - allowing for the post-cruise stay in Amsterdam, $395 per person from many departure cities. (THE AIRFARE DEAL EXPIRES THE END OF JULY, but Viking could continue it, though it is not guaranteed.) Viking also offers a 2 night per-cruise stay in Lucerne which will give everyone time to adjust to jet lag and enjoy this beautiful lakeside Swiss city.

Our travel agent, Angie LaValle of World of Travel in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan has blocked a group of rooms on the Viking long-ship Idi, sailing on April 25, 2018 for seven nights. To include the pre-cruise say in Lucerne, the departure date from North America would be Sunday, April 22. Return to the US (or Canada) would be on Sunday, May 6.

On this cruise you will visit the highlights of the legendary Rhine. You will see riverbank castles as you sail by and tour both Marksburg Castle and the ruins of Heidelberg Castle. Enjoy the scenic cruise along the Middle Rhine, home of the legendary "Lorelei." Visit Cologne, the jewel of the Rhine with it awe inspiring cathedral, and experience the lush Black Forest landscape. You'll tour multicultural Strasbourg in France and enjoy the nightlife in Rudesheim's "Drosselgrasse." And finish by exploring Holland's windmills and waterworks. Tours, led by knowledgeable local guides, to all of these are included along with a culture curriculum - with activities such as classical music, a cooking demonstration, glassblowing demonstration, and informative talks. What else is included?

7 nights accommodation in outside staterooms with river view
All port charges and taxes
Three meals daily featuring local specialties (along with American classics)
Wine, beer and soft drinks included with lunch and dinner
Specialty coffee & tea available 24 hours
Laundry service
Bottle water replenished daily
Wi-Fi
In room TV with movies on demand

On-board facilities include the Viking Lounge with piano entertainment, Viking Bar, a library, sun deck and walking track.

Here are the cruise prices per person:
Window Cabins from $3,324 to $3,424 per person
French Balcony cabins from $3,624 to $3,824 per person
Balcony cabins from $4,024 to $4,224 per person
Veranda suites are $5,824 per person

The pre-cruise stay in Lucerne will be $699 per person and includes hotel, breakfasts, guided walking tour, services of a Viking host and transfers - airport to hotel and hotel to ship. Each cabin on the ship will also receive an on-board credit of $250 to spend as you wish on extras such as cocktails or optional tours.

The deposit is $500 per person when you book. The $395 for airfare needs to be paid by the end of July - unless the offer is extended. Final cruise payment is due October 25.

We will plan a 4 night post-cruise stay in Amsterdam to include the annual tulip display at Kuekenhof Gardens, the Anne Frank house, canal cruises, and more. Once our 2017 trip is completed, we can start on the plans for these 4 days. The cost for this (hotel and activities) will be determined then but we can assure you it will be a good value while providing comfortable and convenient accommodations.

If you have always wanted to experience a river cruise - and would like to join a wonderful group of British car folks, we would love to have you join the group. If you want to book, please call Angie Lavalle at 888-268-7500 and drop me an email to let me know as well. Her email address is
angie@askourcruiseagents.com. If you have any questions, drop us a line at jan@LBCarCo.com .

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Classic Mini, Morris Minor and Miata Parts and Accessories at LBCarCo

Don't forget we also carry all the Moss Classic Mini, Morris Minor and Miata Parts and Accessories on our site, check it out and save a few bucks on these items. There are lots of performance, trim, chrome, interior and fun items for you to choose from. Just use the Moss part number in our search page. Click on the car logos at the top of our site and you can download the pdf version of the catalog. Save some of your hard earned dollars at LBCarCo.

If you have one of these cars please stop by and visit our site. Save a few bucks with our easy online ordering today, just use the Moss part number on our search page. Prices subject to change without notice.

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LBCarCo Loyalty Program - Save $150 or $200 Off Your Next Order

Loyalty Program Points will be $1.00 spent equals one point. (no cash value)

Our LOYALTY program lets you save either $150 or $200 on your next order. Now you can redeem a block of 3000 points for $150 off your next order, or 4000 points for $200 off your next order. If you have the required number of points just put a note in the comment section of your order and we will apply either the 3000 or 4000 point level to your order. Order must be at least equal to the Loyalty Credit requested. Can be applied to sale merchandise too, but not to shipping or any applicable taxes. Limited to One Block of Points Per Order. Limited to One Block of Points Per Order. Some parts such as superchargers, transmissions, parts from some vendors, special orders, magazines, and others may be excluded due to low margins.

We will also give our customers a head start by back dating your points to August 1, 2005. So most everything you have purchased so far from that date forward will count towards your points balance. We won't be sending out statements like the airlines do so we ask that you keep track please, but if you think you may be close you can email us anytime and we can let you know what your points balance is (points balance may only be obtained via email). Please note that cash and points cannot be combined and there is no cash value to this offer and orders must be placed via our website. Program subject to change at any time.

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Spam or Not to Spam

In this day and age Spam is not a good thing as we all know, but at one time it was the main staple to feed our troops in the field. Somehow this word has now been attached to unwanted emails. Our Chatter can also be viewed as Spam by some folks that get it when we send a NewsFlash or Chatter. PLEASE if you decide you don't want our emails rather than choosing to block it click on the link at the top of the Chatter or NewsFlash that says:

"To unsubscribe from our mailing list, please click here."

You will be automatically removed from our list no questions asked. Some folks enjoy reading the Chatter, which includes tech tips, event listings and more, but if you decide to block our newsletters with your Spam Blocker this sends a Blacklist warning to many ISP's and can prevent other folks from receiving our information.

Thanks in advance for your consideration.

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Read All About It - Subscribe Today at LBCarCo Savings to the British Marque Newspaper

Since we started offering this item it has been a big hit with our readers. Are you looking for something interesting to read every month (11 issues per year) that is dedicated to only British Cars? Are you tired of the same old stories in those BI-monthly or quarterly glossy publications? Well we have just the prescription for you! I have been receiving this Tabloid Newspaper now for over 7 years and love reading it every month. It is informative, full of great articles, a superb monthly events calendar, classifieds (free to list for subscribers up to 20 words - non-commercial), our new printed version of the LBCarCo Tech Tips Column, lots of club news from all parts of North America and the World, relevant advertising for accessories and parts suppliers (other than LBCarCo of course ;) and more. Subscribe today and start enjoying your monthly dose of LBC reading NOW!! We are sure you will love this publication that is why we have made arrangements to offer one of the best annual subscription values around. Give a subscription as a gift or get one for yourself.

You always SAVE with LBCarCo! Regular Subscriptions are $26.00 U.S., $38.00 Canadian and $50 for the Rest of the World per year. When you subscribe via LBCarCo you will get our Low Subscription Rate starting at only $16.00 per year for USA Subscriptions.

Each subscriber is also entitled to one free classified (up to 20 words) per issue. Sell those extra parts lying around, or even your LBC. (This is for non-commercial ads only!) Don't delay - Subscribe today on our Specials/Gifts pages! Please note that LBCarCo gift certificates from events and tech tip credits can not be redeemed for publication subscriptions.

Visit us for year round savings at
www.LBCarCo.com and check out our exclusive and/or specially priced items on our Specials/Gifts pages.

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On The Borderline by Rick Astley/118

Our good friend Rick Astley of British Car Electrical Book fame also has a funny side when he is not delving into the electrical issues of British automotive mysteries.

Rick has been doing these cartoons for our local MG Club for years and I thought that they might be cute to share and Rick gave us permission to publish them. They tend to be leaning to the Detroit/Windsor area but I think they are very humorous and as you can see Rick and his MGB along with his lovely wife are usually the personalities in the cartoons. They are all in fun and we hope you enjoy.

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Oversize Shipping

On April 11, 2013 We were notified by Moss that their oversize fee structure would be put into place that day. (it has always been there to some extent, but now is formal.) This has been coming for some time now since the cost of shipping has steadily been rising and the carriers have continued to reduce the size requirements for standard packaging.

You will notice when you check out on our website (also on the Moss website and in the new Moss catalogs - available for PDF downloading on their or our website - click on the car logos to download) oversize parts are indicated and the extra cost for shipping them. Note there may be some parts that they have have not indicated as oversize but actually are. If they charge us for an oversize fee we may have to bill you for the fee and will then add it to the oversize fee notations on our site for future reference (we are never told in advance.)

LBCarCo always will attempt to give you the best prices and shipping rates whenever possible and we are also looking for avenues to save you, our customers money. Some of these cost saving methods are our Loyalty Program, slight delays in shipping to consolidate your order for more economical shipping when possible, shipping by a different carrier such as post when possible and more. We will be constantly monitoring this new program and will tweak it as needed.

This is very rare but on orders shipped by air that are over oversize, by weight or dimensions, we reserve the right to charge actual shipping. Usually shipments via air are considered oversize if over 12 x 12 x 12". Please ask us for a quote on air shipping in advance or we will notify you if you have requested this on your order by checking the confirm carriage before shipping block.

All quotations on shipping are approximate since actual shipping cost may vary some depending on fuel surcharges, actual size and weight once packed and when the order is actually shipped. Every effort has been made to provide accurate information. We reserve the right to correct typographical errors and will not be held liable for inaccuracy of pricing, descriptions or applications.

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LBCarCo Gallery of Stars - Is Your LBC a Star, Upload it Here! WE WANT YOUR LBC!!

Is your LBC a Star? Well we all know that each and every one of our little beauties is a star in our own eyes. Take a LOOK at our NEW gallery set up for our customers and friends to show off their pride and joys. Each week customers send me images to show me their newly done restoration (with parts from LBCarCo of course) or just to let me know what their LBC looks like. Now you can display YOUR LBC for everyone to see. We have had numerous requests for this feature over the years and now it is here. There are categories for most of the marques as well as an other British Category and of course a British Motorcycle category too.

This Issues Car Star is our (Jeff and Jan's) 1969 BSA Firebird Scrambler. We purchased this in 2006 and started taking it to shows as it weighed a heck of a lot less than a car. We took it around with us for many years. I still ride it around once in a while on Monday nights when I go riding with 3-4 other friends that have Harley's. (When I don't ride the BSA with them I ride on my Vespa GT300.)

We also have included a FOR SALE category that will allow your image and any notes on your LBC to be posted for 30 days from upload date. We really hope you like these features.

To access the gallery, to view or to upload your image, please click on the word GALLERY on the Blue Top Bar of our website from any page. Once it is uploaded it will be reviewed and once approved will be released. This should only take a day or less. Have fun! Jan and I can't wait to see all your LBC's.

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LBCarCo Tech Tips - Each Chatter a New Reader Submitted Tech Tip! (WE NEED TECH TIPS PLEASE)

WE CAN USE SOME NEW TECH TIPS SO PLEASE IF YOU HAVE ONE SEND US AN EMAIL WITH IT AND IF YOU HAVE A PICTURE OR DIAGRAM PLEASE INCLUDE THAT AS WELL. SEE BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS.

Our
Tech Tip this issue is from Richard Lipow. Thanks Richard ($20.00 will be credited to your LBCarCo account) Please contact us ASAP for further info.

How to Dislodge Your Head Tip

Here's a tip for removing stubborn heads. The heads on British engines are notorious for being difficult to remove. The studs only compound the problem.

Remove the valve cover, head nuts, and rocker assembly. Disconnect the spark plug leads and take the plugs out. Feed a small rope through the spark plug for the first and fourth cylinders. Crank the engine and the head should pop loose. That's it.

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Please Keep those TIPS and Humorous Stories coming, WE ALWAYS NEED THEM!

You can earn a $20 purchase credit for each Tip or Story that is published in our weekly mailing. Please send your tech tips or other submission to me at LBCarCoNews@LBCarCo.com put the words Tech Tip or Story in the subject line please. If you don't currently have an account with LBCarCo you can still make a submission. We will provide your credit of $20.00 (only one credit may be used per order/shipment, not valid for subscriptions) any time you should purchase something online from LBCarCo. Humorous Story or an article about and picture of your first LBC you would like to share with our audience, drop me a note along with the submission. They should be no more than 500 to 1,000 words. If we use it we will provide you with a $20 LBCarCo purchase credit.

Tech Tips are a service of LBCarCo and our friends and customers. They are provided on a use at your own risk basis. These tech tips may be reprinted in club publications as long as credit is given to Little British Car Co, LTD along with reference to our website and the individual that provided the tip. All award certificates or credits such as show, email, tech tip etc. (but not limited to) are good for one year from date of award. Paid gift certificates do not expire.

You can now view our entire list of previous tech tips by visiting LBCarCo Tech Tips or by clicking on the link at the top of our website.

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Event Listing - Your Events can Appear in This Newsletter

Please note: Events that we are scheduled below to attend may change at the last minute due to chance of inclement weather, equipment failure, etc. We always will try to make the events we have scheduled but due to the distances we may have to travel (and associated costs to visit an event) it may not be possible, especially if the weather forecast is not good. We apologize in advance if we are not able to attend.

LBCarCo is pleased to publish British Car event information of interest to everyone in our weekly newsletter for any National/Regional Register or Club of any British Marque. Please let us know at least two weeks before your event. To add your event click on our Add Event link and follow the directions. Once it is reviewed and accepted it will be published on our events page and placed in our weekly Chatter. We will also indicate which events we will be at and hopefully if you are there you will stop by and say hello, we would love to see you.

October 6-7, 2017 Myrtle Beach, SC. - Britfest 2017
"Myrtle Beach Britfest 2017" Car Show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at The Market Common, Myrtle Beach, SC. Come and enjoy a British car extravaganza and celebrate Octoberfest in the balmy warmth of autumn at the beach! More information and a registration flyer will become available at www.GrandStrandBritishCarClub.com as the date nears. Contact: Rod Smith. Phone: 843-651-7644. Email: jrodsmith@yahoo.com. Website: www.GrandStrandBritishCarClub.com .
 
October 6-7, 2017 Waynesboro, VA. - SVBCC 36th British Car Festival
British Car Festival is among the oldest of its kind and one of the few multi-day British car events on the east coast. Over 150 entrants from more than 10 states participate each year.Held in a wonderful park setting. We welcome all British marques and makes in all conditions. A show-quality car is not needed to share in the fun of this great event. Awards are based on voting by participants! Friday Evening Social Event; Saturdsy Car Show; Saturday Banquet; Contact: Michael FitzGeorge. Email: webmaster@svbcc.net. Website: http://svbcc.net/carshow.html.
 
October 6-8, 2017 Falmouth, MA. - 17th Annual British Legends Weekend
At The Sea Crest Resort on the Bay, Sponsored by the Cape Cod British Car Club, this 3 day celebration of British motoring begins with a meet and greet catered by the hotel on Friday night. The fun continues Saturday with a scenic back road cruise, tech sessions, seminars and a catered Beach BBQ in the evening. The weekend culminates on Sunday with the BLW show of Classic British Cars (9 AM to 3 PM) displayed on the secure grounds of the resort. There are awards for multiple classes, vendors and special activities - additional tech sessions, a car corral, silent auctions and more. The grounds will be open to the general public with free parking next door at Old Silver Beach. Come enjoy an early fall weekend on the Cape with foliage, winding seaside roadways and people intent on having a good time. For a schedule of events and more information, go to www.CapeCodBritishCarClub.org. To reserve a room at the Sea Crest at a discounted rate, book by Wednesday, September 6th at www.seacrestbeachhotel.com/reservations or call 508-540-9400 and refer to the booking name: British Legends Weekend 2017 . Contact: Mike Dallaire. Email: events@capecodbritishcarclub.org.
 
October 14, 2017 Fairhope, AL. - South Alabama British Car Club - British Car Festival
9 AM - 4 PM Fairhope United Methodist Church Free to look, fee to enter your car. Website - https://sabcc.org Contact: Andrea Harris. Email: sabcc.org@gmai l.com.
 
October 12-15, 2017 Lake Guntersville Lodge, AL. - Austin Healey SouthEastern Classic 27
The Atlanta Healey Club proudly announces a return to Lake Guntersville in northern Alabama for SE Classic XXXI. We will host a Car Show at the Beach, Poker Run Rally, Gymkhana, Funkhana and other fun things to see or do. Brochure: southeastern-classic-std-2017-v8 Meet your Healey friends here October 12-15, 2017. We will have over 80 Healeys attend from as far west as Texas and as far north as Canada. Mark your calendars today. Lake Guntersville State Park is gorgeous in October. See you there! http://alapark.com/lake-guntersville-state-park Contact: Charlie Moshell. Phone: 770-831-8669. Email: charliemoshell@aol.com. Website: atlantahealeys.org.
 
October 21, 2017 Montgomery, AL. - British Motoring Club of Montgomery's 21st Annual Car Show
Come join us for our 21st Annual Car Show which will be held at the Alabama State Farmer's Market Shed, from 0900 until 1400. Free to the general public, and $25.00 for participants, regardless of the number of cars entered. See you there! Contact: Thomas Miro. Phone: 757-451-0452. Email: tmiro0403@gmail.com. Website: www.montgomerybrits.org.
 
October 19-22, 2017 Granbury, TX. - Texas MG Register Gathering of the Faithful
The Texas MG Register's Fall Gathering of the Faithful will be in Granbury, TX October 19-22, 2017 The event begins on Thursday, October 19 at 6:30pm at PINS Bowling Alley. As the evening progresses we head for Comfort Suites, the host hotel, for all the parking lot activities. Friday, October 20th there will be a rally though historic Granbury followed by an Escape the Room game then on to the Comfort Suites parking lot. Saturday, October 21 will feature the car show, a visit to the Barking Rock Winery, dinner and the awards banquet. You can register for this event at www.tmgr.org until September 15 Contact: Frank Kopec. Phone: 682-553-3912. Email: fdkopec@aol.com. Website: http://www.tmgr.org.
 
October 22, 2017 TBD, NJ. - North American Cecil Kimber Run
A British car tour on an all new route thru the beautiful Skylands region of northwestern NJ at the peak of the Fall Foliage season with a late lunch at the end. Celebrating the founder of the MG marque but open to ALL British vehicles classic and modern. Contact: Richard Miller. Phone: 908-713-6251. Email: mgdriversclub@hotmail.com. Website: www.mgdriversclub.com.
 
March 22-25, 2018 Altamonte Springs, FL. - 52nd Annual SOUTHERN GATHERING OF THE FAITHFUL for MG enthusiasts
GOF-South celebrates 'MGs and friends forever', in four days of non-stop MG action for the entire family March 22-25, 2018 at the Hilton Hotel in Altamonte Springs, FL. It is one of the oldest GOFs in the nation. Shop visits, seminars and hands-on tech sessions by world famous MG experts, demonstrations, summit meeting for club leaders, MG shows, shopping and museum excursion to Winter Park, and of course, tall tales and tire-kicking. >>VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTHxyFV5zxg Contact: Lonnie Cook. Phone: 407-670-9679. Email: gofsouth2018@aol.com. Website: http://www.gofsouth.com/.
 
April 7, 2018 Winter Park , FL. - All British Car Show
34th annual All British Car Show at Mead Gardens in beautiful Winter Park Fl. Contact: Jeff Corenblum . Phone: 407-415-4773. Email: Moose1050@aol.com. Website: www.allbritishcarclub.com.
 
September 12-16, 2018 Dillard, GA. - Southeastern British Car Show
Southeastern British Car Festival 2018, abbreviated as 'Dillard 2018' is the Bi-annual regional show and events put on by the Peachtree MG Registry. Sept 13,14,15,16 at the Dillard House, Dillard, GA. Planning is underway - - More details to follow. Check the 'Dillard 2018' tab on the PeachtreeMG.com website. Contact: Joe Rushing. Email: pmgrwebmaster@gmail.com. Website: PeachtreeMG.com.
 

British Club, Register, Personal Home Page Links and other British Related Links - All Links must be British Related

LBCarCo is pleased to publish British Car Club Club and other British Related Websites on our LINKS PAGE. To add your British Car Club or other Related British Link (no events please) click on our LINK REQUEST FORM and follow the directions.

Once it is reviewed and accepted it will be published on our LINKS PAGE on our LBCarCo website for all to see. Can be very helpful for someone to find a local club when moving into a new area.

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Your Comments - What you are saying

We have put up several of the comments we have received from customers. Since we get several a day this is updated as time permits. You can find this link on our main page under references and on our contact page or you can click HERE to be taken to the page to see what folks are saying. Thanks very much for all the support and comments and helping to make our little company what it is today.

Jeff and Jan Zorn
Little British Car Co., Ltd.
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http://www.LBCarCo.com

29311 Aranel
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
248-489-0022 / 800-637-9640
Fax 248-419-2461
UK 07905 070778
Email: LBCarCo@LBCarCo.com

Should you have any questions please let me know and hopefully you will visit our site often.

Copyright 2017 Little British Car Co., Ltd.

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Little British Car Co, Ltd. Vintage Motors, Ltd.
29311 Aranel, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-2815, USA
Contact: Jeff Zorn Tel: 248 489 0022 or 800 637 9640 Fax: 248 419 2461
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By using E-Mail it helps us to keep our costs down enabling us to pass the savings on to our customers.
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