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    tonys replied to the thread 1971 Bridge Street, Walton Surrey.
    City Grey? It looks as if it didn't last long enough to have details transferred to DVLA's dadtabase, or had cherished plate/export...
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    tonys replied to the thread Putting a three litre in a 90..
    The following is from another forum and might give some more background info. :Late P4 110 3 litre and P5 3 litres | Rover P5 Club...
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    I've just posted the info. on the Rover P5 forum as well (the old big 3-litre used a version of that engine; P4 was the even older...
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    I've also copied the original post to the Rover P4 Drivers Guild forum.
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    Some owners were fitting them to Series 1s in the early 1970s shortly after the Seties 2 was introduced, so there's 50 years of...
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    tonys replied to the thread Disconnect the Clock.
    Yes; RR actually said 60mph in their ads, which were for the Silver Cloud in the late 50s but there is a view that the ad people were...
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    tonys liked Forbes's post in the thread who's patent?.
    Mystery solved! The designer/inventor of the telescoping deDion tube was Stewart Tresilian -- see attached PDF of the patent. Stewart...
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    tonys replied to the thread who's patent?.
    I was reading Graham Robson's book (1977), The Rover Story, yesterday, which makes reference to the DeDion tube and the work to develop...
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    tonys replied to the thread who's patent?.
    There was an Arthur Goddard who was at RR and then Rover and Land Rover. No idea if connected with the DeDion tube.
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    tonys replied to the thread another new member!.
    Re your question at the end of post #7, it's best to start a new thread for each separate technical question you have, otherwise it can...
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    tonys replied to the thread another new member!.
    I've had a look, 471 is 2200SC, home market. TC is 491.
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    tonys replied to the thread another new member!.
    Lovely looking car. It has the SC-spec. switches on the dash, which would fit with the instruments being fitted later.
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