• Hey guys, I had to upgrade the VLJ software because the old one is being phased out. Please let me know of any issues in the SITE UPDATE THREAD. Thanks!

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B-Man2

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Just to add a bit to the story... and to show you how dumb I was ... a few years later I bought a Triumph TR-4 sports car. And little did I know... What kind of an Electrical System do think it had???......:oops::oops::rolleyes:
 

B-Man2

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Now that I’m able to talk with friends in the U.K. , I have to ask, was Lucas Electrical the only company that made electrical systems for British vehicles and bikes during the 50s thru the 70s or were they just the best company making them at that time ?
 

petermack09

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Now that I’m able to talk with friends in the U.K. , I have to ask, was Lucas Electrical the only company that made electrical systems for British vehicles and bikes during the 50s thru the 70s or were they just the best company making them at that time ?
I’m trying to remember who supplied the parts for the Royal Mail bantams in the 70s,,I was a telegram delivery boy when I was 16,,will try lookout a pic ,,happiest days of my long service
 

Silver Surfer

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ahhhhh, yes, lucas, the lord of darkness. i remember it well. some of the one offs way back in the day, like tvr, and a few other woud get some of their lectric stuff from opal, vw, and even from some italian suppliers. dampness, shorts, mice in the wiring harness, finicky fuel pumps, wipers that worked, and the didnt in the pouring rain, and, and, and, and such was the way with the lord of darkness, lord lucas.
 
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