A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland


Austin A90

Austin A90 6-cylinder leather seats wod trim, a Heater that worked a treat British quality

Austin A90

Graham had a blue-grey A90, a very nice, big six-cylinder under the long bonnet, leather bucket seats, wood interior, four-speed all synchro gearbox, a heater that worked a treat, a real delight to drive, an air of class, quality British craftsmanship. 

A car not considered until the day I had a short drive, very nice. 

Something unusual I discovered British engineering of the 60s, seams all about how to make something more complex than it needs to be.

The front windscreen had a tricky double lip seal, ingenious, but would a single lip do the job? Graham paid me to help with the replacement windscreen.

Versatile, with an air of class
The A90 had a short back with a long bonnet,
This photo I had not realized was taken, in viewing it I can’t remember repairing the left-hand door panels. 
Mallala race meeting is an ideal picnic spot for 2, what happened to the track?

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