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Old 10-04-2012, 12:37 PM
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Hi all !
Could anyone tell me how the legacy (with the good old carb) Irvine .53 compares to the OS .55 AX ?
Thanks a lot for any input !
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Old 10-04-2012, 03:33 PM
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OS=Toyota
Irvine=Rolls Royce
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Irvine looks better. OS better parts availability
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Irvine=Rolls Royce=BMW=TOYOTA

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I tip my hat to TOYOTA, most of us do not know how toyota is changing the world. From midsize producer as Porsche to giant Pratt and Whitney.
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I Have 6 or 7 Irvine 53s UK made, all with Davis Diesel heads, in over 10 years not one problem ever martin
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Iused to work with Toyota consultants , they have my respect. Iam not dissing Toyota by any means.
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If you're in the USA is there even an Irvine dealer?
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Not really, and the new Irvines are made by OS (OSVINES) anyway. Ihave a nice collection of original English Irvines and I could never part with any of them.
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Tower used to sell the Irvines really cheap years ago. Just Engines in England had them last time I looked..... probably the OSVINES like you said nowadays.
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