'English' style gear stick/lever gaiter versus 'Australian' style gaiter

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'English' style gear stick/lever gaiter versus 'Australian' style gaiter

Post by Doug G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 17:12

Gear stick/lever gaiters not alligators.

What is the difference between the 'English' style gaiter and the 'Australian' style* gaiter?
[ Is it corrector permissible to place 'Australian' and 'style' next to each other?] :roll:

Is it possible to use an 'English' style gaiter in an Australian Mini Moke?
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Re: 'English' style gear stick/lever gaiter versus 'Australian' style gaiter

Post by Doug G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 17:25

ATT : Nigel, the post above was my 4,500th post :lol:
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Re: 'English' style gear stick/lever gaiter versus 'Australian' style gaiter

Post by Nigel(no top)Sykes » Tue Oct 23, 2018 17:27

(early) Australian and English gaiters are the same...........much like 4200 of your posts :P
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Re: 'English' style gear stick/lever gaiter versus 'Australian' style gaiter

Post by Doug G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 17:48

Would a circa 1973 fall into the 'early' category?
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Re: 'English' style gear stick/lever gaiter versus 'Australian' style gaiter

Post by Doug G » Tue Oct 23, 2018 18:22

For the benefit of all:

Found this on that font of (sometimes incorrect) knowledge Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini_Moke
The first Mokes were only built at BMC's Longbridge, Birmingham plant.
14,518 Mokes were produced in the UK between 1964 and 1968

26,000 in Australia between 1966 and 1981, and

10,000 in Portugal between 1980 and 1993 when production of the Moke ended.
So 1973 is almost slap bang in the exact middle. So this does not help me. :(

I wonder when the gaiters changes and to what style?
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