is growing in ordering a V8 Register Grille Badge?|
Updated: 150728 & 150804 & 150806 & 150807 & 150811 & 150812
Munro feels the small V8 Register Grille Badge the register had available until
a year or so ago was particularly suited to the RV8 as the dimensions of the badge
suited the grille size. The small badge has also been popular with members with
the MGBGTV8 model as minimising any obstruction to the ram air effect for cooling
is desirable. As supplies of the last batch of these badges ran out a year or
so ago he is frustrated he has been unable to get one, even a secondhand badge
on the V8 Spares for Sale & Wanted webpage. So Angus has arranged for a new
supply to be manufactured with a reputable producer of good quality enamel car
club badges. They are likely to be available in October 2015.|
can indicate your interest in buying a V8 Register grille badge using a
convenient online form. Onlne
on Wednesday 12th August 2015|
At the close of the special discount offer
at midnight BST on Tuesday 11th August 2015 over 50 pre-orders had been received
from members. Over the next few days Angus Munro will be sending information to
those members with details of how to purchase a V8 Register Grille Badge and an
update reporting a batch of the badges has been ordered from the supplier with
an indication of the date delivery of the badges is likely to arrive from the
suppliers. The badge will be on offer soon at the standard price.
on Tuesday 11th August 2015
Do not delay because this discount offer
closes at midnight BST on Tuesday 11th August 2015.
Members who have placed a pre-order before the closing deadline will be sent an
email next week with details of how they can pay for their badge via the Online
Update on Friday 7th August 2015
Final promotional announcement
Munro reports pre-orders for a new batch of V8 Register Grille Badges have
been coming in strongly, now approaching 50 orders. For members pre-ordering a
badge it will be supplied at a 20% discount price. For UK based buyers that will
be £26.99 including free P&P and VAT. For buyers on Mainland Europe
and Overseas the price will be based on that price minus the UK postage and plus
the overseas postage to their country. Unless the buyer requires other carriage
arrangements, the Mainland Europe and Overseas badges will be sent as airmail
small parcels on a signed for basis.
Do not delay because this discount
offer closes at midnight BST on Tuesday 11th August 2015. Members who have
placed a pre-order before the closing deadline will be sent an email next week
with details of how they can pay for their badge via the Online V8 Shop.
6th August 2015
Angus Munro reports "For the benefit of those enthusiasts
who may not have spotted the link on the website and also for those who have registered
their intention to purchase the following is an update.
Our project to remanufacture
the grille badge is going well. Phase one was to establish the level of interest
among fellow enthusiasts by offering a firm agreement to purchase via the V8 website.
With a plan to place an order for 50 badges published, we now have firm orders
for 33. I will retain perhaps four badges as a contingency which leaves 13 badges
available at the time of writing.
Phase two is now underway with the original
manufacturer searching for the tooling. If this is found the unit price will be
lower. Fingers crossed on that.
When I found that the V8 Register had sold
out of these badges I advertised for one, without success, and the ensuing frustration
formed the logical next step, to make them again.
With the valuable help and
support of the V8 Register I decided to sponsor the project and the partnership
For those who may not have yet heard about this venture, or perhaps
are still undecided, let me assure you that once the project concludes it is extremely
unlikely that another production batch will take place".
Should you be
interested in this final oportunity please register your interest in a badge by
sending Angus a response form. Onlne
Update 4th August 2015
Angus Munro has had a surge of
pre-orders for one of the badges he is considering sourcing so if you are thinking
of getting a V8 Register Grille Badge do not delay in sending Angus a pre-order
form as he needs to know how many to order in a batch from the producer. Order
now to avoid disappointment! Onlne
Update on 28th July 2015
Angus Munro reports pre-orders
and expression of interest in his arranging a new supply of the V8 Register
badge is growing. He says "we now have orders for 26 badges so we are
really very close to the point where we can approach reliable manufacturers for
prices. Once this phase is completed I feel that we will be able to give a reliable
answer to the availability question. Of course, in reality, a reasonable length
of time is not very important compared to the very real fact that we are getting
a badge that may never be available again. They will become collectors' items".
A few weeks ago Angus stepped forward with his initiative to market and source
a new supply of V8 Register grille badges and has volunteered to run with this
project by planning and managing it. Fortunately the V8 Register attracts enthusiasts
who contribute information and articles, provide photos to illustrate our articles
and workshop notes and plan and organise events - like Charles Peers with the
popular forthcoming Churches Tour on Saturday
3rd October 2015. We are currently seeking a volunteer to coordinate and run the
annual V8 Tours so do get in touch if you would
like to help make the V8 Tour 2016 happen.
Register - MG Car Club - the
leading group for MG V8 enthusiasts at www.v8register.net|