At 10:59 PM -0400 9/21/01, Dan Furbish wrote:
>OK here's a real rookie question.
>(Reading old publications of MGB racing machines in the
>60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's, a trick they used to do to
>get more horsepower (though not always determined from
>a dyno test) from even stock MGB motors, was to add
>"Shortie Ram Pipes" to their 1 1/2" SU's, they state that it
>improved breathing and helped add performance when used
>with other engine mods.
>some publications even called this modification a traditional
>My questions are:
>do they still make these Shortie ram pipes?
Yup, but I don't remember who makes them.
>will they fit my 1 3/4" SU's?
Come in all sizes
>How do they fit under K&N filters ?
>Do you actually get results using this system ?
yup, but mostly at higher revs.
>Is the benefit worth the work ?
They run $25-30 each, and there isn't much work to it. Just take off
the air filters and put them back on with rams in place.
>As to whether it is worth it, you have to judge that.
Check out Shaw's Garage at http://www.mlcltd.com/shawsgarage/
My British Car is NOT leaky - it's merely marking its territory.
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