There is a long tradition (more recently in eclipse) of powering race or
record cars with aircraft engines. The Napier-Railton is a famous example.
It's a little hard to figure the utility of this particular vehicle. It's
also a little odd he didn't start with a Ford in carrying out his Mustang
theme. On the other hand, it's pretty obvious why he didn't start with a
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires
on 12/17/02 8:21 AM, ATWEDITOR@aol.com at ATWEDITOR@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 12/17/02 11:43:54 AM, WSpohn4@aol.com writes:
> << This one leaves me a bit speechless. Have a look. It is supposed to be a
> street car.
> http://www.rodshop.com.au/project55.htm >>
> A Merlin in a car? I talked to a guy serveral years ago who owned a P-51.
> He was telling me how much it cost to overhaul a Merlin. Truthfully, I
> forget the exact number, but I remember thinking that one could buy a house
> with that kind of money. It's great to see car freaks with unlimited
> Jay Donoghue
> 72 B-GT
> 66 Mustang (sadly, not the P-51 version)
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