Gotta start one good war every now and then or their is no fun. Carl E.
From: Rob Lewis <Rlewis@IRSINC.COM>
To: Carl Elliott <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Frank Clarici
Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, November 20, 1998 11:42 PM
Subject: RE: 1275 vs 1500
>Sorry it took so long to reply to this. I've simply been pounded at
>work the past couple of days.
>First, I had NO idea I would set off a little 1275/1500 war here!
> Sorry everyone.
>Second, the reason for my question:
> I own what is registered as a 1959 Sprite. The chassis number
>is AN5L6575, so according to that, it's a '58. However, what is really
>going on is it's a Bugeye bonnet and rear end welded onto a Mk II
>The PO did a beautiful job, but the car will NEVER be original. (I will
>buy one to go concourse one day!)
>Everything else is also later model: seats, engine, tranny, wheels,
>Soo, since I love Wendy too much to ever get rid of her, I plan on
>Miata eater out of her. Things like better suspension, bigger brakes,
>etc. In looking at motors and things, I always wondered if it was worth
>out with 1500 cc's rather than 1275. There are probably plenty of
>items from the Triumph bin. That's why my question arose.
>Final decision, too far away from the green paper with presidents on it
>really do anything. But at least I know there are a bunch of options.
>I feel like a part of the group now.