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Re: [Spridgets] Rib Cage Into Bugeye.

To: WFO Herb <froggi60@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Rib Cage Into Bugeye.
From: Hal Faulkner <frog.aye@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:38:18 -0700
Cc: Spridgeteers <spridgets@autox.team.net>, Sprite Yahoo <bugeye@yahoogroups.com>
Delivered-to: mharc@autox.team.net
Delivered-to: spridgets@autox.team.net
References: <CAEFJhAHByrk+x2HB03eeX7Mr190jQA7ofAdAVhjLZox1iZEy4w@mail.gmail.com>

Gerrard's web site has some information on this.


On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 8:09 PM, WFO Herb <froggi60@gmail.com> wrote:

> Can't be the only one with this problem, surely others have overcome....
> 1275 & rib cage transmission into a Bugeye.
> New slave cylinder requires a different hydraulic fitting than the BE
> uses.  Larger and may be different 'end' on the clutch line.  Bell vs.
> flare.
> Hydraulic lines are smaller on the BE than the '67 Sprite, which the
> engine/transmission came out of (less volume). ALSO the bore on the BE
> master cylinder is different (smaller volume) than the rib cage slave
> cylinder (greater volume).
> Question:  Would a new BE slave cylinder work with this transmission and if
> so, which push-rod would be required; "short" or "long"?
> OR...is there an adapter available that would allow the later slave
> cylinder to be used using the Bugeye line?
> Thank you.
> Herb
> Grants Pass, Oregon
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