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Re: [Fot] GT6... EP or DP ... or both.

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Subject: Re: [Fot] GT6... EP or DP ... or both.
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Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 20:07:19 -0700
In 1970 Don Devendorf ran the early GT6 with swing axles and the early cyl 
head and Stromberg carbs in EP  SCCA, and Carl Swanson drove the Kas Kastner 
factory backed GT6  with the IRS , late cyl head and stromberg carbs in DP 
SCCA, both in 1970.
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Subject: [Fot] GT6... EP or DP ... or both.

> Well,,,   the GT6 was EP and DP, depending on which year it was configured 
> to.
> Is that it?
> Was any other Triumph, in any configuration classified in more than one 
> group?
> So my really smart guy with CVAR is right, and so am I...
> I think the DP could have been related to 3 Webers in some sanctioning 
> bodies.
> I think my 1970 GT6+ could still be EP in some sactioning bodies albeit 
> the 1.75 SU's versus the 1.50 Strombergs. Go figure...
> I'm still peddling softly, so, I frankly don't care which production group 
> I may be placed in. Everyone tells me the GT6 was running fast in both 
> groups. I just love the GT6, period. I'm just happy to be out there, 
> running. I really don't care if I start in last and finish in last. Just 
> as long as the baby gets back on the trailer, the way it got off.
> You gotta admit, the GT6 is one of the most beautiful Mitcholiti (sp) 
> designs.
> I counted last year, this GT6 is my 19th GT6, including the first GT6 I 
> bought when I was 19 years old. This includes all my cars I owned that 
> were donors or parts cars. I've had one  MKI parts car, and two MKIII 
> drivers , all the other have been GT6+ 's or MKII's. I've had some nice 
> MKII's , even built a really nice one from ground up with 2 donors. This 
> GT6 I have now, is by far the nicest I've ever experienced in any form, 
> thanks to Bob Davis, the builder.
> I've been honored to be the keeper, custodian, and the owner and driver of 
> the little GT6 I have now...
> I have to say, I'm really honored to be in the FoT group where even a 
> newbie can strike up a really compelling string with all of you really 
> cool guys who also share, with little variation, only seperated by dollars 
> and years, the same love for our beloved Triumphs.
> So. Sincere thank yous to the group, most of all Kas! What an honor the 
> FoT gives to all of us, including me, a newbie at 53 years old!
> Still wish I was going to the Glen!!!!
> Bobby Whitehead #54 Yellow Group 2 1970GT6+ EP
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