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RE: 283 Chev. in MGA

Subject: RE: 283 Chev. in MGA
From: Larry Hoy <>
Date: Sun, 09 May 1999 00:38:31 -0600
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Larry Hoy 

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> Subject: 283 Chev. in MGA
> Hi everyone,
>       I've had a recent idea to build my own car, and I was planning to
> put an American V8 (not sure which) on an MGA chassis, retaining the MG
> suspension, steering, and interior, and then building my own Morgan-style
> bodywork.  I remember hearing about a kit to swap a Chevy 283 V8 into an
> MGA.  Does anyone have info on this kit??
> Also, I was wondering if it is possible to put 1975-80 MGB brakes into
> the MGA.  Help anyone?  Don't worry, I don't plan on using my own car for
> this.  I'd try to find one that has a rusted out body, etc. 
> TIA,
> Parker Whiteway
> 57 MGA going back together (if I can remember where I put those darn
> parts)
> PS.  reply direct please.  

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