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Re: Changing Rear End Ratio in a TD

Subject: Re: Changing Rear End Ratio in a TD
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1999 20:40:58 -0700
Yeah, but think, it had 1800cc power to "fly" with. Remember, any of 
these proposed rear axle ratio changes are going to hurt acceleration 
with the stock TD motor. Sad if you wound up with a highway cruiser but 
with such tepid acceleration it was no longer any fun in the "twisties".
>Not strictly relevant to your question Bob but 2 weeks ago i had a short
>drive of Ian Penders TD which has all MGB running gear except for the
>rear end which is from a mustang (in preparation for V8 conversion which
>has since been shelved) - The car just FLEW - really nice to drive so i
>can attest to the mustang rear as a possibility!!
>Rich Liddick was in the car with me and apart from not being able to hear
>ourselves think (minimal muffling of the exhaust and no windscreen) we
>managed to survive and have a blast!
>mike robson
>69 roadster
>70 BGT
>53 Riley


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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