"Did you know that 1275s get much quieter above 6000 rpm
(at least from inside the car)?"
Maybe you broke the sound barrier! Did you hear a loud boom?
From: Les Myer <LesMyer@geocities.com>
To: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>; Peter Samaroo
Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Date: 15 December, 1998 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: Mine scares me, it likes the speed
>At 11:11 PM 12/14/98 -0500, Frank Clarici wrote:
>>I was only scared once in a Sprite.
>>1972, 67 Sprite, bone stock except for the Corvair wire wheel hub caps,
>>down hill, good tail wind, speedo hit the "E" in Main Beam. If the
>>calibration was close, I figure 115mph.
>Puddles - 67 Sprite - header and cam - 4:22 diff, 185/70-13 tires.
>Coming back from 1997 vintage races at Indy - opened her up on HY 31, 20
>miles from home, just for a mile or so:
>Cool night, top up, speedo buried, tach buried, speed still climbing fast.
>What a feeling! Did you know that 1275s get much quieter above 6000 rpm
>(at least from inside the car)?