>The intake faces the driver's navel and has an adaptor to fit
>a single 1.25" SU with a rich needle.
With so much air going through the engine wouln't a 1&1/2" or even a
1&3/4" S.U be advantageous? (I'm no expert...just seems to make sense.)
>From: email@example.com (Glen Byrns)
>Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Glen Byrns)
>To: "Spridgets" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Turbo Bugeye
>Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 19:54:17 -0800 (PST)
>After several requests, I thought it easiest to again post a description of
>Though I have not yet been under the head, the DPO contributes the
>1275cc, bored 30 over. Flat-topped pistons. Shot-peened and
>rods and crank. Turned down flywheel. Double sprung valves, "full race
>Head is ported out to max dimensions indicated in Clymer's book. The
>intake/exhaust manifold is a welded one-piece custom creation. Very simple
>and log like. The turbocharger is the Rayjay Model 377 B25. Rayjay
>Long Beach CA. The intake faces the driver's navel and has an adaptor to
>a single 1.25" SU with a rich needle. The exhaust pipe is about 2" ID, and
>starts forward toward the radiator, does a 180 and drops out the standard
>to a big standard looking muffler. The distributor is pure mechanical
>advance, no name visible. Valves and points are standard book values,
>dynamic timed to ~5 deg. BTDC. Unless the car's tach and my test kit tach
>are both lying,
>this sucker turns over 7K. Turbo gauge was showing 10lbs and starting into
>yellow on the way to red when I backed off. I don't want to know what
>in the red, but it can't be good, or affordable.
>I've yet to see a JPEG posted on the list, so I presume its a no-no. I
>a pre-restoration photo of the turbo I will e-mail to those who ask unless
>someone tells me its OK to post it as an attachment to a list message.
>PS, thanks to the lister who posted the Crane Cams electronic ignition
>mine should arrive Wednesday. Should go well with the above set-up eh?
> Regards, Glen Byrns