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Re: 1275 to 1380? TR Carbs on the Spridget?

To: John Holliday <fprodget@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: 1275 to 1380? TR Carbs on the Spridget?
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 10:05:00 -0700
Cc: SDOliner@aol.com, spridgets@autox.team.net
Organization: WFO Racing
References: <20010720114411.8562.qmail@web3802.mail.yahoo.com>
What's the power range on these engines; stock/mild/wild?

John Holliday wrote:

> If you want a 1400cc displacement, the Datsun/Nissan
> 210 motors fit right in with a little motor mount
> fabrication. It also obviously fits the 5 speed we are
> all installing in our cars as well. Bill at rivergate
> has put these motors in spridgets for some time now,
> and will share all the details with you. The 210 motor
> was designed somewhat from the A-series powerplant. It
> is a non-crossflow pushrod overhead valve design. The
> distributor is even in a similar location. You can
> find intakes, sidedraft webers or mikunis, and cams
> for these motors. I raced a 210 in the 80's and it
> made a lot of reliable horsepower and reved easily to
> 9000. I would have already done this but need to keep
> the 1275 so that I do not get put into the Mod classes
> for autocrossing and I may go to some SCCA races in
> F-production.
> John Holliday
> 67 fprod street sprite
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