I think that the original rational for rebuilding this spridget was to see if
it could beat a Miata on the track, IIRC. Is it that the intake won't fit in
the Midget, or that it won't fit in without bonnet mods?
> Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 14:26:38 -0500
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] calling all engines 100 hp+
>> He can't get the info on torque curves without this kind of research. I
>> don't think he will offer anything to the public that is not practical.
>> David is just trying to provide Grassroots with what they asked for and
>> some dyno research done in the bargain.
> I have nothing against David Anton. To the best of my limited
> knowledge in that area, he is a gentleman and a nice guy. However.
> I agree with your premise, but I also insist that the "longer intake
> is better" approach ONLY applies to attempting to get peak HP at any
> cost. The usual cost is driveablity, since you are sacrificing low-
> and mid-range torque to move the powerband up since peak hp is
> achieved when the powerband peaks at higher rpm. This isn't anything
> that has to be researched, this is what has been repeatedly proven.
> The fact that he is playing with stuff that won't even fit in the
> engine compartment ... OTOH, he is probably doing it at Classic
> Motorsports/GRM's behest since they are fond of throwing meaningless
> datat at their readers.
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