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Re: [Spridgets] Racing Datsun 5speed

To: Richard Ball <rich_ball@mindspring.com>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Racing Datsun 5speed
From: derf <derf247@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:42:25 -0500
Cc: Spridgets <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Delivered-to: mharc@autox.team.net
Delivered-to: spridgets@autox.team.net
References: <53A9CA5DFD7041B184388ACA520D8CC4@psych.washington.edu>
I think the little Datsun trannies used in the typical Spridget mod are
pretty robust.
How much torque/horsepower are you expecting to have?

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Richard Ball <rich_ball@mindspring.com>wrote:

> I found this little nugget today and thought I'd pass it on to the racers
> in
> the group.  While I know nothing about racing, it seems like it might be a
> way
> to have a race quality 5 speed gearbox in a Spridget.  One would have to
> use
> one of the adaptor plates for the a series engine.
> Would this be worth while on the track?  Would the rules allow it?  $3500
> seems like a lot, but would it be worth it for that little edge over the
> competition?
> http://www.peterzekert.com/for-sale/transmission-rear-end/115-datsun-a-series
> -transmissions
> Rich Ball
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