Not having had an OD tranny, that is a hard one to answer. However,
Andy Mace has a chart on the VTR site that gives the speeds/ratios/rpms,
etc associated with the different Spitfire models. This data should
answer any question you have about that.
I'll probably start looking for an OD tranny after I get settled down in
Peter Zaborski wrote:
> > From: Joe Curry [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Friday, August 14, 1998 1:49 PM
> > I'm going somewhere around 80mph at that rpm.
> Oh 80 is not so bad. I had visions of either triple digit speeds or a
> tongue-in-cheek posting. Seeing no smiley anywhere, I assumed the former.
> But I guess the Spits are quite highly strung. In any event (and you
> probably know this already), that O/D makes a huuuge difference in the
> highway cruising aspect of our cars.
> Did the Spits have a higher reduction O/D or would the power limitations
> prevent that kind of long leggedness?
> --- Peter Zaborski CF58310UO Calgary,Canada ---
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