HUNTERS have them and they go straight into the Alpine, Minx, Super Minx and so
on from the -60 and -70
3.77, an easy find in Europe but not in US I guess. And to heavy to send by
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Fren: "Thomas Wiencek" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Till: "'KKJ'" <email@example.com>
Skickat: den 19 maj 2003 15:53
Dmne: RE: SV: Holbay question
> Which car has a 3.77 rear end? Will this gear set bolt into in a Series
> Alpine? Thanks.
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> On Behalf Of KKJ
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> To: alpine autox; RootesRooter@aol.com
> Subject: SV: SV: Holbay question
> No, Hunter and SV are similar= bigger.
> The different between the Hunter and the SV are mostly on the outside
> appearance. No sparkplug tubes that collect oil or water. The casting
> inside also appears, shall we say, improved.
> I prefer the Hunter type before the older "sparkplug tube" variant.
> The inlet on the Holbay are 28 mm. and Hunter or SV 33mm. I m not
> talking about the valves but the size of the port where it meet the
> To have smaller ports then standard on an engine that is supposed to
> give more power, may feel uncomfortable for many. Together with the
> Holbay camshaft and the correct Webers and right air filter (look up!
> the carb set-up is very sensitive to the air filter) you get a torque
> engine. Its not a high RPM engine! This suits the 3.77 rear end with
> overdrive gearbox.
> Cruising speed 4000 rpm : 144 km/h (90 mph)
> Kristian J
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> Fren: <RootesRooter@aol.com>
> Till: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Skickat: den 17 maj 2003 02:50
> Dmne: Re: SV: Holbay question
> > In a message dated 5/16/03 12:52:04 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > email@example.com writes:
> > << The small inlet port are a compromise to get a decent tickover or
> > running behaviour. With the standard Hunter head you get more power if
> > make the combustion chamber and the inlet port like on the Holbay
> head. This
> > also involves some mm. skimming to get compression up to Holbay level
> > >>
> > So....is the inlet port on the Holbay head bigger than the Hunter, but
> > smaller than the Series V?