My 78 Midget bored .020 with the crank ground .010 and no other modifications
would go 100 MPH on a level surface without a problem. It was pretty scary at
that point, so I never tested it much faster than that. Noisey is correct, and
it starts to float.
Chris Kotting wrote:
> Not to start another "rubber vs. chrome bumper" argument, but the 1500
> Midget in stock trim has a published top speed of 105 mph. I've personally
> verified that 100 mph is possible. Noisy, but possible. It's also a heck
> of an effective way to find out that you've got a slightly bent
> Chris Kotting
> On Monday, February 09, 1998 8:50 PM, Frank Clarici
> [SMTP:spritenut@Exit109.com] wrote:
> > My 67 peaked out at about 115 mph, dead stock, 4.22 gears, down hill with
> > the wind.
> > No other *stock* Sprite or Midget that I have driven as ever made it past
> > 95mph. The 67s were the fasted of the bunch.