You're quite the optimist...2 to 3 weeks?... I don't think so...'-) There
are some chassis mods that need to be done as well as lots of fabrication
of things from motor mounts to headers. You will also want to swap out the
rear end as I don't think the stock one will take what the engine will dish
out. There is a modification for the axles that will probably do though.
If you want to drive your car this summer, leave the RX7 conversion for
winter and put you spare ribcase in now... or do a Datsun 5 speed
At 10:59 AM -0400 4/24/02, Tommy_Samuels@markivauto.com wrote:
>I was driving my 67 Sprite on Monday and the tranny wouldn't go into 4th
>Got home drained the oil and noticed it was "sparkly".
>I caught some on a napkin and looked closely to find brass and steel flecks in
>I pulled the inspection cover off the side of the tranny and felt around
>roller bearings and bits everywhere.
>I have a spare ribcase that I pulled from a parts car that is in great working
>I can also lay hands on a RX7 that was crashed in the rear REALLY CHEAP
>I want a fun driver and I'm not worried about originality
>Now for the question
>spend a Saturday pull and replace ribcase or spend 2 -3 weekends and
>rotary and 5 speed?
>I know there are some on list who've done the rotary conversion and I'd like
>69 Sprite parts donor
>61 MGA resto project
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