Smith, Brian wrote:
> In this months Grassroots Motorsports they are working on a rotary
> powered Spitfire. Now I know it wouldn't be cheaper and I know I should
> rebuild the 4 in it but I was just thinking (always dangerous) about this
> swap into my 1977 TR7. Anybody ever seen it done? Anybody ever done it?
> Am I TOTAL insane for even suggesting it?
> Brian Smith
> 1959 TR3
> 1972 Spitfire IV
> 1977 TR7 (TRX-7?)
Brain: I haven't seen an RX7 in a TR, but the motor is so compact it'll
probalbly fit. I've seen it swapped into Sunbeam Alpines, which has a
smaller engine bay than my '80 TR7 had. With the Turbo set up, the
rotary engine makes some serious H.P.!