You can add the Lotus 15 to the list of cars which ran
the BOP Ally V8... not a um, factory installation but
successfully developed and raced in 1961 by Sy Kaback
on the East Coast
least one other Lotus 15 was prepared in this manner
on the West coast (was it Pete Lovely?), and I believe
the transplant caught on in the UK as well.
What are you planning on powering with it?
--- David C Littlefield <email@example.com> wrote:
> Yes, it is essentially the same V8 that ended up in
> a number of British
> cars, including the TR8, the MGB GT V8 (not sold in
> U.S.), and more
> lately in the Range Rover and the Discovery. I
> understand that some
> changes were made to the block over time to
> strengthen it, particularly
> to accept a larger bore. I've never heard of any
> inherent weakness of
> the earlier versions, however.
> David Littlefield
> On Sun, 23 Mar 2003 19:33:27 -0800 "Hugh Barber"
> > Isn't that the engine that GM sold to Rover?
> Don't know about the
> > oringinal
> > B-O-P blocks, but the Rover ones seem sturdy. The
> only thing I'd
> > wonder
> > about is the $$$$ of go-fast stuff for it and the
> $$$$ to make all
> > the
> > "special" stuff for it (like the adapter to the
> transaxle, etc)
> > Hugh Barber
> > Hollister, CA
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of
> > JXLmail@aol.com
> > Sent: Sunday, March 23, 2003 6:43 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Question About a the Oldsmoble 61-62
> Alumnum Block
> > Folks,
> > I was wondering what the collective wisdom is on
> the Olds 215CID
> > Aluminum
> > block engine.
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