[Spridgets] LotO Autocross / Judson and 5 speed questions

Lester oldsaabguy at comcast.net
Tue Jun 10 13:09:02 MDT 2008

You personally got 45% or this was claimed?  When looking at a few  
articles written in the 50's the commentary was that the claim was  
45% or 50% in the sales literature but actual testing was closer to  
25%..  look down a bit on this one..



On Jun 10, 2008, at 1:14 PM, Kitterer Bob wrote:

> In 1960 I had a Judson installed on my then new Sprite.  On the dyno
> there was a 45% hp increase but this was with 100 octane leaded gas.
> I suspect that one of the listers with a Judson installed also has
> the pressure (boost) gage installed and could tell us about how soon
> the pressure goes up vs rpm/gear.  It seemed to me that it came up
> pretty quick when I go on the pedal - - - but you know every thing in
> the past looks better when you get old.  :-)
> Bob Kitterer
> 1960 Austin Healey Sprite (Mk IV in disguise)
> 1966 Austin Healey Sprite Mk III (Trevor) - still in boxes
> 2

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