healeymonster at fastwave.biz
Sun Sep 14 09:22:22 MDT 2008
Our "Horny Toad" (LHD 59 AN5) has a 1275, .40 over, street cam,
balanced, with headers, 3.9 rear and ribcage, and is a screamin' mimi
blast to drive.
"Lumpy" (RHD 60 AN5)on the other hand is a staid ol' country gentleman,
orig. 948 with oil pressure on the low side, H2 carbs, headers, smooth
case, 3.9 rear.
The contrast between the two is amazing, and while I will probably
replace the 948 with a 1098 or 1275 (I have spares of both) one of these
days, I do not want a hot car in RHD, as I would probably be tempted to
pass more cars on the road, which is not recommended unless you have a
passenger leanin' out to see oncoming traffic <G>.
Am attaching pics, which will be stripped by the list.
Southern NM, USA
On Sep 13, 2008, at 7:47 PM, Bill L wrote:
> Hello Spridgets,
> Survey time..
> How many of us run 948s? Modified 948s?
> 1098s Modified 1098?
> 1275 Modified 1275?
> I'm just curious. ... At a dinner discussion with some very
> knowledgeable people I was speculated about moving from my 1098 to a
> 1275 and it was asked WHY? and it was pointed out the the 1098 is a
> GREAT engine. (especially for MY driving style?)....So ..
> Best regards,
> Bill L. mailto:pythias at pacifier.com
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