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Re[2]: V12? Why not V10 twin-turbo?

     I guess I have it backwards.  The 4 banger TR7 must be a Rover/Buick 
     V8 split in half.
     Tim NJ 90CQ, 77SPitfire

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Subject: Re: V12? Why not V10 twin-turbo?
Author:  "Graydon D. Stuckey" <graydon@apollo.gmi.edu> at Internet
Date:    8/20/96 3:42 PM

On Tue, 20 Aug 1996, treilley wrote:
>      As I recall, that is what Triumph did with the 4 cylinder TR7 engine 
>      to make the now famous Rover V8.
>      Tim NJ 90CQ, 77Spitfire
	Actually, the Rover V-8 descends from the Buick aluminum V-8 of
the early '60s.  The tooling was sold to Rover, who have used it for years 
in the 3500, adn now the Land Rover.  It is also the same engine that was 
used in the TR-8.  It's a pretty nice engine.  I have seen one power the 
Steve Tamandli E-mod(Is taht correct Jeff?) autocross Fiero.  This one is 
poked out to 5 lites, and has a Holley projection EFI system.  That car 
flies.  It's kinda like a Formula Atlantic with a Fiero body and a big, 
light V-8!  Hey, maybe one of those would fit in a 5KCSTQ?  hehhehheh...
Later, ---------------------------------------------------------- 
Graydon D. Stuckey 	'85 Mazda RX7 GS, no toys 
graydon@apollo.gmi.edu 	'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, has toys 
Flint, Michigan USA	'89 Thunderbird SC, lotsa toys