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Re: Chevy speak (long)
My dream is to install one of those Jag V 12s replaced by a V8 into an old
beater Chevy pickemup truck, just for the full serve guy at the gas station. Can
you envision the look on his face?
Brandon Hull wrote:
> Mark said:
> ><< I can't think of a more loony transplant, than putting a v8 into a 911,
> or (in reference to the 5K/LT1 project)
> Scott replied:
> > Then I go back to the beginning of your post, and feel
> >proud, to be both loony and ... (For participating in the project.)
> I think that the LT-1 Audi is absolutely great. These guys working on it
> are quintessential Ammurican car guys and they oughta be bronzed. Lookit:
> An Audi 5K is a great car, but its not a Hispano-Suiza. There are a lot of
> them around, and they're perfect candidates for this kind of outrageous
> experimentation. Someday, if money and leisure permit, I'd like to do two
> swaps: a 3.0 liter Milano Verde drivetrain into a '69 Alfa GTV, and a ZR-1
> drivetrain into an early '50's Chevy 3100 pickup. Why? I don't know, I'm
> just smitten with the prospects.
> Anybody can build an ersatz S2: just order Audi factory parts and bolt them
> on competently. But the LT-1 project is... heroic.
> Brandon Hull
> '91 Ersatz S2