The heathens have seen the light (or the boost)
armanmik at n-jcenter.com
Fri May 31 08:31:24 EDT 2002
Waiting in the barber shop for a long overdue trim (I'm frightening my
flight students), I was leafing through a newish issue of Rod & Truck.
New MB500SL, $90,000. Hahahahah
Dodge/Chrysler "Razor" two seater, 6 speed, TT knockoff, $14,500 MSRP . . .
Best item was something from GM's immediate future - a derivation of their
4.2 V-6 engine, a 3.5 liter inline _5_ cylinder, turbo, fuel injected,
computer controlled, makes 315 hp stock. Sheesh, sounds like Audi in 1984,
but at almost twice the displacement.
Now if I wait a year or so, I'll be able to buy one of these engines from
the pick and pull for their standard price of $179.95 ("any engine in the
yard, $179.95"). Wonder if it will fit into my 86 5 KS? Wonder who will
have a chip and a spring for it? Man, 350 to 400 reliable HP? and it fits?
sign me up!
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