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Re: old technology

Originally Posted by Renoir White View Post
Coup - re engine cc's for performance didn't F1 teams somewhere in the Lotus years have the options of either 3000cc asperated or 1500cc turbo charged engines? so there is a substitute for cc's Hey you also had a V6 all that time ago well ahead of colin aka ccpkmd et al
In actual fact engine diagnostics is even older - but it was called a mechanics ear in the good old days.
Ralph - I agree and unfortunately its now necessary we are told that the electronics are necessary to keep economy up and emissions lower, besides controlling all the other creature comforts we can't do without Yes if only they'd reintroduce the Moggy like they did with the Mini. There's no denying that engines do run better with fuel injection though. In fact I think my Escort was the cheapest car ever to run . it'd break down so often it never got to do much mileage so running costs were minimal
Yeh it was a 604 auto 3 speed lhd,got it for free ..long story.Economical it wasnt but it sure was a comfy cruiser on 14 in 175 tyres.

It really was lumpy on mechanical ignition ,volvo ignition and it was "electra glide".
Now , if Id stored it :0 it would be an economical proposition even with 20 mpg.
no road tax no Mot.
Here, its 30 years old for no road tax and 1979 is the cutoff year for no MoT /nct needed.
:D yes I remember the 1500/3000 cc turbo ,non turbo thing.

Ive allways liked superchargers or the idea of them,means the engine must be pretty tough..
Have there been any recent supercharged models aside from vw vr6 and kompressor mercs?
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