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Re: Lightweight with a TD5...

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> Hi! Its Christmas and so I treated myself to a landrover magazine.
> Now I want a landrover - do you see how this gets out of hand? Anyhow,
> rather than start with a nice easy project, my dream, currently, is to
> take a lightweight (CKD what you will) and make it into the meanest
> thing on the road (ha ha! Like I have the wherewithal or time).
> Anyhow the two things that picque my interest on this at the moment
> are: Could I fit a TD5 under the bonnet and are there any hard tops.
> Oh, and having made this beast, is there any way to make it more secure
> for long term (5 days) parking in a public car park?
> Anyhow, happy new year - I'm off to salivate over the catalogue which
> came with the magazine - now, where's my credit card.
> Philip

why not go the whole hog and put a V8 in - just get a very big box of
halfshafts to feed the beast. I have perverse desire to port the heads
on a 2 1/4 I have to believe there is plenty of excess metal to play with
and if other BL castings of the era are owt to go off horsepower to be
I don't have landroveritis now - I am in remission

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