<VV> Re: VirtualVairs Digest, Vol 9, Issue 51

Chris & Bill Strickland lechevrier at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 9 16:50:40 EDT 2005

<VV> wrote:
> put in the wimpy common iron duke with 5 speed transverse rig in
> the back seat and keep it under 180 horses and 5500 rpm, and figure
> on about100K miles with good mileage.  this would be a fun & light rig,
> and these engines are almost free, even a crate new one ....

Maybe in your part of the country, but here the Iron Duke is getting to be a little scarce in the metro wrecking yards, not to mention that 5 speed Isuzu tranny, and the 5 speed Getrags are worth their weight in gasoline!

Bill Strickland
Oregon City, OR
85 Fiero 2.5 5 speed Isuzu 38 mpg+
87 Fiero GT 2.8 5 speed Getrag
63 rampy project (content)

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