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by sneax
15 May 2017 19:50
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

Update After searching measuring and calculating.... I decided to go for it! I will put an L20B in the MGA for this years Carrera Panamericane! I found already two Engine and bought them. One ha a W58 and the other a U67 head. The plan is to use one engine highly modified and have one engine in spar...
by sneax
21 Apr 2017 10:02
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

OK sorry for my unpatience... :mrgreen: I split my questions: How high is the L20B from oil pan to top of the headcover? How high is the L20B from the bottom of the bellhousing to the top of the headcover? how low race oil pans exiting? like this ones: http://www.arizonazcar.com/mini-05260004.JPG ht...
by sneax
20 Apr 2017 15:34
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

hello all I am back! :D back in Mexico city, back to the planing of the engine wap and therefore back the the forum. I talked to a bunch of people and right now my choice of engine come down the L20B or the MGB. Reasons are amongst others that those are available here without have to ship them from ...
by sneax
02 Nov 2016 16:33
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

Righty right ... Great analysys :) I think you guys are right ... it depends if the FIA officials will allow me to run a L engine! I have put together a few arguments like MGA had already in 54 a DOHC version of their engine ... and more! I would love to run an original (looking) Datsun engine. But ...
by sneax
01 Nov 2016 15:58
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

haha - unfurtunaly the rules should realy be followed - they had sonme cars taking the head off after the race! :shock: I just contacted one of the officia FIA judges to find out what is possible ... but after all i hear from you guys here - I hope I can use an L engine! I just got an additional inf...
by sneax
01 Nov 2016 09:01
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

Wow ... thats all great information! I have to learn and find out quite something.... I did not know that the L head has an overhead cam! That might matter for the Reglement of the Carrera Panamericana! I have to check that! I had been told my actually engine and as well the damaged race engine are ...
by sneax
31 Oct 2016 08:55
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

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by sneax
31 Oct 2016 07:49
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

Re: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

Oha - Interisting ... I will take some more Pics of the engine and post them here! I have been only told that this is a Datsun 1800 engine... ! More interesting will be the "Race engine" ... that I still did not seen yet! Thank you Okayfine ... I've downloaded the "How to Modify ...&q...
by sneax
30 Oct 2016 15:20
Forum: Powertrain
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!
Replies: 31
Views: 1391

MG-A with Datsun 1800 needs to get FAST!

hello everyone To re-introduce me here: I just finished my first and only rally up to now : The Carrera Panamericana!!! Ya - started right away with the beat of the best! haha Basicaly a friend offered to go with him and he then left me even the car later cuz he had no time for the race! So I raced ...
by sneax
29 Oct 2016 21:04
Forum: Introductions
Topic: MG-A with Datsun 1800
Replies: 2
Views: 209

MG-A with Datsun 1800

Hello everyone My name is Guido, I am from German decent, live on Vancouver Island but actually traveling Mexico since almost a year! And by some crazy coincidents I raced the Carrera Panamericana this year in an MGA with a Datsun 1800 engine and an 5 speed Datsun gearbox! Wow - crazy experiance ......

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