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Dan, what type of EI are you allowed? Just points replacement inside distributor or can you use high output distributor and coil elec ignition ?Current plans are to run the WR Alpine with the Cobra Club at Willow Springs Oct 29-30.
Steve Alcala will be driving.
Depending how this goes, I may run the car at the VARA Big Bore bash the following weekend,
also at Willow.
With this stronger engine, the need for a Rev limiter is MUCH more called for.
So, I want to jump to an Electronic Ignition. It's been on my list, but I have been dragging my feet.
I played with the Rev limiter and was semi-happy it would keep the engine from over reving.
However, the action is quite rude by basically shutting off the engine at the limit.
...nothing SOFT about THAT limiter!
There are some differences with this other engine.
This one has a Bigger cam, bigger exhaust valves and bigger exhaust ports.
The old engine has a duel pattern cam of 238 deg INtake and 245 deg EXhuast @ .050
The new engine has a single pattern cam of 250 @ .050
Both cams have a 110 LC.
The old engine has more compression with .032 pop-up pistons
The new engine has flat top lighter pistons and lighter rods.
The two engines run quite different, more than I would expect!
The smaller cam, higher compression, and bigger flywheel engine