Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 01:17:34 +0100
From: Leroy Curtis <>
Subject: Re: Engine Developement History

In article <>, Wanganui Collegiate NZ <richardDOTssnopsamr.netSTOPnz> writes >In article <CwUZ2.1369$>, Eric Law ><> wrote: >> Douglas, >> When the 99 was introduced (1968?), it had a 1.7-liter Triumph motor - same >> motor as in the TR-7 (and some other Triumph models, I think). At some >> point, I think during the 1970 model run, they switched to a 1.85-liter >> variant of the same motor. This motor had a lot of problems, especially > >Apparently Riccardo were designing two similar engines, one for Triumph >and one for Saab, it was the Saab version adopted by Triumph and Saab. >The 1854 engine was used in the Triumph Dolomite. The two litre Dolomite >sprint engine DOHC Wasn't the 16-valve Dolomite Sprint engine SOHC? ISTR this being touted as one of its clever features at the launch. -- Regards Leroy Curtis Please replace "nospam" with "baram" in my address if you wish to reply by Email

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