Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 00:31:08 +1200
From: Wanganui Collegiate NZ <richardDOTssnopsamr.netSTOPnz>
Subject: Re: Engine Developement History

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 was a Triumph development, while Saab developed the two litre B-series SOHC. >-- Richard Sutherland-Smith Wanganui Collegiate School, New Zealand Acorn 200MHz Risc PC

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