[ROVERNET - UK] SC auto to TC 4-spd

Slatskars slatskars at comcast.net
Mon May 22 19:52:18 BST 2006


I have also seen a Mazda Miata engine/transmission slipped into an MGA Twin 
Cam. Very nicely done.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Glen Wilson" <glenwilson at cavtel.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] SC auto to TC 4-spd

> On Saturday 13 May 2006 00:17, Nathan Obuch wrote:
>> Kent,
>>     Thanks for your thoughts. I'm located near
>> Chicago- Rovers are thin on the ground here in the
>> Midwest- so I was investigating the possibility of
>> buying an SC auto and converting it to the spec I
>> wanted.
> snip
>> Nathan
> I'm not a die hard originality freak, but I'd almost rather see any 
> decent,
> functional 2000 Automatics we have in the USA remain mostly unmolested. I
> don't think that many survive, and they were a unique configuration unto
> themselves. There do seem to be a fair number of TCs around to be 
> restored.
> I'm still intrigued by that guy Down Under who slipped a modern Mazda 
> inline
> four with 5-speed box into a TC and found that it fit nicely. That would 
> be a
> neat swap. But the TC engines seem to outlast the rest of the car, over 
> here.
> I haven't seen too many nice P6s with bad engines in them.
> Glen
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