[ROVERNET - UK] 2200 pistons
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Fri Nov 16 20:44:04 GMT 2007
2200 TCs had 1.75" SUs, which some at Rover thought limited it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Pinner" <robert at clocksoft.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2007 3:40 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] 2200 pistons
> Phew, I was beginning to think I'd scared everyone away which certainly
> wasn't my intention!
> A standard head will work but I suspect you would be missing out on
> power. The valves are quite a lot larger in the 2200s so in theory you
> should be able to suck more air and fuel through the 2200 head. I'm not
> entirely sure how they managed it but IIRC, the outputs for both 2000
> and 2200 are quoted as identical. Based on that, I would expect the
> combination might have less power than a 2000. Perhaps the design of the
> inlet and exhaust manifolds are the restricting factors.
> Before acting on the conjecture mentioned above, please see my previous
> mail about people offering their opinion without knowing what the are
> talking about. :-0
> JULIET KEILER wrote:
>> Forgot to ask Robert, will a standard 2000 head work ok with the bored
>> out block or are you better getting a 2200 head.
>> Alan Francis (partviking)
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