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by mgdavid
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 1275 engine, 5 speed gearbox, & propshaft
Replies: 22
Views: 1431

Re: 1275 engine, 5 speed gearbox, & propshaft

Toyota gearbox to A series engine for Midgets & Sprites was a recognised conversion a couple of decades ago, not a bodge.
Special bellhousings were made to facilitate mating them together.
Dellow in Australia was one manufacturer, possibly Frontline over here too.
Phil can no doubt add more detail!
by mgdavid
Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 1275cc A+ Engine for sale
Replies: 18
Views: 1450

Re: 1275cc A+ Engine for sale

Isn,t it a 1300 Marina engine. Yes, but also looks like it's already been in a Morris 1000 - the fan is not Marina, it has the Morris / Midget front plate, and that clutch IIRC is Morris or 1098 Spridget. It may well have a Midget sump too, I can't really see if the Marina-type extension plate is t...
by mgdavid
Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: engine upgrade.
Replies: 27
Views: 4207

Re: engine upgrade.

frm JLH:-
"We no longer offer this modification, but do have a limited number of the conversion kits left in stock."

now why would they drop it - is there an inherent problem, or maybe parts shortage?