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What year cut-over to the 1500?

jvandyke

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Morris said:
'75.

The year of the clack.

What does that mean?
I had a '75 Midget in '88 or so.
 

Rik

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1975 was the first year of Rubber Bumper Midgets. 74 was still chrome but had those large rubber overiders stuck on the chrome bumpers.
Rik
 

jvandyke

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What is meant by "clack" I'm wondering.
 

Morris

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Clack-clack-clack-clack

Dang! There went my thrust washer.


(yet another extremely poor attempt at humor on my part. My apologies to all)
 

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Question from relatively new owner of a frame-off restored BE with 1275cc engine (also am old geezer with dangerously limited knowledge of same): Can a 1500cc engine go in a BE?

dave

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Back away from the 1500 and no one gets hurt :nonono:

Seriously, as the owner of a 1500 I have to acknowledge that the 1275 is the better engine. As I recall, once in the past year a 1500 in a 1275 square body showed up on Ebay and no one could figure out why. So, hypothetically the answer is probably yes but I don't know why you'd want to.
 

Morris

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As a 1500 owner, I will agree with JP whole heartedly.

The worst part is all the A-series guys making cracks at our expense all the time.

It's awful.
 

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I know, we need a support group!

Adult Survivors (of) Serious Harassment Over Lousy Engined Spridgets

(try that acronym you meanies) :cryin: :grouphug:
 

BugEyeBear

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Morris,

You're gonna have to warn us in advance the next time you are trying to be funny. That way we'll all know we should be laughing...

(just ribbing you!) :wink:

"Cheers!" :cheers:
-Bear-
 
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