Click here to return to the home page.
Morgan Aero 8
Who's Online
9 registered (Northernmorgan, Eddie, vbalddave, PaulV, DCH, kankeL, jr1952, RedThree, OZ 4/4), 112 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Latest Photos
Rodger's M3W oil cooler
Bonesies new car :
4/4 80th Anniversary
Dunnottar Moonrise
Rodger's M3W
Newest Topics
Wanted: Rebound springs
by sid
20/02/19 10:09 PM
Anyone tried these razor blades
by Jack The Lad
20/02/19 05:45 PM
morgan .jpg
by chrivi
20/02/19 05:27 PM
Happy Birthday Button you legend
by +8Rich
20/02/19 04:42 PM
Picture of 4 wheeled M3W wanted
by PaulJ
20/02/19 02:29 PM
oil cooler installation
by rcmatt
20/02/19 01:40 PM
Fitting a valance to my +4
by tommog
20/02/19 11:08 AM
Newest Members
lysholmn1, LightSpeed, David Gibson, thelastgizmo, Shadmog
6386 Registered Users
Shout Box

Forum Stats
6,386 Registered Members
33 Forums
34,278 Topics
550,488 Posts

Most users ever online: 341 @ 11/02/18 10:30 PM
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#558387 - 07/02/19 07:48 AM Re: How many V8 Speedsters were ever built? [Re: JB62]
JB62 Offline
Learner Plates Off!

Registered: 20/03/14
Posts: 355
Loc: Berkshire/Oxon & Devon
I had the 4:1 ratio - which was fab. I was getting 167 bhp and increased torque. Somewhere on here is the dynroad before/ after comparison. I did send it down to Omex who helped with the new ecu you get with the kit,

If I could have kept this 4/4 I would have- but I couldn’t- revving the nuts off it and throwing it around was fun.

Sound of TBs vs V8 side exit?.
_________________________
V8 Speedster

Top
#558393 - 07/02/19 09:05 AM Re: How many V8 Speedsters were ever built? [Re: Northernmorgan]
Heinz Offline

Talk Morgan Addict

Registered: 07/09/09
Posts: 3523
Loc: Cologne, Germany
Originally Posted By Northernmorgan
Originally Posted By KEVFITZ
I still think that throttle bodies on a 4/4 (which is what I was referring to at the time ) at £3000 + don't give much of a gain..other than the noise of course !!!

Better to spend £3-400 on a remap in my opinion.

I love the speedster..hence driving round in myP4SS in all weathers with aeroscreens or cut down screen.


I tend to agree with you regarding the 4/4. Remap, full sports exhaust system, panhard rod and probably my best mod, the competition rear axle ratio (4.1:1.?) . The Aero Racing TB kit was expensive, raised the power to 154 bhp but I never found the improvement in torque was that impressive. It did sound glorious though.....🤓

I should NEVER have traded that car in for the Roadster 🙄

Never say never again, John. Where there is space in your heart for an exquisite vintage car, there can also be space for a beautiful 4/4. Then you can equip it as the first 4/4 should be. And with the Madza transmission even the longer rear axle ratio works very well. Who knows...

Top
#558396 - 07/02/19 09:33 AM Re: How many V8 Speedsters were ever built? [Re: Northernmorgan]
Max5 Offline

Talk Morgan Regular

Registered: 02/05/11
Posts: 889
Loc: Ayrshire
[quote
I should NEVER have traded that car in for the Roadster 🙄 [/quote]

Did the same and feel the same!



Edited by Max5 (07/02/19 09:40 AM)

Top
#558418 - 07/02/19 12:33 PM Re: How many V8 Speedsters were ever built? [Re: KEVFITZ]
madmax Offline
Part of the Furniture

Registered: 18/08/14
Posts: 4398
Loc: East Anglia
Originally Posted By KEVFITZ
I still think that throttle bodies on a 4/4 (which is what I was referring to at the time ) at £3000 + don't give much of a gain..other than the noise of course !!!

Better to spend £3-400 on a remap in my opinion.

I love the speedster..hence driving round in myP4SS in all weathers with aeroscreens or cut down screen.


If one has TB's bolted on then to set them up it requires an RR session and while there might as well change cams to something more lively and have a re map and side exhaust and freeflow manifold which these people will do and would offer a discount !! Panhard rod could be a DIY fit after returning from RR ?


Edited by madmax (07/02/19 12:34 PM)
_________________________
Geneva 2016 plus 8' The Green Godess' 4 side exits .



Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2

Moderator:  Aeroman, Boshly, Simon