|View single post by Judson Manning|
|Posted: 04-24-2006 05:40 pm||
|Am I certain of anything? heck no!
You're not the only one who's never seen this set-up in a JH.
Every GT I've seen has this set-up so I can assume it was standard from the factory. My father's JH had it and I bought a California JH years ago that had it.
There were only ~500 GTs produced so compared to 10,000 JHs this is a very rare item. Even more rare in the late JHs.
The question still remains why Huffaker chose not to use it.....
Update: After checking the old Road&Track, et. al. articles; I could find one pic of a LHD GT with the factory 'cold/ram air' package. In a British car mag I saw a pic of a RHD GT with the familiar JH 'muffler' air intake.
My guess is that with US emissions, the factory was trying every trick (110/100 timing, et. al.) to preserve HP in the later cars.
Last edited on 04-25-2006 03:25 pm by Judson Manning