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Old 03-03-2010, 07:55 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I like your idea stingy!

As far as flat air-cooled VWs; I love 'em but they have some inherent disadvantages for max fe, the biggie being the relatively loose and constantly changing piston-to-cylinder tolerances vs the more stable, tight environment of water pumpers. Were I to do a max effort VW I think I'd go for a water cooled engine swap of some sort.
Sooooooo, maybe I could convince *you* to spend *your* money on a Porsche transplant?!?! Hrmmmmm, or maybe we could get bgd73 to transplant a Subaru boxer engine into an ol' bug chassis, sans the 4WD. Has anyone done that?

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