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Old 03-03-2010, 09:19 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Blue - '93 Ford Tempo
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Carlos: If, someday, I take action on a long-time dream of mine, I'll get a Speedster replica going. Thing about that is, it's purpose probably wouldn't be a max fe effort thus it'd probably be air-cooled. That's not to say, however, that it couldn't be modded. There are several proven air-cooled VW fe mods; in fact I think I referenced some of them here at EM.

Also referenced/discussed was the "50/50" VW project (50 mph/50 mpg) built by Mankato State University students back in the '80s; I saw the car at a local car show and ended up going through the MSU program. They removed a pair of cylinders. Twin VW conversions have been popular in aviation as well.

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