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Old 09-04-2015, 04:11 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I think Harleys are expensive compared to VW engines, but I can't find supporting evidence.
Indeed, but a Harley-Davidson engine would still be reasonable for some projects, as it's one of the few EPA-certified air-cooled engines still around. Anyway, a V-Twin would still have a more homogeneous cooling than the flat-4, considering that both engines would be longitudinally-mounted, and the fewer moving parts are also advantageous. Pumping losses might also be smaller. I would still consider to fit a Twin Cam 96 into a Kombi instead of the EA-111 water-cooled inline-4 used in the late ones...
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