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Old 01-04-2009, 11:02 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Intrigued View Post
The guy selling this said that it had VW diesel wiring when he got it, and had VW (Rabbit?) running gear. Did Grumman do that, or has this been "played with" a time or two???
Yeah, Grumman bought some VW diesel engines/transmissions to drop in the smaller all Al vans. They were slow as dogs just like any other VW diesel of the era, especially autos, but were supposed to get ~30+mpg w/ ~1000lbs of carrying capacity. Here's some more info.

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