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Old 07-30-2021, 04:25 AM   #1081 (permalink)
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Maybe with an aluminum block and heads, but a 215 cubic inch Buick is certainly adequate.

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Old 07-30-2021, 08:32 PM   #1082 (permalink)
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Maybe with an aluminum block and heads
Much better, even though it would still require some reinforcements.


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a 215 cubic inch Buick is certainly adequate
Considering how the Chevrolet 153 engine can be fitted to a Kombi, and it used to be an option for swaps in South Africa, the Buick V8 would be already overkill. But the cool factor of a V8 is undeniable.
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1971. Last year of the Type I engine, first year of disk brakes. A low-light bus...



edit: At https://youtu.be/XR9Hicp_olQ?t=864 he says if he had to do it again, he'd use the aluminum Cheby.
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Took longer for Brazilian Kombis to get rid of front drum brakes and bias-ply tires...
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Baja rear hood with full fender and skirts?

A rumble seat in the rear package area is 8" higher than the rear seat. I think it should be sized for smol persons.
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Wonder why they bent the rear window frame
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The slanted B-pillar or the '59 Impala style ducktail? More like this?

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Volkswagen recently declared an intention to develop hybrid tech in Brazil.
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Slanted B pillar, I can see the ducktail being required.

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