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Old 01-26-2021, 11:03 AM   #761 (permalink)
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Pretty much the reason air cooled motors went away was the fuel used for internal cooling wouldn't pass strict California smog laws and people couldn't mess with control electronics.

You could still buy a Mexican bug until 2000-2004 but you couldn't import it to USof A ,the biggest demand.

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Old 01-27-2021, 03:31 PM   #762 (permalink)
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You could still buy a Mexican bug until 2000-2004 but you couldn't import it to USof A ,the biggest demand.
In a front-engined car such as the Brazilian Volkswagen Gol, the improved air flow could be combined with some auxiliary oil cooling.
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Unaerodynamic? Yes.

Beautiful? Of course.


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Unaerodynamic? Yes.

Beautiful? Of course.
If it's not a AVE Brute, then what is it?

I've always wanted one of those.

And adjacent, not much aero going straight up a rock wall.................

THE CHUTE Jeep Climbs Vertical Wall in Sand Hollow Utah

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If it's not a AVE Brute, then what is it?
It's a Brazilian replacement body made out of fiberglass fitted to a Ford F-75, which was a local derivative of the Willys pick-up which Ford kept making until '83 after merging with the local branch of Willys-Overland in '67.
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Ah, the good old Mercedes FJ40...
I know, he's killing me with these rare freaks, I'm afraid to Google this one, just hoping someone put a Mercedes badge on a FJ40.

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