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Re: Vanagon /911
just a note of interest:
i have a friend who is no longer living, but in the early 80's he
installed a 911 engine in a vw bug. he said that he could out run
anything on the road with this machine.
he lived in danbury, ct. back then.
On Sun, 19 Nov 1995, Charlie Smith wrote:
> > just wonderin'...A few years ago,
> > Road & Track (I think it was) wrote up an air-cooled Vanagon that the porsche
> > folks (I think it was) schlepped a porsche 911 SC engine into (thats the 3.2
> > liter 6 cyl boxer engine - no V's need apply - yet, though soon, I guess)
> > that moved along quite nicely...
> Back in the early 70's I stuffed a 2.4 liter 911 into the back
> of the VW bus that was a towcar for the racecar trailer 8-)
> And, after the second time my ex burned the clutch out, it then
> became equipped with a type 3 full automatic transmission which
> managed to absorb the 6 cylinder power quite nicely.
> - Charlie
> Charlie Smith firstname.lastname@example.org 614-471-1418
> Columbus, Ohio USA
> 4 wheeled fleet: 2 wheeled fleet:
> _________________________ _________________________
> 86 5kCSTQ 92 Ducati 851SP 851cc
> 69 Porsche 911S 3,200cc 95 BMW R100-RT 1,000cc
> 81 VW Diesel Pickup 62 BMW R27 250cc