[V8] stupid question - cutting a V8 in half

DasWolfen at aol.com DasWolfen at aol.com
Mon Jan 12 16:16:43 EST 2004

In a message dated 1/12/04 1:27:14 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com writes:

> ... one of the heads may match ... but I suspect the other would be a 
> mirror
> image so you wouldn't expect to be able to interchange with the VW app.  I
> was about to post on this myself ... the one thing I do know is that Jeff
> (Audidudi) dug in enough to know that the exhaust manifold is compatible ...
> here again, on one side.  Apparently there may be some aftermarket turbo
> available for the VW and that might be a starting point for turbocharging
> the V8 ...

 The heads are identical from side to side. Only a few sensors, plugs, and 
studs need be switched to use either head on either bank of the engine.


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