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Forum: Engines October 9th 2006, 15:28
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Posted By Last Triumph
A pro built 200 bhp type 1 motor with Porsche fan...

A pro built 200 bhp type 1 motor with Porsche fan conversion and fuel injection is going to cost £6-7k.

I've seen several sti motors on UK ebay in the last few months all go for around the £2k...
Forum: Engines September 27th 2006, 18:12
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Fair enough, I guess that a short nose cone 915...

Fair enough, I guess that a short nose cone 915 still wouldn't give enough cam cover room without moving the box forward into the pan?

The scale of the work to fit a G50 doesn't really bother me....
Forum: Engines September 27th 2006, 14:54
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Thanks, pm sent. What are the differences...

Thanks, pm sent.

What are the differences between the two trans - size? strenght? fitment? ratios? etc.

Also, based on standard (ish) tyres, what are the revs / speed / gears numbers typically...
Forum: Engines September 27th 2006, 07:06
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Thought so - I don't mind paying for a G50. ...

Thought so - I don't mind paying for a G50.

A 200bhp pro built type one motor is £6k minimum + trans

A type IV even more + trans

A V8 small block 300 bhp 'turn key' crate motor £5k + trans
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Forum: Engines September 26th 2006, 19:02
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Sounds like a typical contractor - Cheap, fast,...

Sounds like a typical contractor - Cheap, fast, quality - pick two.... ;)

I think we're on the same page re trannies.

So, what do people recommned for the power / use discussed?

Is there a...
Forum: Suspension September 26th 2006, 16:23
Replies: 320
Views: 46,145
Posted By Last Triumph
My theory is this. I'd love to build the...

My theory is this.

I'd love to build the perfect front end for a Beelte, but I don't have access to the maths to work it out.

I'd love to bolt an optimised system straight to my frame head and...
Forum: Engines September 26th 2006, 16:03
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Okay, this is the deal. I Originally wanted to...

Okay, this is the deal. I Originally wanted to build a tube frame mid engined chassis for a G50 or similar, a 400bhp small block chevy, full custom double wishbone chassis and mount my '64 body to it...
Forum: Suspension September 25th 2006, 15:59
Replies: 320
Views: 46,145
Posted By Last Triumph
I hppe this doesn't seem like an overly obvious...

I hppe this doesn't seem like an overly obvious suggestion, but has anyone just cut the frame head off and welded on a subframe to carry a Mustang II front end? All complete in one package with...
Forum: Engines September 25th 2006, 15:57
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
All good and true, BUT, the guy with the orange...

All good and true, BUT, the guy with the orange Scooby bug in Volksworld is now on his 3rd type one trans. I guess he abuses it? I wouldn't abuse mine, but it would be nice to know that you're not...
Forum: Engines September 24th 2006, 16:09
Replies: 153
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Posted By Last Triumph
Also, has anyone ever run the coolant tubes...

Also, has anyone ever run the coolant tubes through the heater channels?

You could either run the tubes up the inside of the door pillars like the de-mister tubes and then forwards to a front...
Forum: Engines September 24th 2006, 08:44
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Sorry to hear that you sold the G50. I'd go with...

Sorry to hear that you sold the G50. I'd go with a Type 1 box, but the cost of buying a strong one is at least £1500 (G50 money), and I'm still stuck with a 4 speed.... Which would get the engine...
Forum: Suspension September 24th 2006, 07:20
Replies: 320
Views: 46,145
Posted By Last Triumph
Anymore progress?

Anymore progress?
Forum: Engines September 23rd 2006, 19:38
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
I used to own a '92 LT-1 Corvette so I know what...

I used to own a '92 LT-1 Corvette so I know what you mean. I might, and it's a VERY long shot, be pursuaded into having a front mount if I could get away with an 'under valance' scoop, without ANY...
Forum: Engines September 23rd 2006, 16:50
Replies: 153
Views: 18,326
Posted By Last Triumph
Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum and am...

Hello everyone.

I'm new to this forum and am currently restoring a 1964 Beetle. Having abandoned my plans to mid mount a V8, I am now looking to the Subaru conversion as an alternate route to...
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