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Re: Type3 Without a Chassis.

PaulW: I also expect you've got a Type IV engine on your hands, which is 
not a bad thing to have. To be sure: The fan on a T4 has a plastic basket 
over it, the T3 fan is enclosed in a tin shroud; the T3 will have at 
least a footing for a mechanical fuel pump at the rear on top, just like 
a T1, where the T4 has none; the T3 has a generator on the left on top, 
the T4 has an alternator on the right and low.

=> I have been told that the T3 engine does not fit in a T1 chassis.  

True in that the sheet metal is all different and the T3 would suffer 
greatly from undercooling, but to cram it into a Bug or something would 
be a huge waste anyway. If it's a T4 you're looking at really *major* 
modification work. Now to take that T4 and put it into a T3, on the 
other hand, would still require a lot of engineering but at least you'd 
have a good car afterward. (Sorry T1 lovers -- T3s *rule*!)

=> Providing I can't find a 411/412 chassis, what would you do with this 
=> engine.  

Its best and easiest application is in a late Bus, and if you decide to 
sell it, look for a Bus owner. If the heads are not cracked, it's worth 
at least $500 regardless of mileage.

=> What would you do with a T3 engine without a chassis?  

Find yourself a nice straight Square that needs an engine and go to 
*town*. Great car!

Steven Ayres, Prescott AZ
'66 KGhia 1600 (who killed her first bugs today, folks!)

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