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The 914 will fit the T3 engine with an adapter plate from Kennedy Engineering Products. The tranny itself will be a very tight squeeze if you try to put it in the car, however. Mounting the 914 tranny will require welding of new mount points. The early 914 tranny was a tail shifter (shifting performed at the nose cone like ours) then later went to the better side shifter (shifting performed on the left side of the case). The tranny is bigger than a T3 and the gearing is not engineered for the cooling and power usage of the T3. In other words, if you want to use a 914 tranny go buy a 914 (I did and I love it! :) How to get more hp? How much money do you want to spend? Quality parts, though more expensive, always pay for themselves in the end -- don't always go the cheapest route!!! Balancing, blueprinting, stroking, boring, higher compression (not recommended because of engine cooling problems), after-market fuel injection, dual carbs with dual throats, mild cam, tuned exhaust header with collector, ratio rockers, computerized or capacitive discharge (they're different!) ignition system, exotic processes on various engine parts (examples: http://www.armoloy-wpa.com/ or http://www.cryopro.com/), etc. In other words, you should talk with reputable engine builders who are very familiar with air-cooled VW engines, experience with the T3 is a bonus, and detail what you are looking for in an engine. Start reading hot rodding books on the VW engine as well -- become self informed. Everybody will have a different answer. Toby Erkson firstname.lastname@example.org <-- Please use this address for email '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed '75 Porsche 914 1.8L, ORPCA member Portland, Oregon, http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/8501/ >-----Original Message----- >What is the best way to get more hp. out of my type3 engine (safely)? > >Does the Porsche 914 gearbox fit the t3 engine or does it need any >modifications?