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Re: Fw: [T3] This is cool!!!!,


You speak of DCNFs..... When was the last time anyone every saw a set for
sale.  I live in Canada and I havn't seen a set for sale in years except for
the add for Fast Freddies in VW trends
-----Original Message-----
From: Todd Daley <todd@datacom.ca>
To: type3@vwtype3.org <type3@vwtype3.org>
Date: Friday, January 22, 1999 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: [T3] This is cool!!!!,


>This is not necessary.... I am planing a type 4 conversion ( trying to save
up
>for a big bore kit 2.5l )
>I was in contact with European racing and they have manifolds for Weber
DCNFs
>for the type 4 and they are low enough for the carbs to clear and still
have the
>engine lid in place.... they sell the manifolds for $70 pair.......
>
>What I am wondering is if if there is a need to fabricate a mount above the
>transmission to help support some of the extra weight of the type 4 engine
? (
>like type 4 Busses have) I haven't compared the weight of the type3 engine
Vs.
>type 4 engine ( I can only compare from actually lifting them......  there
does
>not seem to be all that much difference......) Also with this conversion
I'll
>probably end up pe heater boxes from a type 4 car ( they are a lot
>lighter, they are actually just pre heaters..... no aluminum around the
>pipes.....)
>
>
>Todd Daley
>71 Squareback
>71 Fastback
>
>David Buckholts wrote:
>
>>
>> wasn't that big of a deal to get the t4 in the car.  I mated the t3 and
t4
>> motor mounting crossmembers.  The worst part was cutting the engine cover
so
>> the 44's would fit.(just hate to cut the car!!)  The fastback is getting
a
>> cleaned up version of the mount - which has yet to be made.  The first
one
>> i
>
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