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its a pain but this can be done.

drop the dough for a racing engine and trans.

have a spare "street" engine tucked away for those days at the emissions station Wink

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tsk tsk tsk, Bajafun, you told him to break the law. It is a shame I was thinking the exact same thing. umm 2 engines for my Road Runner, one stock, one 560 hp. But with the new law as Eric pointed out a couple of months ago, if it is a recreation only car, smog doesn't matter (under certain conditions.)


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then he has to re-register it as a 2007 re-worked recreation vehicle.


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then he has to re-register it as a 2007 re-worked recreation vehicle.

This is what I was referring to: azbaja.com/Forums/view...=1017.html
I am going to try this next week hopefully.


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yeah, and we never speed or roll thru a stop sign and we always use our turn signals and the best one, nobody cheats on their taxes....please !!!!
Perfect timing on that last line....took a little liberty on the "turbo tax"?? Shocked


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So how much am I looking for a race engine and tranny? I am not trying to break and land speed records, just be able to whip all those little japper cars rolling around. as I stated before, a 13 second car. Guys I apprecieate the help as I have never built a vw motor before and i do not know what is realistic or what is fantasy. I want a legit 13 car and what it would cost, not to mention I do not what to make somthing so wild that it becomes non-reliable.

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This will get you there for the engine, probably a little faster.
www.thesamba.com/vw/cl...?id=371880

I do not have a link for the trans, but probably 1000 exchange.

If you call the engine builder, let him know what you want the car to run, he will make recommendations.

I used European automotive in Phoenix for machining, he has tremendous knowledge and will point you/build you what you want. 602.685.9303 Ken.


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so you wanna woop azs on a ricer with a kraut car. I see, i see... Smile

youre gonna want a 2176 with turbo. a relative of mine has a 2165 with turbo. dang its fast. even against the ls1 rails!!!


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I talked to fish down at Dougs Bugs and Bunnies. He said that this is gonna be probally a 7 8 k dollard car. He siad if you do not put in some preety heavy help to the car, you will twist the car up like a taco and just wheel hop the whole way. He did mention the 2165 with a turbo was the most sensible way to go.

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1st the most you are going to get out of a 1600cc duel port motor is 150hp and it is not worth it because price is at least $6000
or a 2332cc motor est 350hp for $6000 and for a beetle 350hp is scary because stock they have at most 60hp and weigh about 1500 pounds
but the best thing to do would buy a Subaru motor which can push out about 500hp but new they cost about $12000 or you can go to a junk yard and find one ask the owner if it ran when they got it (make sure it did) buy it for about
$500 at this point it probley has 150hp for another grand you can hop it up to
400-450hp and the conversion is quite easy since the engines are about the same size and Subaru motors are flat4 like vw all you really have to do is find a place for the radiator and make sure it gets pleanty of air
they get a performance transaxle and go smoke a vet

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two moters. rope them in with the stree leagil motor then swap befor the race. Wink aka a rope a dope. Laughing


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Or, before you dump a bunch of dough into this 73, buy a '67 and older that's emissions exempt here in Maricopa county and THEN stand back and throw money at it...


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