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  Topic: 12 volt engine swap into 6 volt car
drs1023

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:57 am   Subject: Re: 12 volt engine swap into 6 volt car
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Grinding a small trans for a 200 mm flywheel isn't all that complicated. I install the fly ...
  Topic: Engine does not fit on transmission
05gh

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:12 pm   Subject: Engine does not fit on transmission
Most likely trying to fit a 200mm flywheel into a 6v tranny.

You need to do some grinding of the tranny case for it to fit.

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  Topic: Engine does not fit on transmission
Glenn

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:24 pm   Subject: Engine does not fit on transmission
Most likely trying to fit a 200mm flywheel into a 6v tranny.

You need to do some grinding of the tranny case for it to fit.

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  Topic: starter screaming
drs1023

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:35 am   Subject: starter screaming
It's not too hard to clearance the bell housing, but I doubt that's the issue. I recently clearanced another transaxle for the larger flywheel - I have done it a few times because I like the increase ...
  Topic: Installing 1967 12 volt 1500 in a 1965 bug
drs1023

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:29 am   Subject: Installing 1967 12 volt 1500 in a 1965 bug
Takes less than an hour to make the larger flywheel fit into your early transmission. Here's what my '63 trans looked like - the shiny spots are all that need the touching up, not the entire transmis ...
  Topic: Engine and trans fitment questions for my 64 Beetle
drs1023

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:50 am   Subject: Engine and trans fitment questions for my 64 Beetle
Type 1 engines are interchangeable on type 1 transmissions as far as bolt pattern, clutch arm alignment, etc. The flywheel is not as simple but do-able in a coupla' hours. The 12 V flywheel (200 MM) ...
 
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