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  Topic: Low Octane Fuel & Higher Performance

Replies: 31
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:50 pm   Subject: Low Octane Fuel & Higher Performance
GTV, don't overlook the L5 heads from Darren Gurrolla @ DRD:
I'll just throw this out there FWIW, for a Bus that will ...
  Topic: What goes into making a 1600 a 1776?

Replies: 21
Views: 20658

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:24 am   Subject: What goes into making a 1600 a 1776?
Henrip, I assume a central Italian 40 is a single Weber 40IDF. You'd be much better off with dual 40IDF's. Easier to tune and more potential power, drivability and fuel mileage. I strongly recommend d ...
  Topic: Building an stroker engine

Replies: 19
Views: 17796

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:27 am   Subject: Building an stroker engine
Check out Krusher's build and dyno sheet for his 88 x 74 Bus motor, he seems very happy with his combo:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=447590&postdays=0&postorder=asc& ...
  Topic: Dyno graph opinions?

Replies: 27
Views: 5384

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:45 am   Subject: Dyno graph opinions?
Hi, I have finally had time to put my bus on a chassis dyno/rolling road. So I now have numbers from the original flywheel pull/graph to compare to the chassis dyno pull.

The numbers on the graph h ...
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