[T2] Engine switch

david raistrick keen at icantclick.org
Fri Jan 11 10:47:11 PST 2019

front tin - front is front.

this is what seals the gap between the engine head covering tin and
the firewall/fuel tank wall.

this is the '71 specific one year only piece for doghouse fanshrouds
(68-70 were non-doghouse) but should be used in any 68-71 that has a
doghouse shroud

bus front tin is kind of square shaped, beetle front tin is rounded.

bus (doghouse and non doghouse - the hole is for the doghouse vent duct)




On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 1:24 PM Bob Pratt <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
> Yup, I already have an extra bracket. So.... The only difference is the front tin?
> Is that because of the mustache bar?
> Thanks for the info!
> Bob
> > On Jan 11, 2019, at 8:24 AM, Erik Burtis <ewdb92 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > As stated, you'll need to swap the front tin, the rest will be fine.  If your bug engine has a universal case, you should have the bolt hole for the mustache bar.  If not they sell a conversion kit that mounts to the oil pump plate.  I think they sell for about $12.  You WILL need to mount the mustache bar as there isn't anything else holding up the engine and trans outside of the front trans mounts.
> >
> > Erik
> > '71 Westy
> >
> >> On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 7:15 AM Bob <ka1dza at verizon.net> wrote:
> >> Is it possible to install a 1600 engine from a super beetle into a ‘71 bay window.I need to do the temporary engine swap until I get the bus engine rebuilt.Have a great weekend my fellow bus pilots!
> >>
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