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Re: VW Micro Bus

To: Rick Fisk <refisk@chartermi.net>, spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: VW Micro Bus
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 10:45:46 -0700 (PDT)
Boy, I bet that handled like .. .  er .. a vastly
overpowered brick that would make today's SUVs look
like bastions of stability the first time it hit a
corner or a 50 mph crosswind ;-)  OTOH, the wheelies
must have been good for grins!


--- Rick Fisk <refisk@chartermi.net> wrote:

> > Not to  give your son any ideas, but........
> When I was in college a friend of mine owned a
> mid-sixties VW bus.  He
> quickly tired of the anemic power output of the
> stock VW drivetrain.
> So.....he pulled the VW engine and transaxle and
> installed a 350hp Chevy 327
> mounted mid-ships mated to an auto trans driving a
> Chevy rear axle.  No more
> problems with a lack of power.  :-)
> Rick
> '59 and '61 Sprites


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