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> 74 2.0 to 2.7 swap. It's painted and engine in.
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post Apr 30 2019, 03:56 PM
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Why would you use a nice 74 2.0 as donor for a six conversion rather than a 1.7 or 1.8?


It is a family car that belonged to my Dad. I have had 914s before but always wanted a 6. It was a tough decision between doing a "big 4" or a 6.
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post Apr 30 2019, 04:32 PM
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When you hear the sound the 6 makes, you wont have any second thoughts.


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post Apr 30 2019, 04:48 PM
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QUOTE(mb911 @ Apr 30 2019, 03:45 PM) *

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Wait until you see the really cool 2.0 muffler that I am going to make.. That will make your car even more valuable


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post Apr 30 2019, 06:36 PM
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Wait until you see the really cool 2.0 muffler that I am going to make.. That will make your car even more valuable


Can't wait to see that 2.0L muffler now that you gave a good quality original to fixture off of. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/piratenanner.gif)
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post May 5 2019, 08:14 PM
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Spent some time drilling holes for the tank and then making the decision to replace the engine shelf. Also the battery tray is out along with engine mount in. Attached Image Attached ImageAttached Image
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post May 20 2019, 01:23 PM
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Engine is here , new clutch, trans rebuilt @914ltd and throttle linkage @a914guy

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post Jun 11 2019, 05:50 AM
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Some update pictures. Attached Image
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post Jun 11 2019, 05:52 AM
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post Jun 16 2019, 07:11 AM
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Nice work Ben.

Is that plastic translucent.
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post Jun 16 2019, 07:47 AM
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Nice work Ben.

Is that plastic translucent.



Yes it is.. Called "Amber" cooling shroud..
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post Jun 21 2019, 07:36 PM
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Underside of the trunk painted.. I just cleaned up what was there previously /scuffed and painted.. Attached Image
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post Jul 13 2019, 10:00 AM
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post Jul 13 2019, 10:00 AM
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Blocked then sprayed 3 coats of primer surfacer.. Then sit and do any shrinking.. Will block this week and then a once over next week before paint. Attached Image
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post Aug 13 2019, 12:05 PM
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Excited to see this come together.
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post Aug 21 2019, 09:39 AM
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Painted base last night and clear this morning.. Attached Image Attached ImageAttached ImageAttached Image
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post Aug 21 2019, 09:43 AM
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That is going to look fantastic Ben, nice work.
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Wow, great progress!!! (IMG:style_emoticons/default/piratenanner.gif)

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PAINT! (IMG:style_emoticons/default/aktion035.gif) (IMG:style_emoticons/default/drooley.gif)

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