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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #18)

Fri Sep 14, 2018, 02:41 PM

24. Did you ever drive it? They were fun

The VWs from that time were basically very similar to early Porches, but with punier engines. You sat lower in a KG, so it definitely "felt" more like a sports car than the beetle. I had a mechanic friend do what he had done to his VWs -- replaced the (pollution controlled) carburetor, replaced the vacuum-advance distributor with a mechanical one, and put on a glass-pack muffler -- and that extra 10hp made it even more fun.

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