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Old 11-02-2005, 10:28 AM   #1
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914 engine swap?

I own a 73 914 with a blown engine, will a 72 VW Beetle engine easily go in place of the original engine? This way I can still drive my car while the original engine gets rebuilt. Thanks for any info.
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Re: 914 engine swap?

Yes, I believe these two motors have the same mounts and are interchangable in your 914.

A friend and I are putting a 2003 Subaru WRX engine in his 73 914, so we're getting out of the VW/Porsche engine group altogether
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Re: Re: 914 engine swap?

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Yes, I believe these two motors have the same mounts and are interchangable in your 914.

A friend and I are putting a 2003 Subaru WRX engine in his 73 914, so we're getting out of the VW/Porsche engine group altogether
Thanks for the info Mike, What is it like installing that Subaru engine into that Porshe engine compartment?
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Re: 914 engine swap?

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Yes, I believe these two motors have the same mounts and are interchangable in your 914.

A friend and I are putting a 2003 Subaru WRX engine in his 73 914, so we're getting out of the VW/Porsche engine group altogether
lol, i bet that 914 is going to go fast lol
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Re: 914 engine swap?

however you probably wouldnt get the performance you were getting. the type 4 engine has better compression and has a completely different head shape. good luck tho!
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