Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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Nothing new, long ago a few Golf1/Rabbits got this treatment in the US. Also some later golfs and T4- T5 transporters were changed to aircooled.
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Re: Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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Another wicked build by Type 2 Detectives, these guys really set the bar in the UK :D
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Re: Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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You gotta ask yourself one question WHY?
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Re: Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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IMPI wrote:You gotta ask yourself one question WHY?
Yes... why?
1964 T34 - The Razor: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=10290
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Re: Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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Why does a dog lick his own you know what?

Cause he can :wink:
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Yeah, but that's an improvement... :lol:
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Re: Converting from watercooled to aircooled?

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The dog has the best of both worlds - they're aircooled most of the time, then when he licks them they're watercooled :)
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More pictures:
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One advantage is: TRACTION. As in not putting it's front paws in the air when trying to make a getaway. Granted, they could have taken the complete Golf engine/transaxle and fitted it transverse at the back. But then, it would'nt be of interest to an aircooled forum.

There are several clips on youtube of racing aircooled Golf/Rabbits.
If this link do'nt work, just search an you will find.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SxENFhI_YA
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karmakoma wrote:Why does a dog lick his own you know what?

Cause he can :wink:
COMPLETELY WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



"]Why does a dog lick his own BALLS??????????????????????????

Its to get that Epol/bobtail taste out of its mouth :D :D :D :D
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Another picture:
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Staying Aircooled is so much nicer.
Do'nt assume anything- (While doing fault-finding).
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