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Old 06-15-2013, 09:44 PM
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Hi i have a super beetle german one with a 1600cc wanting to know what all i can do to make it bigger without machining anathing to be a street racer

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You can add big bore jugs and pistons. I'm not certian but I think you can also stroke it about a 1/4".

Easiest thing would be to install engine from Porsche 911 turbo.

Probably cost about the same, as hotrodding your engine. But less labor involved.
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Well, talk of street racing is not allowed on these forums ( read the rules ). So take it to the track

The Type 1 engines, options are endless with the 1600 cases, just search and there are several suppliers Subaru EJ series engines can also be adapted to the Beetle transmissions
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