Vw Bug Subaru Engine Conversion
Get some extra horses in your Volkswagen In-depth conversion overview We specialise in replacing air-cooled engines for a modern flat 4 water-cooled Subaru engine. We use Subaru engines because they have the same flat four configuration as a Volkswagen engine and are therefore an ideal fit and minimal modification is required.
subaru engine into a VW bug Type 1 Car Forums . I've done the EJ20 swap a while back. Not worth it. It was mounted to a built IRS tranny, and it broke. 3 times to be exact.
Interesting topic. I always thought conversions ended up being big ass motors hanging out cut up backs. Didn't know I could get cheap Subaru engines that fit, delivered performance and reliability, and gave the fuel efficiency I was looking for. The Samba's funny.
Welcome to BUSARU. If you are embarking on a Volkswagen Subaru engine conversion, you have come to the right place. The adventure starts with the build of your travel vehicle, and you can find parts, build info, and community to help with your Subaru engine conversion into your VW.
Kennedy Engineered Products was founded in February 1968 when Hobert Kennedy left his job engineering hydraulic missile components and went full time at his hobby, designing, engineering and manufacturing custom off road parts, specifically engine adapters.
Final disclaimer: Use this as a guide as to what you need to think about BEFORE you start this conversion. VW engines in our sterlings can be cheap and reliable, however they can also not be. Many upgrades to make the VW unit compare to the Subaru engine (especially a turbo) can quickly cost more than doing a subaru swap.