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mad_machine MegaDork
2/8/15 10:57 a.m.
Knurled wrote: That looks like the VW setup, with the jackshaft that drives the distributor and oil pump. Or, for that matter, the Ford "Lima" engine. Or the Volvo redblock engine, which looks so close to a Lima than you'd think that they were the same engine.

maybe.. but it pre-dates the Lima by several years. Fiat came out with the 124 Twincam in 1966

oldeskewltoy SuperDork
2/8/15 12:48 p.m.
Knurled wrote:
oldeskewltoy wrote: One reason I'm a 4AG fan.... so simple... so easy... just belt, and tensioner, even the water pump is independent

You have to take the motor mount out of the way? My GTI laughs at your follies.

you must be confusing me with someone using the wrong kind of drivetrain I don't have an engine mount where you think I do.....

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