<VV> Re: 5 speeds /really need?

BBRT chsadek at adelphia.net
Thu Oct 20 15:30:48 EDT 2005

At least a 915 unless the Corvair engine is really close to stock or you are 
really a careful driver. 901 trans ended in '71 in 911T and then in '72, the 
915-Why? Because the 901 wasn't strong enough.

Chuck S
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> The Porsche 901 tranny isn't expensive ($300 or so) with a huge number of 
> gear ratios available but the 915 tranny (tranny number, not car number) 
> is a better, stronger tranny. More expensive though. Gene Berg has a 5 
> speed Beetle conversion kit and rumors that they will have a VW Bus tranny 
> kit available eventually. Hope this helps... Chris
> Cookeville, TN
> '78 VW Westy (Corvair powered/Corvair shifted)
> '65 Beetle 2.0 (Type IV, want 5 speed Berg someday)

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