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That’s no LS, that’s a regular old timey small block.
I knew I wouldn't be the first to say it. :) :beer:


Not a fan. Sure, it's fast, but it's a completely different character to the car. I've seen built Type IVs, swaps from 911s, rotaries and even a 934, but all of those seem more fitting than a Chevy small block. The car was fairly sophisticated for its day, but the SBC? A robust, strong and easily modded engine for sure, but rather crude. I just don't think it's a good fit. YMMV.
 

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+1 just a small block, that swap has been done 101 times. And using a carburetor?? What year it is now? We have the technology for better!

I'd drive it though

edit: quick scroll of his IG appears that he pretty much bought as is-ish.
 

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I knew I wouldn't be the first to say it. :) :beer:


Not a fan. Sure, it's fast, but it's a completely different character to the car. I've seen built Type IVs, swaps from 911s, rotaries and even a 934, but all of those seem more fitting than a Chevy small block. The car was fairly sophisticated for its day, but the SBC? A robust, strong and easily modded engine for sure, but rather crude. I just don't think it's a good fit. YMMV.
I’d much prefer a Subaru swap obviously.
 

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I love 914s. Not too bad

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I knew I wouldn't be the first to say it. :) :beer:


Not a fan. Sure, it's fast, but it's a completely different character to the car. I've seen built Type IVs, swaps from 911s, rotaries and even a 934, but all of those seem more fitting than a Chevy small block. The car was fairly sophisticated for its day, but the SBC? A robust, strong and easily modded engine for sure, but rather crude. I just don't think it's a good fit. YMMV.
Thought the same when I saw the first picture but maybe it's more period correct? A modern fuel injected LS will never sound like a carb'd, cammed SBC. IMHO it's a completely different experience.
 
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