[T3] Heads

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Sat Jan 14 22:16:27 PST 2012

On 14 Jan 2012 at 22:24, Bobsnotch at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 1/14/2012 5:02:50 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
> jadney at vwtype3.org writes:
> Beetle  heads did not always have that step. I believe they got it 
> just 1 year  before Type 3s, in 1971. At least that's what the Bill 
> Fisher book, "How  to Hot Rod the Volkswagen Engine" says. He didn't 
> have much to say  specifically about Type 3s, but his info is 
> generally dead on for  Beetles.

> This is because beetles used single port heads until 1970, while type 3s  
> used dual ports starting in 67. Single port heads didn't have the step 
> either.  

Oh, I get it: All Type 1 dual port heads had the step. I never 
thought about it that way. Nice!  

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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