[T3] Nose too high.

Keith Park topnotch at nycap.rr.com
Sat Jun 15 06:36:30 PDT 2019

ITs not that much heavier, maybe 30lbs.  Besides, I have air shocks that
level out the rear.


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Subject: Re: [T3] Nose too high.

On 14 Jun 2019 at 14:17, William Jahn wrote:

> Keith was measuring a 71 square he also has a T-4 engine in it don't
> recall if auto trans or stick and don't know the difference in weight
> between a T-4 engine and T-3 .

I hadn't thought about this, but the extra weight of the Type 4 engine,
behind the rear wheels, would lighten and lift the front. That probably also

has an unintended effect on handling.

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

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