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2.2L in VW trike?

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#1 VSarge


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Posted 29 July 2008 - 12:13 AM

Howdy folks, I'm new here and of course have questions. *grin*

I have a VW trike made from the rear end of a 1970 VW Beetle and the front of a 1979 Honda/Kawasaki/homemade. Due to some screws up on mart I detonated 3 out of the 4 cylinders and the motor is torn down.

A little bit, ok a lot of research and I stumbled on bugs running a subie motor. I like the idea and am researching what all I need to do. A day of salvage yard searching tells me my most likely donor motor will be a 2.2L (think it's called an EJ22) which is fuel injected. However I know absolutely zilch about the wiring on a subie. So the following questions:

1. Can the stock wiring be made to work in the trike WITHOUT driving me crazier than I already am?

2. Would it be easier to switch to a carb?

I would love EFI but am not a wiring guru by any means. In fact I rather stink at it. Basically if it can be done I almost need point to point directions or a helping hand.

I know I can bolt it to my tranny using an adapter from KEP. Then I need to adapt a radiator or two into the trike.

Sarge :confused:

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Posted 29 July 2008 - 11:38 AM

OK, I found Scott from Bellinghams post (Thanks Scott!) and see that he can mod it to run a carb. So looks like it's a go!


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