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2.2L in VW trike?
Posted 29 July 2008 - 12:13 AM
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.
Posted 29 July 2008 - 11:38 AM
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