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It has been done, but I think it's a bit too much of a pain to bother with.

The engine rotates the other way. You can rebuild it with a "reverse cam" to get it to spin the same way. Or if you have a pre-73 914 you can hunt up a 911 transmission and swap over the shifter bits from your 914 transmission.

The Corvair motors are not that easy to find nowadays, nor are they all that cheap when you do.

The aspirated ones are not that powerful, the turbo'd ones were somewhat underengineered. And that pesky fan belt is their Achilles' heel...

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