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Kraftday Kraftday is offline
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Location: Scottsdale, Arizona USA
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Thumbs up Not such a crazy idea..

Yep that engine could be made to fit. Engine and conversion bits fairly straight forward and available. Major expenses there are, exhaust, flywheel / clutch and oil cooling.

The G50.52 gearbox from the 91 has the longer nose cone and mount which directly interferes with the torsion tube and beyond. This is a hassle.

The G50 gearbox from 86-89 Carrera is the easier one to deal with. But having a deep bell housing will require clearance conversion operations to get it to fit. Altering the chassis to achieve this seems popular but isn't recommended IMO. The short bell housing conversion is the slick way to go. This way if you ever need to convert back to the original engine, or sell the gearbox, no problems. Chances are the gearbox will need to be freshened up anyways.

E85 tuning optional!
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