Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 20:13:28 -0600
Reply-To: Max Wellhouse <maxjoyce@IPA.NET>
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From: Max Wellhouse <maxjoyce@IPA.NET>
Subject: Re: Fryeday - What kind of VW are you?
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IMS, the Okrasa company made p[erformance parts for VW's even before EMPI,
Gene Berg, Scat etc. They even had performance heads for the old 36hp
motor. the last reference I heard of for Okrasa was some sort of big bore
kit for either the Vanagon engine or maybe it was the Type 4. Took it out
to like 2.5 liters. Hyper expensive stuff. I think they had a dual carb
kit for the upright engine back in the early 60's too. German company I
think. At 11:35 PM 3/10/2006, you wrote:
>I wouldn't know an Okrasa head from a buffalo chip... but I've been trying
>to think of a reply to that damn sig line for days now- I just couldn't
>come up with one. Too sleep-deprived, maybe (or that's my excuse).
>I can appreciate a concise, pithy quip as well as the next fellow but that
>one was beginning to piss me off, even if it was kind of funny, so- bravo,
>good job. Brilliant!
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Max Wellhouse" <maxjoyce@IPA.NET>
>Sent: Friday, March 10, 2006 9:05 PM
>Subject: Re: Fryeday - What kind of VW are you?
>>I'd be a 1500 Variant with a burnt #3 exhaust valve on my Okrasa heads and
>>I can swim a damn sight better than I can outrun buckshot
>>At 09:37 PM 3/10/2006, John Brush wrote:
>>>Rob Campbell wrote:
>>> > Says I'm a bus too, but I think that is because for the ideal vacation
>>> > question, it doesn't list "boondocking way out on some BLM land where
>>> > the deer and antelope play", obviously making me a Syncro Vanagon
>>>Heck, I ain't never watched on of those shows, or ever been to any of those
>>>places. Guess I am just not a VW at all <shrug> but I will keep working at
>>>I would rather hunt with Dick Cheney
>>>Than ride with Ted Kennedy
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