Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 11:10:34 -0400
Reply-To: craig cowan <phishman068@GMAIL.COM>
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From: craig cowan <phishman068@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Dual Valve Springs
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The last time i cracked open a WBX it had the double springs.
Ran like a freaking top as well : )
Maybe this is a good feature to have?
For what it's worth, it was also a canadian rebuilt 1.9.
'85GL turned WESTY
BOSTIG in the back
On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 11:41 PM, Chris S <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the info, folks. I guess I didn't look very closely before and
> simply didn't notice the double set up on my previous engines. These heads
> are very clean and the brighter springs are easier to notice.
> 2009/10/11 John Meeks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Chris,
> > FWIW, My "spare" 2.1 engine was remanufactured by VW of Canada with VW
> > heads. They have the double spring configuration.
> > John Meeks
> > '91 Multivan
> > Northern Michigan
> > Vanagon Rescue Squad
> > http://www.vanagonauts.com/Vanagon_Rescue_Squad74.htm
> > Radio Call:KC8ZFN
> > On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 8:14 PM, Chris S <email@example.com>
> >> Just picked some nice and clean used 2.1L heads today. They have dual
> >> valve
> >> springs, which in my 9 years of Vanagon ownership I have not
> >> Can someone tell the history of these? I'm assuming it's a factory
> >> What would I gain by using these instead of single springs I currently
> >> have
> >> in my 2.1? Both my and the donor engines are '89.
> >> --
> >> Chris S.
> >> Disclaimer: "Death and serious injury may occur"
> Chris S.
> Disclaimer: "Death and serious injury may occur"
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