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Date:         Wed, 3 Jan 2018 08:13:09 -0800
Reply-To:     vw_van_fan_Mark <madvws@COX.NET>
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From:         vw_van_fan_Mark <madvws@COX.NET>
Subject:      Re: Vanagon/Subaru conversion
In-Reply-To:  <tr561w05c08X5Fr01r57Hp>
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The OP said he was replacing a Vanagon 4 speed with a Subaru 5 speed. The "diesel starter" is an upgrade starter setup that uses a vw diesel car starter with a small adapter plate to mount it to a boxer tranny bell housing.

Most diesel vans sold in the USA had 4 speeds by the way.


Don Hanson wrote: > John offered a Vanagon transmission..."deisel starter.."..and that's what I > was inquiring about... manual deisel tranny is a 5sp and I have one that I ..................... >>> On Jan 2, 2018 2:45 PM, "John Rodgers" <> wrote: >>> >>>> Planning on swapping the Vanagon 4 speed tranny for the Subaru 5 speed >>>> eventually. What has to be done to the tranny to accomplish this! Also, >> can >>>> positraction be added. It's a whole new thing to me!! >>>> >>>> Anyone interested in a near new (less than 5000 miles since rebuild)) >>>> Vanagon Tranny (from my '88 GL) with late DIESEL diesel starter >> conversion? >>>> No more failed rebuilt Bosch starters! >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> John R >>>> >> >> >

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