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Date:         Sat, 15 Mar 1997 17:54:56 -0500
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From:         JonR <>
Subject:      Re: 82 Vanagon gearbox swap ?

>From What I have heard the final drive of the 4spd and the 5spd are almost identical... the difference being with the 5spd in a diesel you're keeping the engine in a narrower torque band... Didn't know they made a 5spd for a gas wasserboxer...never heard of one here in the States...

I would think it really is not worth the effort...

My $.02 worth...


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