Early round boss 40hp heads

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Early round boss 40hp heads

Post by Rollin14s » Sun Apr 04, 2010 5:39 pm

Is there anybody out there that has info on the long rocker stud conversion procedure so i can 'update' some nos heads to the short studs or bolts?

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Post by 56ovalbug » Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:41 am

Here's the kit you'll need:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... ?id=815097

And here the instructions:

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Mods to the cylinder that should be made:

http://members.trainorders.com/android/vw/40HP1.jpg
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Post by Amskeptic » Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:07 am

56ovalbug wrote:
Mods to the cylinder that should be made:

http://members.trainorders.com/android/vw/40HP1.jpg
Very interesting modification :cyclopsani: . . .

Looks to serve the same purpose as the under-cylinder deflectors. I wonder if the under cylinder deflectors were modified in later engines to allow for more air to pass through the exhaust sides (as seen on lowe right of page)?

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