[tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?

I agree whole hardly that 65 mph
 is a handful in a stock suspetioned bus.Paul Smith 

  2009 Zone Tour 1999-2009 ,10 years of Trucking
  
H.B.B 
T.C.B 
Transporters at the Point 6  October 9,10,and 11, 2009"Love all,trust a few,Do 
wrong to none"


--- On Tue, 9/8/09, sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: sammie smith <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 9:46 PM
> Well, it depends on what you want
> to do Paul.  The Baja is about as non-stock as you can
> get a VW and will cruise all day long at 3,700-3,800 rpm
> effortlesly with its 2000cc engine which is about 80mph with
> its tires and gearing.  And in response to Denis; your
> e-mail got me curious so I counted the states that the Baja
> has been in; 16; and driven to, in, and from all of
> them.
>  
> But; in a stock suspension split window bus,
> regardless of engine and tranny, about 65 is a max top speed
> to be safe.  Those things get awfully squirlly at much
> faster than that.
> 
> --- On Tue, 9/8/09, singlecabboy
> <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> 
> From: singlecabboy <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 9:24 PM
> 
> 
> James ,I run a 1641 in my single
> cab,dual kadrons,110 engle cam .I don't believe in high
> compression street engines , and no reduction gears , 3600
> is about what I run all day long.70,75,even 80mph is not a
> problem,but not recommended.It,s duel port. Sammie says
> stock lol, Sammie I had to ans were for you.
> Paul Smith 
> 
>   2009 Zone Tour 1999-2009 ,10 years of Trucking
>   
> H.B.B 
> T.C.B 
> Transporters at the Point 6  October 9,10,and 11,
> 2009"Love all,trust a few,Do wrong to none"
> 
> 
> --- On Tue, 9/8/09, James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
> > From: James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [tcb] What
>  size engine for the '59?
> > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 7:46 PM
> > I just
> > got off the phone with Ronnie in AZ. I ordered my
> belly pans
> > and bumpers and we discussed the kind of engine
> I'd be
> > putting in the Bus. I told him I'd like to stay as
> close
> > to stock as possible. I plan on using the split case
> tranny
> > and was thinking of rebuilding the engine that came
> with it
> > (not original).
> > He said that a 36 horse with counter weighted crank
> and
> > increased compression ratio could be a nice runner.
> 3600 RPM
> > all day long.
> > The one in there now is a single port but that's
> all I
> > know about it. Even though I have a "Slow Moving
> > Vehicle" magnetic sticker for the back, the
> thought of
> > only going 50mph scares
>  me.
> > Thoughts?
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >       
> 
>

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