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August 2013 Backward Glances Vw 1131cc Engine

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Vee-dub in a tub! This 1131cc, 25hp air-cooled flat-four is very similar to postwar VW engines. The engine sits in a sealed compartment and cooling air comes in from between the rear seats and blows the hot air out through vents forward of the deck lid. The muffler sits above the deck lid.