Fiat 850 spider engine swap




Fiat 850 spider engine swap

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  • to make a Fiat fast? Engine swap is possible, but most of what I've read about swapping into an is . My brother had an Spider.

    Mar 12, Has anyone had experience performing engine swaps using more anyone know any more about this vw aircooled into a fiat spider swap.

    Purchased a Fiat Sports Coupe that's not too. The GTA good for that, they can fit, and my Alfa Spider is better as Not sure what additional loads you would have to consider swapping to rear engine but its going to.

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    In that case where would i find information on the swap for a vw transmission? Ville Vieri My Fiat Pages! I sort or agree in the originality opinion but in saying that I have saved this one from a garage where it has not been used for 26 years due to the PO not finishing fixing it. The rear engine mount is nothing more that a length of schedule 40 pipe with two hanging tabs welded to catch the upper two bell housing bolts.

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Parts Swap Package: Two Fiat Spider Projects for $ | Bring a Trailer

    Welcome to Club Hot Rod! I want to register an account for free right now! For registered members this ad will NOT show. Well the past few scheduled shop nights and days have been a bust, between college open houses and extracurricular activities I was thinking maybe a with a powerglide so that you didn't go out doing that hot rodding stuff and get in trouble!

    Just trying to help you out! I used the Choice system for some therapy to get back in some kind of shape after my last pneumonia experience, it's a 50 mile drive to the VA but the Choice system got me with our local hospital and Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of I had purchased 2 wrecked donor cars, so I have a lot of extra parts except for the rear drive axles, which seem to strip out fairly quickly , so if anyone needs anything please let me know.

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    I want to put this car back together and make it reliable enough to use as a daily driver with significant Interstate driving. Has anyone had experience performing engine swaps using more common American engines and transmissions?

    The body is in good shape and my interior pieces are in excellent shape. I blew up the engine racing, but now I just want to build a daily driver - one that I could pass on to my son when he's old enough. Thank you, David Butler.

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Register now for free! David,, check out www. Join Date Oct Location carthage Posts 8. Dave I have seen the following engine shoved in the back of an Fiat 's push rod and twin cams , VW air cooled units and VW Rabbit units complete transverse drive trian.

    I have installed a VW cc unit in the back of my Here is my advice. This unit will handle greater torque than the Fiat unit and has a wide range of optional gear ratios available. Also the VW transaxle accepts normal engine rotations. There is a sweet twin cam unit in a coupe that uses a VW trasnsaxle that you can view at: Join Date Aug Location marietta Posts 3. Join Date Sep Location jffjhfg Posts 2. I didn't ask the question initially, but I'm looking to do the same swap, and have a few specific questions.

    How do you mate the VW transmission to the Fiat hubs? What about mounts for the transmission and engine? Do you start with some VW mounts and weld them to brackets to fit the Fiat engine compartment? Is there any other custom pieces I would need?

    Fiat 850 spider engine swap

    Thanks, Patrick Fiat Spider not yet on the road. I fabricated the Transaxle front mount our a a piece of 10 awg sheet steel. It is a cut shape with one bend. I designed the mount to bolt to the body under the sway bar mounts. Two hole are match drilled to catch the factory transaxle mount. I made my half shafts out of one vw half shaft assembly that I cut in half. I then measured to the Fiat hubs to get the required additional length of each half shaft note: If I was to do this again I would cut the Fiat half shafts to the required length, but I wanted the ability to got back to stock if my conversion didn't work out.

    I keyed the shafts and the original Fiat axle bells. The rear engine mount is nothing more that a length of schedule 40 pipe with two hanging tabs welded to catch the upper two bell housing bolts. The ends of the pipe will require a piece of angle iron the will sit on top of the body frame section in the engine bay. As to additional parts..

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