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Great reading, what a great period for style..

My cousin once had a Kombi with a 179 in it. I guess that's a rear-engine Holden?

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I guess it is...what kind of cooling set up did he have?

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Andrew

Bare in mind, this was 35+ years ago, pre-cars for me. But I remember it had a radiator on the front bullbar. I don't think he ever had it registered or did anything with it, he bought it like that..

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They still put Holden sixes in Kombis.
But these days they are V6 Holden motors. You can buy kits to bolt them in.
There are a couple of supercharged V6 Kombis in Newcastle that are supposed to lift the front wheels of the deck pretty easily.
David

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Wow! There you go. I wouldn’t have thought that a Holden V6 would’ve fitted in a Kombi

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Bryan

I've seen a Windsor V8 hanging off the back off a VW beach buggy.
We were coming up the Hume highway just after Summernats and the buggy was bouncing all over the left lane at about 60ks. It was terrifying watching it from behind. It would have been worse trying to drive it.
David

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Local fella stuck a 186 in the back of a beetle years ago, only saw it once and he was popping monos down the main drag. motor hung right out so monos might be unintended, dunno, lol.

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"Junk is something you throw out 3 weeks before you need it"

My cousin's Kombi (see comment further up), it stuck out too, it had a home-made extended metal box thingy to cover it. I don't think he ever got it back on the road after buying it like that..

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Back then ya just use a rego'd VW to modify then ya right ... till first canary ya get anyway, lol.

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"Junk is something you throw out 3 weeks before you need it"

I had 2 back in the day, I'd love a copy of one just for the hellovit. Do your stuff Dusty.. (-:

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There used to be a VW comb van a few years back in Cairns’s Nth Qld with a 308 and use to go to all the shows

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