As far as i know its just a straight forward fit aslong as you have the tinware, correct gearbox (2 litre) and engine bracebar, all buses after august 72 were designed for the type 4 engine, mods were made to the tinware for the 1600 to fit in the engine bay
the t4 should fit any gearbox i guess?
iv one in my splitty
fitted first to the splitty box and now to a bug box
so should fit a bay no probs
does your box have the tube inside the clutch release bearing for it to slide along?
I've just fitted an ex-914 "W" code 1700 Type4 into our old Bay - its a bit of a tight squeeze and I had to remove the towbar as it fouls on the HUGE type4 'zorst. The cross bar is slightly different too - I think I just swapped the ends over to fit the chassis.
In all fairness though, fairly straightforward and the power increase is great - especially with twin 40DRLAs and 10mins on the rollers!
Well, I decided to put the main jet stacks from the Ghia engine (1914 with Super D's etc ) just to drive to RS as I knew that was a matched set and somehow it worked out to be perfect! All we did was tweak the mixture screws for a better crossover from idle to mains
the only difference with the ghis that that has 60 idles - so it just goes to show how you really can't specify the size of jets in advance - its more about having a matched/balanced "stack" as it were.
Suffice to say the 2 engines are VERY different;
A stock 1700cc type 4 that made factory (~80bhp) numbers on the dyno (~65rwhp)
1914cc built for turbo with BIG heads, low compression and thoroughly mis-matched in n/a tune - i.e. unported manifolds, 1 5/8 merged header and a crappy restrictive bugpack quiet pack made about 80 rwhp on dyno - I can't wait for efi + a T4
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