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Old 03-15-2008, 06:36 PM   #1
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Bike engine in a Metro

This isn't exactly a FE based motor swap, but there's some good pics of the swap so you can all get a good idea of how to do it. Personally I'd prefer a small displacement 2 cylinder engine, or maybe a tractor diesel. I found it significant that the front differential is still being used so both wheels get power- no torque steer. Enjoy!

www.sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/car/603300956.html
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Neat conversion- but many of us would miss having a reverse gear.
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Neat conversion- but many of us would miss having a reverse gear.

D'oh! I knew there was something missing!
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Freakin awsome. I always wanted to do this in a small MG or Opel GT. Perhaps you could use the bike gear box and the car's gear box together.
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wondering what kind of gas mileage you would get with that?
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Neat conversion- but many of us would miss having a reverse gear.
I seem to recall seeing chain drive differentials for this kind of thing in racing parts catalogs. I'm pretty sure there are versions that also include a reverse gear.
Turbo Hayabusa swap maybe?
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