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another buick/rover/ford al V8 link-in a Miata this time.

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Subaru or an E30 325?

Rear mount transaxle from a 944 Turbo is an interesting idea, but probably unnecessary due to the extremely light weight of the aluminum V8. I seem to recall that the clutch is the weak point in the 944 drivetrain, so you'd pretty much have to adapt the Porsche driveline to a GM/Rover compatible clutch. Mounting the transaxle and working out the shift linkage would be a MAJOR fabrication project, too.

Several years ago, I had a 61 Olds F85 with the same basic motor in it - according to a couple of guys I contacted that build those motors, if you can find a manual transmission bellhousing (somewhat rare, as most of the Buick and Olds aluminum block cars had automatics) a later GM 5 speed will bolt right up.

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Diff? I'm thinking an adapted 540i diff. This combo is my long

term plan for a ground up, go fast 02. I scrapped the M20 idea.

It's a good engine, but if I'm going to go through all that I want

scary fast. I plan on doing this to a square lighter while keeping

the Tii motor in my current roundie 02. Full cage with subframes

(heavily modified) tied in, etc. hardest part so far is figuring how

to get bigger rubber in there without making the car look goofy. I

don't want to go any more extreme than the Turbo look. It should

only take me ten or fifteen years to complete:).

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