Type Half Carb & Intake

Rev - Nov 13, 2017

By Jan Zumwalt (EAA #66327)

See Also

For additional information on this topic see VW Type 1 & 2 Carb & Intake.


Due to the modified cylinder and head arrangement of the 1/2 VW conversion, some ingenuity will be required in attaching the carb intake manifold. Listed below are several variations on attaching the intake manifold.

While the workmanship of this conversion is less than most builders
standards, this picture clearly shows some of the hurdles that must
be  overcome inorder to accomodate the intake manifold of a 1/2 VW
engine. Notice the head vent tube not usually seen on other designs.