Vw bug engine swap

Asked by May 09, 2016 at 03:53 PM about the 1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Question type: Car Customization

I see a lot of posts and videos about engine swaps
for Vw bugs. I have a 72 super and thinking about a
Porsche engine swap. Anyone know about the
wiring side of it?  How difficult is the electrical side
of the swap?

1 Answer


Not very difficult to wire this engine exchange.

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