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Anthony Barker

Member, from Glen Allen Virginia USA

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    1. Ace_Plumber
      Hi anthony,sorry to take so long to get back to you but I haven't been checking in here much lately. To answer your question a 1/2 vw engine is just that....a vw engine that has been cut in half.Some still use the full case and use block off plates to remove two cylinders,or as mine is done with the case cut off as well as the crankshaft and cam shaft.I use a two cylinder tractor magneto for ignition. It is fitted to the back of the crankshaft like a "real" aircraft engine. I have taken so long to get back to you that you may have already found all this out on your own. There is a section in the auto conversions about 1/2 vw engines.You can get more information there. BTW thanks for asking!
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    Glen Allen Virginia USA
    Current / Future projects:
    still looking for that first project(leaning towards a mini max 1600
    Past Projects:
    Im a student pilot at hanover airport virginia and build and fly rc planes and I am interested in building my own sport plane.Ive been involved in aviation since childhood in one aspected or another.Im a member of AOPA and EAA and love knowage of anything aviation.

    Id like to start with a build thats not to complex as this will be my first but not last build.
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