We make a reverse-cut ring & pinion to suit Subaru transmissions and fully remanufactured reverse drive transmissions. These transmissions can be used with rear-mounted Subaru, VW / Porsche boxer engines for 5 forward gears. Add a Subaru engine and 2WD 5 speed transmission to a Beetle, Kombi or Vanagon without cutting the torsion bar.
Subaru Turbo Engines in Bays. Note, the turbocharger on a Subaru engine is positioned roughly opposite the starter motor, but takes up far more space. Fitting a Subaru turbo engine into a bay will require some fairly major bodywork surgery, incluring moving the petrol tank. A much neater solution would be to move the turbo. Oct 08, 2010 · Here is a top look at the air intake manifold and throttle body (taped up). As it sits in stock position, the manifold has the throttle body facing toward the transmission. Fine in a Subaru, but in a Bus it won't work.