pre67vw
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11 years ago
How about this for a find... the oldest known Porsche engine, a 1938 engine to go with the VW38/6

Incredible!!  399665_2217452090539_1674742408_1476355_2066204448_n.jpg You have insufficient rights to see the content.  389564_2217454450598_1674742408_1476363_1162343028_n.jpg You have insufficient rights to see the content.  402043_2217286726405_1674742408_1476258_1395565599_n.jpg You have insufficient rights to see the content.
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ianmac
11 years ago
wow:omg: whats the story Rob, where was it found?
pre67vw
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11 years ago
It was in a barn in Austria since 1948
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kdf38
11 years ago
pre67vw wrote:

How about this for a find... the oldest known Porsche engine, a 1938 engine to go with the VW38/6

Incredible!!



x 3806 :beer: :beer: :beer:

What is the W13863 typ 1 38 #63 ??? What is the symbol after the numbers?
An Imperial eagle? a motor ?

Mike
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Nov. 1947 +
Febr 1949 shell
pre67vw
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11 years ago
kdf38 wrote:

What is the symbol after the numbers?



Looks like some kind of eagle, no idea though... Maybe Christian can help...
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fantakid
11 years ago
Hi,

this is w for Vienna ( Wien ) , the number is the after war number for the papers and the eagle ist the official sign for austrian gouvernment

Bye Christian
pre67vw
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11 years ago
fantakid wrote:

Hi,

this is w for Vienna ( Wien ) , the number is the after war number for the papers and the eagle ist the official sign for austrian gouvernment

Bye Christian



Thanks Christian! Does it have twin port heads? or had they settled on the single port head by then?
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zelensis61
9 years ago
It seems that Christian got a call from a collector that he has found an odd gearbox....
It seems it is Gearbox 38/40 :drool: No picts yet but Bjorn announced it on another popular site.
ZELENSIS, coachbuilt body from the 50's on a vw platform made in Belgium. Peter the heb detective
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