Raby Power for your 356, CHOOSE FROM THE TWO ENGINES AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE
Install MassIVe power without cutting or permanently modifying your 356. Using our specially configured 356 conversion engines; featuring our DTM cooling system and proprietary conversion flywheel, and clutch assembly you can convert to Raby power in just a single weekend.
Face it… the original engine in your 356 was designed so long ago that it doesn’t even feature camshaft bearing inserts! That means even a “VW Engine” is more technologically advanced!
Over the past few years, the 356 application has become our most popular conversion platform for the Raby Engine conversion. Also known as the “Porsche 914 engine” is by far the absolute best way to go for the 356 enthusiast that wants more power, better reliability, a more usable power band or just a lot of drivability and torque FOR THE 356 THAT THEY INTEND TO DRIVE. For the same cost as the stock engine rebuild for the 356
There is NO CUTTING REQUIRED AND NO IRREVERSIBLE MODIFICATION MADE TO YOUR 356!!! This is by far the most economical way for people that actually drive their 356 to maximize their investment, especially considering that 160HP costs you the same as the factory 70-90 HP and yet again, the car is not compromised at all
I chose Porsche 914 power for my 1964 Porsche 356C for the same reasons that you should
I applied my MassIVe engine because I wanted to drive my car, wanted it to be powerful and because it needed to remain reliable. Spending more money on a weaker engine that is difficult to attain even 140HP from, where every component that’s purchased is at least 45 years old just didn’t make a lot of sense to me. I have built numerous “hotrod” 356 engines and the last one cost 18,500.00 to attain only 160HP with 135 lb/ft of torque. This alone was enough reason for me to not even consider retaining 356 power for my ’64C because my engine makes 135 lb/ft of torque by 2,000 RPM. The 356 engine was pulled from my car, placed in a large wooden crate and preserved, just the way yours should be
I would agree with some purists that state the use of “any other engine” in a 356 is “blasphemy” IF the use of my conversion engine required permanent alteration of the vehicle. Since my engine is a bolt in that installs just like a factory engine there is no “blasphemy” involved and for the first time you can “have your cake and eat it too”.
Note that the 356 below is outfitted with a Raby Engine Conversion and features modern air conditioning. With the MassIVe engine, you can have your cake and eat it too!
How about building your own “Bad Egg” Like John Barrett’s Outlaw equipped with Raby MassIVe power!
I can’t tell you how pleased and impressed I am with my new engine! The
I will be happy for you to use me as a very satisfied customer reference.
Thank you again