.... Definitely not worth it, but maayybee……. See how crazy I get about this idea.
I understand the desire and coolness to build an engine like that… Unique and perhaps never been done to a 22.
That type of “thinking-outside-the-box” often moves the needle in engine design modification.
It would be fun to open the hood and show the guy you just smoked his V-8 powered mini, or new Mustang….. surprise…
Other guy: “Man! What the hell is under that hood!?
Sirdeuce: Well.. it’s just a little 4 banger… a 22R.
Other guy: “It’s not stock?” No turbo, no blower, no nitrous?”
Sirdeuce: No…it’s just a naturally aspirated 4 cylinder.”
Other guy: No WAY!
Sirdeuce: “Oh…well…. “It’s been slightly modified.”