For a while, I drove my Thiel CS3s with an ARC D115. These are the twenty year old equivalents of your CS3.6 and VT100. The combination sounded great, but I let go of the D115 because of the heat generated and the long-term cost of tubes. I replaced it with a solid state ARC 100.2. It doesn't have the enveloping soundstage of the D115, but sounds very good coupled with an ARC LS16 tubed preamp.
The D115 overall gave more of a magical sound, but its bass was looser than the 100.2, and the midrange was a little more "honky". My guess is that the VT100 has a more neutral midrange, and perhaps the newer power supply has faster bass. If not, some fast diodes and improved caps from Great Northern Sound should tighten it up.
I would suspect that your combination would work very well. As for amps: my understanding is that if you want a high amperage amplifier, amps correlate approximately with shipping weight.
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