1959 VW Turbo Beetle test drive -- 300+ HP
First test drive of the completed 59 Beetle. 2165cc 4-cyl horizontally opposed CB Performance ECU turbo Charged Water-air Intercooler 325hp @ 12psi (set at 7.5psi here)
VW 1600 Aircooled Engine DIY Rebuild (Slideshow)
Some snaps taken during my last rebuild in 2006. Case, crank, pistons, barrels and heads were all good to go again. Camshaft, tappets, oil pump and all bearings were replaced. The tinware and ancilliaries were cleaned, detailed and/or repainted.
Classic VW Engine Rebuild, By Last Chance Auto Restore.com
We began with a dual port 1600 cc engine from a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle. The engine ran with a miss and was smoking a bit . After performing a compression test,(both wet and dry) , we determined the crankshaft and bearings were fine. We replaced the pistons, pots & rings. We had the valves redone and made several upgrades along the way.....
Putting deck lid spring in a 1967 VW
Installing deck lid spring in a 1967 VW type-1