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.....
VW Beetle distributor problem
30PICT-1 dist, 009 vacuum-only distributor. With the hose on, timing sits
at 30 all the time.
This issue was resolved in 2007 and the motor has been out of the car since
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 1968 vw beetle / bug type 1 freshly tuned running engine
Here is My 1968-69 Beetle which I have had for a while. I have been able
to do it all myself by reading service manuals and aircooled internet
forums to keep this little beauty alive and kicking. New electronic
distributor , ignition leads, plugs and a few extra bits have worked out
well. Enjoy My (O\_!_/O)
Porsche Turbo vs VW Beetle - Top Gear - BBC
The Porsche 911 turbo and an ageing VW
Beetle go head-to-head in an extraordinary one-mile drag race - through the
air! Richard is in the Porsche and must cover the distance on the ground
while the Beetle is dropped from a helicopter. Which will win? The Porsche
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