Finished the Engine Test Stand and went through the break in procedure for my new 1835 Engine. Everything went smoothly and the engine is running great. Got the Transmission out and am ready to set up the Hydraulic Clutch line. Making good progress.
VW Cylinder Honing with Torque Plate
Watch as John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine discusses how to hone
air-cooled VW cylinders for roundness using a special torque-plate fixture.
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.....
1972 Volkswagen Beetle 1302 Engine Test Run - It's not a car, It's volkswagen
Volkswagen Beetle 1302 engine test run after rebuilt. Most of all engine
parts are new since it was missetup from previous mechanic. And this my old
man make thing fine. Find the best setting for the engine. Changed : Fly
Wheel to 1977, hi performance spark plug cables, engine blok rebuilt to
standard 1600cc. This is my longest time having my beetle repaired in the
workshop since I almost left no money for the rebuild. :D
Paul P 2275cc 189HP @ 6500 RPM
This engine is going to Island of Guam customer Paul P will really like the
power and torque of this weekend warrior beast, built by Anibal Chico of
Chico Performance in Arcadia,CA USA on the Dyno making 3 pulls 6000 RPM
then 5500 RPM and finally 6500 RPM runs like a beast and idle's like a
1776cc VW beetle motor
1776cc (69mm x 90.5mm) with dual 40 IDF Weber carbs. Engle 120 cam w/
performance lifters. 40mm x 35mm valves (044 heads). Tri-mil Exhaust. Oil/filter pump combo. Flamethrower II
coil & points replacement. 009 distributor. 8mm performance plug wires.
For a video of this engine running in the car, please click on the link
VW 1600 motor rebuild - part 4
The final part of this series covering the rebuild of a dual relief twin
port 1600 Volkswagen motor. In this video fitting the fan housing, tinware
and Exhaust as well as a test run.