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.
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.....
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
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.
The Performer Chassis by Airkewld
Complete rebuild of an original VW chassis to perform to today's standards.
Check out these chassis on Airkewld's Website for more information. Please
comment and let us know what you think!
1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Engine Start
First time starting up the 2333 cc engine (91x84mm) that I installed in my
wife's freshly restored 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible. Yes, I
know my coil is installed upside-down. The after-market wire harness was
installed with too little slack to reach a downward-pointing coil. This is
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.
Our 72 vw with new 1835 engine
My wife taking a test drive after new engine install (1835cc) 2barrel weber
and gt style Exhaust. Someday she'll
take off in 1st instead of 3rd. She can drive a standard transmission car
very good, really