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.
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
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.....
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!
VW 1600 DUAL PORT ENGINE.SPECIAL
VW STROKER ENGINE .ALMOST READY TO FIRE THIS BABY UP... 78MM WITH 94MM
BARRELS AND 92MM PISTONS ...( turbo
THICK WALL) . I HAVE THE COMPRESSION DOWN TO 9:1 TO MAKE IT A DRIVER. ITS
DESIGNED TO HAVE 40 PSI AT IDLE WITH A HOT ENGINE WITH THE NEW DESIGNED 5/8
ROLLER BEARING RELIEF VALVE. THIS ENGINE ALSO HAS THRU BOLTED CENTER MAIN
SUPPORTS., AND A EXTRA LARGE DOG EAR THRUST WASHER FOR HEAVY CLUTCH USE..
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.
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