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1799cc stroker I just completed this weekend. Specs: Bore x stroke - 88mm x 74mm Compression - 8.2:1 (deck height at .055") Approximate power - 100hp/110lb-ft EMPI forged counterweighted stroker crank EMPI forged I-beam rods (VW journal) EMPI 32mm filter-flow pump (Mexibug-style) EMPI dual EPC 40mm carbs (Weber ICT knock-offs, only a bit bigger) EMPI bolt-on aluminum valve covers EMPI straight-cut forged timing gears Mahle forged piston and cylinder set Scat serpentine belt Compu-Fire distributorless ignition Kennedy 1700lb clutch and solid-hub disc OEM German forged 12lb flywheel Bug Pack merged header, stinger, and muffler. Bug Pack flanged heater boxes (they do work well!) Engle W110 cam w/30mm lifters (degreed, of course) JB 1 1/2 quart oil sump VDO gauges (oil pressure, oil temp, cylinder head temp, volts) Case relief-cut for thrust washer (fits between front main bearing and case) Engine case, alternator, alternator stand, alternator backing plate, and distributor base painted Detroit Diesel Green by me. Pulleys, throttle cross shaft and levers polished by me. Muffler hit the #1 primary tube and sat way too low, right out of the box (way to go, Bug Pack...). Had to pie-cut a section of the headpipe to make it sit right and as high as possible. STILL hits every tiniest obstacle... gonna get a baffle for the stinger and ditch that bigass muffler. -Update- I've all but eliminated the off-idle stumble (tweaked the carbs some, but it really wanted more timing advance) and re-wired the engine bay to be more presentable. Also, it's running the open stinger that came with the header kit. Not horribly loud, unless I've got my foot buried!


 


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Classic Recollections: 1975 Volkswagen Beetle
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The Original Fast Volkswagen Belt Change.
FIRST AND FOREMOST, DO NOT TRY THIS TECHNIQUE.....PERIOD! I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR COPY CATS AND INJURIES! Dont be fooled by copies. This is my hands, in my shop, with my tool, with my 67 car. I am the original fast belt changing VOLKSWAGNUT. How to change a Volkswagen Generator belt in about 5 seconds. I was shown this trick a few years back, by Reece Kelso. Kelso was the "VW" man around the Gaston County N.C. area in the 70's. Kelso is gone but the memory is still strong. Here is my go at it ENJOY.





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Ken Johnsons 1914cc 100HP package looking sharp
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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 below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX8E7aF4Bd4





vw beetle documentary Classic Wheels (1/3)
This documentary gives a nice overview of the history of the volkswagen beetle. It contains unique footage of Ferdinand Porsche standing near a pre-war beetle. Before the war this was called the KdF Wagen. The documentary was broadcast by Discovery Channel in 2004.





VW DUAL PORT CROSS FIRE INTAKE SYSTEM
Replaces dual carbs.. and messy linkage.Cuts maintenance costs in half..tons of room for plug removal and replacement. fits in a bus or bug with clearance for the deck lid.sounds better than duals.. and has crisp throttle response at any rpm .. no flat spots even with a oo9 dist, comes to order with your carb base pattern. works well at 40 degrees temps and above . do people actually drive their bugs and busses at night? easy ......................................





1966 Dick Landy supercharged VW Beetle
This is an 1835CC DP with the CB perf. offroad special cam. I purchased the DLI kit complete off a running drag bug for $1500, installed it on my engine and fired it up. I only ran it briefly since it is wicked overdriven, (18-20PSI Boost) and I can only run it on race fuel for $12/gal. Plus at the time I didn't have a way to tune it so I didn't want to mess up the engine. I have no idea what the timing and A/F are. I would estimate the HP at around 200 or so.





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VW STROKER BUS ENGINE stroker 78mm x 92mm
WITH 5 QTS OF 30 WT ZINK- ENRICHED BRAD PENN OIL.. AND A ENGLE 110 CAM WITH STRAIGHT CUT GEARS AND SOME 110 OCTANE WITH 4 GRAMS OF LEAD PER GALLON. ITS LITE EM UP TIME... THE NEW BRAZIL FUEL PUMP IS A PIECE OF JUNK. ITS WORTHLESS 3-1/2 POUND MADE IN THE USA ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP IS THE RIGHT WAY TO START UP A NEW ENGINE. GUARANTEED FUEL DELIVERY WITH THE FLOAT BOWL FULL.TEMPORARY CLEAR FUEL LINES TO WATCH FUEL FLOW HELPS .. I LIKE USING RACING FUEL TO START NEW ENGINES BECAUSE OF ALL THE LEAD IN THE GAS.. IT LUBRICATES AND KEEPS THE TEMP COOL ABOUT A 100 DEGREES COOLER. ONE SLIGHT SETBACK THE CARB FUELNEEDLE SEAT WAS LOOSE AND WOULD NOT ALLOW THE BOWL TO FILL UP.. A QUICK FIX WITH THE WRENCH AND PROBLEM SOLVED.. I SET THE TIMING AT ZERO STATIC TO START.IM USING AN EARLY 356 PORSCHE DISTRIBUTOR.FOR A NORMAL ENGINE. MECHANICAL WEIGHTS. WORK WELL WITH A ENGLE 110 CAM..THIS ENGINE HAS THRU- BOLTED CENTER MAINSHAFT, AND AN ADRIAN 5/8 BALL BEARING PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE. AS YOU SEE THE IDLING PRESSURE IS ABOUT 60 PSI. WITH A COLD ENGINE.START UP . IT WILL STAY AT 40 PSI WITH A HOT ENGINE.. NOTICE IN THE VIDEO YOU CAN T HEAR THE TAPPETS.. I NICE FEATURE WITH THE ADRIAN 5/8 BALL BEARING SET UP.. THE TAPPETS ARE BEING FED A TON OF OIL AS IS THE CRANKSHAFT . BUILT TO LAST ANY .STOP AND GO TRAFFIC HAS NO EFFECT ON YOUR ENGINE WITH THIS SET UP. THIS ENGINE IS ALSO RUNNING A STRAIGHT CUT GEAR SET.SINCE ITS A LOW RPM ENGINE I SET THE WASHERS IN THE MIDDLE CAM..I DONT LIKE TO IDLE A NEW ENGINE SLOW ITS BETTER TO HAVE THE RPMS UP A TAD SO THE CRANK CAN SPLASH THE CYLINDER WALLS..WITH OIL .BEFORE STARTING THE ENGINE I REMOVED THE PLUGS AND CRANKED IT UNTIL I HAD 60 POUNDS OIL PRESSURE.. THE PISTONS AND BARRELS WERE WASHED WITH SOAPY WATER ON ASSEMBLY. THE PINS GOT LUBED . I RAN THE ENGINE FOR ABOUT 4 TO 5 MINUTES.. WITH A FEW START UPS .. MAN IT SURE LIKES A LOT OF CHOKE TO START... ITS A LONG WAY TO THE SPARK PLUGS... I ALSO USE GEAR REDUCTION STARTERS WORTH EVERY PENNY THE ENGINE MAKES A LOT OF RESISTANCE FOR THE INN ITAL START UP... THEN GETS BETTER AS THINGS BREAK IN.. THE OIL FILTER I USE ALLOWS ME TO REMOVE THE FILTER AND CLEAN IT FOR RE USE.. THIS WAY I CAN SEE ALL THE SMEGMA ITS CATCHING . I THINK IT WAS OVER A 140 DOLLARS BUT HAS LOTS OF NICE FEATURES..LIKE ITS ALL ALLOY AND ACTS AS A COOLER ALSO AND YOU NEVER HAVE TO BUY A FILTER FOR IT. WITH THE CB 1 QUART OIL PAN IT NOW HOLDS 5 QUARTS OF OIL TOTAL ... GREAT FOR A BUS STROKER ENGINE WORKHORSE.GRUNT MACHINE.WITH THE 388 GEAR SET IT WILL BE WORKING ON THE BOTTOM END. I WILL TEST THIS ENGINE AGAINST THE CROSS FIRE INTAKE ON THE Dyno SOON AS ITS BROKE IN A LITTLE..I HAVE MORE INFO ON THE SAMBA ON HOW THE ENGINE CASES WERE PREPARED. THIS ENGINE ALSO HAS A SPECIAL DOG EAR THRUST FACE HARDENED WASHER MACHINED INTO THE CASE FOR HEAVY CLUTCH WORK. ENGINE CASE PREPARATION IS EVERYTHING .EVEN THE CYLINDER BARRELS ARE TRIPLE CUT ON THE CASE WITH VERY TIGHT CLEARANCES.--ABOUT 2 THOUSANDTHS.PRECISION FIT. THIS ENGINE WORKS OUT TO BE 9:1 COMPRESSION RATIO. PLENTY FOR TODAYS CRAP REGULAR GAS.I ALWAYS USE A LITTLE LEADED RACING OIL IN ALL MY AIRCOOLED ENGINES. MAKES A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE . BRAND NEW ENGINES GET 100 RACING FUEL FOR THE FIRST GALLON OR TWO. THEN WEENED BACK TO 10% THE LIFE OF THE ENGINE. NORMAL DRIVING YOU CAN USE AS LITTLE AS A COFFEE CUP FULL TO GET BY.PER 10 GALLONS.. AFTER A COUPLE OF HOURS OF RUNNING OUT COMES THE OIL CAUSE ITS LOADED WITH CRAP . ALSO A FULL OIL INSPECTION OF WHATS IN THE OIL FILTER. WITH THE STATE OF THE ART MICRON OIL FILTER ON A FULL FLOW SYSTEM YOU ARE LIGHT YEARS AHEAD OF THE GAME.. THIS ENGINE IS NOW A SINGLE RELIEF OIL PRESSURE SYSTEM LIKE THE 356 PORSCHE ENGINE ONLY WITH 100 PERCENT FILTERING OF THE OIL. TOMORROW I START RECORD KEEPING ON ALL THE VALVE CLEARANCES FOR POSSIBLE CAM SHAFT PROBLEMS OR VALVE STRETCH. LEO





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1776cc 1967 VW Beetle
After only a day and a half on the new engine (3 year project) the original clutch cross shaft broke - DOAH!!! Pulled the motor, rewelded the forks and I'm ready to put the motor back in. It's going to be cold soon, gotta drive her some more before she sleeps the winter away inside!!!! Specs: 1967 VW Type 1 VW Blue (1966-1968) Orig Pennsylvania survivor, paperwork back to Nov 1966 Bone stock except for motor and wheels 1776cc (90.5 x 69) Magnesium Type 1 case Scat Volkstroker III crank Lightned flywheel, 8 dowled Mofoco 044's, 40mm x 35.5mm SS valves Bugpack Hi-rev single springs, chromoly retainers Chromoly head studs, 8mm case savers Bugpack chromoly 1.25 ratio rockers Stock VW rods, AA Performance pistons and cylinders CB Maxi 2 oil pump with spin-on filter Engle 110 cam, double thrust cam bearings Straight-cut cam gears CB Big Foot lifters Empi ceramic header, J-pipes, Empi stainless Phat Boy Empi 3.5qt oil sump German 009 with Pertronix ignition, Flame Thrower coil Scat wires, Bosch plugs CB high output dizzy cap and max spark rotor Dual Weber ICT's with CB hex bar linkage Steel pushrods (after I bent an aluminum one) NOS Bosch generator, OEM gen stand CB billet gen pulley, Empi Equilizer crank pulley 36hp-style fan shroud, dog house oil cooler CB aluminum valve covers TRICK "header extension" to fit not-merged header to the merged header muffler (Nice job Matt!!!) Special thanks with all my heart to my family, friends Matt and Seth, my girlfriend Tracy (for putting up with my sickness) and Wagner VW in Grantville, PA.





Monster Beetle
Will this bug float? You dont want to miss this next contestant try in a ATV http://youtu.be/UM4C1O6soyA





VW Valve Adjustment
Watch as John @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine walks you through the steps to adjust the valves on an air cooled VW bug engine. 949-631-6376 www.engine-machining.com





VW Bug/Beetle/Käfer @ 120 HP
fire it up, biatch!! HoodRide, Syndicate Germany Weber 40 Dualcarbs, Ahnendorp Street Sport Exhaust :)





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