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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, What do i need to change to fit my 1641 into my 1966 1300 box ? can i just grind out the offending interior parts of the box by a few mm ?
  2. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hi, I have for sale a brand new MAHLE 1641cc 87mm barrel and piston kit in original packaging ready to go. the kit includes barrels pistons piston rings gudgeon pins clips This is the cast kit which retails for £204 on VW Heritage (see below)...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    After burning out a valve in my 1500 engine a good friend of mine suggested about turning it into 1641 as its cheaper than buying one. (he has built many engines so he knows what he is doing) , changing the barrels and pistons, engle 110 racing cam, but what heads do i get? And roughly what...
  4. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hi All, On ebay - would like about £950 or so. It's near Saxmundham, Suffolk. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=141274075229 Vw twin port 1641 Big Boys Toy recon engine, covered around 4,000 miles, unfortunately due to moving house we have lost all the paperwork so we...
  5. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hi, Okay, I think I didn't post properly before, so I'll try again. 1641 engine on ebay, as follows: Vw twin port 1641 Big Boys Toy recon engine, covered around 4,000 miles, unfortunately due to moving house we have lost all the paperwork so we haven't any history. It was pulled from my...
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am currently in the process of a full body off resto and currently attempting to work out what to do with my engine. It is completely stripped and will be splitting the case one evening this coming week. I'm researching/reading as much as possible to find out where to go 1600 or 1641, which...
  7. Chat/Discussion
    I have a 1500 engine and I'm considering getting a 1641, I'm just wondering what company is best for part exchange for 1641. What happens and roughly what prices I'll be looking at. I know of "the vw engine company" and "the engine shop" has anyone had experiences with these? Many thanks :)
  8. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi, Anyone in the south east know of anyone looking to get shot of their engine? Looking for a complete running 1641 to 1840 engine - preferably as stock as possible. In Essex - willing to travel for the right one! Cheers Mark
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys, new to the forum, new to beetles but not new to VWs (I've owned a Corrado 16v 2.0 for 4 years, now for sale and a Corrado VR6 for 2). I bought a much unloved 69' 1500 a few months ago and started to strip with the look to replacing the rotten floor pans. As more often than not you end...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hey, I've, after taking apart my engine, found I need to replace the B+Ps and looking at VW Heritage and Machine 7 have found a few different ones. I know Mine are 87mm for a 1641cc engine. Anyway VWHeritage gave me a few options: a) £255 Barrel/pistons 1641cc Forged Set of 4, Mahle AC198870F...
  11. Readers Rides
    Well it's getting close to the time when I pull him out for his road test and call him ready to roll, so I thought you might like to see him again ... Background In Holland you can modify the body as much as you like as long as you don't change the deignation of the car (sedan = sedan - so no...
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am nearing the part of the restoration that I have been most looking forward to... The Engine! :D The current engine did not come with the car but from a donor car and is a 1641cc twin port with a single weber carb. I dont really want a bigger engine, but I do want to get the most out of my...
  13. Vehicles For Sale
    1972 VW Beetle (Tax Exempt) - £3495 ono Located in Torbay, Devon Owned for 2 years - Selling to buy a boat Extensive service history back to 1999 - all receipts kept during my ownership MOT until March 2013 Almost a years tax although tax exempt 1641cc Engine - Holds oil and...
  14. Vehicles For Sale
    hey guys, im selling my bug. really don't want to sell him, but am about to buy a house and every penny counts! The car drives lovely, about 3 or 4 months ago I put a 1641 engine in, it has twin 34 carbs, 110 engle cam, a fully merged header with a mondo phat boy/ and stinger, electronic...
  15. Chat/Discussion
    OK nicked this off edition38 but what do we think going to be hot or not this year ...
  16. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi Does anyeon have a Long bonnet they no longer require, also looking for a suitable front valance to match.... and rear valance to take a semi-w decklid Also, building a 1641cc motor so looking for suitable heads, decent cam (engle 110 perhaps?), 1.25:1 rockers. Thanks Gav
  17. Items For Sale - AUTO
    For sale due to change of plans i have a brand new set of cast Mahle barrells and pistons boxed etc never touched From Heritage heres the link From http://www.vwheritage.com/vw_spares_Barrel-piston-kit-1641cc-87mm_act_shop.product_pID_116337_lang_EN_country_GB.htm?crumbStartRow=26 Looking...
  18. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Have a couple of 1641cc barrels and pistons for sale. These are cast, and bought from Just Kampers last year. Fitted to a bad bottom end (I didn't know that at the time) which went bang. These two survived, the other two didn't (piston skirt damage which then scored the bores...). Probably less...
  19. Chat/Discussion
    My lad has rebuilt the 1641 engine with new cam and a pair of Solexes :) and a general tidy up :) Good work Son :)
  20. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Title says it all, just need the one after a freak, and i'm not sure but possibly rare, piston break between the rings. So just need the one piston, cylinders are all hunky dory. Cheers
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