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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I've recently bought myself an old beetle engine to strip down and re-build as a 1641, mainly as a learning exercise for myself, and possibly to fit it into my beetle when I'm done. Before i took it apart i measured the end float with a DTI gauge and got a result of about 1mm, which is...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Anyone know of anyone capable of cleaning up and machining engine components such as carbs (glass bead/ultrasonic), cranks, crankcases (chemical cleaning, align boring, clearancing, etc) heads, fly cutting, cutting for bigger barrels/pistons, etc). want to know if any of these services are...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Take a look at the photos below of my crankcase. I had it line bored last year 0.5mm with a 1mm thrust. New bearings went in and the engine has only done a 1000 or so miles since. Mains 1,2 and 3 show this wear but you can only feel it with your finger on 1 and a little on 2. I can't get any...
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