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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all. I am attempting to refit the barrels to my 72 VW bug 1600 and after refitting them with the same deck height as before (couple of 1mm barrel shims for each barrel) and torquing it all down I noticed something that is worrying me slightly. That is that if you look at the barrels the...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    So I finally decided to pull the engine out for the first time in an attempt to stop the oil leaks from my 1972 Beetle. I knew that I had a leaking crankcase seal for sure but after inspecting it all I also have a leak from the base of one of the barrels where it slots into the case. I can see...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have brought a 74 mm crank for my new engine build, im going to be running it with 1641 b & p's, will I need spacers? and if I do, what size do I need?
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hi, im about to order some barrels and pistons for my engine build and have heads that are machined for 1835 but have read alot about them being thin walled and i plan on this engine lasting me a while so want 1776 to be on the safe side for the sake of 59cc... basically all im asking, is the...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all. I decided to go 1776 originally,so thought 90.5 Piston & barrel set, then read somewhere about fitting a 74mm crank! Makes a 1904cc is that correct ? Where to get parts from ? What make is good or bad AA ? . Any downsides ? Thanks
  6. 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...
  7. Items For Sale - AUTO
    For sale, a set of 90.5mm stroker barrels & pistons, Cima Barrels & Mahle Pistons, has reduced pin height pistons for use with 78mm and bigger long stroke crankshafts will give 2110cc with an 82mm crank, £150...... Based in Stoke-on-Trent so ideally collection due to the weight.....
  8. Items Wanted - AUTO
    HI Everyone, Im in a bit of a fix has anybody got a spare 90.5 piston and barrel, I have had number 3 seize and damage both barrel and piston the p & B's have only done just over a thousand miles will gladly pay for costs+ shipping or if you are based anywhere near Skipton North Yorkshire I will...
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Just putting my type 3 1600 engine back together, i striped it down as far as the heads and barrels for a general spruce up and to replace the pushrod tubes. I've painted the case (including the the studs) and the barrels (externally) but now i'm having difficulty refitting the barrels over...
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