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  1. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I need just one single M10, 24 cm long, lower cylinder head stud for my 1500 SP engine rebuild, (don't know how I lost one :rolleyes: ). Can anyone help ? Thanks in advance.
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I got a pretty stock 1600tp, twin drla 36s, 009 dizzy, lightened flywheel and a merged header, I wanna give it some more poke so was thinking about 1.4:1 ratio rockers. Question is will I need to Put bigger/stronger valve springs in? And also am I right in thinking I’ll need to shorten the...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello all, After spending a few hours getting all my tinwear off I've finally found the culprit off my oil leak! Next is figuring out how to fix it. I think a new gasket will do the job but want your opinions. Also, don't know the name of what I am looking for. https://i.imgur.com/GLXdcgA.jpg...
  4. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Either a single or twin port - not too fussed on that part. Doesn't need to be complete as such, as wanting this as a spare rebuild/learn project for myself this winter... No end float would be ideal, and not seized, or anything else that could cause problems down the line. It will be a spare...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, I need a 1600cc DP Long block replacement engine. I have complied a table of suppliers with prices and details. I have no experience of who to trust rebuilding engines so I need your help in selecting a supplier. Who have you used and who would your trust. Please can I have your...
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have a fairly tame 1915cc in my beetle, Ported and polished 1600 heads Dellorto dhla 40’s Engle 110 cam Lightened flywheel. What’s the best and most cost effective way to increase horsepower? Is it all in the heads or is it worth stroking the motor with bigger cam? Bearing in mind I can’t...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there, I am looking to get a weber 34 ict kit for my 1641 bug engle w110 cam. a few things I was wondering, what exhaust would I need? 1600 but which one would fit as the 34 ict kit obviously doesn't use the same style intake, my worry is as they don't have heat riser pipes, what exhaust...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there people, was hoping to get an understanding of what dizzy would work best for my current set up please. 1641 engle w110 cam, 34 pict 3, electronic ignition. I am currently running a dizzy with a vac advance but am unsure what type I have. just wanting to know what dizzy type would suit...
  9. Items For Sale - AUTO
    upright type 4 fuel injected engine + ancillaries. Clean but needs rebuild. Upright (type 4) 1800 original Fuel Injection engine, apparently the best one. You can bolt on 2.0 upwards heads if you wanted to. It knocked so I drove it into my garage, removed it to rebuild it then decided to go...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys, So I've been trying to diagnose a rattling in my engine during idle for quite a while, and I had managed to determine that it was the fan by removing the fan belt and running the engine for a few seconds. (Noise disappeared!) Today I took the fan off and noticed that there was some...
  11. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Summary: My bus engine basically won't start on ignition & if I do get it going, it runs ok in 1st/2nd then dies around 2k-3k revs and generally runs like a dog. Context: Had my bus about 18 years Made the usual mods to make her more usable (larger engine, IRS, taller 1303S gearbox,lowered...
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Out of sheer willingness to learn im wondering if someone can explain ignition timing advance and retard. i understand the basics (advanced is a degree before of tdc and retard is after?) im wondering if someone can explain in more depth with some examples. How does turning the distributor...
  13. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi all. I currently in the process of re-building a 1200cc engine out of a 67 bug and upon inspection have found out that one of the previous owners has removed the thermostat, linkage bar, flaps etc. I've bought a new thermostat, bracket and connecting rod but I can't seem to find anywhere...
  14. Buyers/Sellers 'Feedback' Forum
    I have reactivated this old account here to provide a story. I have been contacted recently by a VW enthusiast from the UK via an old account on a US site (PM) wanting to buy an engine from So Cal Performance - Vic Menjivar. He got my info from a dispute I aired on a US site some years ago and...
  15. Business Recommendations
    I have reactivated this old account here to provide a story. I have been contacted recently by a VW enthusiast from the UK via an old account on a US site (PM) wanting to buy an engine from So Cal Performance - Vic Menjivar. He got my info from a dispute I aired on a US site some years ago and...
  16. Engineering Tech
    I know it does the job, but the CB, BJ Speedshop, JMR, et al. engine calculator all seem to be the same and I felt needed a bit of a spruce up, so I made this: http://www.n0tch.co.uk/vw-engine-calculator/ What else would be handy? Yes, I was bored at work....;)
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    i have a 1915, 110 cam, ported 1600 heads, lightened flywheel, twin dellorto drla 40s, 1 5/8 head (i think, cant remember now). what would be the best cause of action to make more power? im still all quite new to aircooled engine building. im open to all ideas. EFI, naturally aspirated or...
  18. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I took my 1915cc out about 9 months ago to do some welding. the engine ran before i took it out, last Friday i put the engine back in, went to get it started last night and the motor will crank once but will do it sluggish as if the battery is flat, i checked the battery and it has 11.9v in it...
  19. Business Recommendations
    Hi there folks, wonder if anyone can give us a ball park figure to get an old 36hp case line bored, crank ground and little ends fitted and machined etc. (cost and times if poss) Have had a couple of figures and trying to work out if it'll be cheaper to find a new case... Also what's the deal...
  20. Items For Sale - AUTO
    *****REDUCED****** For Sale, New Unused Engine bay closing panel, All single port models Part #113119517R. Bought incorrectly for a restoration but had in garage for so long i cannot return. Reduced £10 + delivery
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