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February 27, 2021, 06:57:08 PM

New engine questions (loads of questions)

This is a discussion for the topic New engine questions (loads of questions) on the board Beach Buggy Engine and Exhaust Help.

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Reply #15 on: May 19, 2020, 11:14:59 PM
build one to your needs and pocket, as a lot of the eBay and shop built ones are the crap like Cast cranks, flywheels, and some no-name heads, I worked in a vw garage and it was 1k back in 04? to build a bigger than stock engine less parts etc, And we had a 1776cc from the Engine shop!! to show customers, how bad an off the shelf engines can look like inside :-[ ,, In one week I put 3 heritage off the shelf engines in a bug, the pulleys were machined bad and would cut into the case the 3rd one I put the pulley on a lathe and it was like 2!! degrees out but to look at, It locked o.k,, Good parts and a guy? that is a call away Is worth the extra money..
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