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Volkswagen VW Air Cooled Engines Rebuild shop repair manual Covers rebuilding the VW Type 1, 2, and 3 engines beginning in the year 1961, when a significant redesign improved the reliability, durability, and horsepower of the basic initial design. For more than 70 years, automotive enthusiasts and the public in general have embraced the VW air-cooled engine for its simplicity, its capacity to be modified, and its bulletproof reliability. Offering beautiful color photos and insightful step-by-step captions for expertly rebuilding Volkswagen air-cooled engines, this book will provide indepth hands-on information for disassembly, inspection, machining, parts selection, preassembly, final assembly, installation, and tuning. Not only are the procedures for rebuilding covered in depth but engine model types, identification codes, specifications, and details are also covered in a manner that allows the user to source a good later-model candidate for rebuilding and helps retrofit the modern engine designs into earlier chassis. One of the most widely used and versatile internal combustion engines in the world, this engine has powered VW Beetles, Buses, Porsche 914s, off-road buggies and rails, formula race cars, and many other machines both on and off-road. If you have any interest in reviving your old VW, or perhaps are researching purchasing one, this handy guide will cover all the bases in bringing that old air-cooled powerplant back to life. How To Rebuild Volkswagen Air-Cooled Engine Bus Ghia Remove, disassemble, inspect, and assemble engine. Recondition cylinder heads and crankcase internals. Invaluable parts identification and interchange section tells what parts can be swapped where, and specifies the best parts for durability or performance. Concise text and 500 photos, drawings and charts lead you through each rebuilding step. Finish with an engine ready for thousands of miles of service. How To Hot Rod Vw Engines Air-Cooled Bus Bug Ghia Book Volkswagen Get maximum performance from your Beetle, Karmann Ghia, Bus, Squareback or Fastback. Included are sections on engine swaps, aftermarket parts, and a comprehensive supplier index. Modify your engine for street, off-road, circle track or drag racing.
Publisher: Midlife Classic Cars