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This 100% brand new 2276cc engine will suit any split window bus with a straight axle or IRS rear conversion. This engine uses an 82mm 4340 race crank, Forged I beam rods, Engle W110 cam and 1.25 rockers and the new Empi GTV stage 1 Wedgeported heads. This is also equipped with a set of RPR 44mm IDF carbs with 32mm venturis and a 1 3/8" Black Ceramic coated exhaust system with heater boxes. This engine made 123.9 hp at the wheels or 155 hp at the engine with 190 ft/lb's of torque and is available for immediate shipping Australia wide.
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This 100% brand new 2276cc engine will suit any Bay window bus from 1968 -1979. This engine uses an 82mm 4340 race crank, Forged I beam rods, Engle W110 cam and 1.25 rockers and the new Empi GTV stage 1 Wedgeported heads. This is also equipped with a set of RPR 40mm IDF carbs with 32mm venturis and a 1 3/8" Ceramic coated exhaust system with heater boxes. This engine made 126.5 hp @ the wheels or 158 hp at the engine with over 190 ft/lb's of torque and is serviced and ready to ship Australia wide.
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This reconditioned 2332cc engine will suit any person with a beetle that just wants to go fast. This engine uses an Aluminium engine case, an 84mm 4340 race crank, Forged H beam rods, Engle FK98 cam and Pauter 1.4 rockers and a set of extensively welded and hand ported set of heads with 47mm x 35mm stainless valves with 7mm stems and K800 Chevy springs. This is also equipped with a set of RPR 48mm IDF carbs and a 1 3/4" black coated exhaust system with fat boy muffler. With a compression ratio of 10.8:1 this engine made 171.9 hp @ the wheels or 215 hp at the engine with 199 ft/lb's of torque and is serviced and ready to ship Australia wide.
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This 2276cc engine is suitable for any beetle or Split window Kombi.It uses an Engle W110 cam and 1.25 rockers, Los Panchito heads, PerTronix ignition system, 1 1/2" heater boxes and ceramic coated exhaust system, a set of my 40mm IDF carbs and has a compression ratio of 8.7:1.This engine made 116HP at the wheels and 144HP at the engine and is designed to run cool and reliable for years of trouble free driving.This engine will be supplied with a brand new ceramic coated muffler and fitting kit and has been fully serviced and is ready for immediate installation and can be shipped Australia wide!.
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This is a 1916cc engine that has been assembled with 100% brand new components.The engine has a SCAT C95 cam and 1.25 rockers, H beam race rods, Los Panchito heads, PerTronix Ignition system with adjustable rev limiter, 1 5/8" header with Fatboy muffler and a set of my RPR 44mm IDF carbs.With the compression set at 10:1 the engine made 130HP at the wheel or 160HP at the engine using 98 octane fuel.This engine has been fully serviced and is ready to shipped Australia wide.
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This 100% brand new RPR Signature Turnkey 2276cc engine suits any beetle and comes complete with an Engle W120 cam, Los Panchito heads, Magnaspark ignition system, RPR 44mm IDF carb kit and a TriMill Ceramic Coated 1 5/8" sidewinder header.The video shows my dyno muffler but the engine comes with a new Ceramic muffler and this engine produced 139 HP at the wheels which equates to 174HP at the engine.It has a compression ratio of 10.1:1 and will need to be run on 98 octane fuel.This engine has just been fully serviced and is ready for immediate installation and we can ship Australia wide!
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