1981 VW Vanagon 2.0L aircooled motor w/ solid pushrods

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1981 VW Vanagon 2.0L aircooled motor w/ solid pushrods

Post by luftvagon » Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:22 pm

Working motor. Taken out of 1981 VW Vanagon Westfalia. It's a 2.0L with solid mechanical pushrods (non hydraulic). Taken out because it was making a noise. The engine was removed at 101500 miles on the odometer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qktTjtGJMk

We suspect its a rod knock, but someone on this site commented on youtube that it could be valve seat. It's up to you to decide.

The oil on the engine is from a broken oil pressure sensor.

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Use it as a core, or rebuild for something else.

My original plan for this engine was to get it rebuilt by Adrian, with brand new re-worked AMC heads with 42x36 valves, and mild performance cam...
...but with logistics getting in the way, I decided to go ahead and order a complete engine from Adrian and just slap it in.

Price: $450 pickup in Little Rock. Use it as a core or rebuild it... or whatever.. Will also consider trades for "4 Headlight Euro Style Grill Kit" from Bus Depot for $399!

What westy wants, westy gets.. and westy wants the 4 headlight euro grill!!
1981 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia - air-cooled Type4 1970cc CV (hydraulic lifters, 42x36 valves, stock cam, microSquirt FI with wasted spark ignition)
1993 Ford F-250 XL LWB Extended Cab 7.3L IDI

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Re: 1981 VW Vanagon 2.0L aircooled motor w/ solid pushrods

Post by Kubelwagen » Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:47 pm

Hmm - I want it. But how to get it to Portland?
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Re: 1981 VW Vanagon 2.0L aircooled motor w/ solid pushrods

Post by luftvagon » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:07 pm

Ship it.... Sadly when I was wanting to buy a core motor locally, they quoted me $800 for the core from an engine that has been sitting, not running for years...
1981 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia - air-cooled Type4 1970cc CV (hydraulic lifters, 42x36 valves, stock cam, microSquirt FI with wasted spark ignition)
1993 Ford F-250 XL LWB Extended Cab 7.3L IDI

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