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Posted: Tue May 01, 2007 12:32 AM
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so I found this guy selling a sand rail for $600 and he said it has everything but the engine. and the trans is good. but he said it has been sitting for three years, and my question is what kind of money do you guys think that it would take to get this baby driveable and street legal?

I'm thinking tires, maybe seats, engine and shocks?

where can i find a complete vw engine for sale? I tried chircoe's .com but they didn't have complete engines.

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Go to www,craigslist.com or www.samba.com. they have alot of used and new stuff on there. did you see the engine for sell below?


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I was also thinking about it and there are a lot of little rubber parts in the front suspension and steering and I would have to replace them after being out in the sun for three years eh?

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get a cheap engine from cl. romp it till the wheels fall off, but then again im a hillbilly Razz


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most of the rubber in my baja is 37 years old and is still going. id just grease it up and change the trans fluid


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call chirco direct for turn keys engines....Chirco.com 1-800-955-9795 talk to Don or Joe

they will rebuild one for $1500.

also check karls up here in phx/ mesa. $1800 for stocker 1600dp you add tins, cooler, and accessories.


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I I'm looking for a INEXPENSIVE engine. maybe I could buy a junker bug and take the engine. or put an add up on craigslist or something.

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