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Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:38 AM
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My 1600 sp needs a little more power for my baja, Im thinking of rebuilding it, whats some things i could do to squeeze some power out of it for fairly cheap.


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Post Post subject: Re: Motor Rebuild
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DP heads
1641 pistons
110 cam
1.25:1 rockers

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How much$$$$ ?


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$200
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does the dp heads come with the carb setup?


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Not off the shelf, but you might be able to find some that the guy is going to dual carbs better heads.

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Post Post subject: Re: Motor Rebuild
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Check this link

www.gex.com/38misc2.htm

complete kit with or without heads.
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Check this link

www.gex.com/38misc2.htm

complete kit with or without heads.
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GEX is a crap shoot, do the research.

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why is it a crapshoot?
looks good


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I have heard of more bad then good engines come out of there. You decide.

www.thesamba.com/vw/fo...hlight=gex

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Leatherneck wrote:
I have heard of more bad then good engines come out of there. You decide.

www.thesamba.com/vw/fo...hlight=gex


My uncle here in Arkansas bought one last summer and had to replace the oil pump inside the first week Shocked . His is a 1776.

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I wasn't recommending buying an engine, his is good. They sell a complete kit to convert sp to dp; heads, manifold, carb, tin. all one shot. Seem a little high to include heads, but manifold, carb, tin kit looked reasonable. Get heads somewhere else.
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ya, thats what i was wondering if the kit was decent?


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hey i just kinda priced it out and it came to $1075!!!
i cant afford that, that was outa jc whitney


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Hey Chirco does ship and they have done me right.

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