1/2 or full vw kits

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oldcrow

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i am fishing to see if there is an interest for anyone looking to purchase a 1/2 or full vw kit with all new parts. I have been checking on the only 2 suppliers i could find (hummel, and greatplains) and their kits are around $3500.00+ my friend is an EMPI dealer and could probably put a kit together for less. (of course for the half vws you still need to get the plans and do all the cutting yourself) and i think he can get the SCAT single heads complete for around 300 each(bolt on covers) which are a lot easier than cutting.
if you are somewhat interested just like the page. if you are really interested just email me with what you are looking for (stroke. bore, cast or forged pistons ect...) and i will try to get a price up for you.
oh and i will not be making any money off of this, once i get the info i will pass it off to him.
 

JamesF

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Clovis, NM
Im interested in a 1200cc engine and all that it entails. I dont know enough about engines to spec one out, but I could assemble one. What have you got? I do think that the scat heads would relieve you of a lot of machining costs. can he machine the case for the larger crankshaft that the 1200cc would require?
also, would the heads also have to be relieved for the larger cylinders?
let me know, assuming the above info is adequate.
James Fuller
james@plateautel.net
 

pwood66889

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Am interested in how it turns out, Ken. The draw of the VW is parts availability. But that is only stock parts. The 1/2 VW, in my opinion, is a machinist's tour-de-force! With out good cost accounting, like I took in college, your friend could loose his/her shoes!
Yet given the time-pass between posts, I don't think this went far... :-(
 
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