9 years, 2 months ago 0
Posted in: Exhaust, Type 4

The first type 4 engines used oval, copper gaskets where the heater box/header pipe mates with the cylinder head, commonly known as round port exhaust. This was changed in 1978 to what’s called square port exhaust. The round port gasket looks like this … And square port gaskets look like this …   The common belief is that the square port variety is better than the round port because  lot of round port vehicles have exhaust sealing problems at the […]

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Victims of My Wrench
9 years, 3 months ago 0
Posted in: Photos

                                               

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9 years, 4 months ago 0
Posted in: Engine

Rear always means back of vehicle, for instance, the rear of the engine is the part closest to the rear bumper. Right means passenger side, left means driver’s side, and front means front of car, no matter where you’re standing. There’s a lot of talk about how VW’s break down alot and need constant attention. Not so. These cars are very reliable and trouble-free and need little attention. Anyone can build an engine but the stuff that attaches to the […]

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