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> WTB: Engine to replace carb'd 2056, Need replacement engine
ptravnic
post Jan 6 2020, 10:46 AM
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My 73 orange 914 was recently restored by Brad Mayeur in Peoria, IL (I'm located in Chicago) where the only thing that wasn't replaced/reconditioned was the 2056cc engine that I rebuilt myself. I've come to terms with the fact that I'm a terrible engine rebuilder (IMG:style_emoticons/default/post-2-1117899824.gif) and have a couple of busted pistons and an expensive paperweight now on my hands. Hence, I will be procuring a replacement. Something like what Jake/McMark collaborated on years ago would likely do the trick.

Who's got lines on a 2056 (or maybe even a 2270) that can be as close to plug and play as possible? Note, Brad will be doing the swapping but I'm looking to source a suitable replacement engine.

Thanks in advance!

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I saw this engine on CL out of Portland. This is a engine builder. No affiliation. His posted email address is f5d23b7d82333800a7983d925fd84222@sale.craigslist.org


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ptravnic   WTB: Engine to replace carb'd 2056   Jan 6 2020, 10:46 AM
JOEPROPER   there was a Raby engine for sale here a few days a...   Jan 6 2020, 11:19 AM
ptravnic   there was a Raby engine for sale here a few days ...   Jan 6 2020, 11:45 AM
ptravnic   :bump: still in the market for the elusive repla...   Feb 5 2020, 07:02 PM
gman3850   https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/det....php...   Feb 5 2020, 07:42 PM
9144me2enjoy   I saw this engine on CL out of Portland. This is a...   Feb 6 2020, 10:00 AM
Tdskip   Why not ring one of the builders here or Vince?   Feb 6 2020, 10:22 AM
9144me2enjoy   That would make a whole lot more sense! :agre...   Feb 6 2020, 10:31 AM
Al Meredith   I've built 2056 engines for myself and for oth...   Feb 6 2020, 05:13 PM
KevinW   I saw this add on Samba. No affiliation   Feb 6 2020, 05:39 PM
JOEPROPER   You're not that far from Original Customs. I...   Feb 6 2020, 07:45 PM
ptravnic   You're not that far from Original Customs. I...   Feb 8 2020, 12:11 PM
rbzymek   I would also suggest a SCAT 2056 long block (...   Feb 8 2020, 08:14 PM
913B   I would also suggest a SCAT 2056 long block (...   Feb 8 2020, 08:33 PM
rbzymek   No, it's an assembled long block, not a kit. ...   Feb 8 2020, 09:52 PM
IronHillRestorations   My luck with used engines has been hit and miss.   Feb 9 2020, 08:16 AM
rbzymek   My luck with used engines has been hit and miss. ...   Feb 9 2020, 11:44 AM
Tdskip   I’d assume “used” equals someone else’s en...   Feb 9 2020, 11:46 AM
yostcorners   Hello PT. I have a complete drivetrain for a 1975 ...   Feb 13 2020, 09:54 AM
Tdskip   @yostcorners As with other post forum policy her...   Feb 13 2020, 09:56 AM
yostcorners   [b]@[url=http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?s...   Feb 13 2020, 11:01 AM
yostcorners   [b]@[url=http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?s...   Feb 13 2020, 11:12 AM
jagalyn   This drivetrain came out of a restoration project....   Feb 14 2020, 03:12 PM
ptravnic   Thanks for reaching out @yostcorners . I think t...   Feb 14 2020, 11:18 AM
yostcorners   Thanks for reaching out [b]@[url=http://www.914w...   Feb 14 2020, 02:12 PM
ptravnic   Update - ordered a fresh 2056 from Scat. Going to ...   Mar 10 2020, 02:23 PM


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