Quick Answer: What is a VW Type 4 engine?

Volkswagen 1800 engine
Output
Power output 50 kW (68 PS; 67 bhp)

How can I find out the size of my engine?

You can check engine size by VIN number. Find it in the lower corner of your windshield on the driver’s side. Your VIN number is your vehicle identification number and you can find your engine size by VIN number.

How do you tell what year a VW motor is?

To determine the year of manufacture of your VW engine, compare the engine’s serial number against the numbers in the last column in the table below. The engine serial number can be found on the crankcase at the generator/alternator support flange. Note that “replacement” VW engine cases have no engine serial number.

What is the difference between a Type 1 and Type 2 VW engine?

Type 2 “Upright” Engine: Early Type 2s were fitted with Type 1 engines. The engines were essentially interchangeable, but since the Transporter was a heavier vehicle which needed more power to move, they typically had a larger sized engine in any given model year.

How much horsepower can you get out of a 1600cc VW engine?

You can get more HP form a nicely tuned 1600 engine compared to a “normal” 1776 engine. Carbs, heads, exhaust, etc is all important too. You can get a 1776 to 100+ HP with nice heads, exhaust, a turbo, etc etc.

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How fast does a 1600cc VW engine go?

“How fast can a 1600cc engine go?” Of course, many factors contribute to this. However, it may be possible to hit 80 miles per hour in one. That’s not to say the VW 1600 can, but other models and tuned up versions have in the past.

How much power can you get out of a 1600cc VW engine?

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A reasonable but mildly modified engine for road use should be capable of achieving 65bhp/litre (104bhp for 1600cc) and a higher modified road car should achieve 100bhp/litre.

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