1776cc Aircooled VW long block


Perfect for Buses or Beetles for people wanting more power and better drivability in modern traffic than the stock engine.

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1776cc Aircooled VW Long Block. All new parts.

  • Fully blueprinted
  • Aluminum super race case
  • Steel back main bearings
  • Dual thrust cam bearings
  • Mahle rod bearings
  • Balanced rotation assembly
  • CB Performance 69mm counterweighted crankshaft
  • Crankshaft gear assembly kit
  • Lightened forged flywheel 200mm
  • CB Performance Chromoly 36mm heavy duty gland nut
  • CB Performance I beam connecting rods with ARP 8470 bolts
  • AA 90.5mm barrels and pistons
  • Engle camshaft – please specify 
  • Engle cam followers
  • Aluminium cam gear
  • CB Performance cut to length oil pick up pipe
  • CB Performance deep sump
  • CB Performance 40 x 35.5mm Panchito heads (valve springs will be selected and set up for camshaft & rocker ratio selected)
  • Heavy duty rockers with bolt up shafts – please select ratio 
  • Stainless steel push rod tubes
  • CB Performance Aluminum Super Duty push rods
  • Bolt on aluminum rocker covers
  • Schadeck 26mm oil pump
  • Gene Berg Full flow iron oil pump cover
  • Full flow – 8 oil fitting adapters 
  • Kennedy Stage 1 clutch (specify early or late)


  • Comes with full spec sheet with bearing clearances, cam timing, valve spring specs etc and full fitting and break-in instructions
  • Other options also available. Please contact us before ordering this engine to discuss your exact requirements 
  • 12 months parts and labor warranty
Aircooled VW Long block