Please see our discussion of
The Volkswagen Internal Combustion Engine
for more information.
Daunting at first, it's a job just about anyone can handle.
The satisfaction of a job well done makes it worth it!
Removing the Fan Shroud
It's not all that difficult to do.
A great treatise by Rob Boardman.
Fairly easy to remove and install, but there are some tricks.
An important test for diagnosing your engine problems.
An exasperating problem!
Engine Compartment Insulation Install
Deadens the engine noise and spiffies up the engine compartment!
Flywheel Removal, Main Oil Seal Replacement, and End-Play Check
Big oil leak? Gotta do this.
Pushrod Tube Replacement
A must if your tubes are banged up and leaking.
Oil on the Engine Tin?
Very messy; easily fixed.
Bugs don't have to leak.
Miscellaneous Topics Related to Engine Operation
Links to miscellaneous good stuff.
Start-up and Break-In Procedures
Following buildup and installation of a new longblock.
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