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In need of a motor
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I'm in need of a correct motor for my 71' Campmobile. If you can help me out let me know. Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by whc03grady Jun 19, 2010.

 

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whc03grady replied to Eric Westbrook's discussion In need of a motor
"Short(ish) answer: because if VW had wanted your engine to run a fully-mechanical advance distributor (e.g., the 009), they would've put one in there at Hannover. They are/were cheaper to make, and if VW thought they'd work,…"
Jun 19, 2010
Eric Westbrook replied to Eric Westbrook's discussion In need of a motor
"Why should I avoid the 009 Distributor?"
Jun 19, 2010
LATENIGHTAIRCOOLED replied to Eric Westbrook's discussion In need of a motor
"Eric our rebuilt stock dual port 1600cc long blocks are $1500.00. We have all new long blocks for $2500.00 . I did not see that you are in NC when I sent the message. You should find someone close to you that can buid you a long block. The shipping…"
Jun 18, 2010
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Jun 18, 2010
LATENIGHTAIRCOOLED replied to Eric Westbrook's discussion In need of a motor
"Eric I have a newly rebuild engine for your bus. Still on the bench. I keep them in stock. Let me know. 1600cc with 7.5 to 1 compression. I would also agree with going with a stock engine. Thanks, Bryan"
Jun 17, 2010
whc03grady replied to Eric Westbrook's discussion In need of a motor
"The correct motor for a 1971 bus is going to be a 1600cc dual-port engine. That's a Beetle engine so quality will run the gamut. In general, the more you pay the better an engine you'll get. I would personally stay away from big name…"
Jun 14, 2010
Laura Anne left a comment for Eric Westbrook
"I actually just sold my side tent this past weekend! I miss it already, but it was awefully bulky. No I didn't go to App, I got accepted but took a different path. Graduated from Caldwell tho. I wonder if we have met, but I moved here in Fall…"
Jun 14, 2010
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High Country Bus Festival at Twin Rivers Family Campground, Crumpler NC

July 21, 2010 to July 25, 2010
Official Website: http://www.highcountrybusfestival.com/highcountrybusfestival/Welcome.htmlAll information is on the website. I haven't been yet but I plan to go this year, it looks like fun!See More
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In need of a motor

I'm in need of a correct motor for my 71' Campmobile. If you can help me out let me know. See More
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At 9:34am on June 14, 2010, Laura Anne said…
I actually just sold my side tent this past weekend! I miss it already, but it was awefully bulky. No I didn't go to App, I got accepted but took a different path. Graduated from Caldwell tho. I wonder if we have met, but I moved here in Fall of 07... So maybe. Boone is the same as usual, raining a lot. If you come to visit we could meet up and talk V-dubb! I see you are going to the High Country Bus Festival? Rockin!

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