Our base engine is a standard 1584cc engine, with the following upgrades
Upgrade to 74mm strike, counterweighted crankshaft. Bottom end dynamically balanced including clutch where appropriate
We have developed our bespoke oil filter mount to do away with long oil lines that mount the filter to the bumper mount. Our system mounts the filter in the same location as the factory type 4 and CT engines. Absolutely no chance of burst oil pipes. System includes upgraded oil pump cover that limits maximum oil pressure to 60 PSI. This is to protect the filter in cold weather.
Upgrade to Engle 100 or Engle 110 camshaft. We recommend the 100 in vans and the 110 in lighter vehicles (eg. Beetles). There are other factors that will affect your choice of camshaft such as gearbox ratios and cruising speed. Please get in touch to discuss the best option for your application
These have been available for the VW engine since the 1970’s. Hydraulic followers will give you the quietest possible valve train with optimal valve clearances guaranteed all the time. You can also seal up your rocker covers as you won’t need to adjust your valve clearances ever again. Full flow oil system is mandatory with hydraulic cam follower option.
These are the machine-in type and require machining to the cylinder heads only. These barrels have thicker walls and a wider seating surface than standard 85.5mm barrels. These barrels will give maximum engine life to your engine, definitely recommended for all vans.
Requires machining to case and heads. Comparable with standard B&P’s in terms of thickness. Good choice in lighter vehicles where maximum life is less important.
By far the best tin-wear for your engine was manufactured by VW when it was new. If you have a good, complete set I would recommend you use it.
Unfortunately good tin-wear is becoming increasingly difficult to source.
The best alternative is currently from Scat Enterprises. This will require slight modifications before it will fit properly. All tin-wear supplied with an engine will be modified to fit correctly. Includes rear breast plate over exhaust.
If you are running standard heat-exchangers you are recommended to use exhaust valves no larger than 33mm. We can supply cylinder heads with 40mm inlet and 33mm exhaust valves for your engine.
If you are running performance heat exchangers or an exhaust with 1.1/2 inch or larger pipe work you can opt for heads with 40mm x 35.5 mm valves
For optimum performance in a lightweight vehicle fully ported heads are offered, usually supplied by CB Performance or Empi.
In split screen and bay window vans there is nowhere to mount the FI system hardware. The firewall incorporates mounting points for all items listed in the FI section. Also serves important safety feature of separating the heat of the engine from the fuel tank.
All FI installs require a fuel return to the tank as well as an outlet. 1584 Engineering have developed a system that uses a dip-pipe to extract fuel from the tank. This is much safer than taking fuel from the bottom of the tank. Even if you don’t have FI please fit one of these to protect your van. Includes brand new perfect fit tank
Transform the way your VW drives by installing our bespoke fuel injection system. This system has been specifically designed for any air cooled VW engine up to 2 litres. Throttle body designed by 1584 engineering and manufactured in the uk. Uses bespoke manifold with smooth interfaces between vertical and horizontal sections unlike original.
Our super 1800 FI engine is our fuel injected engine, including options:
1. Upgraded crankshaft
2. Full flow oil system
3. Aftermarket camshaft
5. 88mm barrels and pistons
7. Full tin-wear
8. Cylinder head upgrade – standard heat exchangers
Including our complete single point fuel injection system
* Prices of raw materials are rising faster than ever before.
Prices are subject to change, confirmed upon order.