Aircooled VW 1776cc “Economy” Engine


Price may vary. Please contact us to discuss your engine application and obtain a custom quote.

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Our all new 1776cc 48 IDF Aircooled VW “Economy” engine builds are built with the same attention to detail as all our engine builds. See below for more component information & call us for a custom quote!

This engine comes fully machined and blueprinted, dyno tuned and ready to install into your vehicle!

Labor Included:

  • Balancing
  • Machining – Click here to see our machine shop
  • Cylinders CNC Diamond honed for correct piston to wall clearance
  • Cylinder Surface finish report
  • Engine Blueprinted
  • Heads CC’d & valve Job
  • Valve spring set up
  • Engine Break-In
  • Engine Leak Down Test
  • Dyno Engine
  • Engine Dyno Data

Main Components:

  • Aluminum super race case 90.5/92mm
  • 69mm Forged Crankshaft – VW Journal
  • Mahle Rod bearings
  • Steel back Main Bearings
  • Mahle Dual thrust cam bearings
  • H-beam connecting rods w/ ARP 2000 bolts
  • Engle W-Series camshaft
  • Engle Cam Followers PH coated
  • AA Piston & Cylinder set
  • Total Seal AP Steel Gas-ported Piston Rings
  • Thin Sump 1.5 qt
  • Gene Berg Relief oil pump cover
  • JayCee Billet O-ring oil drain plate
  • CB Performance Cylinder Heads
  • Titanium Retainers
  • Aluminum Super Duty push rods
  • 1.25:1 ratio rockers
  • Stainless steel push rod tubes
  • Gene Berg German valve covers with -8AN vents
  • VW German valve cover bail clips
  • Stage 1 Kennedy clutch
  • Daiken Ridged disc super duty 200mm
  • JayCee Billet Alternator Pulley
  • JayCee 7 inch street pulley
  • CB Performance Crossbar Linkage Kit
  • Black 36HP Doghouse fan shroud & tinware
  • A1 Stainless sidewinder v-band header & muffler


Check out our featured article in Engine Builder Magazine, September 2021, HERE.


 – ACE Racing Engines makes no guarantee regarding operation of the Goods in settings or in ways that may be illegal or highly regulated, including those regarding smog and emissions. Please refer to your State/Country guidelines. 

 – Due to the custom nature of our builds, the product images shown here are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product.