Aircooled VW 2276cc FUELTECH EFI Turnkey Engine w/ BORLA IDA Throttle Bodies


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

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Our aircooled 2180cc EFI powered engines for those that want to replace traditional carburetors with modern EFI management.

This engine comes with FuelTech FT450 ECU Digital Dashboard, throttle bodies, injectors and other engine ancillaries (listed below) required for EFI management.

Each engine we build is custom per client; we do not operate an assembly line therefore our engines are not ‘off the shelf’. The list below is a non-exhaustive list of components we like to work with, though we prefer to speak to our clients first and discuss their engine requirements before finalizing the build spec.  Please contact us if you would like a quote or to place an order.

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 94mm
  • 4340 82mm crankshaft Chevy
  • Clevite Rod bearings
  • Steel back Main Bearings
  • Mahle Dual thrust cam bearings
  • H-beam connecting rods w/ 5/16 ARP 2000 bolts – Chevy Journal
  • Straight Cut Cam gears
  • Engle camshaft FK8
  • Engle Cam Followers PH coated
  • 94x82mm JE Forged Piston & Cylinder set
  • Total Seal AP Steel Piston Rings
  • Thin Sump 1.5 qt
  • Gene Berg Relief oil pump cover
  • JayCee Billet O-ring oil drain plate
  • CB Performance Mini-Wedge cylinder heads
  • Titanium Retainers
  • Aluminum Super Duty push rods
  • Heavy duty 1.4:1 ratio rockers
  • Stainless steel racing push rod tubes
  • Gene Berg German valve covers with -8AN vents
  • VW German valve cover bail clips
  • Stage 2 Kennedy clutch
  • Daiken Ridged disc super duty 200mm
  • JayCee Billet Alternator Pulley
  • JayCee 7 inch street pulley
  • Gene Berg Linkage
  • Black 36HP Doghouse fan shroud & tinware
  • A1 Stainless sidewinder v-band header & muffler

EFI Components: (Also available as a kit for those that wish to upgrade their N/A engines to EFI)

FuelTech Items:

  • 1 x FuelTech FT450 ECU
  • 1 x FT450/550 4 Cylinder Universal A Harness
  • 1 x FT450/550 4 Cylinder Unterminated extension A Harness 10ft
  • 1 x WB-O2 Nano
  • 1 x WB-O2 sensor (gasoline)
  • 2 x PS-150 Pressure Sensors
  • 1 x Oil Temperature Sensor
  • 1 x Air Temperature Sensor
  • 1 x Throttle Position Sensor
  • 4 x IGN1A smart coils
  • 1 x Vacuum Distribution Block

Engine Ancillaries:

  • Borla IDA Throttle Bodies
  • Magnecor Ignition Leads
  • Fuel Injector Clinic Injectors 35lbs/420cc
  • AEM Electronic Fuel Pump
  • CB Performance Fuel Rails
  • The DubShop Hidden Crank Trigger Wheel Kit
  • The DubShop Injector Brackets
  • TPS Adapter & Securing Bolt
  • CB Performance Injection Manifolds & match-porting
  • Aeromotive Fuel Pressure Regulator

Also available to simplify installation of your FuelTech FT450, is FuelTech’s FT450 steering column mounting bracket



Product intended for off road race-only, ground vehicle use only. FuelTech and/or ACE Racing Engines are not responsible for any misuse of these products. Check with your local authorities regarding highway laws in your area.

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.