On the plus side parts are readily available. For my Kombi, a 1976 2 liter model, I have been able to buy every part I have needed apart from the carby spray nozzles, and even then I was able to get by with parts of a different model VW.

iStock Imagerebuild a car engine Dad had a theory about good money making habits; pay cash for things that depreciate and use credit for things that appreciate. A car depreciates so if you can, pay cash. Things like real estate, antiquities, art and investments appreciate so, for these things it’s OK to borrow money.

If you didn’t know already, your engine does not run on gasoline alone. It cannot work with a pure liquid like gasoline. Instead, your car already mixes gasoline and air together to form a fine mist in the carburetor or fuel injection system. This is then squirted into your engine to be burned and produce motion.

Parts cleaner and WD40 are your friends. When you get into the engine, cleanliness is definitely next to godliness. Cylinder walls must be as close to spotless as you can manage, with any specs of dirt & grit removed. To make things seal you’re going to need clean surfaces, so parts/brake cleaner, some Scotchbrite and a wire brush are vital. If something’s dirty, clean it well. If it’s clean, give it another clean to make sure it’s spotless. Similarly, once you get the head off the block, the clean surfaces you’ve got might want to rust pretty quickly depending on the humidity (my block developed a thin layer of rust in hours). Coat everything in WD40 and put a towel over the block to keep moisture out as much as possible. It will keep things lubricated and keep the rust away.

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If any cracks are present, buttressing will be required. Welding usually does not fix the cracking problem, because the crack will just develop on one side of the weld again. Add gussets to enhance the joint this will transfer the cracking stresses into the gusset. Additionally add side supports if necessary.

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After that, rev the engine of the others person car just slightly above idle. Then wait around two minutes prior to cranking your car with the dead battery. In case the dead battery clicks, ensure that the cables are secured. If the car begins to start, wait little bit for the good battery to charge-up the dead battery.