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Old 13th March 2011, 19:23   #106
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The AD letter code was used on 1600cc replacement engines.
It's a little hard to tell due to the quality of the picture, but it looks like a dual port to me. Look closely at the top of the cylinder heads, There defiantly seem to be two intake ports.
To the best of my info AD code engines are 1600cc engines which were OE from 1stAugust1970 to 31July 1973.VW replacement engines usually had the code AX if I am not mistaken(not cent percent sure)

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Maybe the AD code was used on replacement engines from August 1970 to July '73?
Both these sites list the AD code as replacement 1600cc engines
TheSamba.com :: VW Engine Letter Codes
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Maybe the AD code was used on replacement engines from August 1970 to July '73?
Both these sites list the AD code as replacement 1600cc engines
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Replacement cases
These cases were VW engine cases that were sold from VW but never issued in an actual production vehicle. All are dual-relief cases with 100mm oil passages.
Example:

Information from a 5/73 USA service bulletin issued 5/73:
Engines with the re-manufactured symbol, a letter, a number and ending with X, indicates a VW Exchange engine. Before Oct., 1968 the X was not stamped onto the block.

From April of 1972 Shortblocks were sold with the VW remanufacture symbol followed by a letter. No numbers were used, you were to stamp in the old engine number.

F1 1300/1600
F2 1300/1600
DO 40hp if last digit is "X"
D1 40hp part
AD 1600
AK 1967-1974 1500/1600
AM 1600
AS Sometimes seen listed as Super Beetle case for 1973-onward
Its a replacement 1600cc engine. I had come across similar engines in various colors just recently. Each engine was at an asking price of Rs.25000/- There were about 25 Such VW Engines Maybe this one is from that lot too.
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Its a replacement 1600cc engine. I had come across similar engines in various colors just recently. Each engine was at an asking price of Rs.25000/- There were about 25 Such VW Engines Maybe this one is from that lot too.
Dear PK,Sorry for the delay in reply, actually i doubt the engine from the lot mentioned by you , as i picked the engine from a lot that came from US as scarp to Ludhiana, this is a regular practice here in Ludhiana, people pik scarp engines,they are drilled painfully by the customs( or what ever related department iam not sure and didn't bother to know as my eyes were on mangoes not trees) i regularly inspect the lots for some luck and was lucky that the drilling in the only vw engine of the lot was done through the shroud, may be the the duty person considered shroud area to be important ha ha,so when i inspected the engine ,it seems to be never dismantelled or too used as u can see how fresh is the gland nut,and its a twin port and 1600 cc no doubt also samba confirms the same, also the flywheel when closely inspected shows very few marks from the starter motor,air deflectors are in super shape and are present which i personally feel that majority of Indian engines lack,so the mystery is for the block in green colour which for sure is painted before assembly as none of the nuts or the push rod tubes have any traces of paint,also the replacement and exchange i think differs a bit and as seniors and samba suggest AD code replacemnt and exchange has X in the end ,this number has a small yet neat vw logo at the number end ,so pls help to know the mystery of green and vw at engine number ending,just to add the remtec after markets too paint engine blocks green,also i got a brand new, yes brand new you can see in pics oil cooler and a external type oil filter next to the engine here are some pics and i will not be using this engine in any of my 6 vw's as all engines are perfect, this will be stored as a back up or an engine for some upcoming projects,Thanks
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Dear PK,Sorry for the delay in reply, actually i doubt the engine from the lot mentioned by you , as i picked the engine from a lot that came from US as scarp to Ludhiana, this is a regular practice here in Ludhiana, people pik scarp engines,they are drilled painfully by the customs( or what ever related department iam not sure and didn't bother to know as my eyes were on mangoes not trees) i regularly inspect the lots for some luck and was lucky that the drilling in the only vw engine of the lot was done through the shroud, may be the the duty person considered shroud area to be important ha ha,so when i inspected the engine ,it seems to be never dismantelled or too used as u can see how fresh is the gland nut,and its a twin port and 1600 cc no doubt also samba confirms the same, also the flywheel when closely inspected shows very few marks from the starter motor,air deflectors are in super shape and are present which i personally feel that majority of Indian engines lack,so the mystery is for the block in green colour which for sure is painted before assembly as none of the nuts or the push rod tubes have any traces of paint,also the replacement and exchange i think differs a bit and as seniors and samba suggest AD code replacemnt and exchange has X in the end ,this number has a small yet neat vw logo at the number end ,so pls help to know the mystery of green and vw at engine number ending,just to add the remtec after markets too paint engine blocks green,also i got a brand new, yes brand new you can see in pics oil cooler and a external type oil filter next to the engine here are some pics and i will not be using this engine in any of my 6 vw's as all engines are perfect, this will be stored as a back up or an engine for some upcoming projects,Thanks
iam planning to put a twin carb on this 1600 but a bit hesitant as i have tuned twin carbs, nor some mechanic in my town,pls suggest are they a fun or a headache?
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iam planning to put a twin carb on this 1600 but a bit hesitant as i have tuned twin carbs, nor some mechanic in my town,pls suggest are they a fun or a headache?
Sirjee.

Twin carbs can be FUN.

Imagine a Fuel Effeciency of 3 kmpl

If thats whats FUN. Then better not do that sirjee

We are already facing a 8 ~ 9 kmpl Fuel Effeciency, why do you want to further reduce that.
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Dear PK,Sorry for the delay in reply, actually i doubt the engine from the lot mentioned by you , as i picked the engine from a lot that came from US as scarp to Ludhiana, this is a regular practice here in Ludhiana, people pik scarp engines,they are drilled painfully by the customs( or what ever related department iam not sure and didn't bother to know as my eyes were on mangoes not trees) i regularly inspect the lots for some luck and was lucky that the drilling in the only vw engine of the lot was done through the shroud, may be the the duty person considered shroud area to be important ha ha,so when i inspected the engine ,it seems to be never dismantelled or too used as u can see how fresh is the gland nut,and its a twin port and 1600 cc no doubt also samba confirms the same, also the flywheel when closely inspected shows very few marks from the starter motor,air deflectors are in super shape and are present which i personally feel that majority of Indian engines lack,so the mystery is for the block in green colour which for sure is painted before assembly as none of the nuts or the push rod tubes have any traces of paint,also the replacement and exchange i think differs a bit and as seniors and samba suggest AD code replacemnt and exchange has X in the end ,this number has a small yet neat vw logo at the number end ,so pls help to know the mystery of green and vw at engine number ending,just to add the remtec after markets too paint engine blocks green,also i got a brand new, yes brand new you can see in pics oil cooler and a external type oil filter next to the engine here are some pics and i will not be using this engine in any of my 6 vw's as all engines are perfect, this will be stored as a back up or an engine for some upcoming projects,Thanks
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Sirjee.

Twin carbs can be FUN.

Imagine a Fuel Effeciency of 3 kmpl

If thats whats FUN. Then better not do that sirjee

We are already facing a 8 ~ 9 kmpl Fuel Effeciency, why do you want to further reduce that.
ha ha thats really funny, but 3 kmpl? thats strange,what carbs are you using,is is a new set?or a rebuilt? i believe something must be wrong,and how the drive and do you feel the difference?
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Its a replacement 1600cc engine. I had come across similar engines in various colors just recently. Each engine was at an asking price of Rs.25000/- There were about 25 Such VW Engines Maybe this one is from that lot too.
Where are these engines located?
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excited to attend the volksworld show 26-27th march sandown park,esher,Surrey UK
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Is your car up and running? The effort is incredible. Pray to see pics of this car on the road.

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Is your car up and running? The effort is incredible. Pray to see pics of this car on the road.

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Yes the car is now wrooming,presently gearing up for the volksworld show UK,will definitely share some on road pics when i be back, may be first week April, thanks
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Yes the car is now wrooming,presently gearing up for the volksworld show UK,will definitely share some on road pics when i be back, may be first week April, thanks
What your going to drive down?
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Amol,

Inderpal jee has mixed up the words

I feel he means.

" The car is vroooming "

And he is gearing up to go to the UK Volksworld Show.

I too was shocked and amazed on how sirjee is taking his Beetle to UK.....
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Amol,

Inderpal jee has mixed up the words

I feel he means.

" The car is vroooming "

And he is gearing up to go to the UK Volksworld Show.

I too was shocked and amazed on how sirjee is taking his Beetle to UK.....
ha ha yes just a wrong presentation from my side,so not the bug buts its me alone rather sadly alone
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hello friends wish to share some more pics of accesories and parts i got from the volksorld show, some more to come, but enjoy the little portion for now, the GB metal plate, the safety star,that used to be issued by AA to the elite customers, has a beautiful red crystal that glows sharp with the break light,and a a very fresh made of SS back a fog light,a dual mount antenna,some more on the way
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