vw bus engine rescue and cold start,

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found an engine picking a garage that needed to come home with me,

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john stewart says:

will a vw motor take a larger cam ?

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Soren Kuula says:

We used to move fire pumps around the same way in Danish civilian defense! Same engine, with a water pump on it. Hand cranked.

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jjprodigyify says:

this engine is 2 cylider or 4 cylider?

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E-57 Sven says:

It´s Pretty Cool!!!
Love this Engine!

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Talfy says:

Where's the valve computer?
You know, for bypassing the emissions tests.

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Aaron Patterson says:

Man! I wish I could have the time and money to do what Mustie does! That VW pickup is a dream of mine! So sweet

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Harley Man says:

Bolt that down to a Farnicastaff and you can rev it till the mules come home

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Michael Hartzell says:

Great seeing a motor just pulled from its rental home start basically right up. Hope you paid a good price but how can you even put a price on something that is that old and really needs no repair? Wonderful video, you the man…

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Videos Plus says:

I would love to be your neighbor. I collect sirens and the motors are huge and some are even 50 hp three phase. I also own lots of nitro R/C cars.

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Erik Lawaetz says:

very excited i am watching these interesting videos.good job mustie1.

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Ali0The0King says:

horsepower???
… 1 or 2

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JON Gergeceff says:

Those engines are amazing.

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JON Gergeceff says:

Love your ideas and videos . What kind of little plastic squeeze bottle is that with the 2 cycle oil in it ? Fuel , thx

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Alexander Smith says:

you like they vw campers on a scrappers channel tucker upper he has a house clearance and in the back garden there is a vw camper that could use saving even if its only for the engine from it

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星空女神 says:

how old this engine?
look like good!

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diver dave says:

? RESCUED ? were the police called – were peopled arrested ?

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Dan R says:

I am wondering what the engine start test was designed to tell? Perhaps the price you were willing to pay. The run up on that flat bed certainly will not tell you if this engine can be put back in service without overhaul. First pull the oil fill cap and take a wiff. If the oil smells like overheated oil,you know where to start from. Then I would have pulled the plugs and got a compression reading, if any were low give a squirt or two of oil in the cylinder,see if it comes up, if it does some but not enough adjust the valves. Pull the strainer (oil strainer) checking for bearing material. All this info will help you decide on a price to pay it will not tell you if the engine can be put back in service and used for dependable transportation.Bus engines had a really hard life. This engine could have head studs pulling (maybe the new muffler was a misguided attempt to silence head popping noises) Now checking for head popping noises is a good reason for a start up. Lastly these engines can have a crankshaft thrust main bearing that is loose in the case. You will never stop an oil leak if the thrust bearing is loose. In reality everybody has their own sequence they use for a check out. As long as nothing is missed,so what if people do things different.

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blue thunder says:

love your work i was a mechanic for 22 years i did similar things like you on weekends i had a buisiness down in wales loved it i never had no come backs done all my work a1 ok i miss it all now a drunk driver put me in a whealchair for life.. i get model monster trucks now and fully rebuild them and tune the carbs up to go from 56-57 miles an hour to 69-70 miles an hour thats my best hobby ever]

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