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Volkswagen Beetle Engine Rebuild Time-Lapse | Redline Rebuild #7

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Don’t let anyone tell you that rebuilding an old Volkswagen Beetle engine is easy. After countless hours of work, some busted knuckles, more than a few trips to the parts store, some heavy-duty Googling, and another 30,000 photos, we present our seventh Redline Rebuild time-lapse video. Our 1972 Beetle trudged 2,500 miles from Portland, Oregon, to Traverse City, Michigan, in the middle of a frigid January. It has led a hard life, with a hodge-podge of parts from various years and some obvious mechanical and cosmetic shortcuts taken over the last five decades. While the beauty of the Beetle is that almost any part from any year will fit in some fashion, we didn’t take any shortcuts when it came to the engine. Many of the original parts were too far gone to reuse, biggest of which was the original VW magnesium case. The Beetle now has a brand-new aluminum case, along with a plethora of other new parts, and she is running better than ever! Special Thanks to: Thirlby Automotive thirlbyautomotive.com Traverse Body & Paint traversebodyandpaintcenter.com Weber Carburetors and Redline, Inc. redlineweber.com The B'Laster Corporation blastercorp.com Subscribe! | http://bit.ly/2iooBxJ LIKE us on FACEBOOK | https://www.facebook.com/HagertyClassicCars/ FOLLOW us on TWITTER | https://twitter.com/hagerty JOIN our circle on GOOGLE PLUS | https://plus.google.com/+Hagerty FOLLOW us on INSTAGRAM | https://instagram.com/hagertyclassiccars/ Find out more about Hagerty | http://www.hagerty.com HAGERTY VALUATION TOOLS | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL11A9D1D9D04C6B8C FEATURED VIDEOS | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHKCmmH-x9mKdOsoMmYDwL8qHYJ5Tn6dG RIDE ALONGS | https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHKCmmH-x9mIGSmYHJAoy1j0ngWXgOS6s Hagerty is your definitive source for all things classic: compelling stories about cool cars and the people who love them; the latest on collector car values and market trends; and all the eye candy, roaring engines and nostalgia you can handle. So strap down, settle in and cruise with us a while. We’re glad you’re here. Contact us. Phone: 877-922-9701 Fax: 231-941-8227 Suggestions and/or Complaints: Your2Cents@hagerty.com Marketing & Event Inquiries: marketing@hagerty.com Media Inquiries: press@hagerty.com

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