I was just wondering how much does a stock 1835 engine put out, because I was thinking about putting one in my 67 bug after I get it all done with.
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Ryan
An 1835 isn't a stock engine. It's impossible to guess how much power it will put out without know how it's built. --Ryan
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It's also my understanding that 1835s aren't meant for (typical) daily driving as they (can) have overheating problems due to very large bores.  Anyone?

67bugman wrote:
I was just wondering how much does a stock 1835 engine put out, because I was thinking about putting one in my 67 bug after I get it all done with.

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My 1835 stayed on the street for sevral years in the Midwest heat of the summer. I finally found it too hard to keep it on the street and started racing it. It did very well on the strip too.

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I would guess around 80 to 100 hp, my stock 1500 had 53 hp.

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Seattlebug
So, my brother--just graduated from UTI--is being a nice guy and building an 1835 for my Bug for me to drive around in my daily driver '74 Standard. You would say that he's not really doing me a favor? The engine's too big/too hot?

I'm building a trike out of an old '73 fastback. I don't suppose then that the 1835 is a good "fit" for that use, even though the trike will be about half the weight of a Beetle, and therefore faster in acceleration? If I don't race it it would be a waste of an engine?
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I had an 1835 in my Ghia for 10 years and didn't seem to have any over heating problems... driving in the Midwest during the summers. Also I agree
it probably makes 80-100 hp
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Ryan

How can you guys even begin to guess HP output based soley on displacement?  If all else is stock, then maybe, maybe, a 10 hp gain over a stock 1600.  --Ryan

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