4 Engine Links
This page was last updated
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
The following links are the sites I've found or had sent to me where you
can find more information about the Type 4 engine. If you know of a great
site that should be here, email the webmaster.
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site, just close the window and you'll see this page again.
4 Store - an USA based Type 4 engine part retailer with
an extremely large selection of stock and high performance
parts, many of which are exclusive to them.
Cooled Technology - Really friendly and helpful VW builder
and tuner from Georgia, USA.
Type 4 - New manufacturer of the well engineered and popular
DTM upright conversion.
- LN Engineering -
Innovators of the "Nickies" piston/cylinder sets and ceramic
composite lifters for the VW industry.
- Air Cooled.Net -
Order parts for your Type 4 project from people who know what
they are doing.
Performance - Renowned engine builder and parts supplier,
known for their Type 4 offroard racing engines.
- RIMCO Machine Shop -
A well respected Southern California VW machine shop.
- Scat Enterprises - A
long time VW parts vendor with many unique Type 4 parts, including
SplitPort heads and Type 4 1.5qt deep sump.
- Scat Crankshafts -
Division of Scat Enterprises that sells billet and forged crankshafts.>
- CB Performance -
Originally known as Claude's Buggies, CB Performance has been
a long time innovator in the VW market.
- Tangerine Racing -
Manufacturer of high quality exhaust systems for Type 4 powered
- Demello Machine Shop -
Producer of the famous DMS crankshafts.
- John Maher
Racing's Type 4 page. An engine builder from the UK.
Performance - A British company that sells many of their
developed performance Type 4 products.
- Stateside Tuning -
An UK retailier of stock and high performance Type 4 engine
Tuning - German supplier of VW parts, including brand
new (not reconditioned) crank case and cylinder heads
and Speed Parts - A German retailer of Type 4 parts. Nice
variety of Type 4 parts.
- B.A.S. Ahnendorp -
This company has a large selection of parts for the Type 4 and
for installing a Type 4 into an upright configuration. Prices
are German and the language is German/English.
Kaefer Tuning - a German tuner with some high end parts
and engines, including probably the most advanced Type 4 911
conversion on the market.
- Kummetat - A German
tuner that is reportedly knowledgable on the Type 4. No information
is posted on the site at this moment, but if they do, I'll post
- Wilke Motorenbau -
Another German engine tuner, needs translation for me to summarize.
Automotive Superstore - a Swiss vendor that reportedly
has a lot of experience with the Type 4 engine. I haven't
put the site through a translator yet, but if you read German,
let me know what you find there.
- All About
Performance VW Engines, Part II by the editors of
HotVWs magazine - Although a majority of this special
issue is Type 1 based, there are two Type 4 articles.
One introduces the Type 4 engine to the uninforimed
reader. The other is following along with FAT
Performance as they build a 2813cc Type 4 desert
If you're interested in learning more about the VW 411/412 automobile,
check out my other website, Tom's
Type 4 Corner. I've got a collection of links there for more
information about the unloved VW.