[Vwdiesel] Green Striped Engine

Matt_Lisa matt_lisa at sprynet.com
Wed Jun 9 02:02:14 EDT 2004

I still have my original engine, and the block is green, though fading 
with age.


On Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at 08:50 PM, Sandy Cameron wrote:

> At 08:08 PM 08/06/04 -0400, you wrote:
>> I came across a solid green long block a few years back.
>> Supposedly had 8000mi before throwing a rod bearing. Had a sticker 
>> that
>> said it was a VW of Canada Rebuild.
>> There was a significant amount of bandwidth committed to the infamous
>> Canadian Rebuild at that time.
> I've got a VWofCanada reman A1, 1600TD in my 87 jetta (sawed off the 
> front
> mount) that I've put 100,000 trouble free km  on, (ready for its next
> T-belt) found it in a rusting 82 jetta in a ditch. Bought the car for
> $250CDN (about $1:25US), parted it, gave the remains to the local FD 
> to play
> with. This thing runs beautifully, better than the original.
> It's not green, just dirty.
> Sandy
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