Rebuilt Volkswagen Performance Air Cooled Engines

For 1972-1983 Air Cooled VW Bus, Van, Vanagon and 914 Porsche

If you’re the proud owner of one of these vehicles, you’re probably looking for more power. More power to move you into the fast lane or to get up that hill with ease and safety. The GEX POWER MASTER Series engines do all this and with the reliability of a stock engine. So reliable that they are still covered by the GEX 12 month or 12,000 mile Warranty. Why put back in the same inadequate engine that you took out, when you can move up to a GEX POWER MASTER engine and have it all ??

POWER MASTER engines include the following:

vw engine  2.0 liter Mahle Pistons and Cylinders
vw engine  Big Valve Heads with 44 mm intake & 38 mm exhaust valves
vw engine  Increased Compression Ratio
vw engine  New Hydraulic Lifters
vw engine  Resurfaced Flywheel
vw engine  Steel Push Rods
vw engine  New Push Rod Tubes

All GEX Long Block engines are Hot Run Tested.  This means that we temporarily install carburetion and other accessories to actually fire them up to run our complete battery of tests before the GEX name goes on.  
Part # $ Price $ Core
GX 10727X 2000 cc 72-74 Volkswagen Bus, Replaces 1.7-1.8 Liter engines with carburetion and mechanical fuel pump. This engine has oval port heads. 2,299.00 600.00
GX 10727 2000 cc 74-78 Volkswagen Bus, Replaces 1.8-2.0 Liter engines that originally had fuel injection and may now be carbureted or still fuel injected, but with the electric fuel pump still in use. This engine has oval port heads. 2,299.00 600.00
GX 10728 2000 cc 79 Volkswagen Bus, Replaces 2.0 Liter engines, square port heads. 2,299.00 600.00
GX 10731 2000 cc, 80-83 Volkswagen Vanagon, Replaces 2.0 Liter engines, square port heads 2,299.00 600.00
GX 10921 2000 cc 70-74 Porsche 914, Replaces 1.7-1.8 Liter Porsche and 411 engines 2,599.00 600.00
GX 10930 2000 cc 73-76 Porsche 914, Replaces 2.0 Liter Porsche & 411 engines 2,599.00 800.00

The above core charges are additional. These amounts are refundable if returning a 2.0 liter rebuildable engine. If returning a 1.7 or 1.8 liter engine the core refund would be $300.00 if rebuildable.
To make that engine run cooler, smoother, longer and with less maintenance, we recommend that you consider the following options:
  2100 cc - We can now upgrade these engines to 96 mm Pistons & Cylinders changing from 2.0 liter to approximately 2.1 liter.
  Electronic Balancing - For longer life and a smooth running engine.
  Counterweighted Crankshaft - Allows engine to run smoother and ultimately to last longer.
  Maxi Oil Pump - Closer tolerances than a stock pump, provides added volume and increased oil pressure during low speed operation.
  Installation Kit - Now is the time to replace those worn out or missing accessories.

The same 12 month or 12,000 mile warranty applies to engines with these options.

Counterweighted Crankshaft Maxi Oil Pump

Part # $ Price  
PN029198075BB 96 mm Piston & Cylinder Upgrade    289.00
SLS/LBR/BAL Electronic Balancing 169.00
CR 039105101/CXUP Counterweighted Crankshaft (upgrade) 429.00
OP 1829 Maxi Oil Pump, For 5 bolt cams 93.50
IK 11210 Installation Kit VW Type II, 72-73 399.00
IK 11215 Installation Kit VW Type II, 74-75 399.00
IK 11228 Installation Kit VW Type I I, 76-79 399.00
IK 11228V Installation Kit VW Type II, 80-83, VAN 439.00
MK CC210 Clutch Kit Type II, 210 mm, 72-73 Van 259.00
MK CC215 Clutch Kit Type II, 215 mm, 74-75 Van 259.00
MK CC228 Clutch Kit Type II, 228 mm, 76-83 Van 259.00
MK CC 914 Clutch Kit Porsche 914, 228 mm, all years 449.00

For vehicle accessories and parts please see our Empi Catalog Store.

Customer's Cars

1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle
1600 cc Dual Port
Clarence Stann
La Place, LA

This is an everyday driver. I was able to install this engine with help and patience from the guys at GEX.  This is the first time I have ever done my own mechanical work.  It was a very satisfying experience.  Thanks fellows.

Please see our Customer's Cars pages for other enthusiast's experience with GEX Engines.

Customer Reviews
The engine breathed to life in seconds...
Jason Cheatham
The engines you send out are, in fact, better than you say...
Beth and Steve Edwards
I have bought 5 or 6 GEX engines over the years...
Gary Luke
The engine runs like a dream...
Casey Thompson
I am so pleased with my engine...
Garland Terry
The engine is running like a bat out of hell...
Kim Welch
I love it and the motor has plenty of power...
John Anderson
Still thrilled with my engine...
Sean Coon

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