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Dave O. 36hp Okrasa Engine
These are photos of Daves 36hp Okrasa engine in my garage before delivery to West Coast Classic Restorations in Fullerton, CA.  This engine is destined to go into Daves 1953 Split Window Sunroof Beetle to debut at Kelly Park, San Jose, CA., 4-7-2002.
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Shows typical Okrasa oil line installation.

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Okrasa 36hp counterweighted crankshaft, rods, and EMPI camshaft.

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Front view: Note "pork chop" style/shape C/W's,  EMPI cam

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Close-up view of oil sump attaching hardware installed.

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Oil sump: Note threaded opening in sump for Okrasa Oil Temp gauge (screw style).
Oil galley plugs removed and tapped.


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Drain plate installed.

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Completed 36hp Okrasa longblock

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Crankcase snout modified for "thin" Sand Seal.

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Close-up shows machined area and "thin" Sand Seal installed.

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Complete, turn-key , 36hp Okrasa engine.

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Correctly positioned Fram Oil Filter.

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Note 36hp Abarth style muffler.

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Shows engine color/tint as NOS original! Note also strap holding insulated oil lines at top of fan housing.

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Spiral copper coiled Okrasa Oil Cooler.

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Close-up Okrasa Oil Cooler.

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Another view from behind.
"The spiral, cool..."
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Engine serial numbers.  Previously re-worked area for "25hp" appearance.  Note small casting "nub" on oil fill opening.
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