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Type 4 or the factory 'big block' VW motor is an evolution of the old Type 1 which dates back to WW2. Type 4 has better durability, better case, better oiling and was designed to make torque and does.
But you can make the type 1 make 100 HP +++ easily these days.
It's just not as durable.

BTW, I have a low mile [78K original] never taken apart 1.8L Type 4 for sale on Samba and here guys if anyone needs one. $750
Matt Mariani, Philly Pa IG: matt_mariani_rsc
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