AeroVee Engine Models:
AeroVee 2.1 Engine Kit: 80 hp
AeroVee Turbo Engine Kit: 100 hp


AeroVee 2.1 Engine Kit: 80 hp

AeroVee 2.1 Engine Kit: $7,495

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The AeroVee 2.1 is a complete VW Conversion Engine Kit Package, by AeroConversions.

The AeroVee 2.1 package is a 2180 cc, 80 hp Aero-Engine that can be run on AvGas or Auto Fuel. All of the supplied components are brand-new, zero-time parts.

The AeroVee comes as a complete kit that you can assemble yourself in approximately 12 hours, with the aid of an AeroVee Assembly and Installation Manual and an instructional DVD, along with free Phone/Email Technical Support. The AeroVee DVD is available for purchase separate from the engine kit for those who wish to preview the project.

The AeroVee engine kit includes the AeroConversions AeroInjector, providing maximized power and optimized fuel economy in a simple, reliable carburetor design.

Watch the AeroVee History Webinar!

The AeroVee features dual ignition, using two spark plugs per cylinder and including four independent, solid-state ignition modules, all driven directly off the crankshaft/flywheel assembly. The AeroConversions secondary electronic ignition provides extremely reliable starting under the toughest conditions, while adding "dual-plus" ignition reliability by completing the AeroVee's quadruple-redundent ignition system.

The AeroVee 2.1 represents thousands of hours in engineering, machining and testing and the AeroConversions design team has experience in pioneering and innovating VW engine conversions since the early 1970's. The modern AeroVee engine design has thousands of customer-flown fleet hours to its credit, with installations in a wide range of airframes.


AeroVee Assembly & Installation Manual and DVD!

AeroVee Engine Kit assembly is made easy with the AeroVee Assembly and Installation Manuals and the AeroVee Assembly DVD! Download our manual below and watch a preview clip of the AeroVee Assembly DVD.
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AeroVee Assembly DVD
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AeroVee Engine Kit Features & Specifications:


  • Low-profile design provides for low-drag, streamlined cowl installations.
  • "Dual-Plus" quadruple-redundant solid state ignition system.
  • Robust Shrink-Fit Prop Hub with rounded keyway.
  • Prop Hub/Crankshaft Assembly now available Pre-Assembled as an optional kit upgrade.
  • Precision machined Universal Accessory Plate featuring widely-available motor mount bolt pattern.
  • Standard 20 Amp Alternator.
  • Light-weight aluminum Flywheel incorporates starter gear, 20 Amp alternator, and primary ignition magnet.
  • Drive Bushings for optimum propeller to prop hub load distribution.
  • 3 piece Intake Manifold including billeted aluminum Intake Elbows and stainless steel "V" Tube.
  • ACV-CO7S (32mm) AeroInjector included!
  • Laser-cut, anodized Block-Off Plates included.
  • Zinc-plated steel parts and hardware for improved corrosion resistance.
  • All engine assembly hardware included.
  • High-end aftermarket racing core parts, forged and nitrided wherever possible.
  • Unbeatably-low maintenance and overhaul costs.
  • Detailed AeroVee Assembly and Installation Manual with companion DVD video.
  • AeroVee-specific Sky-Tec "Flyweight" geared electric Starter.
  • Many installation accessories available including exhaust and cooling systems.
  • Note: AeroVee Exhaust Sold Separately


Custom AeroVee Crankshaft:

20 Amp Stator Alternator:

Technical Specifications
Continuous Horsepower:  80 hp @ 3400 RPM
Bore:  92 mm
Stroke:  82 mm
Displacement:  2180 cc
Compression Ratio:  8.0:1 for AvGas*
7.0:1 for Auto Fuel*
Oil Capacity:  2.75 US Quarts
Oil Type:  SAE Multigrade 20/50 (see Approved Oil Specifications)
Firing Order:  1-4-3-2
Spark Plugs:  Autolite MP4163 or equivalent
Carburetor:  AeroInjector ACV-C07S
Starter:  SkyTec Geared Starter
Alternator Output:  20 Amp

160 lbs less oil and exhaust

Propeller Drive:  1:1
Prop Bolt Pattern:  Qty 6, 5/16" diameter @ 4" Center
Prop Drive Bushings:  9/16" diameter x 7/16" long
Battery Required: 

12v @ 20 Amp

*AvGas Requirements: aviation gasoline 91/98 minimum grade conforming to ASTM D 910.

*Auto Fuel Requirements: automotive gasoline with a posted (R+M)/2 of 90 or greater conforming with ASTM D 4814.

Operating Limitations
Idle RPM:  700-900
Cruise RPM:  3200 +/- 200
Maximum RPM:  4000
Oil Temp Min:  160 degrees F
Oil Temp Max:  230 degrees F
Oil Pressure Min:  10 psi
Oil Pressure Max:  100 psi
Oil Pressure @ Cruise:  40-50 psi
CHT @ Cruise:  350-375 degrees F
CHT @ Climb (5 min):  420 degrees F
CHT Max:  450 degrees F
EGT Max:  1400 degrees F



Key Engine Dimensions:

Prop Hub Bolt Pattern:

Engine Mount Dimensions:


Engine Mount Pin Specifications:

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Note: ACV-P01-19 Rubber Shock Mount Bushings
included with AeroVee Engine Kit.


Torque & Horsepower Data:

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AeroVee 2.1 Engine Kit






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