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1980 Barkas B1000
Barkas item created by Bill Overbaugh, Jul 5, 2015
  • Vehicle Year:
    1980
    Vehicle Make:
    Barkas
    Vehicle Model:
    B1000
  • Description:
    Original engine swapped for a 1.6L VW engine. It runs great... But, Anybody have an original Barkas or Wartburg engine for sale?
  1. JASONCHAD
    I heard that Charlie Bigsby in Longmont, CO may have one. I think he had a spare for the Wartburg that I bought from him. Might be worth asking.
    1. Bill Overbaugh
      Thanks. Jonathan told me he knows of one in Virginia, too. I may reach out to Charlie.
      Bill Overbaugh, Jul 6, 2015