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BWA Qualifying Meeting & Date:VW Action 2011
BWA Qualifying ET:16.9057
 
Best ET:15.9259
Best Terminal Speed:83.33 mph
 
Type:Kombi
Year:1965
 
Size & Type:2109cc Type 1
Aspiration:Normally Aspirated
Power:140 bhp (Estimated)
Torque:N/A
 
 
7th November '11: "I was quite happy to get into the 16's 1st time out & not bad for a motor that was built over 10yrs ago!"
"The motor is currently in bits & being rebuilt over winter with an 82mm CB crank & CB 5.5 H beam rods so hoping for some better times next year!"
 
    Special Thanks:
  • To the 'Donny Slammers' who I can always rely on come rain or shine, thanks boys!
  • Also Daz at Aircooled Performance.
  • John Walklett.
  • Fairbank & Craven.
 
    Engine Spec:
  • Motor built by Aircooled Performance.
  • AS41 case drilled & tapped for full flow.
  • Twin Weber 44's, CB linkage & match ported manifolds.
  • CB 76mm forged crank.
  • Mahle 94mm stroker pistons.
  • Teflon wrist pin buttons.
  • Scat 5.4 I beam rods.
  • 044 Magnum heads 42 x 37mm valves, ported & polished.
  • Scat 12.5lb 8 dowelled chromoly flywheel.
  • Berg chromoly gland nut.
  • Berg oil pump & take off cover.
  • Webcam 86b with magnum straight cut gears & CB lightweight lifters.
  • Manton chromoly push rods with wide mouth tubes.
  • Autocraft 1.4 rockers with hardened lash caps.
  • Kennedy stage 2 clutch cover.
  • Daiken solid centre clutch plate.
  • Berg 3½ quart deep sump.
  • 1⅝ A1 sidewinder exhaust.
  • Remote filter & fan assisted cooler.
  • VW Speedshop billet breather tube.
  • MSD 6AL Ignition box.
  • MSD Billet distributor.
  • MSD Blaster coil.
  • MSD ignition leads.
  • Baywindow fuel tank conversion.
 
    Suspension Modifications:
  • Lowered approx 4" all round.
  • Creative Engineering narrowed beam with new tie rods.
  • Spax gas adjustable front shocks.
  • Straight axled rear with stock beetle shocks.
  • Rancho Pro Comp gearbox with the usual goodies rebuilt with a motorway friendly 3rd & 4th.
  • Swayaway chromoly race axles.
  • CB Rhino gearbox mounts.
  • Buttys weld in mid mount.
  • Porsche 968 turbo 'Big Red' Brembo front callipers & discs.
  • Porsche 944 turbo rear discs & callipers.
  • Porsche Boxster wheels 16"x6" fronts & 16"x7" rears.