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BWA Qualifying Meeting & Date:York 2003
BWA Qualifying ET:14.8
 
Best ET:14.879
Best Terminal Speed:91.08 mph
 
Type:Kombi
Year:1967
 
Size & Type:2165cc Type IV
Aspiration:Normally Aspirated With N.O.S.
Power:165 bhp @ 5700 rpm (with nitrous)
Torque:180lb/ft @ 3900 rpm (with nitrous)
 
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Engine / Ignition / Transmission
  • Type 4 case, clearanced, Arp head studs & case through bolts.
  • Mahle forged 94mm barrels & pistons with 22mm wrist pins.
  • 2.0 Type 4 crank, welded & offset ground to 78mm, counterweighted, 5 dowelled & balanced.
  • 2.0 Type 4 rods with Raceware rod bolts & 22mm wrist pin bushes, clearanced & balanced.
  • Web Cam camshaft, Raby grind 86b (reduced base circle), 300° split duration, intake 0.476" lift, exhaust 0.500" lift.
  • Web Cam cam gear & lightweight solid lifters.
  • Modified 2.0 AMC Type 4 heads, ported & polished, 3 angle valve seats, Porsche 911 style exhaust ports.
  • 44mm stainless inlet valves with 8mm stems.
  • 38mm stainless exhaust valves with 8mm stems.
  • 1.7 Type 4 rocker assembly with fat solid spacers & Scat swivel adjusters.
  • Berg chromoly pushrods.
  • Heavy duty dual valve springs (230lbs) & titanuim retainers.
  • Dual Dellorto 45 DRLA carbs with Wilke linkage.
  • Welded & ported CSP inlet manifolds.
  • Holley blue pump with Holley blue & Holley red pressure regulators.
  • Bernard Newbury fuel filter, Aeroquip hoses & fuel fastenings.
  • Porsche cooling system (11 blade fan) with alternator & BAS fan shroud.
  • GWD bottom pulley with degree markings.
  • Mocal 25 row oil cooler & 9" Pacet electric fan & Fram HP1 filter.
  • Bugpack oil thermostat.
  • Scat 1½ litre deep sump.
  • Taylor Machine Services oil breather system (rocker covers & case).
  • MSD 6al, Blaster HVC coil, billet dizzy.
  • MSD timing computer (ignition retarded for N.O.S.).
  • MSD rpm activated switch for shift light.
  • MSD 3 step adjustable launch control system.
  • Highpower nitrous system with programmable controller & N.O.S. bottle heater.
  • BAS stainless sports exhaust header & silencers.
  • Race spec swing axle gearbox, 3.88 ring & pinion (Cogbox).
  • Heavy duty front transmission mount (JMR).
  • Urethane front and rear gearbox mounts.
  • Straight axle conversion using 68> Beetle swing axle (removed reduction boxes).
  • Porsche 914 flywheel bolts.
  • KEP 200mm forged steel Type 4 flywheel.
  • Stage 1 Kennedy 1700lbs 200mm clutch pressure plate.
  • Ron Lummus black gold clutch friction disc.
  • Tilton hydraulic clutch master cylinder & modified clutch pedal.
  • Jamar hydraulic clutch slave cylinder.
  • Berg shifter.
 
Wheels / Suspension / Brakes
  • 5½"x15" BRM's (MWS replicas).
  • 175x55x15 Continental front tyres.
  • 195x65x15 Yokohama A520 rear tyres.
  • 18mm spacers on rear.
  • AVO soft valved 24pt adjustable shocks at front.
  • AVO 24pt adjustable shocks at rear.
  • Dropped spindles using late T2 track rod ends turned upside down.
  • 3" narrowed, adjustable king & link pin front beam (on highest setting!).
  • Stock front anti roll bar (modified to fit narrowed beam).
  • CSP front disc brakes.
  • Disc brake master cylinder from 70> T2 with CSP adapter to allow fitment to early T2.
  • 7" Lockheed brake servo.
  • 68> Beetle rear drums with larger 19mm CSP wheel cylinders.
  • CSP rear drums with wide 5 stud pattern & 68> Beetle splines.
  • Line lock (for smokey burnouts!) with Hurst button.
  • Steel braided brake hoses.
 
Body / Interior
  • RHD UK 1967 Kombi.
  • Beryl green & Pastel white.
  • Deluxe trim (Creative Engineering).
  • Safari windows (Creative Engineering).
  • 4 side pop-out windows (Creative Engineering).
  • Lexan (poly-carbon) windows (except front screens).
  • Ragtop (Paris Beetles).
  • Rear jail bars (Creative Engineering).
  • US Spec headlights (clear lenses).
  • All red rear light lenses.
  • Deluxe horn push.
  • Flashing emergency light switch.
  • Autometer street tach & shift light.
  • Autometer oil temp, oil pressure, voltmeter, air/fuel ratio, N.O.S. pressure gauges.
  • Autometer pro-light (for oil pressure warning).
  • Simpson lap belts & drivers shoulder harness.