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1977 Volkswagen Rabbit 1/4 mile Drag Racing trap speed 0-60
Car and Driver Data
Driver:Eric Kossob, Jason Perkins, Joshua Perkins
Weight with driver (lbs):0
Classifieds:Rabbit For Sale
Record Modified:March 15th, 2004
Honors or awards received:
World’s FASTEST FWD ‘All Motor’ Volkswagen
1999 CMI North vs. South Import Drags ‘All Motor’ winner,
Qualified 8th place for the 1999 IDRC/NHRA Import Event ‘All Motor Quick 8’ class.
Weight: 1680 lbs. w/ driver Best ¼ mile time: 12.202 seconds Best ¼ mile speed: 115 mph
Best 60-foot Time: 1.64 sec What track: Sacramento Raceway
ENGINE BLOCK ASSEMBLY
Engine Assembly? Eric Kossob, Jason & Joshua Perkins City/State: Gilroy, CA
Machine work? Eurospec Sport(Eric, Jason, Joshua) & Gilroy Automotive Machine, City/State: Gilroy, CA
Sammy Hale Cranks City/State: Sonoma, CA
Engine Block: Factory Volkwagen 2.0L “Bubble” Block No. of cylinders: 4 cylinders
Original displacment: 1984cc Original bore: 82.5mm Original Stroke: 92.8mm .
Current displacement: 2032 cc Current bore: 83.5mm Current Stroke: 92.8mm
Modifications: Knife edged crankshaft, Block has been decked .
Crankshaft: Stock , Forged , Counterweighted, Balanced
Pistons: JE Forged Pistons Compression Ratio: 13.6 : 1(at time of 12.202 run, currently 14.6:1)
Rings: Standard JE Rings
Rods: Carrillo Rods (forged & balanced) Rod Bolts: Std. Carrillo Bolts
Oiling System: Stock, Wet Sump
Oil Pan: Stock w/ Windage Tray
Camshaft: Crane Cam (from Crane Cams of Belgium) .
Lift: Intake 13.95mm Exhaust 13.95mm At Cam
Duration: Intake 340 degrees Exhaust 340 degrees Advertised Measured at .050”
Overlap: 106 degree lobe center Straight up
Cam followers or lifters: 37mm Apha style lifters, shimmed under cam follower
Cam drive: Adjustable Eurospec Sport cam sprocket .
Cam drive modifications Adjustable Eurospec Sport cam sprocket .
Cylander head: Eurospec Sport custom cast Volkswagen 8V head (2 valves/cylander).
Head work? Eurospec Sport City/State: Gilroy, CA
Full race configuration; set up to run in SCCA GT3 road race car. Tappered guides, polished combustion chambers, cam clearanced, larger lifter bores, flow tested with SuperFlow 300 Flowbench
Valves: Eurospec Sport Stainless Steel Size: Intake 42mm Exhaust 35mm .
Springs: Schmidt Helm (double)
Retainers: Titanium Keepers: Stock .
FUEL DELIVERY: Carburetors, Dual 45mm Weber Sidedrafts
Intake Manifold: Schrick AG Modifications Match ported and shaped .
EXHAUST: Headers: Techtonics Tunning’s equal length race header Size 1 5/8” primaries
Muffler: Dynomax Magnum Other exh. Info: Exhaust gas temperature bungs added to monitor exhaust temps
IGNITION: Stock VW/Bosch (this was the setup at time of 12.202, but currently run Electromotive crank trigger ignition system)
Plugs: Bosch Silbers #3 heat rating
MISC. ENGINE INFORMATION: Custom designed air box for carburators .
Transmission built by: Eric Kossob City/State: Gilroy, CA
Transmission (at time of 12.202 run): 020 box w/ 4.25 ring and pinion.
Transmission (current setup): 02A box w/ 4.94 ring and pinion.
Gear ratio(at time of 12.202 run): 1st: 3.45 2nd: 2.12 3rd: 1.44 4th: 1.13 5th: .91 .
Gear ratio(current setup): 1st: 3.272 2nd: 2.11 3rd: 1.56 4th: 1.24
Shifter and linkage: Stock__ Modifications Custom short throw linkage (on both transmissions) .
Clutch assembly:Stock Sach clutch on both transmissions .
CV Joints: Stock Axles: Stock , shot peened .
Gearlube: Redline 75/80 Final drive ratio: 4.25(020), 3.94 (02A .
Modifications: Peloquins 80 lbs breakaway upgrade (020), Motorsport “clutch type” differential (02A) .
Type: Stock MacPherson strut w/ Ground Control Coilover kit .
Shocks: Koni .
Springs Diameter & Rating: 2.5” Id, 350 lbs
Brakes: Stock 9.4” discs .
Type: Custom fabricated stolid suspension, i.e. no springs or shock, w/ integrated rebound control
Brakes: Stock 228mm drums .
Modifications: Bias controller installed to control front-to-back braking .
WHEELS AND TIRES
Wheel Type: Front Steel Rear Aluminum Alloy, OEM BMW rims .
Wheel Size: Front 13 x 8” Rear 13 x 5” .
Tire Type: Front M&H Dragmasters Rear Goodyear Sport Car Special road race .
Tire Size: Front 22 x 8 x 13” Rear 20 x 6 x 13” .
BODY AND CHASSIS
Chasis prep: Eric Kossob, Jason Perkins, Joshua Perkins City/State: Morgan Hill, CA .
Special materials used All LEXAN windows, except driver side rollup .
Chassis modifications custom lower stressbar, extensive weigth reduction .
Body work: Travis McFate, Eric Kossob, Jason Perkins City/State: Morgan Hill, CA
Complete prep work; derusting, dent pulling, fill-in trim holes, etc .
Paint? Travis McFate City/State: San Martin, CA
Color: Blue and white .
Other: Custom wheel airflow moldings, BBS front spoiler .
Seats: Corbeau Clubman .
Instruments: VDO instrument cluster and Autometer tach w/ shiftlight
Safty equipment: Custom Rollbar, Schroth harness, Bell Helmet, Simpson Gloves, Simpson Nomex Jacket.
- 2-Step Rev limiter/launch control triggered when park-brake is released .
- Polyurethane bushing used thoughout suspension (complete) .
- Manually manipulated alternator to lessen load on enegine .
- Custom solid engine and transmission mounts .
Parts and Modifications
- JE, 83.5mm
- Standard JE rings
- Eurospec custom cast 8V head
- Carrillo Rods
- Schrick AG Manifold
- TT Race Header
- Dynomax Magnum Bullet Race Muffler off header
- Dual 45mm Webers
Computer ECU Chip Upgrade:N/A
- Vw/Bosch Stock Ignition (we now run a Electromotiv
Gas:VP 110 octane
- Standard 020 VW w/4.25 r&p (now use 02A 4 speed, c
- Stock VW/Sachs clutch (both trannies)
Flywheel:Lightened stock flywheel (-4.5 lbs on 020 box, -13
- 020 box: 1st: 3.45 2nd: 2.12 3rd: 1.44
- M&H Dragmasters 22x8x13
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