Hot VWs Magazine: Brian Hyerstay's 1668cc 4-Cam Dyno Test #2
Originally built for a NHRA G/Dragster, this engine is based on a VW Type 1 case, then fitted with a billet pair of 4-cam, hemi heads, feed by a pair of 52mm throttle bodies. It was built by Oregon's Brian Hysterstay, and runs on gas, is not turbo-charged, or Nitrous-injected. Compression is 16.0:1, and peak power was obtained at 10,600 rpm! It produced 255hp at the flywheel. Dyno test was run July 9, 2012. Video provided by Hot VWs Magazine, Costa Mesa, CA. www.hotvws.com
Hot VWs Magazine: Brian Hyerstay's 1668cc 4-Cam Dyno Test #1
Originally built for a NHRA G/Dragster, this engine is based on a VW Type 1
case, then fitted with a billet pair of 4-cam, hemi heads, feed by a pair
of 52mm throttle bodies. It was built by Oregon's Brian Hysterstay, and
runs on gas, is not turbo-charged, or Nitrous-injected. Compression is 16.0:1,
and peak power was obtained at 10,600 rpm! It produced 255hp at the
flywheel. Dyno test
was run July 9, 2012. Video provided by Hot VWs Magazine, Costa Mesa, CA.
CB Performance - Melbourne Adams' Engine on the Dyno (made 230hp)
Pat Downs, engine builder at CB Performance, Dynos an engine built for a good
customer of ours, Melbourne Adams. This Beautiful 230hp Street Legal
Engine runs on Pump Gas, features IDA carbs, and CB Performance's Crank
Trigger Ignition System. Damn near everything that can be anodized is
Anodized Red, with other parts featuring Candy Red Powder Coat. For
information on having Pat Downs build a custom motor for you, please
contact him at Pat@cbperformance.com.
86mm Stroke, 94mm bore with 51.5mm IDA carbs, 1 3/4" Stainless Exhaust, 10.5:1 Compression, 1.4 rockers, 278
degrees @ .050 duration x .600 lift cam.
VW Pro-Gas Fire-up
Volkswagen Pro-Gas Record Holder Tony Klink making last minute adjustments
before heading back to the track
GSXR powered VW BUG HOTROD
Check out this crazy creation from the minds of Hudlow Axle in Georgia.
They made a Hot Rod VW Bug with a GSXR 1000 Motor! This thing rips. It uses
air bag suspension, custom 2wd cherokee front axle, sidekick rear axle, and
2012 VW Festival @ Eureka Springs, Arkansas
20th Annual VW event held at the Inn of the Ozarks was a huge success.
Despite a 30 minute storm that passed through at 9:30am, the weather held
out nicley for the rest of show and parade downtown.
NEW 2500 HP CAD Billet Block 572 NRE HEMI. Mirror Image Turbos. Nelson Racing. NRE TV Episode 173
This is an unusual Video. The engine is one of a kind. We learn from
NRE's Tom Nelson how this Hemi was made from CAD designs. A short look at
the Patented symmetrical mirror image turbo developement is shown. This Dyno has a very mysterious ghost
appearence as well. We hope you enjoy this new video. For more
information about NRE products go to http://nelsonracingengines.com. For
help with your video production go to http://VeritasMovieStudio.com. NRE
TV Episode 173.
VW 1835 Engine Test Stand Running
Finished the Engine Test Stand and went through the break in procedure for
my new 1835 Engine. Everything went smoothly and the engine is running
great. Got the Transmission out and am ready to set up the Hydraulic Clutch
line. Making good progress.
How To Solve Honda Idle Problems - EricTheCarGuy
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Before posting questions about Honda idle problems please read this:
The viewers have chosen and this weeks video will be about solving Honda
idle problems. I'm really not surprised as I get a lot of questions and
requests about this very subject. Here are the links I promised in the
video that will help you address specific issues mentioned in the video.
How To Bleed a Cooling System
How to Check for Vacuum Leaks
Reading Check Engine Light Codes
Diagnosing an Overheat
Hopefully when your done checking all that stuff out you will have solved
your Honda's idle problem, if not leave a comment or send me a message and
I'll see what I can do just make sure you have tried all the stuff in the
videos first as that saves me from typing so much.
I also want to add my "Idle Speech" into the mix here:
There are a lot of things that can contribute to an idle issue, in fact in
the end it may still be there to some degree because of the nature of that
engine however here are some things to start with.
First start with a good tune up, use NGK or Nippon Denso plugs, don't
change the wires if they are OE, if they aren't OE you might consider NGK
wires as they are very good and less expensive then OE. A quality cap and
rotor should be good. A new air filter also helps.
Don't change the PCV valve, if you see an aftermarket PCV valve in there
put a Honda in, believe it or not I've seen idle issues caused by
aftermarket PCV valves, the OE's last just about forever so you can easily
justify the expense.
Next a good valve adjustment, this goes a long way to smooth out the idle
if done correctly, mess it up and things can get a lot worse though.
While you have the valve cover off check the timing belt tension, if you
feel a lot of slack this can cause the cam to 'chunk' as it spins causing a
rough idle. If you think the belt has been on there for some time then
you might consider changing it and resetting the tension properly, if it's
not ready for replacement you can reset the tension to take up the slack.
DO NOT adjust the idle screw under any circumstances, it is set at the
factory and that is the reason it was sealed in the first place. If you
find that the seal has been broken and you have a low idle and you have
done all of the above then you might turn the screw out a little to see if
that helps the idle but only enough to try and bring it back to where it
was before it was adjusted in the first place.
Last clean the screen in the Idle Air Control valve, this can get clogged
up with carbon over time and cause the flow through it to be restricted
which can cause idle issues.
If you still have a 'rough' idle after all of this THEN look to the engine
mounts as you want to be sure the engine is running correctly before you go
for those as the one in the back is a real pain to replace.
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BBC 1981: F1 engine failure mechanics
How a Cosworth DFV fails at high rev. Taken from 1981 BBC Horizon show
"Gentlemen, Lift Your Skirts."
(Full show can be found at http://vimeo.com/50943563)
Hot VW's Drag Day 2012 July 15
Great Show At Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale California, Thanks To Hot
VW's Magazine and all the great people from the VW scene and community of