I threw a rod in my original single port motor and a friend was kind enough to see me a dual port he had just finished building. I removed the mufflers to get a little more noise, and will eventually run a stinger Exhaust once I finish welding in my mk1 GTI seats in.
Starting The Phantom Ghia prostock VW
First fire up after engine assembly. The Phantom Ghia is a 9 second 1/4
mile, 1958 VW Karmann Ghia door slammer. Built by Robert Cook or Cooker's
V-Dubs in Clear Spring, Maryland and owned and driven by Rob Schultz.
****UPDATE**** this car now resides in France under new ownership.
1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Engine Start
First time starting up the 2333 cc engine (91x84mm) that I installed in my
wife's freshly restored 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible. Yes, I
know my coil is installed upside-down. The after-market wire harness was
installed with too little slack to reach a downward-pointing coil. This is
VW 1600 DUAL PORT ENGINE.SPECIAL
VW STROKER ENGINE .ALMOST READY TO FIRE THIS BABY UP... 78MM WITH 94MM
BARRELS AND 92MM PISTONS ...( turbo
THICK WALL) . I HAVE THE COMPRESSION DOWN TO 9:1 TO MAKE IT A DRIVER. ITS
DESIGNED TO HAVE 40 PSI AT IDLE WITH A HOT ENGINE WITH THE NEW DESIGNED 5/8
ROLLER BEARING RELIEF VALVE. THIS ENGINE ALSO HAS THRU BOLTED CENTER MAIN
SUPPORTS., AND A EXTRA LARGE DOG EAR THRUST WASHER FOR HEAVY CLUTCH USE..