JT Smith's alcohol/turbo bug!
Here's JT's brand new turbo, alcohol
injected drag bug, put together by the boys here at Wolfgang!
Some features include: flanged 86mm Crank, 94mm pistons and Pauter
cylinders, Pauter rods and rockers. This engine is capable of making 600HP!
Turbo VW Dragster Dyno.wmv
First Dyno trip,
normal amount of teething issues with a brand new motor. Mainly a
converter that kept the wheels from catching up with the motor. Once
that's figured out we'll post up some new numbers!
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.
1964 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible Test Drive
Visit http://www.sunsetclassics.com/1964-karmann-ghia-convertible/ to see
this fantastic 1964 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible from Sunset Classics.
Original color, numbers matching engine, original rust-free floors,
European Specifications only 28k original kilometers.
Contact John Snell at 612-805-2428 with questions or to inquire about our
other VW's for sale
Classic VW Karmann Ghia Convertible,1973
This short video shows the work that Last Chance Auto Restore.com
performed (so far) on this 1973 Karmann Ghia Convertible.
It begins with the disassembly, lifting the body from the chassis and
removing the engine. The body is braced and the fabrication begins.....
BackyardBuild Summer 2012 Turbo VW Bug preview.mpg
Here is a preview of how the car sits now, summer 2012. I have about 95% of
the bodywork done and have coated everything with 2 layers of black epoxy
primer. Lots more tune up has yielded a good running late model classic VW
beetle. As you can see I have a bunch of work left to do on the interior,
but all the gauges and lighting function. To beef everything up on the
3SGTE engine I had to utilize an aftermarket ECU, I chose the Vi-Pec. The
last part of the video shows what this setup can do. She's fast...