My 1962 VW Beetle project finally seeing the light after being in the garage for 2 years while I put her together from a bare shell and frame. I put everything together from bumper to bumper, including building the engine. The transmission is the only item on the car I did not rebuild. Many hours, blood, sweat, and tears went into this car! She should be on the road soon! I can't wait!!!
Just Built 1776cc VW Beetle Bug Motor - POWERFUL!!!! LOUD!
1776cc newly rebuilt by myself.
Weber 44mm Carb
stock 69mm Crankshaft
stock connecting rods
90.5mm Mahle pistons
Engle 120 Camshaft
Hi Performance lifters with oil gallery (for cam lobes)
042 high performance head with port&polish and 3 angle valve job.
Euro tuck Exhaust with J-tubes
An abrupt end to the 1962 VW project
I spent the morning working on trying to free up the rear wheels. Heated
them, soaked them in oil, and yarned on 'em till I was sore. Then I
thought of a wonderful solution! hahahaha.. Now on with the rest of my
EA81 dual carb engine VW beetle fweem
Well, I wanted to put a better engine in my car than an old air cooled
engine. I liked the old VW look but wanted to have an oil filter and
hydraulic lifters...and a challenge. I had to fabricate a lot of parts for
1776cc VW beetle motor
1776cc (69mm x 90.5mm) with dual 40 IDF Weber carbs. Engle 120 cam w/
performance lifters. 40mm x 35mm valves (044 heads). Tri-mil Exhaust. Oil/filter pump combo. Flamethrower II
coil & points replacement. 009 distributor. 8mm performance plug wires.
For a video of this engine running in the car, please click on the link
VW Beatle California look - Top Gear
Some Britsh guys and girls took a VW Beatle as a souvenir home after the
victory on Germany who didn't need any car caused of carpet bombing. They
made out sunny cars of them.
Here safe at home they give this severe nasty looking VW a SoCal, a sunny
car look. Now they would be able getting started picking up enthusiastic
girls around the beach area.
That car became a Beatle it wouldn't hurt the English man any more. It
wasn't a battle ship any longer.
History: After rebuilding their Germany it starts producing VW's again
including the Kdf car pre-designed by Hitler.
It became a real plague. Millions of them were driving everywhere around
the world. No body could stop them.
Even the police. In Nehterlands and Amsterdam the Police drove them. But
nowadys again. If you call Dutch of German Police for help soon a VW will
Volkswagen 1200 Sedan Sunroof (1961)
This video shows a VW 1200 Sedan with Sunroof (original "Golde" system)
that has been kept in our family since new. The car was registered in
Portugal (Porto) in June 1961, right after being imported from Germany. It
is one of the first units with the 1192cm 34Hp engine. Two years ago it
underwent a complete restoration. You can see the result in this video and
drive with me and my brother across the streets of our hometown, Porto.
Este video mostra um VW 1200 Sedan com tecto de abrir (sistema original
"Golde") , que foi mantido na nossa família desde novo. Foi registado em
Portugal (Porto) em Junho de 1961, após ter sido importado da Alemanha. É
um dos primeiros exemplares com o motor de 1200cm3 e 34Cv. Há dois anos
foi alvo de um restauro total. Podem ver o resultado neste vídeo e dar um
passeio comigo e com o meu irmão pelas ruas do nosso Porto.