Difference between stock VW head and mine
We are using Ray Vallero's daughter Lynda's heads off her racebus from
1983. Because of time constraints in getting this motor done, as that will
eliminate some machining (still going to remove 20 cc's off the head and
reseat the spring sockets).
1963 Cal-Look Ragtop 2332cc FK-8 cam
Some video of driving on the road after tuning carbs and valve adjustments.
It is a 2332cc with an arpm case, 48 dellortos and wedge port heads 1.4
rockers, fk-8 cam and msd ignition stage 2 pressure plate and 6 puck
copperhead disc. (see 6800 rpm on the tach at 52 sec in)
My Beetle reborn
My first car was was a 1969 Automatic-Stickshift VW Beetle. I drove it for
4 years, and it took a beating. It was garaged for 18 years, until I
decided to rebuild it.
Our 72 vw with new 1835 engine
My wife taking a test drive after new engine install (1835cc) 2barrel weber
and gt style Exhaust. Someday she'll
take off in 1st instead of 3rd. She can drive a standard transmission car
very good, really