WPVW supercharged drag bug @ Portland VW drags 2011-1

in-car footage of Ben Ford at the wheel of the WPVW supercharged drag bug , powered by a 2442ml supercharged type-1 engine . Great footage with wheels in the air launch ...then hang on for a 7.6 sec pass!!! the silver gauge through the steering wheel is the Boost gauge .

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WPVW vid of Ben Fords' 300hp@ the wheels supercharged drag bug rebuild 2012
WPVW has rebuilt Bens drag bug with a new chromoly cage , new whipple twin screw Supercharger , new RLR rev-6 clutch assembly , new JE pistons , new parachute , new Exhaust and many other items





1966 Dick Landy supercharged VW Beetle
This is an 1835CC DP with the CB perf. offroad special cam. I purchased the DLI kit complete off a running drag bug for $1500, installed it on my engine and fired it up. I only ran it briefly since it is wicked overdriven, (18-20PSI Boost) and I can only run it on race fuel for $12/gal. Plus at the time I didn't have a way to tune it so I didn't want to mess up the engine. I have no idea what the timing and A/F are. I would estimate the HP at around 200 or so.





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WPVW Bens Supercharged Drag Bug with new Whipple charger
WPVW have fitted a new whipple Supercharger to Bens drag bug in the hope of lowering his 1/4 mile times and gaining more power. First engine startup looks very promising!




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