Paul P 2275cc 189HP @ 6500 RPM
This engine is going to Island of Guam customer Paul P will really like the
power and torque of this weekend warrior beast, built by Anibal Chico of
Chico Performance in Arcadia,CA USA on the Dyno making 3 pulls 6000 RPM
then 5500 RPM and finally 6500 RPM runs like a beast and idle's like a
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 engine making 211 HP
VW aircooled engine making 211 HP with fan belt on this engine in a full
body bug will run 11.90 in the 1/4 mile
VW 1600 Aircooled Engine DIY Rebuild (Slideshow)
Some snaps taken during my last rebuild in 2006. Case, crank, pistons,
barrels and heads were all good to go again. Camshaft, tappets, oil pump
and all bearings were replaced. The tinware and ancilliaries were cleaned,
detailed and/or repainted.
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.