Ben from WPVW puts his supercharged drag bug on the Dyno for the first time. intake system problems resulted in only 5psi Boost with 195bhp @ the wheels and 1078lbs tractive effort . Cant wait to get more Boost into it
Team WPVW vid of Warwick VW Drags 2014
Highlights of Sunday racing at Warwick Dragway Qld after Wayne Penrose sets
fastest qualifier in the WPVW Dragster firstname.lastname@example.org , Chris Bolton in his
WPVW turbo bug gets no.2 qualifier
email@example.com , and Ben Ford also qualifies for the Top 12 VW Shootout in his
WPVW Supercharged bug .... WPVW has 3 cars in the Top 12 .... that's 25% of
WPVW vid of Penrose brothers at Huntley hillclimb 1989
in 1989 Wayne and Rod Penrose raced at Huntley Hillclimb . Rod drove the
formula vee with the 2276 type-1 engine and Wayne drove the speedway
super-sedan powered by a 2.4litre type-1 methanol injected supercharged
engine . The super sedan was quite a handful as it was not designed to be
driven in a straight line....
WPVW turbo oval on the dyno 1st tune with Pauter heads
the WPVW turbo oval is put on the Dyno at South Coast
Rotary for the first time with a new type-4 engine combo that includes a
new Scat billet crank , Pauter x-beam rods , 105.5 Chev pistons , Pauter
pro-series type-4 heads 53x41 titanium valves , chev tripple springs ,
titanium retainers , 6 stud Pauter billet 1.4 roller rockers , dual-tapered
pushrods , Garrett T-60 turbo , quad
throttle body microtec injection , E85 fuel .
This first session was a soft tune which produced 348bhp @ the wheels on
just 15psi Boost ...... cant wait to
put some more Boost into it and go
WPVW turbo formula vee dyno session
Chris Bolton puts the WPVW formula vee on the Dyno for the first time with the
new WPVW prepared 2165ml turbo engine .
As the engine comes up on Boost for
the first time the Exhaust temp rises
and the heat resistant paint cannot withstand the temp and starts to smoke
. The new combination produced 175bhp @ the wheels on 15psi Boost and E85 fuel.