First Drive - 2015 Subaru WRX STI
Hooniverse.com's Jeff Glucker travels to Northern California to meet up
with the latest version of a popular Pleiades-badge wearing,
all-wheel-drive, rally rocket. It's the 2015 Subaru WRX STI, and it's time
to meet it and put it through its paces.
This doesn't just mean some time on the street, however, as the day also
includes some hot laps at Laguna Seca.
Classic VW Engine Rebuild, By Last Chance Auto Restore.com
We began with a dual port 1600 cc engine from a 1973 Volkswagen Beetle.
The engine ran with a miss and was smoking a bit . After performing a
compression test,(both wet and dry) , we determined the crankshaft and
bearings were fine.
We replaced the pistons, pots & rings. We had the valves redone and made
several upgrades along the way.....
BackyardBuild Summer 2012 Turbo VW Bug preview.mpg
Here is a preview of how the car sits now, summer 2012. I have about 95% of
the bodywork done and have coated everything with 2 layers of black epoxy
primer. Lots more tune up has yielded a good running late model classic VW
beetle. As you can see I have a bunch of work left to do on the interior,
but all the gauges and lighting function. To beef everything up on the
3SGTE engine I had to utilize an aftermarket ECU, I chose the Vi-Pec. The
last part of the video shows what this setup can do. She's fast...
vw beetle documentary Classic Wheels (1/3)
This documentary gives a nice overview of the history of the volkswagen
beetle. It contains unique footage of Ferdinand Porsche standing near a
pre-war beetle. Before the war this was called the KdF Wagen.
The documentary was broadcast by Discovery Channel in 2004.
VW Ultima Edición Last Unit Production
During the farewell period of the VW Beetle, my friend Julien David
Collombet and I had the chance to shoot this video in the VW Plant in
Puebla. It was the last day of Beetle production and here you can see the
very last unit ready to be assembled.