Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - hot rod volkswagon
View Single Post
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 09-05-2003, 03:42 PM
5-7heaven 5-7heaven is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: honolulu,hi
Posts: 88
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thumbs up

howziit guys!

back in 1983, my friend had a daily-driven '65 bug, 2180cc VW engine, that would run 12.20...on 7" street radial tires!

i myself had a "small"1775cc(stock stroke) street/strip VW engine, good crank/ported big-valved heads/48 webers, cost me less than $2500 to build. in my friend's lightened BUG, the best it ran was 12.00 seconds, with slicks.

both motors without nitrous or blowers/turbos, idled almost like stockers.

back then, a complete dual-weber setup was $300-$600. i imagine that VW parts are MUCH more expensive, and high-tech.
Reply With Quote