1972 Volkswagen Super Beetle

Started on June 18 by Macabre Improv

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Project in the works. Long stroke, turbo, e85 efi build. Disc brake conversion, minimalist approach. Trying for $2016 challenge.

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Aug 12, 2015 5:18 p.m.
Macabre Improv:
Trying to figure out a way to use two Lectron motorcycle carbs with e85 and turbo instead of efi. It can be done with enough know how I think. Instead of the stock manifolds, I would use the intakes from a airplane engine so that they point towards the bumper that way the carbs won't sit right over the engine case and boil the fuel.
Aug 31, 2015 11:20 a.m.
Too much lenth on the manifolds and icing can be an issue. Even in mild climates....
Oct 7, 2015 11:16 p.m.
Macabre Improv:
Yeah, you may be right. I live in Nebraska and just read about the fluctuations in ethanol ratios seasonally. I'm going to use premium pump gas instead so it should cut down on icing. Instead of electrons im going Mikuni hsr blow thru.

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