Started on Oct. 10 by spydrb8

1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle

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Highly Modified Autox & Hill Climb Special Chassis: 1973 Supr Beetle Sports Bug, 944 turbo front spindles, custom struts, 12” rotors, 944 turbo rear aluminum trailing arms, QA1 coilovers (no torsion bars), 12” rotors, 930 turbo 4-pot brembo calipers and master cylinder, bolt in universal camber plates and strut brace Knock-off GT-300 wing Custom Ronal front air dam 4” wider front fenders, 5” wider rear fenders 22mm front sway bar, 18mm rear 18x8 front wheels, 235/40 18 Yokohama A048 18x10 rear wheels, 285/30 18 Yokohama A048 Engine & Tansmission: 2176cc, 8.6:1 CR, owner built CB super case, +4mm deck, 10mm head studs 78.4mm CB forged race crank 94mm Mahle forged pistons w/ total seal 2nd ring CB 5.7” super race rods, chevy journal CB 044 cnc mini wedge port heads, ls1 k-motion springs, cb forged 1.3:1 rockers, 42mm x 37.5mm valves K8 cam, 107 lc, 308 dur, .491” lift with forged 1.3:1 rockers 28mm light weight lifters CB straight cut cam gears CB 4 gear dry sump pump 12lb. flywheel Perma Cool 10”x15” oil cooler w/ fan 5 gal Peterson sump tank Dual oil filters DTM shroud with welded fan CB quick tune turbo/efi kit, Megasquirt 2, v3 mainboard, v 2.89 firmware RC Engineering 750cc High Z balanced injectors Bosch 044 Motorsport fuel pump Aeromotive FPR, 50psi @ idle T31/T04S hybrid turbo, .76 hot side, .82 cold side AEM progressive water/alcohol injection Rancho Pro comp trans: Single HD sideplate trans, Albins gears, pro synchro rings 2.90, 1.86, 1.28, .93, 3.88 R&P KEP stage 3 pressure plate, black magic clutch disc 240whp w/o intercooler, 1950lbs wet w/ driver 0-60 in 3.5 0-100 in 7

Latest updates
Oct. 22
Subaru power!

Car has been under te knife getting subaru drivetrain. ‘07 sti 2.5T and 2000 sti …

Feb. 27
Autox #3 2-26-12

I finished up another race weekend but this time on the new race rubber. The …

Jan. 02
2012 season under way!

Well, the 2012 racing season is now under way! First event of the year was …

Sept. 19
Autox 9-18-11

Finally got a chance to try out some used (read: old but untouched) R3S03 Hoosiers …

Sept. 08
Autox 8-28-11

Out for another autox, but this time I had a co-driver (tire warmer) to see …

June 20
Autox 6-19-11

Still working the bugs out but she’s got plenty of power. Anytime I hit full …

April 17
Paint!

Paint doesn’t make it go faster but she sure is a lot prettier. Went with …

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Comments
Luke
Oct. 11, 2010, 5:02 a.m.

Radical, love it.

ansonivan
Oct. 16, 2010, 11:17 a.m.

Outstanding.

captslow
Oct. 21, 2010, 12:04 p.m.

Awesome bug! Hey, I know that venue, your running at marina right?

spydrb8
Oct. 21, 2010, 12:14 p.m.

I usually run with the UFO crowd in Marina, though I've only been to a few events this year due to getting the race bug ready. If all goes well, I'll run the full season next year and Duel at De Anza.

loosecannon
Feb. 4, 2011, 11:14 p.m.

I want to see some video on this car

e_pie
June 21, 2011, 8:24 a.m.

Awesome

mad_machine
Aug. 26, 2011, 7:50 a.m.

makes me miss mine. Good job at keeping the AC flame alive!

NAMikeF
March 2, 2012, 9:20 p.m.

Getting in this car makes you feel like you are about to be shot into space.

RSeXy
March 5, 2012, 10:19 p.m.

So digging this! Nice work!!

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