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Owner:
Helge Ohmes, Neu Wulmstorf
Type:
111, VW 1200
Year:
1959
color:
yellow, black
Body:
1959er US model (w/o semaphores), nothing lightened or GFK parts whatsoever, one-piece windows, louvered decklid, dechromed, paintjob was done approx. in 1983 (beaten gold, pinstriping, lettering, everythin one-off), Lots of scratched and dents from the last twenty years, that are therefore to be seen as patina
Interior:
Hurst Shifter, old Hurst line-lock switch, velour carpet, black headliner, Buggy-style driver seat, alloy door panels, stainless steel dashboard cover, Simpson 5-point seatbelt, 6-point rollcage, Auto Meter tach, Auto Meter shift-light, Auto Meter oil pressure warning light, Auto Meter Pro Control rev limiter, Neal alloy gas pedal, leather steering wheel, VDO "Cockpit" gauges, original Bug-In and Bugorama dash plaques, all original, nothing's missing, nothing has been added
Engine:
Type 1, 2332cc, lightened and wedgemated 84 mm Scat crankshaft, forged 94 mm JP pistons, Autocraft barrels, Super Flow heads, 48 mm inlet valves, 38 mm outlet valves, Engle FK camshaft, Pauter 1:1.4 rockers, two italian 48 IDA Weber carburators, Vertex Magneto distributor, CSP push-rod tubes, 12 Volt generator in 90mm (6Volt) diameter, welded Gene Berg cooling fan, Treuhaft Power-Pulley, 2 Gallons Moon tank, Holley fuel pump, Oberg oil filter, CSP full flow oil pump cover, Gene Berg 30mm oil pump, modified addition oil sump (volume approx. 4 Liters )
Transmission:
4.125 ring and pinion, 3.78 1st gear, 2.31 2nd gear, 1.58 3rd gear, 1.13 4th gear, Sway-A-Way driveshafts, compensation gears welded in diff
Chassis:
Adjustable front beam, modified Monroe shocks on front end, Gabriel shocks on rear end, CSP torque bar, Gene Berg transmission mount, Gene Berg wheelie bars (including Gene Berg mount)
Brakes:
Stock drums, converted to 2-circuit brake system, Hurst line-lock, staging brake
Wheels/tires:
Centerlines, front 3.5x15 with 135-15, rear 6x15 with 26-6-15 M&H Racemaster Slicks
History:
-
Best 1/4 mile ET:
12.879 seconds @ 103.2 mph
Last update:
06/03/2008
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