1/4 mile times engine size

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1/4 mile times engine size

Post by phil me up » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:42 pm

Hi in a top gear type shoot out if you had one split screen bus with a race gearbox well set up etc.
and a handfull of vw type 1 engines all set up with new parts rolling roaded/ tuned etc not tuned to breaking point, useable everyday type :wink: just a rough idea 8O
What times would they run? :lol:
1600cc
1776cc
2007cc
2332cc carbs
2332cc fuel injection
1900cc turbo
2007cc turbo
list your engine size & spec & time
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Re: 1/4 mile times engine size

Post by vwJim » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:46 pm

Phil,

To get some reasonable responses, you kinda have to specify that 'race gearbox'. Is it race as in strong, or race as in ratio's too? I know off a 1776 that did 15's, but it had a full on race gearbox which the ratio's meant it wasn't really that streetable.
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Post by phil me up » Tue Feb 16, 2010 10:03 am

H Jim & co. more everyday use just a rough idea bit of fun :lol:

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Post by vwJim » Tue Feb 16, 2010 4:21 pm

1600cc - long time... :wink:
1776cc - mid to high 18's
2007cc - high 17's to low 18's
2332cc carbs / 2332cc fuel injection - low 15's
1900cc turbo / 2007cc turbo - high 14's to low 15's
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Re: 1/4 mile times engine size

Post by orb » Tue Feb 16, 2010 5:24 pm

I think Jims got that spot on.
I can confirm that the three engines I've ran over the last 7 years have been;
1600 with twin 40's = 22.3 secs
2054 type IV, 122 bhp = 17.6 secs
2332 on carbs, 180 bhp = 15.6 secs but there's a late 14 in her with a better clutch and no headwind!

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Post by phil me up » Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:12 pm

Thanks for the times, i'm just about ready to get the engine for my bus project which has got to run a sub 18 to get in the BWA. I like the turbo engine but also a fuel injection 2332cc non turbo, I know vw jim swears by his 1.9 turbo but I would like something less common/different [if there is such a thing 8O ]
I've e mailed funkenblitz & airspeed but they must be too busy as Ive not heard back :?
Was close to ordering a powerhaus turbo engine from the states but would like a turnkey engine from the UK any recommendations appreciated
Thanks Phil :lol: :lol:

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Re: 1/4 mile times engine size

Post by tombailey77 » Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:11 pm

Guys, I have a '60 DC running a 1776.

any guesses on times, are there any DCs or SCs with BWA times?
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Post by vwJim » Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:33 pm

Something around the mid 18's unless its really lary build or low ratio gearbox
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Post by lammyrider » Wed Mar 24, 2010 9:55 pm

what no 1835cc ?? :D

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Re: 1/4 mile times engine size

Post by orb » Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:11 pm

tombailey77 wrote:Guys, I have a '60 DC running a 1776.

any guesses on times, are there any DCs or SCs with BWA times?
As Jim said, it would need to be lairy but they are out there, Jesus in the USB runs 16's in a bay with a 1776 8O

There are 3 crew cabs and 2 singles in the members list, Mark Prosser is the fastest with 14.6 - think he was using a self built ,N/A 2332 and he also built Jesus's 1776

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Post by tombailey77 » Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:45 pm

I have a new baby, so havent been able to commit to much in the way of shows yet, but will look to run it sometime in the summer so lets see.

probably going to require a bit of work then to get the times down.
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Post by orb » Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:20 am

tombailey77 wrote:I have a new baby, so havent been able to commit to much in the way of shows yet, but will look to run it sometime in the summer so lets see.

probably going to require a bit of work then to get the times down.

Here's a DC that just scraped in, think he was running a 2276cc

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Post by shawn » Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:49 pm

phil me up wrote:Thanks for the times, i'm just about ready to get the engine for my bus project which has got to run a sub 18 to get in the BWA. I like the turbo engine but also a fuel injection 2332cc non turbo, I know vw jim swears by his 1.9 turbo but I would like something less common/different [if there is such a thing 8O ]
I've e mailed funkenblitz & airspeed but they must be too busy as Ive not heard back :?
Was close to ordering a powerhaus turbo engine from the states but would like a turnkey engine from the UK any recommendations appreciated
Thanks Phil :lol: :lol:
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Re: 1/4 mile times engine size

Post by sidewinder » Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:00 am

phil me up wrote:Thanks for the times, i'm just about ready to get the engine for my bus project which has got to run a sub 18 to get in the BWA. I like the turbo engine but also a fuel injection 2332cc non turbo, I know vw jim swears by his 1.9 turbo but I would like something less common/different [if there is such a thing 8O ]
I've e mailed funkenblitz & airspeed but they must be too busy as Ive not heard back :?
Was close to ordering a powerhaus turbo engine from the states but would like a turnkey engine from the UK any recommendations appreciated
Thanks Phil :lol: :lol:
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Re: 1/4 mile times engine size

Post by Doogle » Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:14 pm

Iv got a Stricktly Foreign lump, was 1600 going by the engine number, now with twin dells, no idea what itll do yet though as still off the road from all the work so yet to see and I have to strip the engine to find out what size it is and what internals its got, it came with the van but the guy i got it from had freshly imported it not done anything with it and hadnt sussed the nice motor in the back :D

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