31/10/2008

gassertime

picture i took at the berg office , here's the CHIMPANCE , i never see any pictures/info of this gasser

and you??

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30/10/2008

cal look vision

as i said in another post What other than a 67 to make a good old cal look , here're 2 red DKP car  : the wocket (rear) own by doug mische and sarge's car (front)

 

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29/10/2008

steve's

steve's independent porsche repair located in orange county , my buddy sarge worked at this place some year ago , and the next door to this place was the famous Becker's Bug House., the one who painted the famous aronson/holmes 63 ragtop  , Talk about a place full of treasure and history...Cool Cool Cool

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28/10/2008

old shop

here's the famous ANCHOR MUFFLER shop , anchor exhaust equipped some dkp 1 car at the time

and here this's sarge car in front on the shop

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27/10/2008

67 cal look

what a pleasure to cruise around anahein in a dkp 67 cal look

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26/10/2008

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here's  my 61 at the elistist rally  Cool,CoolCool picture by fred flat four

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25/10/2008

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at bug show 2006

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24/10/2008

gasser time

today on gassser time JIM SIBLEY 54 racer

the car was an 54 pearl white oval with a rear window of a 49 split bug

jim was based at bellingham in washington states , he owned his repair shop called "VWs only"

the car floorpan was an 69 adn jim added late model headlights and taillights on the 54

 

 

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on the decklid there's an unique mural shows a aged split windows  hiding behind tree , the rear decklid was an exact fiberglass copy of an 54 unit
 

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wheels are at the front 4x16" chrome porsche with 3.25x16" avon tyres , at the rear are 4 x130stock wheels with A250 M&Hs slicks

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the engine was an 2000cc based on an 1600cc 70's unit

the crankshaft was an okrasa , pistons/rings came from empi , these , combines with a pair of 48 ida webers , gene berg manifold and rockers arms , the camshaft was an engle 160 gene berg flywheel and weber clutch,on the dyno the engine pump out a 171hp

the gearbox  had a close ratio of 4.37/1 

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inside we had 2 buckets seats with harness , the steering wheels is an original unit , doors & dashboard alu panel are hand formed

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here're some color picture of the car

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here's jim sibley oval /split windows in a socal race where?? but you can see the underdog too just in front of the car , that was jim who painted the scheme theme on the underdog too

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after the car had changed , the paint scheme was different

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23/10/2008

comics strip

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22/10/2008

road trip

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21/10/2008

67

What other than a 67 to make a good old cal look Cool

the 67 of my buddy "SARGE"

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19/10/2008

color ???

 have you Already imagine inch pincher TOO with another color than red Rigolant

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17/10/2008

gassertime

today on gasser time the durachrome bug owned and driven by warren gunter

the car was an vw fiberglass body built by bill temple and chromoly tube chassis built by mike kase of torrance . the car had an 427 CI chevy engine using enderle fuel injection on a 6-71 blower

sig erson cam, heads by automotive induction research , aluminium rods modified, pistons buttons installed by dons boxed rods , jardine headers , davco magneto and valvoline oil

the engine couples to a torqueflite automatic transmission modified by C&O automotive

 the car had some gold anodized aluminium interior and the body was painted candy apple red

there's also dual simpsons parachutes and safety equipements 

first pictures show the car at his first  race at lions dragstrip

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now picture from the first stage of the durachrome bug  12 spokes spindle mounts wheels at the front and red color for the body

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during a race at ocir , the car hitting the wall at Orange County Raceway

here' re pictures from the car after the crash

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here's a pictures during the rebuild of durachrome bug ,Mike Kase built another chassis and repaired the one of a kind body.

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here's the stage 2 ,You can always tell the two apart as the  second paint job had black high lighting and the second car also had 5 spoke front wheels.

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16/10/2008

charlie time

yes guys it's charlie time Rigolant let's play the music

do you remember this one , i was maybe 3 or 4 years old

 

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15/10/2008

st graal


in last april i was in socal for the bug in 33 and stay at sarge's house he's one member of the world famous DKP I & III

 An evening it has re-brought out an old box with objects which we could qualify as rarest of the rarest

this's an NOS dkp patch to put on the famous burgundy red dkp jacket

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there's also a cup with dkp sticker  sticked at the bottom

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some old stickers from DKPI i don't know how many exactly but several for sure

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i saw also this dashplate ,I've never heard about this rally organized by the dkp, on February 14th for the st valentin

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2 hoods badges if i remember weel blues was DKP I and black DKP II

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 and here's the st graal of DKP stuff , the first sticker the one  even who served as model for the others, to note the small adds for the printer , like add an  "s" in panzers etc...

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i would like to thx SARGE for allowed me to see these rare DKP stuff and also for good moments past in his company

 

 

 

14/10/2008

family dual

here's the berglar running against the berg race car during a bug in at ocir in the early 80's

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12/10/2008

sunday time

very simple and clean cal look this one was owned by mike martinez son of the famous Al sr martinez and brother of Al jr martinez the owner of the black chop top (dkpII)

this car was into  the DKPII with the black chop top of his brother Al

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10/10/2008

gassertime

today on gasser time the second DYNO DEANO SOAR race car

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, after the crash of the first one at sears point raceway in march 70 , the lowry bros decided to build another gasser , but this time that will be a top chop , this one was made by jim's body shop in santa ana , the roof lost 4"

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the front body was a flip front , and front beam was an DDS straight tube axle  they put 13" DDS wheels on this one

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at the rear there's a 66 vw transaxle  fitted with a webster five speed gearbox , the tranny has also a crown super beef-a-diff , and heavy duty plate installed , they added another dds products at the rear , that was the wheelie bar engine mounting bar combination

the rear wheels are 15" DDS too

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the engine was an 1835 cc with DDS big bore kit (92mm), stock vw crank is used along  with stock rods , flywheel was lightened and used an 200mm pressure palte and disc, the cam was an DDS n°141 , the lifters ,valves and springs are DDS  , valves are 43 mm intake and 36 mm exhaust  , rockers arms came from empi , all of these parts were bolted to a set of very muck reworked dual port heads , wich have been ported and polished and use relocated intake ports .48 idas are sitting on a pair of DDS manifolds , the distirbutor was an vertex magneto , DDS oil pump and try sump for a better cooling of the engine   , exhaust was an DDS drag header system

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roll bar is set more forward than in most other vw race cars , dean wants his head behind the bar , not ahead of it , a neal hydraulic pedalassembly is used and DDS shif lever .2 U-joints on steering shaft bring it over to the center of the car , wheelsis also a DDS product

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here're ken & dean tilt front end of hteir new pearl white , candy orange and purple race car

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09/10/2008

FRENCH WEST COAST


here's a very nice 54 oval from the french west coast , the owner is salem i'had the pleasure to meet him in karmann en montagne last year , very nice guys

this year he was at karmann en montagne with the oval , but in a vintage style, now he 've lowered the car  a little and narrowed the front beam and add a very nice set of torker wheels from JGE

i 'm hurry to be at the next kgm to see the car aside  of mine with the torker too

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06/10/2008

sad news ....

from bitburg raceway

ole the owner of PINK PANTHER  have broke is engine during a run last week end at the last event at bitburg raceway

on the second pass  a new PB with 11.35@113, that's only 1/100 slower than the car ran in 1974 at OCIR was made by ole

hope to see the car running next year and doing some  new time

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05/10/2008

speedwell in eifel land

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03/10/2008

gassertime

the PIED PIPPER old gasser was built in the late 60's on an oval body , sporting a set of ansen wheels at the rear and steal wheels at the front

the last pictures show the peid pipper aside the mouse trap in is first stage

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02/10/2008

for sale

A set of 4 N.O.S original Empi/Speedwell BRM magnesium wheels. These come with mounting hardware and original caps. They are still in original cosmolene. 2 are in original Empi/Speedwell labelled box, the other 2 in a plain box.

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