29/12/2009

2010

happy new year vw blogger

speedwell

x7

27/12/2009

bug tour 2008

it was a great moment

bug tour

25/12/2009

XMAS gassertime

happy GASSERTIME to all

first DDS oval first during the winternationals in 69

vw memories2

21/12/2009

christmas time

i would like to wish you a merry christmas

speedwell

x6

19/12/2009

1/2 millions

thanks all for visiting speedwell

for the 500.000 visits i share with you an original picture of the underdog II at OCIR

ud

18/12/2009

gassertime

famous vw gasser car

gasser time

17/12/2009

L 2610 conda green

mike mahaffey , ed craig , tony de kruif , do you know those guys ???

 the 2 first ones are known to have owned the same car, but know you tonyy de kruif, he was the 3rd owner of this Split

that car went into 3 different club

into Der Kleiner Panzers with mike mahaffey

dkp

into Der Renmeister Association  with ed craig

dra

and into Der California Kafers with tony de kruif

eddy de cuyper 51 split3

16/12/2009

L639 Zenith blue

mark kessenich ........another sweet Deek 67

deek

15/12/2009

empi NOS

extractor exhaust system

empi exhaust

14/12/2009

baja1000

I know that everyone has already heard spoken about the inch pincher too , but in real the first inch pincher too was an off road car , and not the famous drag car , so here's one of the rare photos of this car, all the photos I have of this car are in black and white,it's the only one that I have color
enjoy

ip too baja bug

13/12/2009

frenchy's birthday

today is the birthday of frenchy dehoux  aka doctor detail

here's is famous ghia

frenchy

 frenchy (2)

frenchy engine

frenchy (1)

ghia mania14

12/12/2009

deek late models

here's edwin barron late ghia , edwin was the brother of ernie barron member of DKK club and ernie owned a superb bug late model

deek

11/12/2009

gasser time

today on gasser time the ROACH by revmaster

frank skalsky was the revmaster shop manager , he and his brother stan build the ROACH 57 vw gasser

Revmaster

the boby work and paint were done by clarence shaw at SHAW body shop (riverside)she was painted in  yellow/orange , and the artwork was done by richard MC peak(riverside)

revmaster roach20

revmaster roach3

the car went to some famous dragstrip like  fontana , carlsbad ,orange county,in the late 60& early 70's

the car ran with the pepco an 13.47 @107mph with street tyres and near to the stock

weight, later with the 2180cc the car ran an 12.39

revmaster roach
 

revmaster roach2

the engine was an 25hp case(pied mouler)

it was hand lapped then line bored , tehy used porsche cylinder ,the crankshaft was an 1600 porsche unit with porsche rods , camshaft was an isky unit , heads were denzel enlarged and polished ports

 2 stromberg 48 carbs were on the top of pepco supercharger , distributor was vertex magneto

revmaster roach engine

revmaster roach30

after the car had an 2180cc with 92 mm DDS p/c , 82mm revmaster crank,rods were vw stockers lightened and polished , lightened flywheel , heads were d/ports with bigger valves , polished and ported intake  ports , ida manifold with 48 on the top, EMPI 1.4 rocker set up with EMPI GT valve covers, exhaust was a twin  180°megaphone built by bob sanchez at 4-TUNED exhaust

gearbox was an swingaxle with fours sears with limited slip unit , and porsche axles and solid mounts

sorry but don't have no pictures of the 21800cc

that's it for today

10/12/2009

back in summer

cox

09/12/2009

unknow gasser

here's the centipede , i never seen this car before , only this picture if you have more info let me know

centipede

07/12/2009

volkswagen america

here's a small video from vw america

enjoy , you wil see some cool footage from the bug in

06/12/2009

big boys........

........needs big toys

Sand scorcher2

05/12/2009

dds shop

somewhere in santa ana - california ????

pict 033

04/12/2009

gassertime

last friday  on gassertime we had some cool pictures of the NED BUG II , today here's a colored picture of the car , may be this was at OCIR or WINTERNATIONALS event , and you can see in the back ,the anderson bros "HERE COMES DA BUG" just in front of the LEE eliminators bus

ned bug II

03/12/2009

raceshop slalom car

here's the car when it was owned by paul kenny , there's some little change i let you find those one

now the car is in the flat 4 collection in japan

Sans titre2

raceshop slalom car

more details about the car

Sans titre1

02/12/2009

slalom car

doug custer raceshop slalom car

Sans titre

01/12/2009

356A

more porsche more cal look

porsche 356 cal look

porsche 356 cal look1