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Forum: Suspension December 3rd 2010, 05:10
Replies: 58
Views: 9,647
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Yeah I know how important wheels and tires are. ...

Yeah I know how important wheels and tires are.
My VW is taking a... modern Japanese esque route. I would like it to handle and put a decent zippy little engine it, more for spirited daily driving...
Forum: Suspension December 2nd 2010, 22:42
Replies: 58
Views: 9,647
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Its an IRS pan. I was thinking that I might...

Its an IRS pan.
I was thinking that I might have to invest in a Mendeola suspension if I really want to make this thing handle.

Now come to think of it my best bet is to make the thing a GL...
Forum: Body December 2nd 2010, 04:00
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Body stuff

Where can I front the front spoilers- like the Kamei? ones or something like that?

Also- what kind of offset can I run? I was looking at a set of wheels from a toyota corolla...
Forum: Suspension December 2nd 2010, 03:51
Replies: 58
Views: 9,647
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Making a non-super handle

I know that a regular beetle probably cannot handle as well as a fully tuned out super beetle, but I can get it pretty darn close right?

What all would I have to do?
Is it possible to make a...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 15th 2010, 08:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By SCCAbeetle
The car is just for fun, spirited daily driving...

The car is just for fun, spirited daily driving and occasional sprints at the drag strip, or runs down a curvy road.

Thanks for the heads up about the trailing arms- not getting them could save me...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 14th 2010, 20:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By SCCAbeetle
http://www.germanlook.net/html/features/Feature01....

http://www.germanlook.net/html/features/Feature01.php

That one.
Mainly for WTF HUH factor.

I was looking at a 2110cc with an EFI set up for the type one
Or a 2270 EFI for the type four- N/A....
Forum: German Look Tuning July 13th 2010, 11:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Ehh I decided the type 1 I shall go with- sure...

Ehh I decided the type 1 I shall go with- sure they have their faults, but its not a daily.

My only concern right now is getting the wonderful spindles of doom on the front of my 1970 to accept...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 12th 2010, 21:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By SCCAbeetle
The other idea is a type one 2332.

The other idea is a type one 2332.
Forum: German Look Tuning July 12th 2010, 21:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Doing this on a budget...

Not made of money I am.

So heres what I was thinking of doing with my 70 beetle:

2.0 Type 4 (need to know where to find the conversion tin)
Dual 44IDFs
Some kind of exhaust (don't know where...
Forum: Suspension May 17th 2010, 21:16
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Ohh, basically here is the run down of what I...

Ohh, basically here is the run down of what I have decided to do:

Interior:
New dash (standard gauges+tach, stock style except for a tach gauge sitting by the pillar)
New seats/panels (looking...
Forum: Suspension May 16th 2010, 20:55
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Sounds good, they don't require any cutting...

Sounds good, they don't require any cutting right?
How about the alt/12v conversion stuff?
Forum: Suspension May 15th 2010, 23:55
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
I kinda had to ditch the SCCA idea, so thats out...

I kinda had to ditch the SCCA idea, so thats out of the question now.

I do have more of a budget then your buddy, and I am kind of a purist, this beetle shall not be cut.

I think that all that...
Forum: Suspension May 12th 2010, 09:20
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Yeah- just my only worry is that my SCCA class is...

Yeah- just my only worry is that my SCCA class is really not friendly to beetles.
I can't lose anymore weight then the stock weight.
Forum: Engines May 11th 2010, 22:10
Replies: 24
Views: 3,748
Posted By SCCAbeetle
I hope the caps weren't a sign of rage. Ok,...

I hope the caps weren't a sign of rage.

Ok, that is actually a great idea.
Reason being those are the tougher crank cases.

That might be best, just using the aftermarket. The WRX's stock fans...
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2010, 22:05
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Well... I can go junk yard diving, and I am...

Well...
I can go junk yard diving, and I am saving up for a Scat motor (the 2332cc, it puts down about 140hp or so, which in a regular beetle is enough)

I was thinking about that engine, along...
Forum: Engines May 11th 2010, 18:02
Replies: 24
Views: 3,748
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Also, will people please get more specific with...

Also, will people please get more specific with the subaru engines!

I am sick of EJ20T, and SOHC STi!
I am a former Subaru guy- Those two things dont exist!

Subaru DOES NOT use the "T" that is...
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2010, 17:23
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Autocross. I think that the 944 brakes will...

Autocross.
I think that the 944 brakes will work, I dont need monsters.

How much of a pain in the neck is it to install them?
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2010, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Suspension set up

Aside from coilovers, what else can I do to my 70 beetle to get better handling out of it?
Its not a super, so I don't have all the niftyness at my finger tips that you guys have.

Also, what...
Forum: Suspension May 10th 2010, 20:25
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Alright. Does it matter if its a 944 turbo? ...

Alright.

Does it matter if its a 944 turbo?
Does a regular beetle handle well enough to autocross, I am not shooting for wins just for fun :cool:
Forum: Engines May 10th 2010, 13:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Be careful. The engine in question is... A...

Be careful.
The engine in question is...

A 2.0, twin scroll turbo charger, VF36 model- with a cast block and forged internals, large semi-hemi heads (shallow dish) and good sized ports.

Heres...
Forum: Engines May 10th 2010, 08:56
Replies: 24
Views: 3,748
Posted By SCCAbeetle
First, how much is your budget? Look...

First, how much is your budget?

Look consider these things about subarus:
1. They get hot, trust me I own a WRX.
2. The engines aren't cheap- and the cheap ones are usually on their last leg
3....
Forum: Suspension May 10th 2010, 08:50
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Nah there is really not a lot of rust. The...

Nah there is really not a lot of rust.

The plan that I have is first I am going to work out the bugs (no pun intended) in my car, and then after that install a wasserboxer.
After that, I would...
Forum: Suspension May 7th 2010, 16:35
Replies: 22
Views: 2,165
Posted By SCCAbeetle
Going junk diving

I have a 70 non super beetle.

The area I live in has enough junkyards to keep me picking and pulling until rapture.

What kinda goodies should I look for?
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