My 56 bug racer..

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Dirty nige
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My 56 bug racer..

Post by Dirty nige » Tue Nov 03, 2009 2:17 pm

2276cc,T1 EFI,N/A,with small shot of NOS. best time is 11.28@116mph,looking for a 10 next year :mrgreen:

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by Sneaks » Tue Nov 03, 2009 2:53 pm

HOW could you DO that to AN OVAL???





















hahaha. Just kidding. More power to ya! Nice looking machine. Tell us about the setup, what are you running for a motor? tranny? suspension set up?

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by Dirty nige » Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:18 pm

2276cc,AS41 case,mahle B+Ps,FK89,comp elims,50mm throttle bodies running off a flywheel triggered EMS ecu,48LB injectors,11.9:1 compression on e85 fuel,2" jee cee header and home made stinger.And a 30hp shot of NOS,made 233bhp on the dyno 2 month ago :mrgreen:

Gearbox is a rancho pro drag,not sure on ratio's(i go over line at 115-120@7800rpm in 4th).

Race alxes,and set of AVO coilover (180lb springs) on the rears.

Ali front beam with bugpack shocks on front

STOCK BRAKES :shock: drums all round,even still on single circuit :shock:

RLR cromo full cage,fitted by daz @Aircooled Performance.

Little vid to....
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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by Dirty nige » Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:35 pm

few more pics..
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We got out racing by 2pm after cleaning the track! :mrgreen:
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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by david58 » Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:18 am

Is this also one of your cars? I was on the internet and can across this video, same name................well almost
Hot, humid air is less dense than cooler, drier air. This can allow a golf ball to fly through the air with greater ease, as there won't be as much resistance on the ball.

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by Dirty nige » Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:49 pm

david58 wrote:Is this also one of your cars? I was on the internet and can across this video, same name................well almost
yea thats me last year at bugjam,sold that now :(

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by david58 » Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:50 pm

Awesome car.
Hot, humid air is less dense than cooler, drier air. This can allow a golf ball to fly through the air with greater ease, as there won't be as much resistance on the ball.

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by seb » Sun Jan 10, 2010 4:29 pm

totally amazing loving the build 8)

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by DannyK » Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:05 pm

Great car and pics. Nice launch ! :D

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by Dirty nige » Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:15 pm

Few more pics over the winter months...

Gearbox freshen up..

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Fitted window net...

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Painted the cage,blue glitter...

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by Dirty nige » Tue Feb 09, 2010 5:18 pm

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Re: My 56 bug racer..

Post by petew » Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:31 pm

are thinking of adding some wheely bars any time soon. in that first vid, the wheely seemed to slow you down. am I right?

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