UK Based Performance VW Engine Specialist (est 1983)

torque

1953 Oval: 179 BHP

The first step in preparing an itemised engine specification is to get a clear picture of what the engine will be used for e.g. daily driver, street/strip, race only etc. Some people come to me with a very clear idea of what they want, or maybe there’s a certain look or
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Engine Displacement Chart

Project 2110 – Part 2: Bore & Stroke

As outlined previously in Part 1 of this series, the aim of Project 2110 is to design and build an engine that delivers strong torque across a wide rpm range. Before discussing the pros and cons of various bore and stroke options, a quick discussion on TORQUE and how it relates
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Project 2110 – Part 1: Introduction

The first in a series of articles covering the theory and practice of building a high performance Type 1 2110cc engine. The engine will be fitted to a split screen bus and is being designed to deliver a good combination of power, torque, driveability and most importantly,
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Square engines, ratio rockers and the power taken to drive the cooling fan

I’ve added another three topics to the Tech Talk page. Tech Talk #8  studies the effect changing rocker arm ratio has on duration. Plus how the average cam card doesn’t provide sufficient detail to accurately compare cams from one manufacturer to another brand’s
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Burnout Bus

More smiles per gallon

David Simpkin’s 15 window 1961 Deluxe VW bus was fitted with a JMR 2110cc engine in 2007. The original remit was to deliver an engine that emphasised torque and driveability over outright power, return reasonable fuel economy and be capable of running a sub 18 second ¼ mile
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