It's a Drag

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It's a Drag
« on: July 20, 2013, 05:42:45 PM »
At the drags - some air-cooled, some not.

Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2013, 05:46:53 PM »
 :o

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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2013, 05:48:44 PM »
Here's some stuff from the past few years... new "old" pictures are hard to come by.  :(

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« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2013, 05:50:26 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2013, 05:55:18 PM »
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« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2013, 05:59:00 PM »
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speedwell

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2013, 06:01:17 PM »
nice picture bro  and what a name Red  ;D ;D
how're you??


Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2013, 06:01:40 PM »
Hey bro, WELCOME!! 8)

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« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2013, 06:04:05 PM »
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Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2013, 06:06:28 PM »
 A nine second wheel-standing heart-stopper :o :o

richie webb

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2013, 06:07:15 PM »
A nine second wheel-standing heart-stopper :o :o

Hi Sarge

thanks for the pics,heres one of my favourites of the version 2 car


Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2013, 06:07:39 PM »
NICE pic!!  Glad to see you here... welcome! 8)

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2013, 06:10:04 PM »
 8)

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2013, 06:10:23 PM »
Great pics !

Here's a video from Norway

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #15 on: July 20, 2013, 06:10:56 PM »
World's fastest street legal beetle, 9.03 in the 1/4 - allegedly  ::)

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #16 on: July 20, 2013, 06:11:28 PM »
Yet another 'world's fastest', 8.794 in the 1/4


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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #17 on: July 20, 2013, 06:11:55 PM »
now for some nostalgia, a video of the Inch Pincher !

richie webb

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2013, 06:13:13 PM »
World's fastest street legal beetle, 9.03 in the 1/4 - allegedly  ::)


Hi Tom

it is the worlds fastest floorpan vw,and has now gone low 8s,amazing vehicle for sure

cheers richie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #19 on: July 20, 2013, 06:13:37 PM »
World's fastest street legal beetle, 9.03 in the 1/4 - allegedly  ::)


Hi Tom

it is the worlds fastest floorpan vw,and has now gone low 8s,amazing vehicle for sure

cheers richie
Richie, thanks for the clarification.  So many of the videos stated 'world's fastest' that I started to doubt.  Anyhow - That's an amazing feat, low 8s !

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2013, 06:14:18 PM »
 :o


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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2013, 06:14:48 PM »
VW power has come a long way... this car runs a 100 yard race in 2.79 seconds @ 129 mph!


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« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2013, 06:15:43 PM »
 :D

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #23 on: July 21, 2013, 12:54:20 AM »
A FEW I LIKE.
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« Reply #24 on: December 24, 2013, 01:57:00 PM »
 :)

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #25 on: March 17, 2014, 07:59:39 AM »
 :)

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #26 on: March 17, 2014, 04:42:20 PM »
Four cylinders never smelled or sounded quite like this...



Here's the scoop on the motor...

http://www.billetracing.com/

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #27 on: March 17, 2014, 05:08:34 PM »
Damn, that's quick !

29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2014, 10:52:50 PM »
Four cylinders never smelled or sounded quite like this...



Here's the scoop on the motor...

http://www.billetracing.com/
Red, that is amazing. I've spent lots of time wrenching on t/a hemis and Nitro Harleys, but still didn't expect that sound from that!
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Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #29 on: March 20, 2014, 09:47:06 AM »
Here's a nice vid from Bug-In 38.  The 39th edition will be held next month at Irwindale Raceway Sunday April 27th.


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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #30 on: March 23, 2014, 09:40:42 PM »
Santa Pod
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« Reply #31 on: March 29, 2014, 12:11:45 AM »
I really like this picture. ::)
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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2014, 02:56:41 PM »
Vintage San Cobble Hill Dragway, Victoria BC, c.1950's
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« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2014, 02:58:29 PM »
 ::)
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« Reply #34 on: April 19, 2014, 07:24:21 AM »
 8) ::) :o
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Red

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« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2014, 12:50:56 PM »
 8)

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« Reply #36 on: May 10, 2014, 03:23:30 AM »
 :o :o :o
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« Reply #37 on: June 10, 2014, 04:41:36 AM »
Drag racing in the Swiss alps.
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Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #38 on: July 01, 2014, 08:06:43 AM »
Congrats, Richie! 8) 8) 8)


29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #39 on: July 04, 2014, 08:59:01 PM »
Fierce looking Ghia. >:(
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #40 on: August 05, 2014, 12:45:43 AM »
 ::) :o :D
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #41 on: August 06, 2014, 01:16:01 AM »
 :o
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29bowtie

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« Reply #42 on: August 08, 2014, 01:03:47 AM »
 ;) 8)$$%%
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29bowtie

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« Reply #43 on: August 08, 2014, 01:54:55 AM »
 8) :-* ;)
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« Reply #44 on: August 11, 2014, 04:48:48 AM »
 8)
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Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #45 on: September 22, 2014, 07:16:02 AM »
Another PB for Richie... the sevens are just around the corner :) 


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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #46 on: September 22, 2014, 07:49:56 AM »
Another PB for Richie... the sevens are just around the corner :) 



THAT'S impressive !

Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #47 on: September 22, 2014, 01:33:46 PM »


Another PB for Richie... the sevens are just around the corner :) 


THAT'S impressive !


This one's not bad either ;)  Kris Laufer  7.86 @ 183!


29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #48 on: October 01, 2014, 08:33:18 PM »
 8)
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Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #49 on: December 09, 2014, 08:17:29 AM »
 :o :o :o


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« Reply #50 on: December 10, 2014, 04:11:50 PM »
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Red

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« Reply #51 on: December 10, 2014, 04:55:45 PM »

29bowtie

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« Reply #52 on: September 22, 2015, 08:34:04 PM »
 :) :)
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« Reply #53 on: November 12, 2015, 09:11:28 PM »
 ;D 8)
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #54 on: November 12, 2015, 09:15:45 PM »
This is a cool shot, of a unique ride. Not exactly aerodynamic.
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #55 on: January 13, 2016, 07:02:41 PM »
I've never seen such skinny front tires on one of these before.
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #56 on: February 03, 2016, 01:01:28 AM »
Leadfoot Charlie.
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« Reply #57 on: February 21, 2016, 12:51:30 PM »
Lightning Bug,
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29bowtie

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« Reply #58 on: March 05, 2016, 05:52:18 PM »
Here's different one. 8)
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Tom

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #59 on: March 13, 2016, 06:05:33 PM »
Great pic!

bermfinger

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #60 on: March 14, 2016, 11:21:28 AM »
Dean Lowry... One of the smartest of the bunch. Godfather of VW performance & a super nice guy to boot.

29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #61 on: July 17, 2016, 03:20:49 AM »
VW racing the infamous Petty drag car!
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #62 on: July 02, 2017, 11:36:18 PM »
Wild looking ride! :o
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« Reply #63 on: July 24, 2017, 06:46:21 PM »
Nice colour photo of the Turbonique Beetle.
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Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #64 on: July 26, 2017, 07:29:59 AM »
Takin' a ride with Dave Perkins...




Tom

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #65 on: July 26, 2017, 08:29:21 AM »
Wow !  IMHO I like the ragtop better, probably because it looks closer to being a stock body.   Speed over style.

Red

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #66 on: July 26, 2017, 04:40:27 PM »

Wow !  IMHO I like the ragtop better, probably because it looks closer to being a stock body.   Speed over style.


Yeah, pretty impressive.  Dave makes it all look really easy from start to finish... FAST!
More pics over here....   http://hotrodcraft.com/index.php?topic=919.0

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #67 on: August 06, 2017, 12:26:45 PM »
A few more.
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #68 on: October 08, 2017, 04:15:42 PM »
The former "Durachrome" funny car.
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29bowtie

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Re: It's a Drag
« Reply #69 on: October 09, 2017, 11:54:32 PM »
 ;)
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« Reply #70 on: October 10, 2017, 06:28:45 PM »
 8) 8)
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« Reply #71 on: October 17, 2017, 12:04:25 AM »
 ::)
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