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  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:48 pm   Subject: Re: 1955cc Single Port
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Based on the lack info,
Sp heads, 1.25:1 rockers, stock cam, and exhaust, 10.0:1 CR.
65.5 [email protected] 3500 RPM
Torque 126.5 @ 2500 RPM

Why bother building this?
It's limp! Unless you're look ...
  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

Replies: 30
Views: 1252

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:36 pm   Subject: Re: 1955cc Single Port
Thoughts on this? Or is this overkill?

https://shop.kaddieshack.com/Pertronix-DIGITAL-HP-Ignition-System-Ready-To-Run-Complete-Kit-HP-KIT.htm?productId=1163
  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

Replies: 30
Views: 1252

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:41 pm   Subject: Re: 1955cc Single Port
As for ignition you recommended a 009. Do you not recommend a SVDA distributor for the dual carb setup?
  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:42 am   Subject: Re: 1955cc Single Port
Thanks for the advice as always Alstrup.

I'll speak to builder to see if they can swap out the rockers to 1.1, this is for the exhaust side or intake side?

I will see about having some manifol ...
  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

Replies: 30
Views: 1252

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:28 pm   Subject: Re: 1955cc Single Port
You'll see a good improvement in power over stock. My 2007cc single port single carb was a stump puller forsure, shame I smashed it on a few too many rocks. You'll find that it'll be a little tricky w ...
  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: 1955cc Single Port
This is an unusual build I know.

W100 w/ 1.25 rockers currently
Will run 93 octane w/ additive. Hoping for a 96+ blend.
This motor is only intended for low rpm, 30-50mph, winding road action. ...
  Topic: 1955cc Single Port
FRNKNSTNGHIA

Replies: 30
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:25 pm   Subject: 1955cc Single Port
1955cc
90.5x76
Ported Single Port heads
-SS Valves
-HD Single Springs
-Chromoly Retainers
-1.25 Rockers
-55cc
-10.0:1 Compression
-Micropolished Crank
-Dynamically Balanced rotating assembl ...
  Topic: Wanted to share my project so far........
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:00 pm   Subject: Re: Wanted to share my project so far........
Hehe. Baby Godzilla.
  Topic: Wanted to share my project so far........
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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Views: 4710

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:23 pm   Subject: Re: Wanted to share my project so far........
The heads were ported by a VW shop in Central Florida.
  Topic: Wanted to share my project so far........
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Wanted to share my project so far........
This is a dyno of a 1776 SP Alstrup built. The torque number is in Newton-Meters, the conversion to Torque would be about 114tq. My assumption is with the extra stroke and displacement the torque wil ...
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:40 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
Just got this pic sent from the builder.

1955cc Single Port
90.5x76
10.0:1 Compression
55cc Ported Single Port Heads
W100 w/ 1.25 rockers
All dynamically balanced


https://www.thesamba.com ...
  Topic: Wanted to share my project so far........
FRNKNSTNGHIA

Replies: 35
Views: 4710

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:56 pm   Subject: Re: Wanted to share my project so far........
If I wanted a car that performed in the 1/4 mile, than yes I would definitely have gone dual port. Easily pick up 30+ hp in the top end. But I didn't build this motor to pull all the way to redline. ...
  Topic: Wanted to share my project so far........
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:08 pm   Subject: Re: Wanted to share my project so far........
Update:

Body - All gaps have been set. Car has had its final dry block sand. It will be wet-sanded before paint.

Mechanical:

Dual-Relief Case sent for machine work:

1955cc
90.5 x 76
Sin ...
  Topic: My 1955cc SP Build
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:10 pm   Subject: My 1955cc SP Build
My 1955cc SP build

90.5x76

Ported heads with S/S valves, HD springs, Chromoly retainers
1.25 Rockers
W100 w/ Engle Lifters
54cc Combustion Chamber
FRD 34s w/ 29mm Venturi and will be jetted ...
  Topic: About to purchase seals and interior kit from JBugs
FRNKNSTNGHIA

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:53 pm   Subject: Re: About to purchase seals and interior kit from JBugs
I purchased basically my entire interior and rubber seals from jbugs. They use TMI for interiors. West Coast Metric for Seals. On the interior, I purchased TMI Deluxe carpet kit that included the r ...
  Topic: Turbo for a dual port 1600
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: Turbo for a dual port 1600
You only need a Carbon Sealed turbo if you go draw-through setup. If you go blow-through than any turbo will work.
  Topic: Aftermarket wheels in 5x130
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 10:17 am   Subject: Aftermarket wheels in 5x130
Technically not aftermarket but they are made by ATS for Porsche. 15"x6" 50et with im pretty sure 15mm spacers all around. Wrapped with Falken Ziex 512s in 185-65-15 tires. Going on 1970 Kar ...
  Topic: Miata (MX5) seats in a Ghia?
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 8:45 am   Subject: Re: Miata (MX5) seats in a Ghia?
Well done. So I originally was going to install ProCar Drifter Seats in my 70 Coupe. Bought the ProCar brackets, but once received I realized the brackets were intended to be bolted to the factory s ...
  Topic: Align bore...NO??
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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Views: 4675

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Re: Align bore...NO??
1970 Single Port Case, dual relief. Shop said STD Thrust with Aline Bore .020. Said case with exception of being dirty looked really good overall. Had them do the following:

#3 cylinder reinforc ...
  Topic: Engine hood struts
FRNKNSTNGHIA

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 7:30 am   Subject: Re: Engine hood struts
I assume Single Port heads with FRD 34s shouldn't be a problem with the Decklid Springs, or am I mistaken?

I figure the advice of setting springs in the higher wholes should provide me adequate r ...
 
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