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  Topic: 36HP New Land Speed Record 124.4 MPH
bruce cook

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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:11 am   Subject: 36HP New Land Speed Record 124.4 MPH
On 4/15/2018 Pelican Pecker Racing set a new 36 DSS world record in Arkansas
at the ECTA EVENT 124.4 m.p.h. with a Whitey Worham 36hp race engine
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:52 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
After over 6 years in the works The Type 64 Land Speed Racer will run at
the first ECTA event in Arkansas this coming April 2018
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 4:07 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
The chassis senors are to measure down force and lift, this is needed to set the car up. The engine is the work of Whitey from German Automotive with 1699cc
  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:33 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
Chassis sensors are in place, now for the under body defuser Rolling Eyes
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:15 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
More work on the racer as we near testing time
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:47 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
Dave Miller is making a race deck lid it will be on the car soon.
  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:01 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
The Versuchswagen Land Speed Team has started the final work on the racer before testing. Installed the 172 h.p. 36 base Whitey Worsham race engine.
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:17 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
After only 4 pulls on the dyno with small venturis Whitey Worsham 36 based
race engine made 172 H.P. now for some BIG venturi!!
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
More work completed on the racer, now the data system
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:59 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
So happy to have Jeff Huber from The Gear Garage on our team. One off race trans for the Type 64 Land Speed Racer built by Jeff, plus lots of chassis set up help.
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:31 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
A lot work has been done since my last post, Dave Miller has finished the body for now, Eric Yost has built a 150mph spec. roll cage, and the car is on it's race chassis from B&C Motors. Now time ...
  Topic: Trying to locate my 1950 VW bug
bruce cook

Replies: 31
Views: 4769

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: Trying to locate my 1950 VW bug
I have a 56 I bought on The Samba in 09 a project that was all ready started,
should be finished in a few months.
  Topic: Trying to locate my 1950 VW bug
bruce cook

Replies: 31
Views: 4769

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:40 am   Subject: Re: Trying to locate my 1950 VW bug
Sold my 51 Split in 1983 and found on The Samba in Jan. 2007 then restored
it to as stock as possible. It was 300 miles away and being used for drag racing.
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:31 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
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All most ready to race, looks like 2017 after testing.
  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:20 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
Engine case is ready
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  Topic: Porsche 356 lifters in a 36 case set up for racing
bruce cook

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Views: 1299

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:38 am   Subject: Porsche 356 lifters in a 36 case set up for racing
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  Topic: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
bruce cook

Replies: 98
Views: 42864

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:12 am   Subject: Re: Type 64 Coming to the 36hp Challenge
The engine is coming together, much machine work by Wild Man Whitey Wosrham of German Automotive Fletcher N.C.
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  Topic: Land speed 67
bruce cook

Replies: 2
Views: 968

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:17 pm   Subject: Land speed 67
Great place to run , and not as much clean up.
  Topic: My 1623cc. 36hp challenge engine. Bonneville type 2
bruce cook

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:43 am   Subject: My 1623cc. 36hp challenge engine. Bonneville type 2
Laughing Sounds like a great engine, we found problems with the ww carbs and linkage on our 1493cc 36 we ran in Ohio on Sat.
  Topic: Land speed 67
bruce cook

Replies: 2
Views: 968

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 4:39 am   Subject: Land speed 67
ECTA Ohio Racing the little 1493cc 36 with single port heads and ww 32 pbic repo carbs goes 103.686 mph in B&C Motors 67 bug on Sat.
 
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