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Old 06-26-2014, 07:21 PM
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Arrow Bugzilla

Is a 1970 VW BUG. Gone is the 160 cc air-cooled engine that came stock in this car in 1970 and in its place is a 377 cubic inch mill with an 8-71 Weiand roots supercharger sitting on top. At 50-percent overdrive the blower makes a maximum 35 pounds of boost at full song.
To construct the chassis, Clark used a Chevy Luv truck frame and hung the all-steel bug body on it. The front suspension has been outfitted with stock Luv truck a-arms and Penske shocks. To put the power down out back a custom ladder bar suspension setup that rides on Penske coilovers is used. Bugzilla rides on Sander double headlock wheels out back that are wrapped in 315 Mickey Thompson drag radials.
This VW packs a ton of punch with sixty-foot times in the 1.13 range and a personal best to date of 4.70-seconds in the eighth-mile. The car is currently set up to be competitive in the 5.0 and 5.30 index classes, but will also run in Radial versus The World, along with other radial tire classes.
Accepting all the power from the motor is a race-prepped Powerglide that was built by the driveline wizards at PTC. The 4500 RPM stall converter is also a PTC unit that was custom made for Bugzilla. All of these components take their orders from Clark through his B&M shifter, and the rear end is a nine-inch Ford that Clark built and filled with 3.70 gears.
FROM: Ron Clark’s Outrageous ‘Bugzilla’ Blown Radial Tire VW Bug - Dragzine


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