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1966 VOLKSWAGEN VAN

Specifications: Length 108”, [Shortened Four Feet!] Wheelbase 47”, Width 62”, Height 71”, Weigh 2,010 lbs. ...Engine: 2,276 cc. Nitrous Boosted, Stroked, Air-Cooled, Opposed-4, 911 PORSCHE Carbon-Fiber Fan Shroud [with Alternator], DEMELLO 8-Dowel, Full-Circle, Balanced, Counter Weighted Crankshaft, Dual 48mm. Polished WEBER Carbs on SCAT Polished Aluminum Manifolds, CARRILO Stainless Steel Rods, Engle 120 Camshaft, JOE HUNT MAGNETO , KENNEDY HP Clutch. CIMA 94 Pistons, HI-REV Valve Springs, Built by: KURT, AL, MIKE and SHORTY at BUGFORMANCE MOTORSPORT in Sacramento... The Custom Propane Powered Flame Throwing Exhaust System With Dual HARLEY DAVIDSON Coils was Built by; PORTER MUFFLER of Roseville...DAVID HARO Sprayed the Mercedes-Benz Brilliant Silver Paint...after JIM FONTANA put over 120 Hours of Body Work In.... BOB’S CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY in Roseville Added Over 90 Hours on the Raised Flame Interior .When I First Talked To GARY LEWIS “The Welding Slut” of LEWIS WELDING WORKS in Roseville About Cutting The Van He “Said No Problem, One Day Cutting Two Days Welding“ Then, “The Voices In My Head Started Making Suggestions” After More Than 240 Hours of Metal Work Was Done This “Two Week Project” Ended Up Taking a Year and Two Weeks...I Would also Like To Thank BOB MILLER, TIM FOX, BRITEX Metal Polishing, and Everyone Else Who Helped Make My Dream A Reality...

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An article about the Van in the European Volksworld Magazine! Awesome story!

Enjoy!