Brorsson’s ‘59

Brorsson’s ‘59

Owner: Sven-Olof Brorsson, Kalmar, Sweden.

Car: A ‘59 fjord blue bug, 5,5×15″ Mahle “Gasburner” wheels with 135-15 tires in the front and 6×15 with M&H 235/60-15 in the rear. Front lowered w/a Puma beam and 2.5″ dropped spindles, type 1 disc brakes in the front and type 3 drums in the rear, stock interior, Berg shifter.

Engine: 2600cc (78×103) type 4, Weber 51 IDA’s, Super Rods, 48×40 mm D-ported heads, Chevy valve springs, Pauter 1.48:1 rockers, the cam is a 256° @ 0.050″ lift with a total of 0.54″ @ valve, straight cut steel/steel cam gear, welded CB intake manifolds, Melling oil pump, Holley fuel pump, 1 7/8″ headers w/a 2.5″ Apple Racing muffler.

Transmission: VW 091, 4.57 r&p, 3.78, 2.06, 1.44 and 1.13 4:th, ZF limited slip diff, Dave Folts swing axle kit.

Comments: Best ET on the 1/4 mile: 12.83 @ 168 kph (106 mph). Brorsson is a member of “Der Brückenrenners” (DBR).

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

1959 Volkswagen Beetle

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