Eriksson’s 1961 VW Bug

Eriksson’s 1961 VW Bug

Owner: Petter Eriksson, Borlänge, Sweden.

Car: 1961 bug still in its sun bleached original color. The bug is equipped with a roll bar, Berg shifter, old Talbot type rear view mirror, Autometer gauges, line lock, lowered front end, BRM’s, 6″ M&H slicks (not in the picture).

Engine: 2007cc (78×90.5), Weber 48 IDA’s, forged Okrasa crank, Engle FK 8 cam, ported CB 044 heads, MSD 6 AL, 009 w/Pertronix Ignitor, GB “Equalizer” pulley, Berg throttle linkage, CR 9:1.

Transmission: Welded 3:rd and 4:th, Berg Pinion Support, Superdiff w/a poor mans posi.

Comments: Best ET: 9,2 @ 124 kph (78 mph) on the 1/8 mile with last years 1776cc engine. A new close ratio transaxle will be built this upcoming winter.

1961 Volkswagen Beetle

1961 Volkswagen Beetle

1961 Volkswagen Beetle

1961 Volkswagen Beetle

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