Skans’ 1955 VW Oval Bug

Skans’ 1955 VW Oval Bug

Owner: Stefan Skans, Västerås, Sweden.

Car: 1955 oval bug painted in dark gray, roll cage, racing seats, plastic windows, narrowed 7″ the front and 5″ a side in the rear, 275/50/15 tires in the back.

Engine: 2331 cc (84×94), Weber 48 IDA’s, Okrasa crank, Porsche rods, Super Flow heads w/48×38 valves, Autocraft roller rockers, Engle K 10 cam, MSD 6 AL, 2 step module, Mallory distributor, CR 11.0:1, Kennedy 2100 lb clutch, 4 puck disc, 100 hp NOS system.

Transmission:
A stock (!) ‘64 gearbox w/a Super Diff, BugPack 5″ narrowed axles.

Comments: Best ET: 12.025 @ 188 kph (118 mph) on the 1/4 mile. A close ratio transaxle will be built/bought this upcoming winter.

1955 Oval VW Bug

1955 Oval VW Bug

1955 Oval VW Bug

1955 Oval VW Bug

1955 Oval VW Bug

1955 Oval VW Bug

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