Engine Improvements for 2017

     Displacement: 2553cc / 155.6 cubic inches

     Bore: 102.4mm (4.030") Jaycee .175"/.225" thick wall cylinders & CP pistons

     Stroke: 77.5mm (3.05") Waterboxer wedge-mated crank (411 mains, 2.75" center main, 2.1" rod journals)

     Case: Waterboxer 2.1L case modified at Rocky Jennings Enterprises.

     Cam: Custom grind for nitrous ( 285 duration @ .050", .418" lift / .670" lift at valve, 114 degree lobe separation.)

     Lifters: Scat with lube hole & SLR resurface

     Rockers: Pauter "Big Block" 1.6:1 aluminum roller rockers

     Rods: Carrillo 5.7" with 3/8" bolts

     Heads: Autocraft 910s with 51mm x 44.45mm valves

     Induction System: Electronic fuel injection with four 61mm (2.400") throttle plates

     Ignition: Is part of EFI system with coil per plug

     Spark Plugs: NGK DR9EA gapped to .025"

     Compression: 8.5:1

     Turbo: Holset HX35/40 (Super 40 Compressor Wheel and 16cm Exhaust Housing)

     Primary Exhaust: 1 3/4" Mandrel Bent, twin scroll collector, T3 flange

     Post Turbo Exhaust: 4" Mandrel Bent & Dynomax Glasspack Muffler

     Wastegates: Twin 38mm Tial

     Blow Off Valve: HKS SSQV

     Intake Plumbing: 3"

     Intercooler: 3 1/2" Water/Air with ice water box and electric pump

 

Blog...

Click here for more on the turbo conversion!

6-30-15 - Long block is mostly complete (Click here to see more on the heads) ...

6-27-15 - Took some pics of the new engine during assembly...

6-24-15 - Took a pic of one of the new connecting rods...

6-6-15 - Took some pics of the new Crankshaft...

Compared to a stock bug crankshaft...

4-19-15 - Took some pics of the Ford big block (2.75") center main bearing vs. the stock VW (2.165") bearing...

Here is a pic of the center main bearing saddle after machining for the oversized Ford bearing...

Here is a pic of the case mostly finished...

Here is a pic of the new case on the left and old on the right...

4-2-15 - Did some more machining on the engine case, it should be mostly finished now!

We modified the engine case to accept an adapter for the Autocraft sump...

Close up...

Here is the adapter that we made on the CNC mill...

3-15-15 - Did some more machining on the engine case.

We bored it for the large cylinders...

Spot facing for case half nuts and washers...

The case is now bored and decked for the cylinders...

2-15-15 - Started tearing the engine down...