Car of the Week – June 16, 2007

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    1964 VW Type 3 Notchback

    BMW Sterling Grey Metallic paint (Z4 and 7 series color) Pan off restoration w/ pan and all suspension parts powder coated gloss black. Solid stainless steel brake lines w/ stainless steel braided lines also. 4 wheel drilled disc brakes. 4 1/2″ front and early 6″ deep Porsche Fuchs rear. 1967 transaxle built by Jim Karforski @ Der Transaxle Shop in Anaheim, Ca 3.88:1 Ring & Pinion 3.78 1st, 2.06 2nd, 1.26 3rd, 0.89 4th. Super diff, Chromalloy retainer plates, welded 3rd & 4th hubs, steel shift forks, welded cross-shaft, Sway-A-Way HD short axels, Aluminum side covers, & early bus nose cone (transmission raised 1″). Motor is a 2275cc built by Dave Greiner @ Proformance, Orange , Ca. 82mm DPR crank counterweighted, 8 doweled, wedge mated & balanced. CB 5.700″ super race rods. 94 mm Cima long barrel pistons & rings. FK-8 Proformance custom grind cam. SCS street eliminator heads ported & polished by Jeff Denham & Jeff’s VW speed & Fab. Induction is a custom turbo intake system by Greg Brinton @ Brintec in Anaheim Ca. T03/T04 hybrid turbo with a Road Demon 650cfm carburetor. Motor was dyno’d @ 317 hp @ 20 lbs of boost and 256 ft lbs of torque. Interior done by Octtavio’s in Orange Ca. Stock gauges replaced by Auto Meter’s carbon fiber gauges. Car has been featured in Hot VW’s January 2007 issue, Ultra Vw’s (Europe) June 2007 issue, and Street VW’s “The California Look” (Japan).

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    Saw this gorgeous Notch’ at Nick’s Burgers in Fullerton on a recent Cruise Night. One of the best examples of a Type 3 VW I’ve seen in years. The paint alone is incredible. Very well thought out and built vehicle. Probably one of the fastest street driven Notchbacks in existence.

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