Volkswagen Sport Tuning for Street and Competition
7 7/8 in. x 10 3/8 in.
Improve the performance of your water-cooled Volkswagen for street driving or grassroots racing
- Street-Legal Performance
- Ideal Racing Set-Ups, from Autocrosser to Road Racer
- Bolt-On How-To: Aftermarket Springs / Shocks to Exhaust Systems
Volkswagen Sport Tuning for Street and Competition is a comprehensive guide to buying, tuning and modifying your water-cooled Volkswagen. This book, by Grassroots Motorsports technical editor Per Schroder, is an indispensable technical reference for getting the best performance out of your Volkswagen for autocrossing, road-racing and street-legal driving.
Volkswagen front wheel drive water-cooled models covered: 1975-1997
From bolt-on how-to for the novice, to the specific modifications allowed in racing classes, you'll be able to enhance your Volkswagen's performance cost-effectively for street or competition.
Make the modifications that are right for your driving needs. You'll find sport-tuning information on the following topics:
Chapter 5: Intake Systems-Forced Induction
Fig. 5-24. Sometimes the packaging of a turbo system in a tight engine compartment necessitates long pipes to move air from turbo to intercooler to intake manifold. This will add to turbo lag.
Chapter 12: Balancing Weight for Performance-How To Gain Weight Effectively
Fig. 12-11. The full washer reservoir and battery can add up to 50 lbs. to an already heavy corner.
ISBN: 0-8376-0161-4 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-0161-8 (ISBN-13)