JG54 Greenhearts

The JG54 'Green Hearts'* are a club for hardcore Cal-Look Volkswagens. Cars in the club must run quicker than 15.99 seconds in the 1/4 mile. The original JG54 '* Gr├╝nherz' were the elite Messerschmitt squadrons in World War II. Some of the highest scoring flying aces were in the JG54. This Blog shows the JG54 club cars and other cal-look inspired pictures/comments... MAC USERS PLEASE USE SAFARI TO VIEW SITE... . FOR MORE PICTURES - CHECK THE ARCHIVES (TO THE RIGHT)...

Monday, March 29, 2010

Alex suffered some engine damage at last years VW Action at Santa Pod . He had been doing really well , with little track experience , managing to get down to 13.2 on regular Pirelli radial tyres . Unfortunately he suffered valve float during a rolling burnout , not helped by the fact that the rev limit chip was missing from his MSD6AL box . So an expensive lesson was learned that day . The valve keeper locks came out and the valve dropped out . Luckily the piston pushed the valve back up the inlet port , and while it damaged the top of the piston , and destroyed the head and marked the barrel , no bottom end or case damage occured . So the damage was bad , but could have been worse .

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