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)...

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Mind Those Ercos

We were trying to get Alex Thorn's car ready for the VolksWorld Show . However , Alex noticed this rather nasty crack in one of his race weight front Erco's , whilst cleaning them . This , on top of a few other problems ( waiting for the inlet manifolds to be gusseted and the exhaust header rubbing in places ), meant the car didn't make it to the show . The wheels were on the car when Alex bought it , and I've never really liked the idea of race weight wheels on REAL street cars . I'm having the wheel repaired , and will try and get a replacement in the mean time . Then this wheel can be relegated to a spare .

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