James Dean “LITTLE BASTARD” Porsche 550-Spyder Recreation
BASE MODEL SPECIFICATIONS:
Model: 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder – REPLICA FIBERGLASS BODY -(ALUMINUM UPGRADE EXTRA)
Chassis: Our Custom Jig-Welded Tube frame like original
Specifications: Wheelbase 85″, Length 146″, Width 61″, Height 40″, Weigh 1,100 lbs.
Front Suspension: Upper + lower trailing arm torsion bars.
Rear Suspension: Cross torsion bar height adjustable trailing arms.
Engine Standard: 1835cc Volkswagen flat-4 Air-Cooled Dual Carbs
Standard Induction: Dual polished 45mm DELLORTO carbs [with built in velocity stacks].HEX linkage.
Standard EMPI high output electric fuel pump
EMPI 8-dowel lightened counter weighted forged high performance crankshaft with Lightened and balanced flywheel.
EMPI Chrome molly cynlinder studs.
EMPI HI-REV valve springs.
Big valve MoFoCo 050 ported and polished heads with competition lightweight high lift EMPI rockers and lifters.
WEB chrome molly high performance camshaft.
TEFLON BUTTONS Chrome molly push rods and valve seats.
CIMA 94 pistons.
680 cranking amp dry cell ODYSSEY battery.
SIMPSON five-point seat belts.
KONI competition shocks.
Custom built High output JOE HUNT magneto.
KENNEDY HP clutches.
The oil runs through a high capacity MAXI-3 aluminum oil pump and external Pass Tru-Coil oil cooler with an 9″ electric fan attached.
Starting is by a polished IMI High torque starter.
The exhaust flows through big tuned headers.
The muffler is a semi-open stinger, [able to meet the decibel requirements at most tracks without excessively choking down the engine].
The transmission, a professionally built swing axle with close ratio; 1st. + 2nd.
WP high strength racing gears, WP 3rd. + 4th. Also: [3.88 ring and pinion] is actuated by a short throw shifter.
Stopping power is supplied by; NEAL billeted drilled disk brakes. Performance: 0-60 in 4.8 Seconds,
BASE MODEL PRICE: $115,000.00
UPGRADED MODEL: $185,000.00
Custom Aluminum Body
Custom Chromolly racing frame
Engine optional: 2276 cc. Opposed-4 Air-cooled. [Dyno-tested at 180 horsepower].
Optional Induction: Dual 44-48mm Weber carbs with tuned velocity stacks
Optional: CB PERFORMANCE high output electric fuel pump.
DEMELLO 8-dowel lightened counter weighted forged Chrome molly 84mm crankshaft