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Volkswagen Sport Tuning for Street and Competition

by Per Schroeder

Softcover, 7 7/8 in. x 10 3/8 in.
236 pages
330 photographs and illustrations
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-0161-8
Price: $34.95

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

  • Corrado (A2)
  • Fox (BX)
  • Jetta (A1, A2, A3)
  • Golf (A1, A2, A3)
  • GTI (A1, A2, A3)
  • Passat (B3, B4)
  • Scirocco (A1)
  • Rabbit (A1)

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:

  • Buying your water-cooled Volkswagen
  • Choosing the right modifications for your car
  • Step-by-step installation of aftermarket springs/shocks, stress bars, brakes, computer chips, camshafts, exhaust systems and many other performance parts
  • Race prep for the ultimate competition performance
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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.
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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.
VW Volkswagen Sport Tuning
VW Volkswagen Sport Tuning
Wholesale Case Quantity: 10
BSIN: GVHW
ISBN: 0-8376-0161-4 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-0161-8 (ISBN-13)