1978 VW type 2 Transporter pick up. Originally registered in Oklahoma
and spent all its life on a farm carting bales of straw.
The farmer's name was Wiley and so came the name "Oklahoma Willy".
Brand new 1955ccLongblock built in California by Chico Performance Racing
1. 76cc Chevy journal C.W Crankshaft forged DPR 8 dowel
2. New Case AS41 Open to 92mm taped for full flow.
3. H-Beams 5.325 Chevy journal
4. TM10 camshaft Norris racing Lifters.
5. Aluminum stock cam gear
6. German forged reground flywheel 8 dowel.
7. Gene Berg Chromoly racing Gland nut (torque to 550lbs)
8. 8mm chromoly head studs (made for Chico performance only)
9. 90.5mm B Mahale pistons/cylinders with Grant rings.
10. NEW heads with 35.5X32 stainless steel valves 3/8 chromoly push rods
with C.W.P round port N polished intake and exhaust port chamber work 4 angle comp valve job.
11. Stainless steel windage push rod tubes.
12. German powder coated valve covers with H.D bails.
13. 26mm H.D oil pump modified for full flow
14. Dynamically Balancing Crank,Rods,Pistons,Flywheel,Pressure plate,Front
15. Sachs pressure plate and disk.
For those interested here is a full list of the restoration work carried out :
Long side panel
Short side panel
Rear corners x 2
Front floor repair panels
Accelerator cable tube
Clutch cable tube
Handbrake cable tubes x 2
Rear centre chassis section
Cargo floor heavy duty
Floor between rear arches
Floor support top hat section x2
Floor support top hat section boxed off
Horizontal panel support
C pillar x 2
D pillar x 2
B pillar x 2
Inner front valance £
Valance brackets x 2
A pillars x2
Outer front valance
Complete front wheel arch x 2
Engine bay side gusset x 2
Engine bay side plates
Engine lid hinge panel
Forward closing panel x 2
Rear closing panel
Rear wheel tubs
Treasure chest door
Door skins lower x 2
Front wheels tubs x 2
Creative Engineering parts:
Front air beam complete kit
Steering rack kit
Rear air IRS kit
Twin compressors with touchpad
Exo mounting system for Compressors
Power supply for compressors
Indirect servo kit
Front disc brake kit. Cross drilled, grooved and vented
Rear disc kit
Front safaris kit
Polished window frames
Other new parts
Steering wheel & Boss
Gear linkage shift rods & couplings
Spindles reconditioned & dropped
Buttys bits throttle kit
Rancho Freeway Flyer gearbox
Bug Tech shifter
Smiths digital speedo and gauges.
Luke 3” FIA harnesses
Full roll cage
17” Fuchs Chrome wheels
185/35/17 Nangkang tyres
US spec Stainless bumpers