Jamie Mellish is a real well happy customer now and just finished his splittie! All BBT parts off course!
The car is a 1952 Crotch-Cooler Split Bug, 4” narrowed beam, dropped spindles, BBT Sprintstars and bumpers, 2” dropped springplates, and splines rotated to give a good drop (6 outers drop, 5 inners raised as far as Jamie could count them…:))
Thanks for the pictures Jamie!
Thank You Niels! Always welcome!
Old friend and customer Stefan came by yesterday with his well travelled and ubercool Low High roof… one of Europe’s most famous buses for sure!
Darrell Vittone (son of original Empi founder Joe Vittone for those who don’t know) attacks the land speed records in the 36 Hp class last couple of years and he does very succesful!
It’s no secret Darrell and Bob (from BBT Belgium) coming along very well with each other. So when Darrell asked Bob for some rare parts to make his Ghia running top^level again Bob was all help and supplied the necessary. This made Darrell such happy he prompt decorated his Ghia Doors with huge BBT stickers!!
Together we flew last Saturday morning (the BBT stickers and Darrell that is) @ 166mph over the dry lake race track and so Darrell broke his previous record of 162mph and stay absolutely world champion in this class!
Some atmosphere pictures!!
Top 36 HP engine based on an early 25hp engine case delivered by BBT!
Dailing in like it should!! A work of art!! Darrell and his team are the best, or maybe even better as the best!!
Approved BBT quality, flies along top speeds!
super cool car, super cool parts, super cool performance!!
Darrell you’re a heroe for many of us! Please continue to do what you do, we just love it!!!
Darrell Vittone, famous from several VW drag race cars in the sixties and seventies, is challenging the 36HP land speed record challenge for a couple of years now. With this cool Karmann Ghia coupe he will prep a new engine for a new record trail…….
BBT supplied the real special early engine case and some other parts and Darrell will exercise his beautiful fast Ghia with BBT publicity on his doors…that’s what you’re friends for, right?