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JUNE 2000
 
VOL. 10, NO. 12

IT'S NOT JUST A CAR,
IT'S A WAY OF LIFE!!
JUNE, 2000

(Pronounced - "Dahs Muhndstook", means "The Mouthpiece."
DEDICATED TO ALL VW MODELS!

DAS MUNDSTUCK is a publication of the MID SOUTH VOLKSWAGEN CLUB of ARKANSAS, MISSISSIPPI and TENNESSEE
 
The drawing at the right is from the days when the old club was involved with Memphis Motorsports Park.
Club Events provided on separate screen
2nd Annual
Volkswagens Over Memphis

October 21, 2000
** Sponsorships of October 21, 2000 2nd Annual Volkswagens Over Memphis are as follows: $70.00 per class, this will entitle the sponsor to their name on 1 set of 1st and 2nd Place Trophies and a lot of publicity (All Proceeds go the the Memphis Zoo). (Club Members)->Please start preparing and if you would like to volunteer to help, which is needed desperatelty, contact Bobby.
 
DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase, in.............94.5
Tread f &r...........51.4/50.7 Over-all length, in........163
   width .................64.2
   height ................59.2
   equiv. vol cu ft .......359
Frontal Area, sq ft ......21.2
Ground Clearance, in ......6.0
Steering Ratio, o/a ......14.2
   turns, lock to lock ....2.4
   turning circle, ft ......37
Hip room, front ......2 x 22.5
Hip room, rear ...........41.5
Pedal to seat back, max ..41.0
Floor to ground ...........9.7

CALCULATED DATA
Lb/hp (test wt) ..........52.7
Cu ft/ton mile ...........63.7
Mph/1000 rpm (4th) .......18.8
Engine revs/mile .........3190
Piston travel ft/mile ....1340
Rpm @ 2500 ft/min ........5950
   equiv mph ..............112
R&T wear index ...........42.8

SPECIFICATIONS
List Price...............$2295
Curb Wt, lbs .............1750
Test Wt ..................2110
   distribution, %...41.7/58.3
Tire size .............5.60-15
Break swept area ..........156
Engine type .......flat 4, ohv
Bore & stroke .....3.03 x 2.52
Displacement, cc .........1192
   cu in. ................72.7
Compression ratio .........7.0
Bhp @ rpm ...........40 @ 3900
   equiv mph .............73.4
Torque, lb-ft .......64 @ 2400
   equiv mph .............45.1

GEAR RATIOS
4th (0.89) ...............3.89
3rd (1.32) ...............5.77
2d (2.06) ................9.01
1st (3.80) ...............18.6

SPEEDOMETER
ERROR
30 mph ...........actual, 28.8
60 mph ...................56.0
PERFORMANCE
Top speed (4th), mph .......75
  best timed run .........75.8
  3rd (4500) ...............57
  2nd (4550) ...............37
  1st (4550) ...............20

FUEL CONSUMPTION
Normal range, mpg .......30/35

ACCELERATION
0-30 MPH, SEC .............6.4
0-40 .....................11.1
0-50 .....................17.3
0-60 .....................30.0
0-70 .....................54.5
0-80 .....................
0-90 .....................
0-100 ....................
Standing 1/4 mil .........22.7
  speed at end .............55

TAPLEY DATA
4th, fb/ton @ mph ....140 @ 38
3rd ..................220 @ 32
2nd ..................350 @ 26
Total drag at 60 mph, lb ..105
 
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THE MID-SOUTH VOLKSWAGEN CLUB OF ARKANSAS, MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE (BASED IN MEMPHIS) IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION FOR ALL VW ENTHUSIASTS AND IS NOT LILMITED TO AIR COOLED MODELS.
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See "Club Events" or "Club Info" for meeting times/locations.
 
3707 Hickory Hill
Memphis, TN 38115
(901) 795-6018

RAY GLASS, Mgr.
4752 Yale Road
Memphis, TN 38128
(901) 377-7214

DANNY GLASS, Mgr.
MID-SOUTH VOLKSWAGEN CLUB
ARKANSAS*MISSISSIPPI*TENNESSEE

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VOLKSWAGEN INFORMATION PAGE
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TO FIND OUT WHEN AND WHERE YOUR VW WAS BUILT FOR ALL YEARS.  SEND 20DM(DEUTCH MARKS) IN CASH MONEY.  YOU CAN MAKE THE EXCHANGE FROM DOLLARS TO DEUTCH MARKS AT A BANK OR AMERICAN EXPRESS OFFICE. THE DOLLAR VS. DEUTCH CHANGES CONSTANTLY.  REMIT YOUR INFO TO THE FOLLOWING:
DR. BERN WIERSCH
STIFTUNG AUTOMUSEUM VOLKSWAGEN
DIESELSTRABE 35
38436 WOLFSBURG, GERMANY
BE SURE TO INCLUDE VW SERIAL # AND WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE IS A REALLY NICE CERTIFICATE WITH ALL THEY HAVE ON FILE SUCH AS PRODUCTION DATE, ENGINE #, ORIGINAL COLOR, OPTIONS INSTALLED AND DELIVERY LOCATION.

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`SPECIAL THANKS`
TO MIKE C. FOR THE TECH TIP, BILL C. FOR WEBSITE, HERSCHEL D. FOR THE NEWSLETTER, DEE F. FOR SETTING UP THE LAST EVENT, TO ALL OF THE MEMBERS THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE MAI FEST EVENT AND TO EVERYONE THAT CARAVANNED IN THE POKER RUN
FROM THE CLUB AND ALL OF THE SUPPORTERS, DANKEN EUCH

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-SPECIAL REPORT-
OUR NEXT SHOW WILL BE OCTOBER 21, 2000 (VOLKSWAGENS OVER MEMPHIS THE SEQUEL).  THE LITTLEROCK CLUB (CENTRAL ARK. VOLKS FOLKS) PLANS TO ATTEND AGAIN.  I HOPE EVERYONE IS AS EXCITED AS I AM.  PLEASE SEE EVENTS TO COME FOR MORE DETAILS.

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CLUB MEMBERS CAN PUT THEIR PERSONAL BUSINESS CARDS IN THE NEWSLETTER FOR FREE.
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