JE’s air-cooled Porsche 4032 forged pistons are designed specifically for restoration builds, road racing and street use.
The world that shop owner Marlon Goldberg created at Workshop 5001 in Los Angeles is one of Porsche wet dreams. Workshop 5001’s Porsche builds are completed as bare tub restorations, including Mil-Spec wiring, full interiors, motorsport suspension, custom components, and of course, top-notch engine work. They excel at both vintage and modern Porsche work. Take
VWs are essentially the hot rods of the air-cooled world and because of that, there are some big name manufacturers that have been around for many years producing good quality, high-performance VW engine parts – Scat Crankshafts, Engle Cams, CB Performance, AA Performance, Pauter Machine, and Gene Berg – to name a few
Recently, Bruce Engineering finished a build for a customer with a Volkswagen Lowlight Karmann Ghia, a very rare and early variant of the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia built between 1955 and 1959. The engine is based around a mid-‘50s 30-hp engine case and a rare Judson supercharger kit. Check it out!
Everyone has their favorite engines for one reason or another, and Workshop 5001 owner Marlon Goldberg will argue the air-cooled flat six Porsche engine is one of the best ever. Marlon has a rich background in Porsche cars and engines having worked for Porsche dealerships and at Singer Vehicle Design – a Porsche restoration company.
A record 18,638 parts and accessories are offered within the catalog, with another 9,547 showcased on the Mid America Motorworks site.
The Porsche name has become synonymous with sports cars and racing heritage because that is what company founders Ferdinand Porsche and his son “Ferry” set out to build when they first set up shop in 1948.
The iconic VW Beetle, known by enthusiasts and the industry as the Type 1, is probably one of the most influential and underrated performance vehicles of all time. It’s underrated because the car only produced between 36 and 60 hp, depending on which model you had.