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This page will focus on those modification made to VWs to help them in rallying

General modifications

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Jacking Point Guard schematic

This is the official technical drawing for the strengthening plate which is fixed over the jacking points to stop them catching on obstacles. As can be seen, it gives all necessary angles and measurements for making your own.

See the next image for a photo of one in place.

With thanks to Ken Green

Jacking Point Guard
schematic

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A close-up of the jacking point guard in situ.

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Jacking point guard
in place

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These are the bars used to connect the front torsion beams to the framehead for extra strengthening.

Front Axle Support Struts, or Vorderachsabstutzung, Reparstursatze 111 498 001 und 111 498 001A

These were fitted to the front axle of cars going to countries with rough terrain and help stop the frame head cracking.

There were two types: the early type (001) is for the Link-pin front axle, and the later type (001A) for the Ball-joint front axle. They will not fit the Type 3 or the 1302/3 models.

They clamp to the front axle and are bolted to the frame head supports under the body with the longer bolts provided.

With thanks to Ken Green

Front beam
strengthening bars

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Link-pin torsion beam strengthening bars

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Link-pin
strengthening bars

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Ball-joint torsion beam strengthening bars

With thanks to Ken Green

Ball-joint
strengthening bars

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Front skid plate.

This protects the anti-roll bar and the frame head. It also stops the spare wheel well being damaged.

With thanks to Ken Green

Front skid plate

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On very rough terrain the exhaust is liable to be damaged and, as this is bolted directly to the cylinder head, impacts on the exhaust can result in damage to the cylinder heads, causing leakage and loss of power.

This skid plate will assist in diverting the forces away from the silencer.

With thanks to Ken Green

Exhaust silencer
protection plate

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Sump guard.

Whilst the strainer plate guard is OK for limited off-roading, for serious events a full guard is required. This one is used in conjunction with the exhaust guard.

With thanks to Ken Green

Sump guard

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A different rear skid plate, showing the ventilation holes for the sump cooling fins.

Rear skid plate

The dry sump oil system

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One of the Porsche Salzburg dry sump oil tanks

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Dry sump oil tank

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One of the Porsche Salzburg dry sump oil tanks

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Dry sump oil tank

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Information from 1971 on the dry sump system

A larger image is downloadable here

With thanks to Martin Übelher

Dry sump information

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Information from 1971 on the dry sump system

A larger image is downloadable here

With thanks to Martin Übelher

Dry sump information

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Information from 1971 on the dry sump system

A larger image is downloadable here

With thanks to Martin Übelher

Dry sump information

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Information from 1971 on the dry sump system

A larger image is downloadable here

With thanks to Martin Übelher

Dry sump information

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The dry sump oil pump in-situ

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Dry sump oil pump

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The working side of the specially-made dry sump oil pump.

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Dry sump oil pump

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Outside of the dry sump oil pump.

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Dry sump oil pump

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Drive gear side of the dry sump oil pump

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Dry sump oil pump

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Complete dry sump oil pump.

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Dry sump oil pump

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Complete dry sump oil pump

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Dry sump oil pump

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Dry sump oil pump in situ, from the FIA Homologation papers

Dry sump oil pump

A dry sump oil pump has been recreated

Michael from the Salzburg Kaefer website has heard of someone recreating the dry sump oil pump as used in the Porsche Salzburg cars. He notes that pumps have been created for both the three-bolt and four bolt camshafts, and that last year these items were being sold for €500 apiece in November 2011.

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Dry-sump oil pump re-manufactured

With thanks to Michael @ Salzburg Kaefer

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

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Dry-sump oil pump re-manufactured

With thanks to Michael @ Salzburg Kaefer

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

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Dry-sump oil pump re-manufactured

With thanks to Michael @ Salzburg Kaefer

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

The dry sump oil thermostat-filter adapter

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The Porsche Salzburg oil thermostat-filter adapter

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

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The Porsche Salzburg oil thermostat-filter adapter

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

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The Porsche Salzburg oil thermostat-filter adapter

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

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The Porsche Salzburg oil thermostat-filter adapter

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Oil thermostat-fiter adapter

A closer look at a Porsche Salzburg engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

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One of the Porsche Salzburg engine cases

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Engine case

The Sauer und Sohn carburettor manifolds and Weber carburettors

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The Weber carburettor on the Sauer und Sohn manifold

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Weber carburettor and
Sauer und Sohn manifold

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The Weber carburettor

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Weber carburettor

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The manifold ports

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Sauer und Sohn
manifold

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The Sauer und Sohn manifold

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Sauer und Sohn
manifold

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Close-up of the Sauer und Sohn manifold

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Sauer und Sohn
manifold

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Close-up of the Sauer und Sohn manifold

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Sauer und Sohn
manifold

The Porsche Salzburg-modified cylinder heads

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Porsche Salzburg-modified cylinder head on the left, standard on the right

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Cylinder head

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Porsche Salzburg-modified cylinder heads - before porting and polishing above, after below

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Cylinder head

The Porsche Salzburg-modified fuel tank

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The top of the modified fuel tank

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Modified fuel tank

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The bottom of the modified fuel tank

With thanks to Alfred Staud

Modified fuel tank