Nick Born

Sterling #CCC130

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Body Serial Number

Year

OEM Exterior Color

Chassis

Engine displacement

CCC130

1975

International Orange

VW

215 Buick V8

Gearbox

VW 4 speed

Original Features/Equipment

Custom chain-driven parallel jackshaft system driving mechanical water pump & alternator, relocated distributor, Single pneumatic ram canopy lift with gas strut assist, IRS, drum brakes, high-torque VW starter, points Ignition system.

Owner additions/modifications

Rebuilt jackshaft system with internal HarelyDavidson chain tensioners & upgraded 5/8 keyed shaft driving AC pump and GM alternator, timing marks & inspection plate added to jackshaft housing, Electric racing water pump added, redesigned cooling system, AC added, Holley carb added, HEI ignition, rebuilt front & rear axles, rebuilt front & rear brakes, 4” dropped floorpans, custom rear brakelight/licenseplate panel, rebuilt headlight mounts, rearview camera, AutoMeter gauges, linear actuators for canopy

Previous owners, last owner listed first

Location

Victor Tamini

Ellicott City, MD

Thomas Porter

Reston, VA

unknown - known to be raced in SCCA events

CA