To hot-rod a ‘50s Beetle, the Judson supercharger was the ticket


The early 1950s were a hot rodder’s paradise. No small number of companies were springing up offering speed parts for engines ranging from flathead Fords to MG four-bangers. Forced induction was becoming more popular, and Judson Research and Manufacturing Company was there to stoke the fire with superchargers for a variety of applications.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/01/09/judson-supercharger-hot-rod-beetle