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Will a 75amp Bosch Alternator Have a Larger Diamter Than the 51/55 Aalternator? by [email protected]
Hallo! Will a 75amp Bosch Alternator Have a Larger Diameter Than a 51/55 amp alternator with internal voltage regulator? In other words, would it increase the Alternator/Accelerator Pump Linkage Interference? Thanks! Any help is apreciated!
August 27th 08 07:46 PM
by Joey Tribiani Go to last post
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Picked up another ACVW... by Project Magnet #1
I bought my first one in March, and enjoy it so much, I've bought 2 more since then, and am waiting on a call about another. Today's purchase is a '78 Type 2 that has been sitting. I'm going to try getting it running Wednesday. Not sure what I'll do yet, other than cover that fugly paint with...
August 27th 08 06:05 AM
by Project Magnet #1 Go to last post
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Sand rail project by [email protected][_1_]
http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2684559280101866121wsuXsA Heres a saind rail i'm building rear disc brakes, hydraulic pedal assembly, weber progressive carb on 1600 dp engine, Weld wheels, Totally Stainless hardwear
August 27th 08 12:43 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Tranny Input Shaft Seal Install Tool - Help Please! by [email protected]
Hello! What kind of home made sleeve tool can I make that does not require welding to install the tranny input shaft seal? I was thinking of a flat washer just a little smaller diameter as the input shaft seal and a short piece of pvc pipe and a rubber mallet. Thanks In Advance! Any help will be...
August 26th 08 04:31 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cip1 Torque Tool - Do They Break Easily? by [email protected]
Cip1 Torque Tool - Do They Break Easily? Hello! I have a tool that is similar to the Torquemeister. It is called the TORQUE TOOL FLYWHEEL & DRUM PLATE KIT from Cip1.com . http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=ACC%2DC10%2D7036 The instructions say: When tightening please use a...
August 26th 08 04:20 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Staying on Subject.. by applefr3ak
Wow, I have been lurking on this list for a while... and you two guys just keep going at it.. What ever happened to the VW spirit?? Just enjoy working on and driving them.. help others keep theirs on the road.. Its not like you have to boast about your work to everyone.. Sure, a lot of those bugs...
August 26th 08 04:17 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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72 custom at Vintage Werks by [email protected][_1_]
this is a custom 72 super with 2 1/2" wide Creative Car Craft fenders, House of Kolor silver white marbalizer and 1641 engine and disc brakes from Top Line parts and empi 8 spoke rims. http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2159406810101866121xMwdcP Mario
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August 25th 08 08:57 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Broke some stuff on Lombard street in SF by David Gravereaux
Hey, Known as the curviest street in the world, I took the newly fixed up 73 Super on a trip. My wife, kid and I were passing through on our way to Ocean Beach, and thought we'd take a little detour for fun. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lombard_Street_(San_Francisco) Not shown in the picture of...
August 25th 08 11:48 AM
by Jan Andersson[_4_] Go to last post
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Carby Overhaul by John[_28_]
I,m just overhauling my spare 32-34 PDSIT,s. I dont want to reassemble with all dry bearing surfaces but thought mineral oil would probably evaporate in no time flat with all the petrol vapours around. What,s the consensus, use mineral oil, silicon oil ?, dust with molybdenum ?. ...
August 25th 08 10:21 AM
by John[_28_] Go to last post
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can a head 'boss' be repaired? by Mel P.[_2_]
I have a 2 year old head which I damaged when I was removing it. I didn't realize that one of the nuts wasn't loosened. I ended up cracking the casting. Can I repair it somehow? Take a look at the photos at the following link to see what I'm trying to...
August 25th 08 04:10 AM
by Stupendous Man Go to last post
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just back from Big Bug Shootout 4 by [email protected][_1_]
What a great show, not sure the # but there was alot of very nice VW's to see. Not sure where all you big mouth pu$$ys where but no one seemed to have the balls to walk up and say $hit to me ...even kelly brown did his best to walk way around me . it cool to be the bad boy of VW Best of all took...
August 25th 08 02:21 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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stripped oil strainer stud by [email protected]
On my 36 hp, stripped a stud on my oil strainer only to find out it was a 8mm x 6mm step stud. Looking at the 8mm timesaver insert, just doesn't seem to leave enough material between the edge of the insert and the lip of the oil strainer lip. I'd rather NOT use the timesaver fearing that it could...
August 24th 08 05:28 AM
by Anthony W Go to last post
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My 72 SB lives again! Now the gen light is acting up. by barnhart_pinball[_2_]
Thanks to Chris (Halatos) for the great guide on adjusting valves. I always forget how sensative these little buggers are...one valve was really loose, some were loose by a bit and a couple were too tight. Makes for a crappy running little car for sure. Runs strong now! Now since I reinstalled...
August 23rd 08 12:51 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Generator Red Light -- all ready? by [email protected]
I have a 68' bug with a 1500 engine in it. Several years ago I started experiencing some electrical problems and I went on a rampage of replacing old and word out parts. I replaced the generator with a rebuilt/refurbished one which didn't do much other than sit in a garage for two years. I have...
August 23rd 08 12:35 AM
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1952 Euro zitter at Vintage werks by [email protected][_1_]
http://good-times.webshots.com/photo/2330731190101866121UwklKz what can i say its great being me. the owner is going to have the brought back to 100% SHOW ROOM condition , and I can only think of the fun it will be to find the parts to make it happen.
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August 22nd 08 07:12 AM
by Project Magnet #1 Go to last post
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My Blue 73 SB is alive again. by David Gravereaux
Having a 2 year old and the wife works too has pushed my car hobbies down pretty far on the priority list. Hobby or not, I drive the blue one to work. Yeah, I can borrow the wife car, and trade around to make a car share manageable, but my blue SB has been dead since March. I've had all the...
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August 21st 08 05:44 PM
by Joey Tribiani Go to last post
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Cross Shaft Dementia_Help please! by [email protected]
Hallo! I have a 1973 Beetle sedan non-Super. I ordered a cross shaft kit for it. I bought the BugPack 20 mm cross shaft kit, for a 1973 transaxle. I had to re-use the old cross shaft, since I had bought the wrong size cross shaft. The transaxle had a number on it. It started with 113 . , so I
August 20th 08 08:49 PM
by KaiyureGirl Go to last post
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1982 Vanagon engine support member by ZZyZX
1982 Vanagon 2.0L engine support has arrows. Which direction should they point? Thanks
August 19th 08 10:58 PM
by ZZyZX Go to last post
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E10 petrol by John[_28_]
Somebody wrote about a fortnight ago enquiring about E10 petrol?. As I mentioned I had just filled up with the stuff. For 3 days it seemed fine, may be imagination/placebo effect but T3 did seem to be smoother. After 3 days car periodically acted as if there was dirt in a carby( definitely only...
August 19th 08 12:16 PM
by John[_28_] Go to last post
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Main Engine Seal Leak by Mel P.[_2_]
Is there a quick or easy way to check the main engine seal for leaks without removing engine? I have a leak that seems to originate from that area. tia, -- Mel P.
August 18th 08 03:51 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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