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Engine won't turn over by areyouwireless
Hi Folks, I have recently purchase a 69 VW beetle for my wife (candy apple red - her toy car) The vehicle was running fine until the battery died. I just charged it up, and it looks to be fine (headlights turn on, horn works, etc). However the engine won't turn over. I don't have a repair manual...
October 13th 04 08:16 PM
by Speedy Jim Go to last post
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1303 oil-level i steering box and transmission by Speedy Jim
PP wrote: > > Hello NG: > I rebuilding my 1303 from 1974. > Question: How do i check the oil level in the steering box? > What kind of oil should i use to change or fill it up? NO OIL! This late box has a special grease in it. Normally, the box never needs grease added or replaced.
October 13th 04 09:24 PM
by PP Go to last post
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Rust Spots Under Rear Vents On '73 Beetle by Joe Cali Next Generation-usa
"ThaDriver" > wrote in message >... > >What can I do about the rust spots that have formed under the flow > through ventilation vents on my '73 Beetle? > ****** > If the rust is surface & on the outside you...
October 13th 04 09:28 PM
by Joe Cali Next Generation-usa Go to last post
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women by John Willis
On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 02:15:10 GMT, Michael Cecil > scribbled this interesting note: >On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 20:39:59 -0500, John Willis > >wrote: > >>On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 02:37:15 GMT, Michael Cecil > >>scribbled this interesting...
October 14th 04 12:43 AM
by John Willis Go to last post
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How has Mex Beetle and would like to exchange experiences by Javier
I have a 2003 also, what trouble are you having with it. By the way The yahoo group is entirely MexiBeetle so might be a better place for help. Javier "Marco" =m> wrote in message ... > Hi, > I am looking for owners of late Mexican...
October 14th 04 01:07 AM
by Marco Go to last post
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I got new parts.... by P.J.Berg
Chris Perdue wrote: > Its like Christmas early....check out a pic he > > http://hometown.aol.com/bugninva/myhomepage/photo.html > > Nice, very nice! Now, if only those jugs where Aluminium/Nicasil..... :o))
October 14th 04 11:22 AM
by Jan Go to last post
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Trolls.. are everywhere by Juper Wort
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3742504.stm James
October 14th 04 02:03 PM
by Juper Wort Go to last post
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BN4 gasoline heater by Ed Botwinik
Could someone point me in the right direction to find someone to do an installation of a gas powered heater? the original owner of my '73 Thing removed it (and all associated parts, ductwork, etc..) and now I'm not sure how it goes back together. Of course the install in the book says...
October 14th 04 03:40 PM
by Speedy Jim Go to last post
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1600 bay camper stalling......advise much appreciated... by Bill Spiliotopoulos
Uneven idle and dying, 95% of the times is caused by improper carb adjustment or clogged / partially clogged circuits in the carb. What I do whenever the idle speed isn't steady and stalls, is to remove the carb, thoroughlly clean it anyway by completelly dismantling it (removing every jet and...
October 14th 04 03:49 PM
by Bill Spiliotopoulos Go to last post
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OT Irony by Bill Berckman
Take a look at this newspaper clipping. They interviewed a pregnant lady who was concerned about the effect of jackhammers from nearby construction on her unborn child. The part that is ironic is that during the interview, they have a photo of her smoking a cigarette. Wonder if that would have...
October 14th 04 04:42 PM
by Bill Berckman Go to last post
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Rare 73 bus in need of help! by Wolfgang
Sounds like a resonable price to replace it with a rebuilt engine. The TIV is much more costly to rebuild than the T1 (of which a gazillion were made up unitl recently). Ya might try a local votech school where you pay for parts only and student do the work. They may not en\ven want to know how...
October 14th 04 09:29 PM
by Speedy Jim Go to last post
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Turn Signals, Sometimes will not blink. by Sleepy Joe
Hi! I have a 73 VW Beetle. I bought an AutoZone battery and installed it on 5-28-02. I think it is time for a new one. With the headlights on, foot on brake pedal/stop lights on, and turn signals on, sometimes the turn signals will not blink. After charging the battery I repeat the same...
October 14th 04 10:44 PM
by Sleepy Joe Go to last post
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VW Toys up for Auction by vwluvrs
Time to clean out the 'garage' Ebay auction list here (and growing) http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQgotopageZ1QQsassZvwQ5fluvrsQQsosortorderZ1QQsosortpropertyZ1
October 14th 04 11:28 PM
by vwluvrs Go to last post
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turbo knowledge by snoopy420
I'm rebuilding a 1957 bug on a 1979 chassis. Looking for reliable stroker turbo motor advice. I want the piston size to stay 90mm or smaller, so what are the options in the motor size and horsepower gain? Where can I get info- web sites, books, etc.? I've already been on SCAT and...
October 15th 04 01:27 AM
by P.J.Berg Go to last post
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My Bug was squished! Help me to avoid getting screwed! by Al Gilson
Yesterday a moron in a Ford Taurus did a left turn across my lane right in front of me. Needless to say, despite all of my best efforts, I smacked into him at about 25mph. Damage? Yep. Left front fender, bonnet, left front tire, rim and tire. The spooky part is that there is a slight crinkle...
October 15th 04 03:15 AM
by ThaDriver Go to last post
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wont start by throwmomma
My poofmobile is making a noise, first it goes gggggrrrrrrrrrppppptttttt, then when i shift to 2nd gear it goes gggggggggrrrrrrrrrrrppppppppppttttttttttttttpppptttttt then it goes ggggggggrrrrrrrrrttttttttttpppppppooooooo. any clues?
October 15th 04 01:52 PM
by Bzzzzzzzt Go to last post
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Fire damaged 78 Super vert by Julio
Last October during the Southern California Wildfires, I had a 1978 Superbeetle Convertible, painted red with a tan canvas top that was heavily damaged as a result of the heat. The insurance company totalled it and had it hauled off to auction somewhere. This car was about 90 restored and in pretty...
October 15th 04 05:02 PM
by Julio Go to last post
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Bah. selling cars. by Chris Perdue
>From: Jan bugfuel >I feel weird. you are wierd....<G> ------------------- Chris Perdue "I'm ever so thankful for the Internet; it has allowed me to keep a finger in the pie and to make some small contribution to those younger who will carry the air-cooled legend forward"
October 15th 04 06:17 PM
by RSMEINER Go to last post
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WTB: Used tranny bell housing by Karl
You will have a problem with a type1 bellhousing and 76 and up 228mm flywheels. If you want to start a Vanagon engine on the stand, you will need a 210mm or 215mm bus flywheel. I just saw a bellhousing FS on the Samba. "Mike Rocket J. Squirrel Elliott"...
October 15th 04 08:04 PM
by Olli Lammi Go to last post
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[OT] Another one for Kidd by Neil
I read this one today and immediately thought of Jan and Kidd: Florida Girls... Three men were sitting together bragging about how they had given their new wives duties. The first man had married a woman from Alabama, and bragged that he had told his wife she was going to do all the dishes and...
October 15th 04 10:18 PM
by Kidd Andersson Go to last post
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