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TDI? by illusion123a
I recently got a new job and am looking to purchase a new, or used car to replace my 2002 Hyundai accent. I am looking for something good on gas (I will be driving about 1 hour each way), and some with good crash test ratings. I was thinking a Jetta TDI or some type of Subaru. I also want my car to...
April 18th 07 03:57 AM
by Dennis[_4_] Go to last post
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'75 1800 cc. pancake with Syntehtic oil? by Bill[_20_]
Hello, Firstly, thanks for previous info offered on other subjects recently! They have been most helpful. I am wondering if putting full synthetic oil in the 1800cc aircooled bus will cause any problems with the old type eengine seals. It runs nicely now, and doesnt use oil, (dripping, or...
April 18th 07 03:23 AM
by Henry Q. Bibb[_2_] Go to last post
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Exhaust for 1641 by [email protected]
Hello Group! As you may know, the original engine in my 1303 suffered from knocking bearings so I have bought a decent AR-code 1300 to replace it with. The original engine was an AR-code 1300 that a previous owner fitted 1641 barrels and pistons too, along with a progressive Weber, new heads and a...
April 18th 07 01:22 AM
by Berg Go to last post
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Sapphire I installation - needing a couple of bits... by Dangermouse
Hi Group, I have found a lovely Sapphire I 6V radio for my beetle but a need a mounting plate and rear hanging bracket to install it. Anyone got these bits sitting on a shelf ? Ta, - DM
April 18th 07 01:16 AM
by Dangermouse Go to last post
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I Hate FLAPS by Cletus[_2_]
Why is everybody out to sell, sell ,SELL? instead of helping a longtime customer? I lost respect for the local vw parts house a few years ago when they insisted I'd be better off with one piece windows rather then re build my stock doors to combat leaks. Then I decided ok, they were ok for valve...
April 17th 07 11:05 PM
by David Gravereaux Go to last post
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Aw, man! Look what rolled into town for sale by john
http://www.digoliardi.net/65_bus_2.jpg Immaculate.
April 17th 07 07:28 PM
by john Go to last post
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PERTRONIX IGNITION by gino
RECENTLY INSTALLED A PERTRONIX IGNITION IN OUR 1965 6V BEETLE. WHEN STARTER IS CRANKING IT WILL NOT START----BUT WHEN KEY IS RELEASED IT STARTS UP ----ANY IDEAS IT DOES HAVE A HARD START KIT INSTALLED--NOT SURE IF THIS HAS SOMETHING TO DO WITH THE PROBLEM.. CAR RUNS FINE AFTER IT GETS STARTED ...
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April 17th 07 04:05 AM
by Dangermouse Go to last post
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Aftermarket stock intake manifold quality? by bluebug
I need a new single port intake for my 66 bug. Would I be OK buying the one that CIP1.com sells or should I keep looking for a clean original? DOes anybody have any experience with the aftermarket part? Thanks.
April 17th 07 03:48 AM
by Dangermouse Go to last post
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Front Axle Beam restoration - How do I un-tension springs to pull torsion arms? by chicoik595
I'm re-building an old VW sandrail and am starting at the front end. It had been sitting for many, many years so all the rubber was toast. Things are going ok so far but I can't figure out how to pull the front torsion arms as they are tensioned by the spring in the beam. The bump stop won't...
April 17th 07 02:43 AM
by Remco[_1_] Go to last post
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Engine Turns off at Idle by JBenziger
Hi All, My '70 Bug has been acting up. It has been running fine until a couple of months ago when it shut off at a stop light. However, it started right back up. And drove fine for a few weeks. Then it happened again, and again, gradually getting closer and closer to eachother. The other day, I...
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April 16th 07 10:03 AM
by john Go to last post
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Oil, with Gas? by Scotty
ok, whe i check my oil i smell gas mixed in... its a 1970 ve beetle, is that normal??? if not, what could be the problem??? Thanks for ur help!!!
April 15th 07 11:26 PM
by Michael Cecil Go to last post
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Buying a bug or van in the USA by [email protected]
We've just moved to Kentucky, USA, and would like to buy a Bug or Van (Type 1 or 2). Where is the best place to get a rust-free car? Is it possible to got to Mexico, where they were made until recently, to buy one and then drive it back here? Cheers, Marsh.
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April 15th 07 10:35 PM
by Ben Boyle Go to last post
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Replace McPherson strut towers by [email protected]
I just got my engine running, the tube from the oil neck to the air intake was loose, and now I'm trying to replace the struts. I tried to remove the two bolts that secure the bottom of it, but they broke off. Since then, with it being a shoulder bolt, I have drilled it out, heated it up, broke...
April 15th 07 08:17 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Replace McPherson strut towers by [email protected]
I just got my engine running, the tube from the oil neck to the air intake was loose, and now I'm trying to replace the struts. I tried to remove the two bolts that secure the bottom of it, but they broke off. Since then, with it being a shoulder bolt, I have drilled it out, heated it up, broke...
April 15th 07 07:55 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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FS: KG overriders and other parts...(revised) by Mel P.
One pair for sale fits bumper 56-71 with bow hole. Rechromed, real nice but not show quality. Selling pair for $60 + shipping. If interested, I'll email some photos so you can see what you're getting. Also, here's a list of other stuff for sale: Type 1 (Bug or Ghia): Bug Coat Hook 67-77 1...
April 15th 07 12:18 AM
by Mel P. Go to last post
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sticking exhaust valves by LLBrown
Well, as you can tell from the subject line I have problems. My exhuast valves seem to be sticking after my engine warms up producing a total power fall off and non stop backfires. Is there any hope of an engine flush doing any good or is this a total overhaul situation?? Leonard in Laredo (74...
April 14th 07 11:37 PM
by Joey Tribiani Go to last post
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Too Much Oil Pressure by [email protected]
I just built an 1835. 92 mm cylinders, with stock 69 mm crank, with 110 cam. I also put a full flow oil system with schadek, 30 mm hd pump with external cooler, and filter. I am using Fram HP1 oil filter as per schadek's recommendations. I am using the stock oil pressure bypass valves and springs,...
April 14th 07 11:37 PM
by Joey Tribiani Go to last post
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Distributor turned round 180 degrees? by scream[_2_]
Hi When I was tuning up my 71 vw I noticed that my TDC put the rotor facing 180 degrees opposite what it is in the book. It seems to run ok and I set the timing with the strobe light fine. Is that normal and will it do damage? Instead of being at 4 o'clock it's at 10 o'clock for first...
April 14th 07 09:06 PM
by scream[_2_] Go to last post
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FS: KG Bumper Overriders by Mel P.
One pair for sale fits bumper 56-71 with bow hole. Rechromed, real nice but not show quality. Selling pair for $60 + shipping. If interested, I'll email some photos so you can see what you're getting. Also, here's a list of other stuff for sale: Type 1 (Bug or Ghia): Bug Coat Hook 67-77 1...
April 14th 07 03:21 AM
by Mel P. Go to last post
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73' super losing speed at about 65 by [email protected]
Three times on my way into work wheneve rI got between 65 nad 70 miles per hour my car would buck a little then I would lose speed till I was knocked down to about 45 mph then I would pick back up agian. I was wondering if anybody had anygood starting points to try to track down this problem.
April 13th 07 04:32 PM
by Speedy Jim Go to last post
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