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Drive your VW to work day by vwluvrs[_2_]
Don't forget, Drive Your VW to Work Day is THIS Friday June 21st! Show your pride and camaraderie by choosing your VW as your ride to work!
June 22nd 13 04:26 PM
by Shoe Chucker Go to last post
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Beetle/bug Pickup project by tricky[_2_]
Hi all for a while now, I have been toying with the idea of making a beetle pickup for me to use for work. It would be more or less a 'standard' pickup design, but with a roof rack capable of carrying full 8x4 sheets . It will probably take me a year (or more) to complete.
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June 17th 13 01:10 PM
by KWW[_2_] Go to last post
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Rear torsion bars? by John[_28_]
Was fiddling around under rear of squareback and noticed top of bump rubbers were about 1/2 inch off the stop. Would have thought it should be greater than that. I suppose its conceivable torsion bars may have settled in last 43 years!. Went through all my manuals but wasn,t any specs referring...
June 4th 13 12:10 AM
by John[_28_] Go to last post
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an electric VW on the news! by Jorge[_2_]
yes. a converted '67 Karmann ghia. http://www.wired.com/autopia/2013/05/electric-karmann-ghia-tweets/ -- Karma ; what a concept!
May 24th 13 03:19 PM
by Jorge[_2_] Go to last post
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6V to 12 conversion q. by Jorge[_2_]
a neighbor with a '60 bug asked me how difficult it is to go 12 volt. I thought the starter was the worst of it. tho you can spin a 6v starter with 12volt. isn't it easier to rebush the tranny and find a bendix that fits the ring gear? where can one get this? TIA g -- Karma ; what a concept!
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May 14th 13 03:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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My odometer has lost its mind! by ChrisKlinger
Filled up just after getting out of work, odometer shows 00621. Got home - straight home - ODO shows 00636. It's a 5 mile ride... No wonder I occasionally seem to get extraordinary MPG. Bet I've been changing my oil too often, too. Chris
May 7th 13 04:33 PM
by Jorge[_2_] Go to last post
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75 FI problems, running rich by Jan Andersson[_4_]
I'll post this here, a customer of mine has a rich condition apparently with his 75 FI bug. I've never worked on the FI version, so I could use some troubleshooting help.... any ideas welcome. I've tinkered with Porsche FI from the same era and I assume the fundamentals are very similar hi...
May 5th 13 04:22 PM
by Jan Andersson[_4_] Go to last post
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swing axle nuts - Guru advice appreciated. by ChrisKlinger
Here's a new one for me; if anyone can tell me WTF, I'd be most appreciative. Did the brakes on the Ghia. Replaced rear grease seals, Torqued rear axle nuts to >215 ft. lbs. Checked and tightened link pins; some slop, planned rebush for soon. All's great. Had a little rumble in right rear,...
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May 5th 13 04:12 PM
by [email protected][_2_] Go to last post
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71 campmobile interior wood venereer by akahemi#1
what two types of wood was used on the walls and roof and cabinets? i am restoring one w/ 47k mi very nice shape white ext. -- posted from http://www.motorsforum.com/volkswagen/71-campmobile-interior-wood-venereer-77198-.htm using MotorsForum's Web, RSS and Social Media Interface...
May 1st 13 09:08 PM
by tricky[_2_] Go to last post
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Beutler Sports Car by Bill Berckman
I was reading a car related book called the Encylopedia of Sports Cars. Was reading about a car called the Beutler. They were a Swiss coachbuilder. They did some work for Porsche and used some VWs and related parts in creating their vehicles. The book said that they also built a 4 door VW Beetle....
April 30th 13 02:40 AM
by Bill Berckman Go to last post
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New to me,,, A "Wild Westerner" bus... by vwluvrs[_2_]
Seems to be a bit of controversy surrounding this colour scheme.. I think the Designers at VWOA were on drugs in 1973 when they came up with this scheme. It is rumored to have been a 1973 only colour scheme, and sold only on the west coast of the US.. Any one have any knowledge of them (other than...
April 26th 13 05:22 AM
by AllanW Go to last post
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Not many VW,s in Turkey by John[_28_]
Just spent 11 days touring Turkey and only saw one VW. A Beetle about 65 vintage, probably a 1300 from script on boot.( script was in Turkish!). Pottering along gamely in middle of 3 lane highway. Looked in excellent condition. 100,s of Renault 12s though in the rural areas but none in cities. ...
April 21st 13 10:07 AM
by John[_28_] Go to last post
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Got lots done, but lots of drama! by AllanW
I took last Friday, and Monday through Wednesday off this week, to try to get something done on my 72 1200 "standard" beetle. Originallu I was having Friday and Monday only.... On Friday I managed to remove the last guard and epoxy enamel the mating surfaces, and the area in behind the running...
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March 31st 13 10:46 PM
by AllanW Go to last post
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A tribute to Bob Hoover by Jan Andersson[_4_]
Surely, sorely missed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqrlqhiPC58
March 31st 13 05:28 AM
by ChrisKlinger Go to last post
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Ramvy the First by vwluvrs[_2_]
Ramvy the First, never made it out of California http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/30752.jpg
March 21st 13 10:35 AM
by KWW[_2_] Go to last post
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GEX engines by [email protected]
On Friday, September 1, 2000 2:00:46 AM UTC-4, Tim Wallace wrote: > I'm gong to be buying a turnkey from somewhere (I don't have the time to > rebuild my 'spare' and my primary engine is now beyond saving). I want a > dual port, dual relief case, doghouse cooler, etc. > > I checked with John C.,...
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February 21st 13 09:13 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Cal Look by Bill Berckman
I just noticed that http://www.cal-look.com/ has decided to close up shop after 13years. That site and RAMVA had been my 2 favorite VW sites. Will miss reading about the VW racing stuff there.
February 2nd 13 02:08 AM
by John[_28_] Go to last post
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Smoke and mirrors (was something along the ali-blah-blah line) by [email protected]
Hmm. I feel like I started quite the storm many years ago and can't seem to remember why. I just want to offer my apologies to those who Were offended.. I'm sure I said a lot of stupid things, and I don't want to find what I said, but I promise I am grown up now and not on life support or being...
January 22nd 13 05:54 AM
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Server by P.J.Berg[_9_]
Happy 2013. Try the server I'm using: freenews.netfront.net Sometimes it hangs or goes down(not often) but its free.. P.J. aka BergRace -- Using Opera's revolutionary email client: http://www.opera.com/mail/
January 17th 13 06:17 AM
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Finally able to post by ChrisKlinger
Have been unable to post in weeks. Don't know what the problem was. nntp.aioe.org server. Merry christmas to all Chris
January 10th 13 05:50 AM
by AllanW Go to last post
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