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"California" Bocar 34Pict3 by GaryH
Hi, Does anyone have any technical information about the"California" version of the Bocar 34Pict3 carburetor? I'm looking for information such as how to hook up all the hose connections, how to adjust it, etc. So, if you have one on your car or know where some technical info is about it, I would...
October 29th 04 02:06 AM
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"California" Bocar 34Pict3 vacuum connections by GaryH
I have this new bocar 34pict3 california version carb. It is the one with the throttle positioner. It has some vacuum hose fittings different than the normal 34Pict3. One is at the very back middle. One is at the back near the bottom. This one is already connected to the throttle positioner. There...
November 25th 04 04:37 PM
by ilambert Go to last post
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"hypothetical" question by Shag
Suppose you have an air-cooled VW engine with transmission attached to it and the half-shafts are in place and the wheels are attached and no fluids have been drained... Now you have this combination sitting on the floor of your garage but it's taking up a little more room than you'd like it to. ...
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March 4th 05 04:42 PM
by Jan Andersson Go to last post
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"No garage" classic car insurance available? by MATT S.
Hi, I'm looking to insure my soon to be 1955 bug. I will NOT be putting 2,500 miles/year on the car, it will be driven to shows and for lesiurely drives only. However since my wife's car has 'custody" of the garage ( part of our deal for me to get this car) I therfore, do not have a garage to keep...
November 6th 04 03:05 PM
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#($*%*(@#( alternator by [email protected][_1_]
For the first time ever I had to have my beloved 'fat chic' towed home. Saturday I was out tooling around paying bills when I hear a bang, and several ExpensiveNoises from the engine compartment. I remove myself from the roadway and find that the threaded section of my alternator shaft decided it...
October 9th 08 12:11 AM
by Joey Tribiani Go to last post
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#2 cylinder not firing by A VFW[_2_]
boy, am I perplexed. seems there's miss. I pulled spark plug wires out of the dist. cap , one at a time at idle. of course each wire pulled produced a noticeable bigger miss until I got to #2. I replaced the distributor cap , the plug, wire and checked the compression. WTF could it be?
November 28th 09 03:32 PM
by dave AKA vwdoc1[_2_] Go to last post
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#3 retard on Distributor cam by Peter
Anyone have any good information on this? I would like some input on why it was necessary, what engines it was used on and over what period of time. Thanks.
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December 17th 04 09:56 AM
by Peter Go to last post
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$100 for a front end alignment? by VFW
my wife took her Ghia to a tire shop and they had some difficulties. two hours later, She just wasn't happy with how it went. '69 with discs up front, ball-joints shouldn't be that hard to adjust. Did they take advantage of a lady? -- Money! What a concept.
July 10th 10 03:48 PM
by VFW Go to last post
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$40us HID, Hot Sale Now by Vicky
Hello everyboday. I have a really good products to recommend you guys. it is HID. The color temperature is from 3,000K to 30,000K. Pink, green, gold, pure blue colors are also available. From Dec. 13 to Dec. 25, It just cost you $40us/kit, That is a very very very good deal. You cannot miss it. If...
December 13th 07 08:43 AM
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$5 by [email protected]
Our website www.housinghouse.com , HID Conversion Kit Promotion now!! and have lot of car part. Once you succeed to register on housinghouse.com, you can get 5 US Dollars. Just $39.99us/Kit and $31us to ship to USA&Canada, $36us to ship to Europe. My MSN: housinghouse(at)live.cn
April 28th 08 10:02 AM
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$99,000 VW???? by Dennis Wik
I just recieved Dec issue of Hemmings Sports and Exotic car magazine. On page 110 they show the results of the pebble beach auction and what the vehicles sold for. A 1966 westfalia unrestored in #3 condition (average) sold for $99,000. They expected $8,000. It looks good but seems weird to me. ...
October 22nd 05 04:09 AM
by Bill Berckman Go to last post
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"Blueprinting" VW heads by Geoffe Elias
Hi Volks, I'm aware of the importance of keeping head chamber volume equal across all the 4 cylinders as well as the benefits of a port and polish job. But I am wondering about the techniques of cleaning up the exterior fin area of the stock cast VW cylinder head. Specifically, I would like to...
April 17th 09 01:38 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"BR" stamping on Heads by Ray Dios Haque
Some of you may remember the stories of my 68' Bug that started stumbling, stuttering, and losing power. After dropping the engine and yanking it apart, I see that the heads are shot and I need a valve job. Now it's summer, and I have a small budget to work within! I'm looking at the cost of new...
June 9th 06 04:26 AM
by Peter Go to last post
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"for service MS" by [email protected]
Could someone tell me the meaning of "oil labeled For Service MS" We can find this on the manuals of our aircooled engine I found SAE 30 API SF oil for use on 4 stokes Honda grass cutters (aircooled) could this be a Service MS? Joćo
June 4th 06 05:23 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"Generator" light glows rather dimly by Mr. K[_2_]
of course only while the car is running. turning on the lights doesn't seem to make it brighter. Is this to be expected in a 42 y.o. type 1. I just replaced the regulator with a Nueva any ideas? -- Karma, What a concept!
December 24th 11 04:44 AM
by Mr. K[_2_] Go to last post
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"Honest Engine" ? by VFW
A local shop calls itself "Honest Engine", complete with a native American with a Headdress logo . Don't ask them about it. They're sensitive. -- Money; What a Concept !
March 6th 10 08:10 AM
by grokdoc Go to last post
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"new" starter grinding by Mel P.[_2_]
I replaced my starter with a 'new' rebuilt one... When I turn the ignition, there's a grinding noise momentarily and then it starts. I removed it to check the flywheel gears and the starter gear look fine, no shavings. Is it possible the starter is bad? What else should I check? tia,
November 9th 07 04:46 AM
by Mel P.[_2_] Go to last post
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"old" engine demand by Mel P.
Is there a 'market' for older engines, 32 or 40 HP? -- Mel P. 77 Bug w/ stock FI 70 KG Cabrio
July 6th 06 08:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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"Original recipe" tee shirt by john luckey
Bought one several years ago. Anyone know who was selling them, and if they still are.
November 21st 06 09:25 PM
by Jeff Barnes Go to last post
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"Rotating" Pistons & Cylinders? by Mel P.
I'm rebuilding a 40 HP engine. I know to keep the pistons and cylinders for each position together. But is there any problem in putting them in different position. For instance, the P&C #4 be reinstalled in the #1 position. -- Mel P.
May 15th 07 06:54 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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