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Nobody makes brake repair kits anymore? by ChrisKlinger
I need to rebuild my master and wheel cylinders. Are we supposed to throw out perfectly rebuildable items now? Anybody know a source? Chris 65 Ghia 12V 1800 60 Type 1 6V 36HP split-case trans :)
July 4th 14 10:25 AM
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Rotor, without the 12 k-ohms resistance by rvirgin22
... Distributor rotors, without 12,000 ohms resistance 1) The original Bosch rotors, as recommended by VW, I believe had 12,000 ohms, or was it 6,000 ohms of resistance across the contacts... that being from the centre, out to the tip. 2) What I am finding these days (probably from China)...
June 9th 14 09:21 AM
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Can't stop doing restorations by [email protected][_1_]
Well I tried retirement and after a few years just felt bored so I got in to helping finish a multi 6 figure restoration this summer. Guess when its in the blood you can't stop. I'm sure you have to know being that the person spent that much it wasn't a VW. I'm waiting for the magazine that it will...
May 19th 14 12:18 AM
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Parting out a '70 bug. N.Ca. by Shoe-Chucker 2
Near Arcata. I found a rusty bug. Anyone need some parts. Cheap! 707 839 4690 by george! -- Karma ; what a concept!
May 16th 14 02:41 PM
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Ironic by [email protected][_1_]
Oh and "isn't it ironic" (had to say this since I was just staying next to Alanis Morissette) I also see a thread that states a restoration will cost around $17k. And I still don't hear of any show VW's comming out of burington where I know there are more vw's then anywhere else I've seen on the...
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April 23rd 14 12:16 AM
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CHASSIS NUMBER by [email protected]
Where is the vin number located on a 1963 cw bug?
March 29th 14 09:27 PM
by AllanW Go to last post
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wiring a voltage regulator 0.190.350.079 by ed[_8_]
I purchased a 190.350.079 reg and my 73 vw has 2 wires coming from the arm post ( 1 heavy red and 1 small wire ) . a small wire from the field and a ground wire There is a heavy red wire from the battery and 1 wire from the indicator light. all the schematics show 5 wires When I hook all the...
March 1st 14 03:18 PM
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Snap-on vs Craftsman (Timing Lights) by [email protected]
On Friday, December 5, 2003 7:02:48 AM UTC-7, Karls Vladimir Peña wrote: > Hey guys (and gals), have you noticed the huge price difference beetween > Snap-on and almost every other brand of timing lights out there? Craftsmans > go for anything around 50-80 dls, and Snap-on STARTS at 200 dls. What...
February 12th 14 08:32 AM
by AllanW Go to last post
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Scirocco 16V struts by Bill Leary
Are the struts, especially the front ones, the same for the 8V vs. the 16V Scirocco, 1987? I had some work done on the car a few years ago and the guy doing the work cautioned that a lot of things in the 16V are not the same as the 8V because of the weight and positioning of the 16V engine. It...
February 9th 14 06:46 AM
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Drilling out sump plate holes ACCURATELY by Chris Hiebert
Hi all, I have a 1600 with some bad oil leaks around the studs which hold the sump plate to the bottom of the block. Some of them are quite loose and easily come out with only finger pressure, so I'm thinking I may have to drill/tap the holes out and get stepped studs, hopefully tightening...
December 24th 13 06:58 PM
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Swing axle boots by ChrisKlinger
Replaced my boots November of 2012. Just noticed that one is already split at the top. I know I didn't buy bargain-basement. Wish I could remember where I bought 'em! Can anyone recommend who sells boots that last?
December 15th 13 07:21 AM
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Christmas Car & Racing Gifts by Anna Lisa
If you want one of the best, if not the best, Formula One Racing calendars available I suggest you visit: www.conceptsi.com The action photos in this calendar are superb. There are two great photos from the calendar shown on their web sit. Also, if you would like to purchase a...
November 28th 13 05:17 AM
by Anna Lisa Go to last post
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More on oils by John[_28_]
Recently I asked Penrite about oils and how quite a few VW owners in Aust use Diesel Oil for their AC VW,s. What surprised me is they took some effort for a long reply and also in particular I thoughts comments re Diesel Oil interesting. As an aside I dropped into the the hardware store again...
October 17th 13 11:11 PM
by ChrisKlinger Go to last post
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Windscreen rubber trim by John[_28_]
Going to replace the windcreen rubber on the squareback. Don,t have any problems with the process having done quite a few other windows before. Except, for the soft aluminium trim. Anyone know whether I should fit the trim last, after window has been refitted or fit rubber to window,then the...
October 5th 13 04:43 PM
by Shoe-Chucker 2 Go to last post
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Briggs and Stratton! by John[_28_]
Always preferred to use monograde oil( for no overwhelming reason) for the T3 but its as rare as the proverbial in Aust. Was over at the local Hardware shop and noticed Briggs and Stratton have on the market Monograde 30 SAE high detergency oil for "aircooled 4 stroke motors"! Obviously...
August 15th 13 04:31 AM
by John[_28_] Go to last post
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como colocar sistema de flujo total by [email protected]
good afternoon friend so I am writing following the system I want to place my vw full flow but I have several questions about how to place it? I so far I have following parts: bypass cap pump with an outlet cover the external radiator with electric fan and the base of the filter. I heard you have...
August 12th 13 07:59 PM
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what's in the "boot' of a K.G.? by Shoe-Chuckers
I went to pick up a floor jack and the young man wheeled in out of the store and stood behind my '69 K.G. waiting to put it in. I said no, there's in engine already in the space. He was young. and didn't see the air intake slots. Maybe he's never seen a K.G. before. Is that possible? hey, the...
August 7th 13 10:52 PM
by ChrisKlinger Go to last post
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r.u. going to the humbugs meet? by Shoe-Chucker 2
Mckinleyville, CA. sat. august 10th. more; humbugs.org/ -- Karma ; what a concept!
August 6th 13 01:31 PM
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A ACVW nut.? by Shoe-Chucker 2
If I go to a bug in/ meet. I take along the "nut" that you used to find behind the dash. it held the light switch in. It was made out of brass. I polish it and ask people if they can identify it.. I usually have along a complete switch to show where the "nut" came from. the "q" is why brass? --...
July 30th 13 05:02 PM
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Turn signal won't return to neutral - '71 Ghia by Steve Mc
After making a left turn, the signal remains on. It won't 'click' back to off/neutral. The right turn works fine. What would it entail to repair it ? Thanks, --
June 30th 13 03:56 AM
by Shoe Chucker Go to last post
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