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E10 petrol by John[_28_]
Somebody wrote about a fortnight ago enquiring about E10 petrol?. As I mentioned I had just filled up with the stuff. For 3 days it seemed fine, may be imagination/placebo effect but T3 did seem to be smoother. After 3 days car periodically acted as if there was dirt in a carby( definitely only...
August 19th 08 12:16 PM
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Main Engine Seal Leak by Mel P.[_2_]
Is there a quick or easy way to check the main engine seal for leaks without removing engine? I have a leak that seems to originate from that area. tia, -- Mel P.
August 18th 08 03:51 PM
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Cool by Tracy
Tshirts books and posters with artwork by Peter Schwanden (the idiot book illustrator) http://www.peteraschwanden.com/index.html
August 18th 08 11:37 AM
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August 18th 08 08:46 AM
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Aluminum ball joint beam by Anthony W
I'm looking for an aluminum ball joint beam but all I can find is link pin ones. Anybody make such an animal? Tony
August 18th 08 03:41 AM
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1990 Bus by Garth[_2_]
I recently started a The Volkswagen Repair Blog as part of the 30 Day Challenge. The blog is showing up on the first page of Google when searching for Volkswagen Repair. Based on my research there are people who are looking for answers and most likely not getting them. In fact, a couple of people...
August 17th 08 04:42 PM
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Wave ! at other ACVW's by A VFW
they are becoming endangered . and if you see someone on the road-side see if you can offer some help. OK? Like the spare fan belt you do carry. -- If guns are out-lawed. Only the Out-laws & politicians will have guns.
August 17th 08 01:32 PM
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removing valves by Mel P.[_2_]
I made a valve spring compressor that work just like the ones for sale. However, when I compress the spring, the keeper stay in the spring. What's the trick to hold the valve while compressing the spring. I tried to put a small block of wood under with no luck. I don't want to chance...
August 16th 08 05:14 AM
by Bob Hoover Go to last post
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Tires for 1979 Westfalia Camper by Robert Winters
I would like to get some recommendations for new tires for my '79 Westfalia Camper. I've checked the listings at http://www.roadhaus.com/tires.html but I'm still not sure what would be the best choice for me. Here's my situation: -- I live in New England and would prefer all-season tires. -- The...
August 15th 08 08:44 PM
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10% Ethanol Gas Causing Poor Performance? by [email protected]
My Beetle's engine has been running hot, gas bubbles in the carb, and it doesn't have the performance it used to have? I checked out everything like: * Tune-up and * compression check Do you think it might have anything to do with the 10% ethanol Gas? Any help will be appreciated! Thanks In...
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August 14th 08 03:30 AM
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Generator Question; by A Veteran
why the small wire from the generator body over to the ground on the regulator? I've got a K.G. running w/o it. It must be grounded. NO? -- If guns are out-lawed. Only the Out-laws & politicians will have guns.
August 13th 08 06:22 PM
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73 Ghia Coupe wont stay running?? by Tracy
Hi All, I pulled my engine yesterday to replace the main seal, got everything put back together and put the engine back in today. After getting everything tightened up I started it up and it immediately died. I started it again and took a short trip around the block and it feels like something...
August 12th 08 03:12 PM
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Did you see the wooden Beetle? by Henry Q. Bibb[_3_]
Friend of mine sent me this link, from Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5035194/wooden-volkswagen-beetle-gives-us-woodenly- timber or http://tinyurl.com/5dss2q A Beetle completely clad in wooden scales, with some carved wooden
August 10th 08 11:45 PM
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Run your car on water by [email protected]
On Aug 3, 4:40*am, "Oil Free World" > wrote: > *http://endeemm.water4gas.hop.clickbank.net/ > > -- > Posted by News Bulk Poster > Unregistered version I run my Volkswagen on the blood of newsgroup spammer's. It seems that they have been multiplying in high numbers since about 1993,...
August 10th 08 05:16 PM
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mixing crank, pistons and heads... by Mel P.[_2_]
I have a 40 HP case which I put the crank from a 1600. I also plan on putting 8505 mm (1600) Pistons/cyl's. Can I use the 40 HP heads? tia, -- Mel P. parts for sale http://melsvws.4t.com/vwparts/index.htm
August 10th 08 05:08 PM
by Jim Adney Go to last post
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rebuilding C.V. joints, put balls back in same place? by andy everett
I have an 80 Vanagon and hope to go on a long trip. Having bought new CV joint boots I thought it time to replace them. ? When rebuilding constant velocity joints should one mark and identify parts so they all go back where they came from. This would add extra labor so is it worth it or even...
August 10th 08 05:08 PM
by Jim Adney Go to last post
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Parts by Jerry - OHIO
WOW I love this group !! I bought a trike that has a 68 1500 single port engine on it that has some ( bugs ) in it. I live in north east Ohio and need some gaskets and seals . Biggest problem is it wont idle unless the choke is kept on and the idle is real high,I think the gaskets on the intake at...
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August 10th 08 05:08 PM
by Jim Adney Go to last post
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What can kill a voltage regulator? by Ken H
Ok, I got a '67 bug and my generator light came on. Both the generator and regulator were new (the whole car was restored from the ground up...just got it out the shop 3-months ago...and although both gen & reg were built new (not rebuilt) by BOSCH, they were built in Mexico, so... Anyway, I...
August 10th 08 05:08 PM
by Jim Adney Go to last post
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OT - interior smell by John[_45_]
This ain't about ACVW but you folks are straight shooters so I'm asking. Oh, and it ain't a Seinfeld joke, either. I'm looking at a sporty car. Looks most excellent. Low miles (< 30K). Seems the owner will let it go cheap enough. It is all black and was sitting in the sun, locked and closed all...
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August 9th 08 06:54 PM
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Towing capacity by george taylor
Does any one know what the towing capacity was/is for a split bus? I might be putting in a 1600 into it if that makes a difference.
August 8th 08 02:21 AM
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