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Ground wire
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:45 pm
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Ground wire
MrGoodtunes
Between alternator case and voltage regulator mounting bracket


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Engine Heat Skirt
Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:36 am
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Engine Heat Skirt
MrGoodtunes
Making use of an old inner tube


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Andrigs Fan comparison
Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:40 pm
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Andrigs Fan comparison
MrGoodtunes
Interestingly different snout


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EMPI 8857 Angled Fan Shroud
Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 5:39 pm
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EMPI 8857 Angled Fan Shroud
MrGoodtunes
Inlet side has circular lip, withOUT donut-shaped indentation around it (unlike stock fan shroud)


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Sump Level
Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2021 7:17 am
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Sump Level
MrGoodtunes
Engine should be level for proper lubrication, dipstick read, carb float chamber operation, etc. especially when using various size wheels and/or trans mounts


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Sump Level
Posted: Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:47 am
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Sump Level
MrGoodtunes
Engine should be level for proper lubrication, dipstick read, carb float chamber operation, etc. especially when using various size wheels and/or trans mounts


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1960 Rig vs Stock Mount
Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2021 1:58 pm
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1960 Rig vs Stock Mount
MrGoodtunes
Front trans mount for 1960 Beetle has become awfully rare


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1960 Rig vs Stock Mount
Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2021 1:58 pm
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1960 Rig vs Stock Mount
MrGoodtunes
Front trans mount for 1960 Beetle has become awfully rare


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Aerodynamic Mini-Camaro
Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:21 pm
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Aerodynamic Mini-Camaro
MrGoodtunes
Never liked how the Mini-Camaro front would try to lift at highway speed, so I cut it down, smoothing out its aerodynamics


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Aerodynamic Mini-Camaro
Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:21 pm
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Aerodynamic Mini-Camaro
MrGoodtunes
Never liked how the Mini-Camaro front would try to lift at highway speed, so I cut it down, smoothing out its aerodynamics


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Aerodynamic Mini-Camaro
Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 7:21 pm
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Aerodynamic Mini-Camaro
MrGoodtunes
Never liked how the Mini-Camaro front would try to lift at highway speed, so I cut it down, smoothing out its aerodynamics


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Front Fender Flair
Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 1:36 pm
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Front Fender Flair
MrGoodtunes
Mini-Camaro body had extra wide front fender flairs, so I cut off ~2.5" and glass'd in a 1.5" lip to bring the opening's diameter back down.


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Tail Pipes
Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 2:01 pm
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Tail Pipes
MrGoodtunes
Stock vs Custom?


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Stubby Exhaust Tube
Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:08 am
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Stubby Exhaust Tube
MrGoodtunes
Cut off and plugged (no need for intake manifold heat with dual carbs)


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Peashooter
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:43 am
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Peashooter
MrGoodtunes
Input end's baffle holder creates a Venturi effect


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Muffler
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:41 am
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Muffler
MrGoodtunes
Stock early 60s-ish


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Boot for B+ terminal
Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 5:12 pm
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Boot for B+ terminal
MrGoodtunes
It's an old spark plug wire's boot


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Clutch Cable Tube Rig
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 10:32 am
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Clutch Cable Tube Rig
MrGoodtunes
Used 4 hose clamps and some pieces of sheet metal at rear end of clutch cable tube as a cobble to accept bowden tube


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Buggy Speakers
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 9:40 am
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Buggy Speakers
MrGoodtunes
Custom speaker locations using an MP3 player app on a smartphone wired to a 4.1 surround sound multi-media system in my Mini-Camaro kitcar


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Buggy Speakers
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 9:40 am
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Buggy Speakers
MrGoodtunes
Custom speaker locations using an MP3 player app on a smartphone wired to a 4.1 surround sound multi-media system in my Mini-Camaro kitcar


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Buggy Speakers
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 9:40 am
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Buggy Speakers
MrGoodtunes
Custom speaker locations using an MP3 player app on a smartphone wired to a 4.1 surround sound multi-media system in my Mini-Camaro kitcar


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Buggy Speakers
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 9:40 am
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Buggy Speakers
MrGoodtunes
Custom speaker locations using an MP3 player app on a smartphone wired to a 4.1 surround sound multi-media system in my Mini-Camaro kitcar


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Points Plate
Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:04 pm
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Points Plate
MrGoodtunes
for 009 distributor


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Top Dead Center
Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 6:13 pm
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Top Dead Center
MrGoodtunes
Degree marks on crankshaft pulley, very helpful


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VWS shift adjustment
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:31 pm
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VWS shift adjustment
MrGoodtunes
Setting the reverse lockout spring.


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VWS shifter
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:03 pm
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VWS shifter
MrGoodtunes
The "S" may stand for Spark-O-Matic?


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Oil Filler Extension
Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:30 pm
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Oil Filler Extension
MrGoodtunes
New shiney aluminum (EMPI, Taiwan) from Dune Buggy Warehouse, Hamilton OH.


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Crankcase Breather Hose
Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 12:15 pm
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Crankcase Breather Hose
MrGoodtunes
Using a wheel cylinder spring (as a "stent") to keep thin vinyl hose from buckling-in due to tight curve.


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Piston comparison
Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:42 pm
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Piston comparison
MrGoodtunes
Used aftermarket piston from 1981; compared to, new AA Performance piston from 2021


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Broken Fins
Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:38 pm
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Broken Fins
MrGoodtunes
AA Performance cylinder set arrived via FedEx with a couple broken cooling fins on one of the cylinders.


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Moresa Piston
Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:00 am
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Moresa Piston
MrGoodtunes
Interesting design near wrist pin ends, where I have experienced excessive wear on a set of aftermarket pistons.


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New Alternator Stand
Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:08 pm
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New Alternator Stand
MrGoodtunes
No firing order!


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Engine Number
Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:04 pm
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Engine Number
MrGoodtunes
Came out from a 1969 auto-stick Beetle


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My 1600dp
Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:18 am
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My 1600dp
MrGoodtunes
Built 1990-92 for my Type 1 kitcar using Type 3 carbs (whose linkage passes thru alternator)


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Peen Burr from connecting rod nut
Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:18 am
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Peen Burr from connecting rod nut
MrGoodtunes
Found one in rod's slot, but the other one went MIA!


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AutoStick fluid pump
Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2020 5:18 pm
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AutoStick fluid pump
MrGoodtunes
Moving engine from AutoStick to manual, I removed trans fluid pump gears and piped (the empty) outlet back to inlet.


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Wiring diagram
Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:58 pm
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Wiring diagram
MrGoodtunes
For turn signal and hazard flasher


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Used cylinders
Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 3:11 pm
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Used cylinders
MrGoodtunes
Clean'd up, still not sure if re-useable


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Used cylinders
Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 3:09 pm
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Used cylinders
MrGoodtunes
Un-stash'd 85.5mm set, not sure if re-useable


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Wiper Switch Connections
Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2020 5:50 pm
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Wiper Switch Connections
MrGoodtunes
Diagram shows which terminals connect in the 3 swtich positions. Refer to [img]https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1984780.jpg[/img]


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Oil Manifold
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:05 pm
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Oil Manifold
MrGoodtunes
... as seen from behind fan shroud (on front of car side of shroud). Replaces stock cooler and provides for external filter and/or radiator cooler.


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Cylinders #3 & 4
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:19 pm
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Cylinders #3 & 4
MrGoodtunes
Oil soak'd carbon deposits, not bad after sitting still for over 28 years.


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Engine dolly
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:14 pm
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Engine dolly
MrGoodtunes
Cobbled a skateboard scooter together with the base of a charcoal grille for moving my spare engine around.


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Spring Plate Installation
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:27 pm
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Spring Plate Installation
MrGoodtunes
From 1961-74 manual by Clymer


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Clutch Pedal Shaft
Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:12 pm
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Clutch Pedal Shaft
MrGoodtunes
This one's hook bends farther into the tunnel


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Nut for shock absorber
Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:39 pm
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Nut for shock absorber
MrGoodtunes
Hope this nut can replace my lost original German (sure glad the bolt stay'd there)


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Oil Filler Funnel
Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:34 pm
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Oil Filler Funnel
MrGoodtunes
Short piece of clear vinyl tubing makes this funnel work with my buggy's oil filler extension.


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Fuel filter
Posted: Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:43 am
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Fuel filter
MrGoodtunes
Besides being good looking, it lets you see alot: Whether you have fuel or not, whether the filter element is dirty and needs replacing, and if install'd at a little angle, fuel surface level gives helpful clues.


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Small Spare Tire
Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:25 am
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Small Spare Tire
MrGoodtunes
"Temporary Use Only" tire mounted on stock VW rim.


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Mini-Camaro
Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:28 pm
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Mini-Camaro
MrGoodtunes
Back when she had slotted "mags"


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