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  Topic: Made in Western Germany emblem??
58rog59

Replies: 15
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:04 am   Subject: Made in Western Germany emblem??
What is this emblem/ part called?

Pencil rubbing photo.

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  Topic: changing condenser in .009
58rog59

Replies: 10
Views: 1424

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:59 pm   Subject: changing condenser in .009
Thanks Glenn.
  Topic: changing condenser in .009
58rog59

Replies: 10
Views: 1424

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:07 pm   Subject: changing condenser in .009
OK. The condenser has been changed. I did pull the distributor by loosening the 13mm nut/washer.

However, I should have taken a picture of the distributor while it was in the car.

I have pict ...
  Topic: changing condenser in .009
58rog59

Replies: 10
Views: 1424

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:14 pm   Subject: changing condenser in .009
Thanks Glen,

I thought that was a possibility...but you have confirmed it.

Roger
  Topic: changing condenser in .009
58rog59

Replies: 10
Views: 1424

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:33 pm   Subject: changing condenser in .009
Thanks for your reply,

I understand, fully, what you are saying, but I seem to be unable to find a way to get a screwdriver into the screw head slot.
  Topic: changing condenser in .009
58rog59

Replies: 10
Views: 1424

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:13 pm   Subject: changing condenser in .009
Is it possible to change the condenser in the .009 distributor 'without' removing the distributor? I can not seem to find a way to remove the screw that holds the condenser in the distributor.

If ...
  Topic: Old fuel...now won't start with new non-e fuel in tank
58rog59

Replies: 2
Views: 440

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:18 pm   Subject: Old fuel...now won't start with new non-e fuel in tank
My car has a fairly new rebuilt engine and was running good. It has been parked for about six or seven months and had not been started. The fuel was drained and it would start, but would not idle. ...
  Topic: Sunvisor installation 58 convertible
58rog59

Replies: 2
Views: 408

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:58 pm   Subject: Sunvisor installation 58 convertible
Yes, I loosened the screw. I have put it out in the sun to see if it would stretch...it did not help.

Thanks
  Topic: Sunvisor installation 58 convertible
58rog59

Replies: 2
Views: 408

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 2:01 pm   Subject: Sunvisor installation 58 convertible
Problem...I have new sunvisors from Wolfburg West for 58 - 64 Kabriolet. I am having a difficult time getting them to 'slide' on to the mirror posts. Help!
  Topic: Help with my 61 Convert
58rog59

Replies: 9
Views: 1530

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:23 am   Subject: Help with my 61 Convert
You may want to purchase Bentley's Volkswagen Workshop Manual 1961-1965. Bentley Stock No. V165
ISBN 0-8376-0390-0 ...not cheap...great pictures and descriptions.

My 58 convertible bug is finis ...
  Topic: How to remove/replace sun visors?
58rog59

Replies: 5
Views: 1476

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 10:53 am   Subject: How to remove/replace sun visors??????
Follow up on How to remove 58-59 convertible sunvisors.

Hitest so, you are saying that I need to drill out the four pins? Can this be done without messing up the casting bracket?

BTW, I just p ...
  Topic: Bowden Tubes How many are there?
58rog59

Replies: 6
Views: 578

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 7:05 pm   Subject: Bowden Tubes How many are there?
Mike,

I have looked at a couple of websites for various lengths...do you know where to look?

Do you know the various lengths?

Thanks,
rog
  Topic: Bowden Tubes How many are there?
58rog59

Replies: 6
Views: 578

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:59 pm   Subject: Bowden Tubes How many are there?
Not sure if too long or too short.

He has cut the tunnel...so the tube should be solid now.

Thanks,

rog
  Topic: Bowden Tubes How many are there?
58rog59

Replies: 6
Views: 578

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:51 pm   Subject: Bowden Tubes How many are there?
My mechanic is having trouble with Bowden Tubes. He has tried several. Do they come in different lengths?

He can't get the clutch adjusted.

This is for a 1958 bug.

Thanks,

rog
  Topic: 165R15 where?
58rog59

Replies: 18
Views: 4372

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 9:58 am   Subject: 165R15 where?
Wow...thanks Glenn.

I had looked at the Coker site and only saw white walls.

rog
  Topic: 165R15 where?
58rog59

Replies: 18
Views: 4372

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 9:47 am   Subject: 165R15 where?
I am looking for one Michelin 165R 15 blackwall.

Where can I buy one?

Thanks,

rog
  Topic: Help identify 58 59 steering wheel with narrow splines
58rog59

Replies: 5
Views: 990

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:22 am   Subject: Help identify 58 59 steering wheel with narrow splines
Thanks,
You have solved my questions. I appreciate it. Now maybe someone will buy the wheel on Samba.

rog
  Topic: Help identify 58 59 steering wheel with narrow splines
58rog59

Replies: 5
Views: 990

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:41 pm   Subject: Help identify 58 59 steering wheel with narrow splines
Yes, I just counted and there are 48 splines. So will this fit all 1956 to 1959 VW beetles?

Thanks,
  Topic: Help identify 58 59 steering wheel with narrow splines
58rog59

Replies: 5
Views: 990

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:47 am   Subject: Help identify 58 59 steering wheel with narrow splines
I have a steering wheel 1134 156 51 A

which is kinda tan in color and it has smaller splines than other wheels. It may be European.
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  Topic: 1958 vw conv rewiring problems
58rog59

Replies: 6
Views: 641

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:00 pm   Subject: 1958 vw conv rewiring problems
Thanks,

I thought they might all hold the sound deadening board in. Now just to trim it.
 
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