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  Topic: A beginners guide to setting up 1.25 rocker geometry?
67rustavenger

Replies: 4
Views: 192

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 4:49 am   Subject: Re: A beginners guide to setting up 1.25 rocker geometry?
I started this thread on rocker geo. It was specifically for the adjuster over the PR type of rocker arms.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=706356&highlight=slipper+foot
The rat ...
  Topic: Difference between type 1 K and M cases?
67rustavenger

Replies: 2
Views: 144

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:50 pm   Subject: Re: Difference between type 1 K and M cases?
"K"=Fits 90.9/92 Case, 94 Heads.
"M"=Fits 94 Case, 94 Heads.
That is from the AA website.

I have a set of 92mm "K" size with AA forged pistons available for purchase ...
  Topic: China Clipper's Official 1971 Super Beetle Project page!
67rustavenger

Replies: 303
Views: 14780

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:45 pm   Subject: Re: BTW, what is this for?? Just curious...
67-68 "Z" bar mount. I guess vw never got around to changing the inner fender press dies after discontinuing the "Z" bar.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2088886.jpg

OK ...
  Topic: Only firing on 3 cylinders - Carb issue..
67rustavenger

Replies: 3
Views: 117

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Only firing on 3 cylinders - Carb issue..
Check the firing order. I have been fooled a few times by having the 3-4 plug wires on the wrong distributor cap post.
Even with the firing order incorrect. All the plugs will fire. Just not at the r ...
  Topic: Muffler/J-tube advice please
67rustavenger

Replies: 4
Views: 108

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:27 pm   Subject: Re: Muffler/J-tube advice please
Perfect! Thanks so much. Iíve looked at a lot of different vendors but couldnít find what appeared to be quality parts
I can't vouch for the "J" tubes.

The muffler is great!
Note: If ...
  Topic: Must Have Manuals and Resources
67rustavenger

Replies: 14
Views: 280

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:25 pm   Subject: Re: Must Have Manuals and Resources
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/Jim_Martin_Engine_Build/Jim_Martin_Engine_Build.pdf
The above is not a repair manual. But it does have a great technique guide. For measuring engine compo ...
  Topic: Muffler/J-tube advice please
67rustavenger

Replies: 4
Views: 108

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:09 pm   Subject: Re: Muffler/J-tube advice please
1 3/8" "J" tubes for replacement of heater boxes,
http://vwparts.aircooled.net/Heater-Box-Replacement-Pipes-J-pipes-Type-1-p/type-1-j-pipes.htm
Stock muffler, This fits with minimal f ...
  Topic: Newbie, 1971 super beetle with a backfire
67rustavenger

Replies: 5
Views: 121

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:24 pm   Subject: Re: Newbie, 1971 super beetle with a backfire
Back firing through the carb?
Or out the exhaust?
Rob & Daves pages are full easy to understand fixes.
http://www.vw-resource.com/backfiring.html
  Topic: What do these hold on to?
67rustavenger

Replies: 8
Views: 342

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 5:23 am   Subject: Re: What do these hold on to?
Heat is your friend in this case Erik.
Apply heat from a propane torch. then try actually tightening the body/pan bolts, like 1/32 of a turn Your are trying to break the grip of the rust on the bolt ...
  Topic: 1964...Diamond in the Rough
67rustavenger

Replies: 377
Views: 50633

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:40 pm   Subject: Re: 1964...Diamond in the Rough
Hey Brother of the same name. I hope your recovery will go smoothly.
It is so unfortunate that this accident happened.

The Diamond looks like it's in good hands. And in the end hopefully, you'll b ...
  Topic: axle weights - Suby drivetrain
67rustavenger

Replies: 12
Views: 501

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:45 pm   Subject: Re: axle weights - Suby drivetrain

I can estimate the weight differential between stock, and my mods, however do not know how that would affect the stock Beetle 43/57% F-R bias

Does anyone have a curb weight for a Suby powered Bee ...
  Topic: Right Rear Problem
67rustavenger

Replies: 4
Views: 155

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:01 am   Subject: Re: Right Rear Problem
I had a mystery "clunk" in the right rear of my car when I bought it. It would clunk when crossing over painted lines on the street, small cracks too.
After searching the rear of the car al ...
  Topic: Electric fuel pump wiring through low oil pressure switch
67rustavenger

Replies: 4
Views: 104

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 4:45 am   Subject: Re: Electric fuel pump wiring through low oil pressure switch
Your idea of using oil pressure seems a bit difficult to setup.
Why not use engine RPM for a safety relay instead?
I installed the relay pictured below when the FP was installed.
Wired the relay i ...
  Topic: gene berg 5 speed?
67rustavenger

Replies: 28
Views: 6160

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: gene berg 5 speed?
None of you with a Berg 5 speed trans drivers. Answered teahead's question.
Is the Berg 5 speed longer than a OEM VW trans?
A simple question that Glenn could answer.
If he wasn't offended by Mar ...
  Topic: Swing axel slid while changing outer seals.
67rustavenger

Replies: 6
Views: 232

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:26 pm   Subject: Re: Swing axel slid while changing outer seals.
The spacers align the axle between the fulcrum plates and the bearing cap.
You will notice that when you put the entire brake system back together.
The the axle will be pulled back into position a ...
  Topic: Chasing Dellorto ghosts!!!
67rustavenger

Replies: 10
Views: 376

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:20 pm   Subject: Re: Chasing Dellorto ghosts!!!
IMO, you're rich on the idle jets for an engine of that size.
I have a 1679 with 36 Dells, 52 idle jets. And it makes my eyes water when I'm behind the car tuning.

Then there's the 2180, Dells, 6 ...
  Topic: Ignition order changed to 3214...but why?
67rustavenger

Replies: 18
Views: 495

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:19 am   Subject: Re: Ignition order changed to 3214...but why?
At the end of the day. Your engine firing order will still be 1-4-3-2.
That's the way they are designed.

Simplify your life and do the following,
With the engine OFF,
Rotate the crank pulley to ...
  Topic: Ram-air Cooling Ducts
67rustavenger

Replies: 45
Views: 2070

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:25 am   Subject: Re: Ram-air Cooling Ducts
I retract my statement from page 1.
The OP seems to be ok with discussing other ideas for engine compartment "Ram Air" cooling.
Sorry. I was a bit tired after working 10hrs. yesterday.
T ...
  Topic: VW Fun Challenge
67rustavenger

Replies: 1724
Views: 132904

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:21 am   Subject: Re: VW Fun Challenge
I vote, "Winner."

It doesn't matter if the VW is WC or AC.

The idea is to get out and drive your VW.
And have a little fun doing so.

What's the next challenge?
  Topic: 215/65/15 or 205/70/15
67rustavenger

Replies: 7
Views: 240

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 6:22 am   Subject: Re: 215/65/15 or 205/70/15
I have 205/70/15 on the rear of my 67 (long axle).
There is very little room between the tire and the fender. But luckily the tire does not rub.

Noah, what year bug are you trying to put the fatt ...
 
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