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  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
71sbeetle

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:34 pm   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
Power mowers small engines parts and service
  Topic: Signwriting/logoed buses
71sbeetle

Replies: 3186
Views: 731970

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:53 pm   Subject: Re: Signwriting/logoed buses
I'm so excited right now, I found some writing on the side of my 58 double door! I stopped the sanding to ask the opinion of the experts here, as I'd love to keep as much of it as possible and maybe f ...
  Topic: VW Birth Certificates
71sbeetle

Replies: 1032
Views: 713770

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:24 pm   Subject: Re: VW Birth Certificates
Discovered something about my birth certificate that I want to pass on. It says that my carís destination was Grand Rapids, USA. Been searching for 4 years for more details without much luck. Then lat ...
  Topic: VW Birth Certificates
71sbeetle

Replies: 1032
Views: 713770

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:54 am   Subject: Re: VW Birth Certificates

Overriders though... that doesn't make sense for a '58.

That's what I thought Smile
  Topic: VW Birth Certificates
71sbeetle

Replies: 1032
Views: 713770

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:36 pm   Subject: Re: VW Birth Certificates
Placed an order today will update when I receive it

Ordered May 1st, dated August 8th and received today August 16th!

Weird that it shows flashers and overriders, I thought those only came on la ...
  Topic: The crazy 8's ('58's thread)
71sbeetle

Replies: 605
Views: 102078

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: Re: The crazy 8's ('58's thread)
My new to me 58 double door panel

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1783734.jpg
  Topic: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
71sbeetle

Replies: 988
Views: 492105

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:42 pm   Subject: Re: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
Just starting. Looks like under the metallic blue I have primer, then what appears to be a thin dove blue repaint (lighter and less blue) and then what I think is original dove blue. I tried the graff ...
  Topic: Auto Transport/Shipping Information
71sbeetle

Replies: 532
Views: 408704

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: Auto Transport/Shipping Information
Just adding for info, contacted four corners a few days ago to ship my newly acquired 58 double door from FL to NV, Jeff told me bus will be in the system to get picked up between 7th and 11th of May ...
  Topic: Auto Transport/Shipping Information
71sbeetle

Replies: 532
Views: 408704

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 10:38 am   Subject: Re: Auto Transport/Shipping Information
Just adding for info, contacted four corners a few days ago to ship my newly acquired 58 double door from FL to NV, Jeff told me bus will be in the system to get picked up between 7th and 11th of May ...
  Topic: VW Birth Certificates
71sbeetle

Replies: 1032
Views: 713770

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:55 pm   Subject: Re: VW Birth Certificates
Placed an order today will update when I receive it
  Topic: STOLEN: Beige high-top, Las Vegas, NV ~ FOUND!
71sbeetle

Replies: 160
Views: 12536

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:06 pm   Subject: Re: STOLEN: Beige high-top, Las Vegas, NV

I understand there's a massive Rave in Vegas... Coincidence?

The Electric Daisy Carnival attendees are mostly harmless. They just want to clog up traffic and listen to "music"...and by ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 5:08 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
Yeah but the other one I need to reset idle set screw now that I have a vacuum gauge not sure if it'll make a difference or not
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 3:23 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
What does the other car idle at?

If I set for LBI and add 1/2 turn fat I am in the low 11's for sure. I pressure tested the carbs and there is no leaks anywhere, I even changed the float ball valve ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 2:55 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
First thing seal up the cold start valves.

Next, set LBI HOT.

There's nothing wrong with the 009 per se, but it may take more pump squirt to remove that lean spike you are seeing. SVDA attacks t ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 2:00 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
Did you get your LBI out of the low 11's? If so what was the issue? Did you set your LBI as the recommendation, i.e., find where the engine runs best then add 1/2 turn richer.

For me? No LBI still ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 11:55 am   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
Here's what I'm dealing with right now:
Everything is set, jetting recommended by John
Right off of idle I get a super lean spot (17+) but wot it's in the 12s, I'm guessing 009 issue and saving up ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 5:00 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
I used the aircooled.net o2 sensor adapter to put my sensor in while I tune on my 65:
http://vwparts.aircooled.net/Oxygen-Sensor-Adapter-Pipe-Small-3-Bolt-Flange-p/o2adapter.htm
Works decent but lik ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 06, 2016 2:10 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
I triple checked everything on my 2017 and no extra fuel I can see from anywhere. My idle at LBI is around 11.2-11.5 no matter what I do.
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 06, 2016 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
Ok, installed the .50 and here is the results. I have the timing at 12 BTDC to be sure I am only on the idle circuit when setting for LBI.
With the 50's I'm at 1.5 turns on the mixture screws. At lo ...
  Topic: Wideband Results
71sbeetle

Replies: 2159
Views: 416871

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed May 04, 2016 8:42 pm   Subject: Re: Wideband Results
yes, don't bother doing anything until you have the wideband set up.

bung goes in the collector before the muffler.

Well I just saw ACN has an adapter that goes between header and muffler so loo ...
 
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