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  Topic: Stainless steel exhaust for 1973 thing
911pickup

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PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:50 pm   Subject: Re: Stainless steel exhaust for 1973 thing
I curious as to why you haven't considered the Vintage's Thing exhaust system with the single muffler out back.
I have one on my Thing and I'm very happy with it. Excellent quality.


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  Topic: Serpentine belt dust
911pickup

Replies: 24
Views: 880

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:11 am   Subject: Re: Serpentine belt dust
I have the same system on my Thing. Check to see if the belt is in the center of both the upper and lower pulley.

Mine put out a bit of 'black dust' for the first couple of drives, but cleared u ...
  Topic: HD Rally wheels, South African Sprint Star knockoffs
911pickup

Replies: 8
Views: 384

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:08 pm   Subject: Re: HD Rally wheels, South African Sprint Star knockoffs
I like the Rally wheel, but when I click on the wheel for more information I get, "Page not found".
  Topic: The Twin Pulley Cable System
911pickup

Replies: 496
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:24 am   Subject: Re: The Twin Pulley Cable System
Finally got around to installing my SyncLink kit on my dune buggy.

http://i.imgur.com/Gd1iiTE.jpg
  Topic: It's a Thing come true!
911pickup

Replies: 145
Views: 28930

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:10 am   Subject: Re: It's a Thing come true!
Have I neglected to post the pics of my Vintage Speed Exhaust?

Forsooth!


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1738739.jpg

Ahhh much better! Cool

I have the same kit on my Thing. I'm ve ...
  Topic: "Bring a Trailer" 74 Green Thing sells at auction
911pickup

Replies: 9
Views: 670

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:03 pm   Subject: Re: "Bring a Trailer" 74 Green Thing sells at auction
Damn, that is in nice shape.
  Topic: 2017 Moab Trip
911pickup

Replies: 20
Views: 882

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: 2017 Moab Trip
Damn, that looks like a fun trip.
  Topic: 4.5 Fuch tires
911pickup

Replies: 6
Views: 500

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: 4.5 Fuch tires
The Tire Rack shows the rim width range for a 145/65-15 to be 4 to 5 inches.
The ideal width is 4.5 inches.....exactly what you have.
  Topic: "1980's" vintage Speedster replica, rear disc brake question
911pickup

Replies: 15
Views: 711

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:52 pm   Subject: Re: "1980's" vintage Speedster replica, rear disc brake question
I owned an 1983 Intermeccanica 356 for many years.

Intermeccanica switched over to tube frame in 1984.

With the redrilled rotors you have you may be better off trying to source a set of rotors ...
  Topic: Ghia Tires
911pickup

Replies: 5
Views: 240

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: GHIA TIRES
How wide are your rims?
The rim width range for a 205/60 is 5.5" to 7.5", with 6" being optimal.
  Topic: Subie in a Thing
911pickup

Replies: 20
Views: 2160

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:25 pm   Subject: Re: Subie in a Thing
So where does the hot air coming through the rad go?
  Topic: Porsche 996 spare wheel rims
911pickup

Replies: 5
Views: 590

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:51 pm   Subject: Re: Porsche 996 spare wheel rims
I know a bunch of guys on a replica speedster forum that would kill for a set of wheels like yours.
Beautiful!
  Topic: Where to buy Manx style side pods in Canada?
911pickup

Replies: 7
Views: 936

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: Where to buy Manx style side pods in Canada?
Hi,
I have a Manx Clone dune buggy (think Irwin is the make) and I'm looking for somewhere to buy bubble side pods in Canada.
Also open to somewhere in the US that has free or cheap shipping to BC ...
  Topic: Metal button on cylinder head-intake side
911pickup

Replies: 6
Views: 414

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:02 am   Subject: Re: Metal button on cylinder head-intake side
Thanks Mark.
  Topic: Metal button on cylinder head-intake side
911pickup

Replies: 6
Views: 414

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:17 pm   Subject: Re: Metal button on cylinder head-intake side
Thanks-I'll try the vise grips tomorrow.
  Topic: Metal button on cylinder head-intake side
911pickup

Replies: 6
Views: 414

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:04 pm   Subject: Metal button on cylinder head-intake side
I've just about to start my dual 40 Weber install on my stock 1600 dual port engine when I noticed these two metal buttons on the intake port.

Obviously, they will have to be removed to install the ...
  Topic: I was stuck on BRM wheels, then stumbled across these...
911pickup

Replies: 2
Views: 380

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:35 pm   Subject: Re: I was stuck on BRM wheels, then stumbled across these...
Why are these better than the stock wheels? It's not like you'll be able to really see the holes when the wheel is mounted, they're steel (heavy) , and they're only 5" wide, which is the same as ...
  Topic: Vintage lightweight aluminum stock style wheels
911pickup

Replies: 5
Views: 781

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:38 am   Subject: Re: Vintage lightweight aluminum stock style wheels
The chances are very slight, as they're made for the Porsche replica crowd, who use (mostly) a wide 5 or Porsche 5 bolt wheel pattern.
  Topic: Wheel color vs body color.
911pickup

Replies: 10
Views: 410

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: Wheel color vs body color.
I like the orange paint with black wheel combo on my Thing.


http://i.imgur.com/4VGTY92.jpg
  Topic: Every boy racer wants to overtake
911pickup

Replies: 33
Views: 1104

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:19 pm   Subject: Re: Every boy racer wants to overtake
I surprised a few other drivers with my old 1970 single cab.

It had a modified 2.7 Porsche engine and 901 gearbox. Very Happy

Even though it never ran properly (stock fuel injection combined with a ...
 
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