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  Topic: approx. how many quarts of paint for a jetta..
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 3:20 pm   Subject: approx. how many quarts of paint for a jetta..
like the title says, I'm painting a 1989 wolfsburg jetta, approx. how many quarts of paint do you think it will take?

-thanks
  Topic: SuperBeetle
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:25 pm   Subject: SuperBeetle
yep, they're right, but there is a company that makes fberglass fenders that look like early style fenders but will fit on super beetles, I looked briefly and couldnt find them. But I know they're out ...
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:38 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
man, that DIY turbo on that manx was cool.

thanks for all the help guys, but keed the suggestions coming!
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Apr 03, 2008 2:37 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
for a 1776, what turbo would be best suited? boost rating? etc.
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:22 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
I was under the impression incerstanding the nature of regular volkswagen engines that adding that kind of modification to the motor made it finicky. Good to know though that its not as bad as I thoug ...
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:45 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
figured not to, since I'm a newb to turbo'd aircooled and all.
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:36 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
a combination of smart saving getting ready for a build like this and also me working a job as many hours as I want at the parents buisiness over the summer. Theres no way my parents would pull that m ...
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:23 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
already have.
  Topic: first time turbo bulid(er)
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:13 pm   Subject: first time turbo bulid(er)
so, for my senior project in high school I was planning to build a turbo motor.

heres a (VERY!) rough outline of what I was planning on:

-1776cc

-probably a scat block

-single turbo with t ...
  Topic: Belt size for power pulley+stock generator/pulley...?
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:47 pm   Subject: Belt size for power pulley+stock generator/pulley...?
no, its not for a street car...I'm gonna run the belt in the winter to tone down the cooling so the engine will have a bit more heat.


"Gates 7340"?
  Topic: Belt size for power pulley+stock generator/pulley...?
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:17 pm   Subject: Belt size for power pulley+stock generator/pulley...?
I have a power pulley on my 1600 and a stock generator with stock size pulley...the power pulley has a belt groove and what not...

what size belt do I use for this?...
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2008 11:06 am   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
YOU CAN'T SMELL THE MILL AT ALL WHERE I LIVE. not even on a day when winds are coming from there.

and there's little kids around me, I know I wouldn't want my kids breathing in that.
I found a boo ...
  Topic: looking for restoration/customization in Portland, OR area
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:42 pm   Subject: looking for restoration/customization in Portland, OR area
AutoSport out in Vancouver does some resto/slight custom work.

I don't know if I would trust them though, I've heard that VW shop is a bunch of crooks.
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:35 pm   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
yep, finding a booth sounds good to me.

Well, "major woody", I know what parts you're thinking of in washougal if you're familiar with it. But I live as far east you that can go while liv ...
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:15 pm   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
I'm not frustrated, just under a time budget.

aaggh...
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:29 pm   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
well, I've been looking briefly for a place to rent a booth....I can't fing one on my area!

any help on that?!
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:51 pm   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
alright, well shit, unless I can rent a painting booth looks like I'm not painting it in the garage and more. A day that warm won't be around for a while and I need this bug outta my garage.
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:30 pm   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
yeah, I probably could have handled that with a shot to Google.

since my furnace is a constant ignition source, do you thing a simple tarping off of the perimeter of the furnace area could make it ...
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:10 pm   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
okay, so this is another stupid question.

But what EXACTLY are VOC's?

are they those chemicals that once you breathe in and you can never get out of your system? and are extremely volatile?..... ...
  Topic: So I've sorted the whole process out...
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:39 am   Subject: So I've sorted the whole process out...
well, that air compressor is oiled.

but, with the paint, I'm having a hard time finding single stage pn the net. can someone help me withn that?

and those guns I was looking at are low velocity ...
 
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