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  Topic: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:16 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
Is it me or do some individuals think if it comes from Europe, people will just pay more. This is my example.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2471508
I can get the same from IS ...
  Topic: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:51 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
Expensive front lights and T-34 only fog lights that use bulbs inside, versus sealed beam set ups for both.

It looks a lot like that scrambled Cable TV channel I'd try to "watch" as a kid ...
  Topic: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:44 am   Subject: Re: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2195970.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2195972.jpg

I'm not sure what I'm looking at here, and don't know if I want to know...
  Topic: Which Front Brake Pads for '71?
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: Re: Which Front Brake Pads for '71?
easiest way to tell is by the spacing of the caliper mounting bolts
earlier calipers are 2 1/4", center to center, and later calipers are 3"
  Topic: Any Wine drinkers in here?
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Jul 09, 2021 5:30 am   Subject: Re: Any Wine drinkers in here?
we had one called Red Rooster but we called it the kicking chicken and it was used as communion wine at church.

My church serves early vintage Sangue du Cristo with genuine JEEZ-ITS brand communio ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2021 8:32 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale

I love that he downplays the dents on the roof as being "Hippie dents". Whatever the fuck that means...

That might increase the value - depending on if the hippie is included with the B ...
  Topic: Rare Type 3 Accessories
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:20 am   Subject: Re: Rare Type 3 Accessories
Ahhhh! I was just lazy! according to MY type 3 bible, it states 8-67/8-69. Probably for a L50 Regatta Blue car as it is darker than diamond blue. I have the matching inner door handle cups. I hav ...
  Topic: Potential unobtanium question: Axle tube with mount
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:26 pm   Subject: Re: Potential unobtanium question: Axle tube with mount
That's for the Z-Bar - sorry, I don't know the technical term, it's to prevent the wheel from tucking under in hard cornering - and was installed on 1967-68 cars.

If your car was converted to 12v, ...
  Topic: Spindle Install
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: Spindle Install
The best and least ungainly way would be to install just the spindle to the ball joints and then add all the brake parts.

Agreed.
When I've installed spindles - I've attached the spindle to the u ...
  Topic: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:02 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
"1 Owner Car"... "I bought the car from the original owner" Think
  Topic: What did you do for your Type 3 today?
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Type 3 today?
New 15" 215R75 BFG TA tires all the way around + the spare.
215 won't fit in the spare tire slot.

There are plenty of places on a Type 3 where a 215 tire will fit.

I want to see some pict ...
  Topic: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:48 am   Subject: Re: 1964 Type 34 Ghia Convertible Project
I also had a chance to pick up some deck boards for the cover project on the side of the house. These are 16ft long 2x6 redwood deck planks. Im going to recycle them in the cover car port deal soon. I ...
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 1:52 pm   Subject: Re: Black Fastback Build Thread

We go to shows to see friends, and fellow car enthusiasts, If someone cares to ask questions, or flip through the book with highlight photo's of the build, that's great, and we'll answer questions a ...
  Topic: 71 SB starterpack
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 5:10 am   Subject: Re: 71 SB starterpack
The screw went loose when i was driving. I couldn't find one of the blocks. Kinda bummed. Made in Gerrmany VW ones.
Also these two screws were missing.

Those should be easy enough to replace, but ...
  Topic: My 1500S Notch Project
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat May 29, 2021 10:08 am   Subject: Re: My 1500S Notch Project
The Front skirt where the spare sits is the other big issue. I think I will rebuild it as sourcing a Type 3 front skirt is not as easy.

Looks like a decent starting point for a project.

Dependi ...
  Topic: Front shock issue
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: Front shock issue
Yes, take the old sleeve off the shock mount stud and use the new sleeve that's already pressed into the new shock.

Usually, I've been able to spray the old sleeve with penetrating oil and cranked ...
  Topic: New Engine for daily driving, 71 squareback
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: New Engine for daily driving, 71 squareback
They should be. Make sure whoever you talk to understands that you need the shortest manifolds available. This is to keep everything under the load floor. The big plus going to dual carbs, is that it ...
  Topic: Is it worth it: Long time sitting engine: Replace oil cooler?
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 7:28 am   Subject: Re: Is it worth it: Long time sitting engine: Replace oil cooler?
You'll probably want to take it out to clean and pressure test it, and definitely replace the cooler-to-case seals; but I've found the coolers themselves to be pretty robust, and rarely needing to be ...
  Topic: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 5:37 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
Isnt Gerson popping these?

Yes, last I checked. They don't have the seat tracks, though.
  Topic: Where be all the 66ís?
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 4:10 am   Subject: Re: Where be all the 66ís?
This 66 fastback...Did you dig the dirt off the top of the rear bumper to see if has reverse lights ('67) or not ('66)? Unless there was another obvious telltale.

It has the big holes to mount the ...
 
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