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  Topic: Help - Hoses and vales?
Bobnotch

Replies: 15
Views: 176

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Yesterday 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: Help
Just plan on it costing more than (the wife) anticipates. How rusty is it?

The Bad: She has quite a number of major rust holes in just about every section of the car, although the pans are good. I ...
  Topic: My first type 3 - 1973 Squareback
Bobnotch

Replies: 316
Views: 14720

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Yesterday 1:38 pm   Subject: Re: My first type 3 - 1973 Squareback
Well, that looks like a good 1/2 hour to 45 minutes worth of work. Getting the trans out will take longer than that. Between the CV joint bolts, and the shift rod coupler, that'll eat up some time. At ...
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
Bobnotch

Replies: 4177
Views: 376425

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:50 am   Subject: Re: Black Fastback Build Thread
Going to be hunkering down and gathering the doodoo to have a big final session on the thing..

Ordered a set of Konis.
These Bilsteins aren't adjustable and look to be the wrong shocks for this ap ...
  Topic: One Minute (Nutty) Mystery
Bobnotch

Replies: 6
Views: 189

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:29 am   Subject: Re: One Minute (Nutty) Mystery
fresh air box mounting nut?

That was what I was thinking, since he mentioned it hitting his shoe. That's about the only thing I can think of that's that far back on the left side and could hit your ...
  Topic: type 3 carb linkage
Bobnotch

Replies: 19
Views: 2349

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: Re: type 3 carb linkage
Any new options for stock carbs yet? Working on a buddy's squareback and one of his linkages is made of a coat hanger!! no sh!t!!
On the waitlist for the linkage kit from ISP but wondering if there i ...
  Topic: My first type 3 - 1973 Squareback
Bobnotch

Replies: 316
Views: 14720

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:17 am   Subject: Re: My first type 3 - 1973 Squareback
Well, that looks like a good 1/2 hour to 45 minutes worth of work. Getting the trans out will take longer than that. Between the CV joint bolts, and the shift rod coupler, that'll eat up some time. At ...
  Topic: starting issues
Bobnotch

Replies: 8
Views: 132

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:59 am   Subject: Re: starting issues
Hey Samba,
I looked all over and I still cant figure out why my squareback wont start/ turn.

when I try to start the car, I can hear my fuel pump prime itself, but the starter wont kick over (it ...
  Topic: Type 3 Roadtrip (June 17-20th)
Bobnotch

Replies: 29
Views: 814

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:47 am   Subject: Re: Type 3 Roadtrip (June 17-20th)



Tomorrow is first day.. cant wait!


Two days in and no requests for help, I hope this means all is going well!

Well, he had been daily driving it to work, putting miles on it and de-buggi ...
  Topic: Brake bleeding - what am I missing?
Bobnotch

Replies: 12
Views: 297

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:14 am   Subject: Re: Brake bleeding - what am I missing?
So, after trying and trying to get a decent pedal feel, I have finally given up and bought a new master cylinder.

As I mentioned previously, new RHD ones are not available so I had to order a LHD ...
  Topic: Help - Hoses and vales?
Bobnotch

Replies: 15
Views: 176

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:03 am   Subject: Re: Help - Hoses and vales?
Just judging by the condition of the engine bay the car needs a lot of quality time but if "owner is too cheap" to buy the Bentley I doubt the car is gonna get what it needs.

Agreed. But ...
  Topic: Spindle Install
Bobnotch

Replies: 4
Views: 90

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Spindle Install
Are these for a stock type 3 front beam? Or an airkewld modified type 1 air beam? Just asking as it does make a difference which parts you're using. You might want to post up some pics of the spindles ...
  Topic: 70 Squareback body parts
Bobnotch

Replies: 10
Views: 420

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 1:46 pm   Subject: Re: 70 Squareback body parts
Quick question. Will rear quarter windows from a 70 fit in a 67?

Yes. Fastback glass is the same thru the years, Square back glass is the same theu the years, and Notchback glass is the same thru t ...
  Topic: Front stock caliper replacement question.
Bobnotch

Replies: 14
Views: 200

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: Re: Front stock caliper replacement question.

Hoses are all new. Is there much issue/danger running 40mm instead of 42s? Will it bias the rears too much or something?

I believe John Jaranson and Jim Adney calculated that the difference betwe ...
  Topic: Front stock caliper replacement question.
Bobnotch

Replies: 14
Views: 200

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:35 pm   Subject: Re: Front stock caliper replacement question.


Keep in mind that most of the "early style" calipers have 40mm pistons are for Karmann Ghias, and are just sold for type 3s. In reality type 3s use 42mm calipers. Just a heads up.

I h ...
  Topic: Fastback in Hippyville
Bobnotch

Replies: 20
Views: 465

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:28 pm   Subject: Re: Fastback in Hippyville
that's not type 1 tin, or cooling you have there.

You are right, Type 3 tins have been reinstalled. At some point previously it had been set up with type 1 tins. These pics are as I got the car ...
  Topic: 72 Vw Fastback broken trunk cable
Bobnotch

Replies: 8
Views: 169

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 1:50 pm   Subject: Re: 72 Vw Fastback broken trunk cable
That's why DHanna suggested looking thru the link he found, as you don't need to pull the left rear fender off, just the left rear door card to access the cable and lever combo thru the access opening ...
  Topic: Fastback in Hippyville
Bobnotch

Replies: 20
Views: 465

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: Fastback in Hippyville
that's not type 1 tin, or cooling you have there.

Since it's been hacked already you have lots of room for a proper set of dual carbs, or some turbo tubing. The progressive will never run properl ...
  Topic: Front stock caliper replacement question.
Bobnotch

Replies: 14
Views: 200

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:32 pm   Subject: Re: Front stock caliper replacement question.
Is 3116151078BR the Varga TRW brand? I found 3116151078EC at CIP1 listed as made in China for $59.99. They say it is a "Quality Reproduction" and note their "Original German Quality or ...
  Topic: Fiberglass front end
Bobnotch

Replies: 2
Views: 111

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: Fiberglass front end
So I was searching through classifieds and found a fiberglass front end for a notchback and was wondering, is it going to be different between the three type 3 cars? Is a notchback going to fit a fast ...
  Topic: 72 Vw Fastback broken trunk cable
Bobnotch

Replies: 8
Views: 169

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:31 am   Subject: Re: 72 Vw Fastback broken trunk cable
as a note...the VERY best lube for the front and rear trunk cables is ATF. It does not dry out. It does not absorb moisture. It will last for 30 years. It does not harm the plastic sheath. Ray

Only ...
 
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