Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
Search found 5000 matches
Forum Index Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 248, 249, 250  Next
Jump to:
Author Message
  Topic: Early oval striker plate
Bruce

Replies: 3
Views: 200

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 3:54 am   Subject: Re: Early oval striker plate
VW changed their part number system in the fall of '54. The old numbers started with the L. The new numbers after then were the 3 groups of 3. So your new striker plates just have the new number for ...
  Topic: 4.5, 5.5, 6.0, 7.0R 15" Fuchs
Bruce

Replies: 539
Views: 381240

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 3:48 am   Subject: 4.5, 5.5, 6.0, 7.0R 15" Fuchs
Check out the prototype Fuchs wheels:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/523519.jpg

Who's gonna be the first to take a die grinder to a set of 4s?

Two rims looking very much like this s ...
  Topic: Fuchs wheels
Bruce

Replies: 7
Views: 824

PostForum: Porsche - 911/912/914   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2022 12:20 am   Subject: Re: Fuchs wheels
Here's the paint scheme of the 4" Fuchs wheel:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/84660.jpg
  Topic: Trans identification
Bruce

Replies: 5
Views: 126

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2022 4:30 pm   Subject: Re: Trans identification
That is a split case trans. Likely the original one to the car.
  Topic: Official whine/discussion about Split cars/parts for sale
Bruce

Replies: 3077
Views: 629073

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2022 3:12 am   Subject: Re: Official whine/discussion about Split cars/parts for sale
I have to rant a bit about this seller: EnzoVw

He's selling this hand crank as split Beetle etc.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2430326

The length of it from the pull ...
  Topic: A(B) transaxle numbers
Bruce

Replies: 1
Views: 120

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2022 5:36 am   Subject: Re: A(B) transaxle numbers
Yes.
Usually not.
  Topic: Easier way to Adjust Valves True or False
Bruce

Replies: 15
Views: 441

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2022 11:31 pm   Subject: Re: Easier way to Adjust Valves True or False
Now repeat the adjustment using the factory procedure so you can see if the lash is the same.
  Topic: Good quality early window rubbers?
Bruce

Replies: 16
Views: 1020

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2022 11:18 pm   Subject: Re: Good quality early window rubbers?
CIP carries the VEWIB - VW-Entfallteiledienst seals :

Windshield :

Do you know if these seals are the thin split window profile, or the later fat oval type?
  Topic: Super vs standard beetle's transmission difference
Bruce

Replies: 21
Views: 1008

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2022 11:50 am   Subject: Re: Super vs standard beetle's transmission difference
From the dash back the Super Beetle is I - DENT - I - CAL to the standard Beetle. I am totally amazed at how many people think otherwise!
It's because they are right. There is a significant differenc ...
  Topic: 78 Super Beetle turns over then stalls out
Bruce

Replies: 5
Views: 199

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2022 10:50 am   Subject: Re: 78 Super Beetle turns over then stalls out
It is your air flow meter.

The double relay behind the back seat provides power to the fuel pump while you're cranking. Once you let go of the key (engine has started), this source of power to the ...
  Topic: Official Mexican / Brazilian Beetles - All years
Bruce

Replies: 3400
Views: 578583

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2022 2:25 am   Subject: Re: Passenger side brake pedal
Has anyone ever installed an additional brake pedal on the passenger side? I have a health need to have a brake pedal on the passenger side in case of emergencies, but im only aware of the driver trai ...
  Topic: Setting Axle tube gasket/shim clearance
Bruce

Replies: 14
Views: 573

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2022 2:16 am   Subject: Re: Setting Axle tube gasket/shim clearance
.... but right towards the end of it's travel in any direction it gets a little tighter... ....gets pretty tight when the axle is moved over half way of it's travel in any direction,

You're doi ...
  Topic: Clutch grinds when pedal depressed
Bruce

Replies: 12
Views: 747

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2022 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Clutch grinds when pedal depressed
.... but won't go into gear, ...
You can't shift it.
..., you can move the shifter into each position ...
You can shift it.

Which is it?
  Topic: Sequential LED signal lights for the horn grill
Bruce

Replies: 15
Views: 440

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Aug 10, 2022 12:51 pm   Subject: Re: Sequential LED signal lights for the horn grill
The latching one is too slow.
  Topic: door striker plate screws
Bruce

Replies: 2
Views: 227

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:06 am   Subject: Re: door striker plate screws
M6x1 oval head slotted screws, 16mm long.

But it's not so easy. The screws VW used have a 60 countersink. Most screws you find today will be 90.
  Topic: 1996 Mexican Beetle, Low Oil Pressure Issue
Bruce

Replies: 12
Views: 390

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2022 1:52 am   Subject: Re: 1996 Mexican Beetle, Low Oil Pressure Issue
0 psi at really hot idle, and 10psi about 1000 rpm.
Does the oil light come on?
What is your idle speed?
  Topic: Wrong engine, so why not graft a ragtop?
Bruce

Replies: 14
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2022 1:28 am   Subject: Re: Wrong engine, so why not graft a ragtop?
Get a roof section and get er done! I just completed mine in my 54! Found the three fold for $1500 + $500 shipping, missing most of the top sliding parts and having some major rust issues. But I will ...
  Topic: Fraud alert - Allen Alfiler
Bruce

Replies: 470
Views: 125820

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Fraud alert - Allen Alfiler
A few people said they had reported it so I don't know if it got killed due to reports but the "winning bid" might have just been where it was at when it pulled.
This is correct.
Allen cre ...
  Topic: Dummy Learns Transaxle
Bruce

Replies: 237
Views: 21070

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 8:32 am   Subject: Re: Dummy Learns Transaxle
Trying to setup 3-4 hub and gears ⚙️..

Usually, a real builder with a lathe will face the hub in the snap-ring area carefully on both sides to get the clearance perfect on both 3rd and ...
  Topic: Fraud alert - Allen Alfiler
Bruce

Replies: 470
Views: 125820

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 7:35 am   Subject: Re: Fraud alert - Allen Alfiler
I'm pretty sure no one got scammed by that ebay listing.
The winning bidder is the one that left the negative feedback: "Scammer"
 
Page 1 of 250 Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 248, 249, 250  Next
Jump to:

All times are Mountain Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Savings Time
Jump to:  

About | Help! | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2020, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB