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  Topic: Yep, yet another "starter clicks" inquiry!
Charlo

Replies: 26
Views: 473

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: Yep, yet another "starter clicks" inquiry!
Hello again,

I am so grateful for your many helpful, and insightful responses to my inquiry!
I've printed them all out to use a form of a checklist. Electrical testing and analyzing is far away f ...
  Topic: Yep, yet another "starter clicks" inquiry!
Charlo

Replies: 26
Views: 473

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:29 am   Subject: Yep, yet another "starter clicks" inquiry!
Hello Samba,
I've perused several posts on this subject, and haven't found one that deals directly with my situation, so here goes:
I have a '69 Beetle, 1600cc dual port/dual relief. It has been tot ...
  Topic: purpose of "copper winding" at fuel gauge vibrator?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 234

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:06 pm   Subject: Re: purpose of "copper winding" at fuel gauge vibrator?
All such great input and info...
thanks again all!!
  Topic: purpose of "copper winding" at fuel gauge vibrator?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 234

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:15 am   Subject: Re: purpose of "copper winding" at fuel gauge vibrator?
OK! Got it!
Thank you both for educating me, and for the trivia!
TheSamba rocks!
  Topic: purpose of "copper winding" at fuel gauge vibrator?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 234

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:56 pm   Subject: purpose of "copper winding" at fuel gauge vibrator?
This "copper winding" attachment (in rubber sheath) on the fuel gauge vibrator, is on my '69 Bug. Any one have a clue as to it's purpose?
I've haven't seen this sort of attachment before . ...
  Topic: '69 Beetle Steering Wheel Hub - stripped threads
Charlo

Replies: 11
Views: 321

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: '69 Beetle Steering Wheel Hub - stripped threads
Thanks ALL for your input and suggestions!
Shopping today for 3.5 mm heli-coils, and see where that takes me.
Dan, your posted "here's your fix" link from yesterday didn't come thru.
Agai ...
  Topic: '69 Beetle Steering Wheel Hub - stripped threads
Charlo

Replies: 11
Views: 321

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:49 pm   Subject: '69 Beetle Steering Wheel Hub - stripped threads
Hello Forum,

Two of the three bolt holes in my steering wheel hub are stripped.
These bolts hold the horn ring to the hub, and because the two bolts don't hold, the canceling ring hits the hub con ...
  Topic: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 330

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Thanks viiking,
I've come to the same conclusion as to their (lack of) usefullness.
I appreciate everyones input!
  Topic: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 330

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:23 pm   Subject: Re: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Thx vamram ... I'll check that out. VW Logo Red Bug
  Topic: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 330

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:47 pm   Subject: Re: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Thanks for your input vwoldbug! I checked and the fittings aren't for the window regulators. They seem to be a mystery! I'll continue to ask around...
  Topic: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 330

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:29 am   Subject: Vent Wing Window Part ID?
Can someone out there in Samba land help ID the two white/cream colored plastic fittings at the bottom horizontal frame of the vent wing window?
I'm reassembling the doors, and these fittings don't s ...
  Topic: 77 Standard Resurrection
Charlo

Replies: 107
Views: 7152

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:22 am   Subject: Re: 77 Standard Resurrection
Thanks Jimbo for your reply!

Yes, I got my second foam seal from WCM as well, only to compare it to the one I purchased from WW. They are identical in configuration...
I'm surmising that the desi ...
  Topic: 77 Standard Resurrection
Charlo

Replies: 107
Views: 7152

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: 77 Standard Resurrection
Hiya Jimbo et al!
I'm most certainly late to the game in my posting; however just recently
found this thread. I'm currently attempting to finish up a restoration
of a '69 Bug, and am now working ...
  Topic: Gabriel VW keys & Locks - [email protected]
Charlo

Replies: 1066
Views: 230806

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:20 am   Subject: Re: Gabriel VW keys & Locks - [email protected]
I needed a keyed deck lid lock, one to match my door and ignition key. '69 Bug.
Gabriel had a lock in stock, and it was shipped to me promptly w/extra keys ...
Gabriel was on it! Thank you!
  Topic: Jeff Gagnon - jeffgagnon - [email protected]
Charlo

Replies: 231
Views: 101362

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:17 pm   Subject: Re: Jeff Gagnon - jeffgagnon - [email protected]
Hello,
I'm very much LONG overdue on sharing very high kudos for Jeff.
I've the good fortune of living in the same city as Jeff, and was referred to him in July 2016. Since then, Jeff has been 'Inva ...
  Topic: stingray - [email protected] - Ray Perez
Charlo

Replies: 80
Views: 19737

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:23 pm   Subject: Re: stingray - [email protected] - Ray Perez
Echoing everyone else here...

Great communication, fast service, and a very personable fellow who is quite passionate about the VW lifestyle!

Indeed, item as described.

Thanks again, Ray!
  Topic: Rebel Wire Questions and Pictures
Charlo

Replies: 85
Views: 7953

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: Rebel Wire Questions and Pictures
Hi All,
I wish to jump in here, and to voice my praise for Jeremys assistance as well.
I've been "Buggin" him since early June with questions regarding the rewiring my '69 'Bug' with a Del ...
  Topic: Sumpscraper - [email protected]
Charlo

Replies: 8
Views: 1404

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:30 am   Subject: Re: Sumpscraper - [email protected]
Great, friendly, prompt service! Item packed well, was as described, and tracking number provided. Definitely would buy from Daniel again!
  Topic: Pierburg fuel pump diaphragm cut-off valve placement
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 616

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:43 pm   Subject: Re: Pierburg fuel pump diaphragm cut-off valve placement
Ok, success...
My pump, with the "updated" WW cut-off diaphragm, passed both of the blow tests - thx kreemoweet! - blowing into the pump outlet on the top portion, and into the pump inlet o ...
  Topic: Pierburg fuel pump diaphragm cut-off valve placement
Charlo

Replies: 7
Views: 616

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:32 pm   Subject: Re: Pierburg fuel pump diaphragm cut-off valve placement
Thank you kindly to this Forum for your replies to my query!

My measurements are in agreement with what you stated, 67rustavenger...
I used an Empire brand brass inch/meter gauge that measures ID ...
 
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