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  Topic: Type 4, 1700cc engine rebuild for a bus, what to do, suggestions
Clatter

Replies: 326
Views: 14240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 12:52 am   Subject: Re: Type 4, 1700cc engine rebuild for a bus, what to do, suggestions
Major, Major score on both accounts! Shocked Shocked

Those heaters are just the ticket.
Get the Empi t-bird copy..

You'll likely need to pop for small venturies for those carbs.
What size v ...
  Topic: Steering Column Assembly Questions
Clatter

Replies: 8
Views: 88

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Today 12:42 am   Subject: Re: Steering Column Assembly Questions
FWIW..

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=730325&highlight=column
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
Clatter

Replies: 4162
Views: 375487

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Yesterday 3:21 pm   Subject: Some Sussing
Might as well continue on.. Car might be 'built' but it's a long way from done.

In order to get it all working right,
You have to go out and drive the thing.
And that means getting it all dirty u ...
  Topic: manifold heat solution
Clatter

Replies: 32
Views: 945

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:52 pm   Subject: Re: manifold heat solution
It's common to use the venturi effect by tapping into exhaust flow to scavenge - usually it's done for PCV reasons.

All you need is to have a small tube coming into the secondary pipe past the coll ...
  Topic: you were to build a stock type 1 vw motor to go 200,000 miles
Clatter

Replies: 148
Views: 4104

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:36 pm   Subject: Re: you were to build a stock type 1 vw motor to go 200,000 miles
windex injection

I hear it helps with broken bones and the common cold Smile

On a motor I'd expect it might even cure leaky heads or a pulled stud..
  Topic: 1800 Single port - early type 3
Clatter

Replies: 17
Views: 630

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:33 pm   Subject: Re: 1800 Single port - early type 3
How did i miss this thread?


What motor are you building, again?
Confused


Really digging the Cyclone..
It looks LOUD! Razz

Remember that you have pretty limited space above the motor in a ty ...
  Topic: Future shock notch
Clatter

Replies: 78
Views: 8920

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:27 am   Subject: Re: Future shock notch
Pics or it didn't happen..
  Topic: manifold heat solution
Clatter

Replies: 32
Views: 945

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 8:22 am   Subject: Re: manifold heat solution
Tie the 'downstream' end of manifold heat tube into the exhaust, do it so it functions like the factory system.

The factory exhaust used the 'venturi effect', with the exhaust gasses passing rapidl ...
  Topic: new dual port cylinder tins
Clatter

Replies: 36
Views: 1449

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: new dual port cylinder tins
It's easy enough for the engine builder to trim them. If you have trouble trimming them you probably shouldn't be building an engine to begin with Twisted Evil Plus the best way to do it is trim based ...
  Topic: you were to build a stock type 1 vw motor to go 200,000 miles
Clatter

Replies: 148
Views: 4104

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: Re: If you were to build a stock vw motor to last 200,000 miles
I'll eat my hat if i ever see a type 1 motor never apart with 200K on the odo.

Most i ever saw BITD was about 120, and they get -real- tired at that point.
This being back when they were built at ...
  Topic: Head/Cam/Carb Combo Questions for a Bus Engine Build
Clatter

Replies: 16
Views: 429

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:14 am   Subject: Re: Head/Cam/Carb Combo Questions for a Bus Engine Build
Doing 70 on the highway in a bus with thin-wall 87s..
It'll happen (maybe), but not for very long.

A bus motor is best built with a careful eye to details and the right combo.
  Topic: 2054 Build for the Fastback
Clatter

Replies: 49
Views: 1413

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:55 am   Subject: Re: 2054 Build for the Fastback

Be careful with the CB singles and 40mm valves. I built a 2234cc with the same top end setup. The engine never went over 5300rpm. At the 10k mile mark it started missing about 4800rpm. We tried ...
  Topic: 2054 Build for the Fastback
Clatter

Replies: 49
Views: 1413

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:41 am   Subject: Re: 2054 Build for the Fastback
It's common nowadays to push the limits of what a spring can control.
I'm using a set of old Empi singles, with a big ol' stack of shims under them to control a Web 163 pushing light(er) Manley stock ...
  Topic: Fastback Pop-out window seals
Clatter

Replies: 240
Views: 44726

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:25 am   Subject: Re: Fastback Pop-out window seals
AFAIK, Brent is now living a survivalist existence in a remote wilderness area far from civilization.
He left a fine legacy here on the Samba no doubt. Smile
But i can answer your question..

Se ...
  Topic: Engine stumbling badly off idle
Clatter

Replies: 51
Views: 2040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:26 pm   Subject: Re: Engine stumbling badly off idle
Drive the stud sideways with a hammer to break itís grip.
Then maybe use some heat.



I had a similar issue once and it ended up being a crusty ignition switch.
  Topic: Engine stumbling badly off idle
Clatter

Replies: 51
Views: 2040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:56 am   Subject: Re: Engine stumbling badly off idle
Dag, stuff like this sucks.. I feel your pain my man.

I always thought the pump squirt was to make a 'blip' not stumble, and help with transition.
Even if you had no pump squirt at all,
coming on ...
  Topic: Engine stumbling badly off idle
Clatter

Replies: 51
Views: 2040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 11:05 pm   Subject: Re: Engine stumbling badly off idle
Maybe put the hot ignition back in?

You didnít leave the plugs gapped big by any chance..?
  Topic: Has anyone seen this Type 3 lately???
Clatter

Replies: 3
Views: 280

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:33 pm   Subject: Re: Has anyone seen this Type 3 lately???
Isn't that Shockwave built by George Delfino?

Cool story on how it was built..
https://letstalkdubs.libsyn.com/ep-117-george-delfino-builder-of-shockwave
  Topic: Aircooled.net - [email protected]
Clatter

Replies: 552
Views: 155943

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:42 pm   Subject: Re: Aircooled.net - [email protected]
If you're going to continue to do business with them, here's a tip;
Don't bother with back-order, It'll never show.

Only buy things they show (after processing your order) as in-stock and shipped ...
  Topic: Heater Beater 1776
Clatter

Replies: 130
Views: 15939

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 12:39 pm   Subject: Re: Heater Beater 1776
Thanks for the kind words, my man. Much appreciated.
We'll get up there to the PNW to enjoy a cool one and with Xevin one day..

Will go ahead and do a detailed write-up sometimes..
It's because, ...
 
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