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  Topic: US or EU spec 67 beetle??
DrDarby

Replies: 27
Views: 751

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:31 am   Subject: Re: US or EU spec 67 beetle??
Also if the car was special ordered from a (USA) dealer with the M55 option it would have the factory installed steering column lock w/ignition switch and thus would have a dash without the ignition s ...
  Topic: US or EU spec 67 beetle??
DrDarby

Replies: 27
Views: 751

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:55 pm   Subject: Re: US or EU spec 67 beetle??
I'm fairly sure the Euro Spec '67s also did not have a 4 way hazard flasher system (or knob on the dashboard)
  Topic: L478 Beryl Green Dupont formula
DrDarby

Replies: 0
Views: 79

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:47 pm   Subject: L478 Beryl Green Dupont formula
We're doing an apron repair on a beautiful all original '62 Bug. I know modern paint formulas are hard to come by. Here is the mix for a quart of Dupont Centari single stage acrylic enamel.
The paint ...
  Topic: True High Performance Waterboxer Injectors
DrDarby

Replies: 194
Views: 27019

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:34 am   Subject: Re: True High Performance Waterboxer Injectors
Just a reply. I have Marco's injectors on a stock 2.1L as well as a GoWesty 2450cc and 2700cc both the GW engines running GW's EFI kit and have been very pleased. The 2.1 & 2700cc both have about ...
  Topic: 66 Bus fuel gauge goes to zero w/engine running comes up w/rpm
DrDarby

Replies: 2
Views: 136

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:43 pm   Subject: Re: 66 Bus fuel gauge goes to zero w/engine running comes up w/rpm
The grounds etc are all new but yes I did anyway.
  Topic: 66 Bus fuel gauge goes to zero w/engine running comes up w/rpm
DrDarby

Replies: 2
Views: 136

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:00 am   Subject: 66 Bus fuel gauge goes to zero w/engine running comes up w/rpm
I've got an issue that's driving me nuts. I have a '66 Bus here that was fully restored elsewhere. Haven't seen any shortcuts or butchery, a very nice clean restoration with a new wire harness.
When ...
  Topic: 1984 Dehler Profi Camper
DrDarby

Replies: 4
Views: 274

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:41 am   Subject: 1984 Dehler Profi Camper
I wanted to throw this out here before I do any public listing. I posted before about the 84 Vanagon Automatic Dehler Profi high roof camper I bought earlier this year. It sat for many years and we we ...
  Topic: 1984 Dehler Profi Camper
DrDarby

Replies: 16
Views: 971

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 4:21 pm   Subject: Re: 1984 Dehlr Profi Camper
In most of the driver compartment the skylight is the roof, not much storage there.

There is a very small space overhead that runs from about the back of the front seats forward 1/2 the way of what ...
  Topic: 1984 Dehler Profi Camper
DrDarby

Replies: 16
Views: 971

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 7:22 am   Subject: 1984 Dehler Profi Camper
I recently acquired a 1984 Vanagon Dehlr Profi Camper and am in need of some minor pieces such as cabinet door latches & interior light. I'm also looking for info on what kind of covering the cabi ...
  Topic: 34-PICT-3 with throttle operated microswitch
DrDarby

Replies: 1
Views: 167

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:52 am   Subject: 34-PICT-3 with throttle operated microswitch
I acquired a 34 PICT-3 (base # VW 434-1 on left and B3 225 on right) from a 74 Ghia coupe over the weekend. The car had the white factory emission decal on the fan housing noting it was California.
...
  Topic: Brake light switch warning
DrDarby

Replies: 3
Views: 178

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:07 am   Subject: Brake light switch warning
I wanted to share an issue we've been having over the past few years that's recently gotten out of control. In the past we've had an occasional issue with brake light switches for our customers VWs le ...
  Topic: mexi ignition issue
DrDarby

Replies: 18
Views: 610

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:53 am   Subject: Re: mexi ignition issue
First, double check your timing. 10' BTDC at idle is too high to begin with on a 1600i. Not trusting my memory but it's more like 2 to 4 BTDC base timing but using 89oct or higher gas you should be ab ...
  Topic: Hoody - [email protected] - Bob Hood
DrDarby

Replies: 35
Views: 5440

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:55 am   Subject: Re: Hoody - [email protected] - Bob Hood
Hoody: Great seller great communication. Really got us out of a bind on a Bus proportioning valve. Prompt shipping, Thanks Hoody !!
  Topic: ECU wiring changes in the harness for 1988 and Newer Vanagons
DrDarby

Replies: 19
Views: 4576

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:03 pm   Subject: Re: ECU wiring changes in the harness for 1988 and Newer Vanagons
I just found this thread. I have a very early 9/89 (1990) Vanagon. Door jamb sticker indicates FEDERAL doesn't mention California. Carfax shows this to be originally a VWoA Demo out of Utah.
Anyway I ...
  Topic: 91 2.1L flywheel seal nightmare
DrDarby

Replies: 13
Views: 3700

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:15 am   Subject: Re: 91 2.1L flywheel seal nightmare
Since we'd changed flywheels and it still leaked and we suspected that the crank was walking slightly side to side (no noise, good oil pressure) we swapped in a good used shortblock and transferred hi ...
  Topic: help identify parts 1973 Beetle
DrDarby

Replies: 2
Views: 163

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 5:17 am   Subject: Re: help identify parts 1973 Beetle
The little round switch is a brake pressure warning light. In short it monitored the pressures between the front and rear circuit and lit up when you stepped on the brakes if there was a problem. Up t ...
  Topic: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
DrDarby

Replies: 67
Views: 35236

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:25 am   Subject: Re: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
Folks sorry, just realized I didnt follow up on my lack of full throttle issue. I also had a bent accelerator pedal hinge bracket. It was bent forward, actually worked fine with the stock carb but not ...
  Topic: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
DrDarby

Replies: 67
Views: 35236

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Re: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
The original style weld on style
  Topic: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
DrDarby

Replies: 67
Views: 35236

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 9:26 am   Subject: Re: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
We've just installed the WW Okrasa kit on a 59 Beetle. We are having a problem with not enough throttle travel. It seems the accelerator pedal hits the brake pedal pivot before the carbs open all the ...
  Topic: Difference in spindles / knuckles early / late , PS non PS
DrDarby

Replies: 7
Views: 1265

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:21 pm   Subject: Re: Difference in spindles / knuckles early / late , PS non PS
Thanks all, I understand now what the differences are and what to look for.
 
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