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  Topic: For all of us who use blocks of wood...
Geoffffreak

Replies: 8
Views: 1216

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 11:18 am   Subject: For all of us who use blocks of wood...
I use a jack like this guy. http://fundubs.com/SimpleMachinesForum/index.php?topic=1785.30
  Topic: 72 beetle running weird
Geoffffreak

Replies: 15
Views: 960

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 7:38 pm   Subject: 72 beetle running weird
Is the parking brake on? haha. Seriously, id check the timing and valves before taking it anywhere tho
  Topic: 72 beetle running weird
Geoffffreak

Replies: 15
Views: 960

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 7:38 pm   Subject: 72 beetle running weird
Is the parking brake on? haha. Seriously, id check the timing and valves before taking it anywhere tho
  Topic: 1974 Super Junkyard Restoration
Geoffffreak

Replies: 110
Views: 23733

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 8:48 pm   Subject: 1974 Super Junkyard Restoration
Looks good! I hope you can find more time to work on her, cant wait to see more!
  Topic: Adjustable Spring Plates
Geoffffreak

Replies: 0
Views: 209

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:13 am   Subject: Adjustable Spring Plates
I am looking to lower the rear of my 1974 by using adjustable spring plates. I found these and was wondering if anyone has used these and what the quality is like. Thanks
http://www.shop.kaddieshack ...
  Topic: front spoiler
Geoffffreak

Replies: 76
Views: 34407

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:14 pm   Subject: front spoiler
I got one from VwRobert Very Happy! Nice guy, quick turnaround for a custom part, easy transaction! Wink No Pics yet.
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  Topic: Problems getting my 73 Superbeetle to run
Geoffffreak

Replies: 10
Views: 632

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:26 pm   Subject: Re: found the problem...
Thanks to you who made suggestions to help me. I adjusted the timing to 5 atdc and it worked for about 2 miles then quit suddenly. I let it cool and drove another mile and it quit suddenly. Finally I ...
  Topic: dropped spindles only.
Geoffffreak

Replies: 39
Views: 24893

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:12 pm   Subject: dropped spindles only.
I put just drop spindles with 165s and stock wheels with disk brakes. Not a good combination. I spun out and the tire hit the fender, bending it and cutting a 1/4in into the tire. I would do just a na ...
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
Geoffffreak

Replies: 1543
Views: 228258

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:03 pm   Subject: The Stupid Question Thread
Have we run out of stupid questions?

One of my favorites...

Been wanting to add some power to my engine but can't find a bigger power band... Anyone know where I can pick up a stage 1 or 2 power ...
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
Geoffffreak

Replies: 1543
Views: 228258

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 1:37 pm   Subject: The Stupid Question Thread
Have we run out of stupid questions?

One of my favorites...

Been wanting to add some power to my engine but can't find a bigger power band... Anyone know where I can pick up a stage 1 or 2 power ...
  Topic: dropped spindles only.
Geoffffreak

Replies: 39
Views: 24893

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 1:34 pm   Subject: dropped spindles only.
I put just drop spindles with 165s and stock wheels with disk brakes. Not a good combination. I spun out and the tire hit the fender, bending it and cutting a 1/4in into the tire. I would do just a na ...
  Topic: Rosslyn: Aircooled Flatwindow
Geoffffreak

Replies: 164
Views: 32823

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:19 pm   Subject: Rosslyn: Aircooled Flatwindow
Excluding the time for painting/drying, how long did it take you to take apart and put the new beam in? Im thinking of doing mine but its my daily driver so it needs to be done within a weekend or so. ...
  Topic: 71' baja beetle
Geoffffreak

Replies: 5
Views: 442

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:30 pm   Subject: 71' baja beetle
Nice!. Did you buy or make the tractor flap?
  Topic: tach/rev gauge
Geoffffreak

Replies: 21
Views: 2008

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:30 pm   Subject: tach/rev gauge
I bought aftermarket panels. They fit surprisingly well.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1096001.jpg
  Topic: 83 mexibeetle ball joint or king pin
Geoffffreak

Replies: 7
Views: 475

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:34 am   Subject: 83 mexibeetle ball joint or king pin
Why do you have a swing axel in a 83? Unless i am mistaken you should have a IRS... Post some pictures so we can see but i'm guessing you have a ball joint.

Geoff:

The Mexican Beetles kept the s ...
  Topic: Not a normal power pulley question
Geoffffreak

Replies: 7
Views: 702

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:05 pm   Subject: Not a normal power pulley question
Burr.... that sounds terrible. with teperatures that low, its probably better to run the power pulley. i dont think its too much of a hp gain tho. Maybe 5-7?
  Topic: Rosslyn: Aircooled Flatwindow
Geoffffreak

Replies: 164
Views: 32823

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 11:02 pm   Subject: Rosslyn: Aircooled Flatwindow
I love it! Keep up the good work!! If you dont mind me asking, how much did the front end cost you? Im looking at doing something similar.
  Topic: 83 mexibeetle ball joint or king pin
Geoffffreak

Replies: 7
Views: 475

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:58 pm   Subject: 83 mexibeetle ball joint or king pin
Why do you have a swing axel in a 83? Unless i am mistaken you should have a IRS... Post some pictures so we can see but i'm guessing you have a ball joint.
  Topic: Speedometer Gear
Geoffffreak

Replies: 3
Views: 441

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:35 pm   Subject: Speedometer Gear
Thanks guys. I pulled the pin out and reset the numbers back to zero. Flipped through the numbers and they all seem to work. Ill have another photo when its all done!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ga ...
  Topic: Speedometer Gear
Geoffffreak

Replies: 3
Views: 441

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:13 pm   Subject: Speedometer Gear
I am in the process of repairing my broken odometer. I am rebuilding my engine and would like it to read 0 miles when i start driving. When i took the speedo apart, the small plastic gear was sitting ...
 
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