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  Topic: May not be the end, after all, for my 417,000 mile Golf.........
Glenn

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Today 6:52 pm   Subject: Re: May not be the end, after all, for my 417,000 mile Golf.........
Please use your existing topic.
  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Glenn

Replies: 38
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 2:27 am   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?

Glenn, what points and condenser is for the 205t. Where is the best place to pick them up....
How long does a set of points and condenser usually last?
205T used 01 013. There's still NOS Bosch on ...
  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Glenn

Replies: 38
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 7:35 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Also, I suspect a few gougers noticed a few years back that the stuff was getting hard to find, and they bought up as much of the stuff as they could afford.

Tim
Whenever I find a product I use re ...
  Topic: Correct socket wrench size for spark plug removal?
Glenn

Replies: 3
Views: 135

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Yesterday 7:28 pm   Subject: Re: Correct socket wrench size for spark plug removal?
13/16 is the socket size for plugs.
Not all, some are 5/8" (left).

http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/spark_plugs.jpg
  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Glenn

Replies: 38
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 7:23 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Thanks Tim. I canít find the Mallory lube anywhere. The lubricam, looks like itís available. Crazy, what the heck is everyone with a classic car using?
Be glad you can still get points.

Bosch and ...
  Topic: Valve Adjustment for upgraded engine
Glenn

Replies: 10
Views: 200

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Yesterday 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: Valve Adjustment for upgraded engine
just telling what the paper that came with my cam said
That's assuming aluminum pushrods.
  Topic: What caused this to happen?
Glenn

Replies: 17
Views: 656

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 6:37 pm   Subject: Re: What caused this to happen?
Sure looks like the lifter was rotating... pretty even wear.
  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Glenn

Replies: 38
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 6:36 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
I've lubed more points that I bet anyone here. dielectric grease is not like Bosch Distributor Grease, so I would not use it. I've seen everything from wheel bearing grease to candle wax.

I've not ...
  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Glenn

Replies: 38
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
I saw a tube in line for $235.00.


Tim

$225 in my link above.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2178463
  Topic: 993 vs 959
Glenn

Replies: 4
Views: 88

PostForum: Porsche - 911/912/914   Posted: Yesterday 5:56 pm   Subject: Re: 993 vs 959
I see a guy tooling around in a 997GT3RS on the weekends. He usually stops but the deli with his kid to get egg sandwiches.
  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
Glenn

Replies: 38
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 5:50 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
NLA... use the Standard lube.

http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/bosch_dist_grease2.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2178463
  Topic: GEX Engines
Glenn

Replies: 1
Views: 216

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 8:39 am   Subject: Re: GEX Engines
Please use one of the many topics that exist:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/search.php?search_keywords=gex&search_forum=14&search_fields=titleonly
  Topic: Who makes the best quality and fit stock exhaust
Glenn

Replies: 9
Views: 330

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:54 pm   Subject: Re: Who makes the best quality and fit stock exhaust
I have my eye on the Vintage Speed exhaust...
http://shop.vintagespeed.com.tw/s.nl/sc.12/category.4/.f
Not stock.
  Topic: 1600 motor, 1972 Beetle
Glenn

Replies: 2
Views: 88

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1600 motor, 1972 Beetle
1970 was the first year of the 1600.

If you want the correct year, you want a dual port engine (AE), not a single port.
  Topic: Ever owned anything else that made strangers so happy?
Glenn

Replies: 41
Views: 1304

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: Re: Ever owned anything else that made strangers so happy?
Babies, no one can resist.

http://glenn-ring.com/avatar/noa2.jpg
  Topic: Help Me Change my Career
Glenn

Replies: 40
Views: 748

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:33 am   Subject: Re: Help Me Change my Career
Take classes in network security and you'll never be out of a job.
  Topic: Access hole to reach the top engine bolt and starter.
Glenn

Replies: 89
Views: 1780

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:12 am   Subject: Re: Access hole to reach the top engine bolt and starter.
The right tools make every job easier.
  Topic: Okrasa engine builder recommendations
Glenn

Replies: 9
Views: 462

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:53 am   Subject: Re: Okrasa engine builder recommendations
Why on the east coast?

Joe Ruiz is the most well know, but he's on the west coast.

http://www.okrasa.com/

His feedback: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=455759&view=next
  Topic: Access hole to reach the top engine bolt and starter.
Glenn

Replies: 89
Views: 1780

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:55 am   Subject: Re: Access hole to reach the top engine bolt and starter.
Allen head bolt with a long extension and a swivel allen drive.

Please don't hack the car.
  Topic: Check your Fire Extinguishers Today!!!!
Glenn

Replies: 7
Views: 250

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:11 pm   Subject: Re: CHECK YOUR FIRE EXTINGUISHERS TODAY!!!!
Dry powder tends to cake and get hard. You should use a Halon unit.

I know that Halon is better, but with 5 cars currently on the road, it gets a little expensive....
cheaper than watching your ca ...
 
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