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  Topic: Oversize camshaft
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:17 pm   Subject: Re: Oversize camshaft
That can probly could be done ...but the fear of heating/welding the magnisium case to be welded can cause it warp...and than you would really have a problem there...
  Topic: Oversize camshaft
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: Oversize camshaft
I think if you over size it they would also have to make the thrust area on the cam also wider and the case would have to have the thrust area on the case machined as well ..
  Topic: Oversize camshaft
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 3:08 pm   Subject: Re: Oversize camshaft
I have seen some discussion about retrofitting a 36hp case for camshaft bearings, and the associated issues. Alternatively, what if a camshaft was made with an oversize journal, and the case was line ...
  Topic: Vintage carbs & manifolds info need it
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:58 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage carbs & manifolds info need it
Those look to be 1300/1500/1600 single port manifolds the angle from your pictures #2 of the manifold gives it away ...place the carburetor straight up top "flat" and look at the angle of t ...
  Topic: Crotch coolers
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2022 9:03 pm   Subject: Re: Crotch coolers
do peoples from the bronx call them "cock coolahs"? Shocked

Hahaha that's a good one lol
  Topic: Crotch coolers
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 3:26 pm   Subject: Re: Crotch coolers
These👇

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2336948

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2353645
  Topic: Crotch coolers
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 03, 2022 9:04 am   Subject: Crotch coolers
Do crotch coolers really work or not ??? I'm looking to install some on my 1963 vw beetle I know their not correct for its year but I seen some kit in the classified ads and was like hmm 🤔  ...
  Topic: Lifter bore machine work
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 1:59 pm   Subject: Re: Lifter bore machine work
Most of those post "356 lifters in a 36hp "are talking about using the stock 36hp cam with the porsche lifters which won't work ...now with the porsche 356 3 piece camshaft it's a different ...
  Topic: Lifter bore machine work
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Dec 08, 2021 8:18 am   Subject: Re: Lifter bore machine work
Sooo this is the email I just got ....

Jerry,

Sorry we are not setup to work on the VW cases anymore, all of our jigs for those cases are long gone.



Ollie's Engineering
1080 Aviation Dr. ...
  Topic: Lifter bore machine work
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Dec 07, 2021 8:35 pm   Subject: Re: Lifter bore machine work
https://olliesengineering.com/

They machine Porsche 356 cases, which are very similar to 36hp.

They've done a lot of work on Ronnie's 36hp VW Bonneville engine

I've just sent them an email &# ...
  Topic: CB billet alt. pulleys?
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:52 pm   Subject: Re: CB billet alt. pulleys?
My experience is similar to jpaull…high quality pulley and I have rev’d to 7000 often

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2238722.jpg

I know it's off topic ...love that color on your car/ bu ...
  Topic: Mann Industrial Air Filters
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:49 pm   Subject: Re: Mann Industrial Air Filters
Thanks for info , is there something similar , even from a non VW that would fit Kadrons ?

No these won't fit Kadrons...I don't think I have seen anything similar....
  Topic: Mann Industrial Air Filters
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:03 pm   Subject: Re: Mann Industrial Air Filters
Cool looking filters , what would their original application have been ? Any Mann part number or similar ? What diameter is it where it fits carb ?

These filters where used on many vw engines thes ...
  Topic: Prototype engine photo from eBay
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:26 pm   Subject: Re: Prototype engine photo from eBay
From my understanding was vw sold the 2 cylinder steyr puch engine design to puch which later became fiat..they also made a 4 cylinder of that 2 cylinder engines also came with hemi heads ...interna ...
  Topic: 38mm valve seat rings
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:53 pm   Subject: Re: 38mm valve seat rings
Yeah I've checked every store around online they all carry the same sizes 32,35.5,37.5,40,42,44 no 38mm so I just thought maybe I have to open up the 37.5 valve seats ...but just checking to see if it ...
  Topic: 38mm valve seat rings
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:29 pm   Subject: 38mm valve seat rings
I can't seem to find a set of 38mm valve seat rings ...all or most of the vw shops just carry 37.5 ..can I buy these and open them/bore them up to 38mm .5 more will this work ???
  Topic: Lifter bore machine work
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2021 10:35 pm   Subject: Lifter bore machine work
Who/ what shop ...can do lifter bore sleeves for the use of the 356 lifters with the 356 3 piece camshaft in the 36hp case .....
  Topic: Sadly, my 67 was stolen 11/16/2021
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 1:14 pm   Subject: Re: Sadly, my 67 was stolen today
Sorry to hear about your car ...most likely it was and is someone you know maybe a friends friend or family friend there are some shady people around just looking to get what others have that they ca ...
  Topic: Engine advice (budget speed)
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:14 pm   Subject: Re: Engine advice (budget speed)
Or use the H case and build it to look old. Like this.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2134652.jpg

I dig those dual manifolds ..I want a set lol ....
  Topic: Engine advice (budget speed)
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 4:56 pm   Subject: Re: Engine advice (budget speed)
Thanks! Lots of great info.

That's what we are here for to help our fellow members in the vw world ..no secrets are kept...👍
 
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