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  Topic: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
Jim981

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:01 am   Subject: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
A huge thank you to everyone who helped out on this. Have been scanning the samba classifieds and feel alot more grounded about the pricing of a set of heads now. Will most likely grab a new set with ...
  Topic: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
Jim981

Replies: 10
Views: 688

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:51 pm   Subject: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
Evil bay down here is ridiculously expensive. will talk to the minister for war and finance about getting one out of the Samba classifieds. Other than that, i have a crap load to do on the bus otherwi ...
  Topic: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
Jim981

Replies: 10
Views: 688

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 11:31 am   Subject: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
For sure I expected this to be a machinist repair. The parent material in the head is mushroomed enough to have me worried about its usability. Had been hoping to get this one repaired as I had just f ...
  Topic: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
Jim981

Replies: 10
Views: 688

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 2:51 am   Subject: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
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  Topic: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
Jim981

Replies: 10
Views: 688

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2015 2:50 am   Subject: 2 litre head; what can I do about this valve guide?
I need some help here please everyone. Ok, 2l motor, full strip down. Just finished soda blasting the first head and about to strip the other when I notice that one of the valves is recessed in the he ...
  Topic: Bay window parts we need made?
Jim981

Replies: 163
Views: 19424

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:47 pm   Subject: Chrome vent covers
If i had one item on a wish list for the bus it would be these chrome vent covers. A member of the "Kombi Club" forums here in Australia found these in a VW parts store in Bali, but I have n ...
  Topic: Type 4 Syndrome Fix?
Jim981

Replies: 12
Views: 2634

PostForum: Porsche - 911/912/914   Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:24 am   Subject: Type 4 Syndrome Fix?
Have just found the exact same thing with my 2 litre from my 79 Bay. Now i at least have a name for my problem. Thanks
  Topic: Phoenix - A 1971 VW Westie returns from the Ashes
Jim981

Replies: 209
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:38 pm   Subject: Phoenix - A 1971 VW Westie returns from the Ashes
Im curious on the restoration of the bodywork, internal andexternal after the fire. Have you found any warping or similar in the panels. An old friend has always said never get a burnt out car to rest ...
  Topic: Type 4 engine tin cleaning/ degreasing
Jim981

Replies: 6
Views: 1376

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:35 pm   Subject: Type 4 engine tin cleaning/ degreasing
Am just going to bake it in the sun for a good day or so. Well I have summer coming up shortly. Will split the case, scrap most of the grease off, find a good 35c plus day to pressure wash it on and l ...
  Topic: Type 4 engine tin cleaning/ degreasing
Jim981

Replies: 6
Views: 1376

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 3:34 am   Subject: Type 4 engine tin cleaning/ degreasing
Thanks guys. I really appreciate the help.

Currently alot of it is soaking in either diesel or hardware store bought degreaser. I am getting it off quite well, but want the pristine ready to paint ...
  Topic: Type 4 engine tin cleaning/ degreasing
Jim981

Replies: 6
Views: 1376

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 3:07 am   Subject: Type 4 engine tin cleaning/ degreasing
Hello from Australia everyone. I am currently doing a rebuild on my type 4 2.0 litre engine. Most of the engine tin is there, but as expected alot of it is in a grimy, greasy condition. I dont have ac ...
  Topic: Split screen 1965 from Poland (most rusty on the world)
Jim981

Replies: 144
Views: 48950

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 12:17 am   Subject: Split screen 1965 from Poland (most rusty on the world)
Any more updates? Great job! Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
Jim981

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:50 pm   Subject: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
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  Topic: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
Jim981

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Views: 9674172

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:47 pm   Subject: Confused split
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Why on earth would you do this to a split for?
 
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