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  Topic: FRONT drums, Chevy pattern??
Kevinwterry

Replies: 29
Views: 4280

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:48 pm   Subject: Re: FRONT drums, Chevy pattern??
I'm sure it's been posted before but I can't find an answer. WHY can't wide five link pin front drums be re drilled to a chevy 5 lug? Sorry it's an old post, but it had a relevant topic and I know ho ...
  Topic: Fouled Spark Plugs?
Kevinwterry

Replies: 81
Views: 15301

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:49 pm   Subject: Fouled Spark Plugs?
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  Topic: Fouled Spark Plugs?
Kevinwterry

Replies: 81
Views: 15301

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:39 pm   Subject: Fouled Spark Plugs?
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Noticed that the spark plugs that were original posted had some black stuff on the first few threads. I found this pic on the Internet and thoug ...
  Topic: Ok, this camber adjustment has now annoyed me....
Kevinwterry

Replies: 137
Views: 15129

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:56 am   Subject: Ok, this camber adjustment has now annoyed me....
did you build this car? maybe a previous owner/builder "modified" a component. can you take a close up picture of the front suspension? maybe see if somethings simply installed wrong.
  Topic: Best beginner duals - ICT, Solex or Kadrons?
Kevinwterry

Replies: 35
Views: 3672

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:43 am   Subject: Best beginner duals - ICT, Solex or Kadrons?
im not trying to hi-Jack this thread, but i figured i might as well ask my question here as thid thread is about beginner dual carbs.

whats the diference between this hpmx 40 type 1 setup
http://w ...
  Topic: Holes in Manifold
Kevinwterry

Replies: 8
Views: 704

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:35 pm   Subject: Holes in Manifold
i would pull it apart and weld the holes..

but i would be trying to figure out what caused the holes.

jb weld is great, but gasoline will eat it up.eventually
  Topic: engine not starting
Kevinwterry

Replies: 25
Views: 3942

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 9:09 am   Subject: engine not starting
just throwing this out there... the gas in the tank is fresh gas right. not stale. not half full of water becuase the nieghbor kid took a couple gallons of gas out of your 5gal. can for his dirtbike a ...
  Topic: engine not starting
Kevinwterry

Replies: 25
Views: 3942

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:53 am   Subject: engine not starting
have you done a compression test on all four cylinders? if so what were the numbers? it doesnt matter how many times you adjust the valves if your loosing compression elseware.

so now if compressi ...
  Topic: Speedometer and indicator lights
Kevinwterry

Replies: 16
Views: 1840

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 6:24 pm   Subject: Speedometer and indicator lights
thats it!! now i remember. dales right. those 3 lower idiot lights that are isolated from the rest of the speedo are wired "backwards" in my mind. 12 volts go to what looks like the ground p ...
  Topic: Speedometer and indicator lights
Kevinwterry

Replies: 16
Views: 1840

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:54 pm   Subject: Speedometer and indicator lights
well hold on now... now i cant remember. i know i grounded the speedo case via the ground prong to the right of the speedo cable. there is a couple ground prongs above the speedo cable to the right. i ...
  Topic: Speedometer and indicator lights
Kevinwterry

Replies: 16
Views: 1840

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:45 pm   Subject: Speedometer and indicator lights
ya, i grounded the speedo via one of the ground prongs on the speedo housing. works good. i think there were at least 4. the extra 3 worked good as a ground for other stuff like my gauges and stuff th ...
  Topic: Speedometer and indicator lights
Kevinwterry

Replies: 16
Views: 1840

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:02 am   Subject: Speedometer and indicator lights
http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=111957357A


3 bucks each. and the bulbs are 1.50 each
  Topic: Speedometer and indicator lights
Kevinwterry

Replies: 16
Views: 1840

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:48 am   Subject: Speedometer and indicator lights
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im assuming it looks like mine. mine was from a 74 superbeatle. it was loose in the donor bug so i have no idea how they are supposed to be mounte ...
  Topic: buggy project
Kevinwterry

Replies: 119
Views: 38032

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:19 pm   Subject: buggy project
so i got my wiper motor to turn on with wiper switch. it only turns on with the switch at the very upper setting. oh well. it works enough.

here is the hard top im thinking of fixing up. i need to ...
  Topic: Finally starting my first buggy build
Kevinwterry

Replies: 112
Views: 28864

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:41 pm   Subject: Finally starting my first buggy build
lol sorry. im using my phone to browse this site. i dont know how i managed to skip over 4 posts talking about how they mounted. Very Happy
  Topic: Finally starting my first buggy build
Kevinwterry

Replies: 112
Views: 28864

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 5:22 pm   Subject: Finally starting my first buggy build
those look great!!

if your going the single bulb that operates both turn and brake lights, look for dale m's 4 relay setup. i just did it and it works awsome.

how does the lense mount to the h ...
  Topic: New To Me! What Make? Progress!!
Kevinwterry

Replies: 18
Views: 2464

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:18 pm   Subject: New To Me! What Make? Progress!!
to post pictures in your posts, go to your gallery and to the right of your pictures you will see a small box that says "forum code". highlight all that text and copy and paste it into your ...
  Topic: buggy project
Kevinwterry

Replies: 119
Views: 38032

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:17 pm   Subject: buggy project
I think I got it. just need someone to confirm my ideas before I fry my switch or my freshly rebuilt and converted to 12 volt wiper motor.

fused 12v to wiper switch 53a, and wiper motor 54.

wipe ...
  Topic: buggy project
Kevinwterry

Replies: 119
Views: 38032

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:52 am   Subject: buggy project
im having trouble hooking up my wiper motor to my wiper switch. its a '59 single speed wiper motor and im trying to wire it to a 74 superbeatle wiper switch. the wiper motor has 3 terminals. I ground ...
  Topic: turn signal flasher too fast
Kevinwterry

Replies: 27
Views: 3009

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:56 pm   Subject: turn signal flasher too fast
IT WORKED!!!!!

im so glad that this is finally done. working turn signals, working hazards. working brake lights that work with the turn signals. and the flasher is working at a nice pace.

I ca ...
 
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