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  Topic: Diff Carrier Bearings, Crown & Pinion Removal & Set Up
Kiwi1966

Replies: 21
Views: 1044

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 12:32 pm   Subject: Re: Diff Carrier Bearings, Crown & Pinion Removal & Set Up
Thanks for your reply, I will try your second method as I have no v blocks handy.I have made the spare carrier I have to be a slip fit in to the carrier bearings.Was thinking if I slipped the bearings ...
  Topic: Diff Carrier Bearings, Crown & Pinion Removal & Set Up
Kiwi1966

Replies: 21
Views: 1044

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 3:10 am   Subject: Re: Diff Carrier Bearings, Crown & Pinion Removal & Set Up
Trying to get my head around how the dti was zeroed here, understand if I measured internal diameter of carrier and divided by two will give me the centre of the carrier, but how to add this on to t ...
  Topic: rear wheel bearing play
Kiwi1966

Replies: 4
Views: 177

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 08, 2020 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: rear wheel bearing play
Even when new bearings are fitted and everything is tightened correctly their is still a fair bit of play, enough that if you get a younger vehicle testing guy he will say you need to replace your bea ...
  Topic: 091 pinion bearing into early box
Kiwi1966

Replies: 30
Views: 1081

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:24 pm   Subject: Re: 091 pinion bearing into early box
Thanks for your replies, was the original thrust washer oil grooves to lubricate the thrust surface or the 1st gear needle bearing or a combination of both ,
and Gears are you saying if I was to pu ...
  Topic: 091 pinion bearing into early box
Kiwi1966

Replies: 30
Views: 1081

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: 091 pinion bearing into early box
Good Morning,
After some advice please when using the 091 Fag pinion bearing in a early 002 bus or a beetle case.I have used two of these in previous 002 gearboxes I have rebuilt and omitted the ...
  Topic: Transaxle ring gear marks
Kiwi1966

Replies: 5
Views: 352

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:43 pm   Subject: Re: Transaxle ring gear marks
Thanks for your reply guys , up to now my total experience with rebuilding vw boxes is with 002 3 rib boxes and split case boxes that have worked out really well thanks to the advise of the likes of G ...
  Topic: Disassembling bearings
Kiwi1966

Replies: 10
Views: 621

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:10 pm   Subject: Disassembling bearings
Thoughts please on disassembling bearings to check for spalling, pitting etc.Normally I clean than spin them by hand and listen for rumbling and make a guestimate to either reuse or bin them. By pulli ...
  Topic: Transaxle ring gear marks
Kiwi1966

Replies: 5
Views: 352

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:27 pm   Subject: Transaxle ring gear marks
Morning ,
Could the wiser amongst us be able to confirm these marks please
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  Topic: Timco Transaxle Rebuild Manual
Kiwi1966

Replies: 14
Views: 1110

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:08 pm   Subject: Re: Timco Transaxle Rebuild Manual
Yep, just ordered mine, on way to New Zealand Very Happy
Keep safe everbody
  Topic: Vacuum can adjustment
Kiwi1966

Replies: 18
Views: 603

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:05 pm   Subject: Re: Vacuum can adjustment
Sounds good ,thanks for the advice , Regards Ross
  Topic: Vacuum can adjustment
Kiwi1966

Replies: 18
Views: 603

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: Vacuum can adjustment
Hello.
28 Degrees all in at 3500 is WAAY too slow and will only result in sluggish performance and non optimal fuel efficiency. The only time I would adjust the timing like that was if it was high DC ...
  Topic: Vacuum can adjustment
Kiwi1966

Replies: 18
Views: 603

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:10 pm   Subject: Re: Vacuum can adjustment
Hi Glen , thinking more in terms of miles per gallon performance/ engine head temp, like I mentioned in my first post, motor performed fantastic with the VJ4 BR8 (019) I had fitted, but like to t ...
  Topic: Vacuum can adjustment
Kiwi1966

Replies: 18
Views: 603

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:35 am   Subject: Re: Vacuum can adjustment
Good morning
Thanks for the replys and ideas, sounds like I am on the right track with what I have been doing.. Have been getting a total advance of 38 deg with vac hose on and I did notice when rebu ...
  Topic: Vacuum can adjustment
Kiwi1966

Replies: 18
Views: 603

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:30 am   Subject: Vacuum can adjustment
Hi
Have a new 1776 build that I put together for my bay.It running 36 dells, ACN L3 heads with a 8.3 cr.I have done the first 500 miles with a 57 Bus VJ4BR8 (019) distrubutor which performed really ...
  Topic: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
Kiwi1966

Replies: 4534
Views: 876573

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:46 pm   Subject: Re: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
Hi
Anybody got anything to say about the Joe Gibbs HR2 10w30 oil.I believe this is a dino oil
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Also another one Brad Penn 10 W 40

Looking to ...
  Topic: metal fuel line? routing?
Kiwi1966

Replies: 15
Views: 1641

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:02 am   Subject: Re: metal fuel line? routing?
Safety wire that outlet ,they do come out with a bad result


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I put A safety wire on the fuel pump to carb connection at the carb. Did not kn ...
  Topic: metal fuel line? routing?
Kiwi1966

Replies: 15
Views: 1641

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:14 am   Subject: Re: metal fuel line? routing?
Safety wire that outlet ,they do come out with a bad result


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  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Kiwi1966

Replies: 74
Views: 16621

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:25 am   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Yes 67 ohms per foot, sender is 3 ohms full and 82 ohms empty.
  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Kiwi1966

Replies: 74
Views: 16621

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:16 am   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Hi just to add to this post , I did the upgrade as per the previous posts but the little nichrome wire broke on me when reasembling.Measured the old wire and it measured out at 0.08 mm which eqyates t ...
  Topic: New Intakes Too Large and Rub on Tin Question
Kiwi1966

Replies: 14
Views: 569

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:11 pm   Subject: Re: New Intakes Too Large and Rub on Tin Question
I had the same issure with my cb manifolds, and german tin1 There is plently of meat there.Used a flappy disk and gave them a trim up,
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