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  Topic: first build, 1904cc, not a 009 what carb thread, i did research
Lingwendil

Replies: 9
Views: 110

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 11:40 pm   Subject: Re: first build, 1904cc, not a 009 what carb thread, i did research
After having seen a cracked empi flywheel on a stock engine I wouldn't run one. A lightened stocker would be perfect.
  Topic: mis matched parts thread
Lingwendil

Replies: 17
Views: 410

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 2:43 pm   Subject: Re: mis matched parts thread
Ok then.

44mm Kawasaki throttle bodies and Ford ignition and Chevy sensors.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1790113.jpg

This gives me a stiffy Very Happy


if you have a better idea for t ...
  Topic: Distributor for more powerful engine?
Lingwendil

Replies: 26
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:27 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor for more powerful engine?
I wonder why not more people experiment with the 36hp VJU4BR8 distributor for a "performance" SVDA distributor? Mechanical advance is the same as a "019" but with a adjustable vacu ...
  Topic: Low Buck FI Manifold Idea
Lingwendil

Replies: 15
Views: 600

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:44 am   Subject: Re: Low Buck FI Manifold Idea
you COULD use kadron manifolds, but
Steel centermount manifolds and type-3 FI manifolds are even less valuable and better suited to the job.

Will the type 3 manifolds fit around a type 1 fan shro ...
  Topic: Getting frustrated with this 32/36 Weber... need replacement
Lingwendil

Replies: 101
Views: 2835

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:25 am   Subject: Re: Getting frustrated with this 32/36 Weber... need replacement
I would watch your pushrod tubes for leaks as 1 is ready to blow out

When I torque heads on a motor, I always tighten the head down to maybe 12-14lbs and then use a 13mm socket, stick it in the end ...
  Topic: End play .0026 Let it go?
Lingwendil

Replies: 19
Views: 816

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:11 am   Subject: Re: End play .0026 Let it go?
In that case, use two shims

That's what I would probably want to do!
  Topic: Distributor for more powerful engine?
Lingwendil

Replies: 26
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:16 am   Subject: Re: Distributor for more powerful engine?

Why have a clone when you can have the real thing?


Too many people in the VW world (hobbyists and mechanics alike) prefer to buy new parts, even if they're inferior.

I'm perfectly happy to ...
  Topic: Official "Super Beetle" lowering topic
Lingwendil

Replies: 599
Views: 439489

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:01 am   Subject: Re: Official "Super Beetle" lowering topic
standard height rear on Koni reds and Kerscherís on the front with uprated anti roll bar.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2028559.jpg

Perfect stance.
  Topic: Balance pipe for the carbs?
Lingwendil

Replies: 8
Views: 696

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:42 am   Subject: Re: Balance pipe for the carbs?
when i ran one I simply let it span between the ports on the manifolds, and it supported itself just fine. The pipe should ideally be fairly light and shouldn't pose a problem.
  Topic: Distributor for more powerful engine?
Lingwendil

Replies: 26
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:32 am   Subject: Re: Distributor for more powerful engine?
The real issue with vacuum canisters in my experience is that twin carbs as a general rule put out 1/2 or less of the vacuum signal that is required. Why some enterprising chap has not picked up on th ...
  Topic: Deep sump for cooling
Lingwendil

Replies: 49
Views: 1947

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:19 am   Subject: Re: Deep sump for cooling
Settle fellas, just learning a little here while attempting to decide what to do for my application.

Since my engine is complete, and was NOT drilled and tapped for full flow, the option for an ext ...
  Topic: Low Buck FI Manifold Idea
Lingwendil

Replies: 15
Views: 600

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:29 am   Subject: Re: Low Buck FI Manifold Idea
I have a set of steel manifolds that I wont be using soon, and thought this would be an interesting idea. Maybe put a small throttle body on either side with a sync cable to open them both simultaneou ...
  Topic: Mofoco Type 1 Hydraulic Cam and Lifter Kit
Lingwendil

Replies: 6
Views: 424

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:15 am   Subject: Re: Mofoco Type 1 Hydraulic Cam and Lifter Kit
It states that the performance Camshafts are simple Engle flat cam part numbers, It was my understanding that the ramps for hydro cams were different? I bet it wouldn't be a big deal at all on a mild ...
  Topic: 1966 Ocressa Beetle
Lingwendil

Replies: 55
Views: 9120

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:18 am   Subject: Re: 1966 Ocressa Beetle
Way cool, following Smile
  Topic: Correct Battery for 1914cc
Lingwendil

Replies: 22
Views: 660

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:24 am   Subject: Re: Correct Battery for 1914cc
One time I was kneeling on the back seat, reaching behind to do some speaker wiring in my 61 Baja. Suddenly my left knee starting feeling really warm, and I started to smell burning. A split second go ...
  Topic: 1776 post mortem, now a slow rebuild!
Lingwendil

Replies: 71
Views: 5814

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:54 pm   Subject: Re: 1776 post mortem, now a slow rebuild!
I had my case done at Jensen Enterprises in (Belmont?) But that was several years ago already! I already have that case ready to go for this build.
  Topic: 1776 post mortem, now a slow rebuild!
Lingwendil

Replies: 71
Views: 5814

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:11 pm   Subject: Re: 1776 post mortem, now a slow rebuild!
That's bearing material Shocked
  Topic: New Kansas beige 73 super
Lingwendil

Replies: 77
Views: 16312

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: New Kansas beige 73 super
Holy shit! Lingwendil is still alive?!

Simple update-


A little backstory. Christmas 2018 the beater engine in the super seized on the way home from work. Oil light never came on, but while cl ...
  Topic: 1776 post mortem, now a slow rebuild!
Lingwendil

Replies: 71
Views: 5814

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:38 pm   Subject: Re: 1776 post mortem, now a slow rebuild!
Well, got the old, tired, locked up 1600 out-

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2058381.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2058380.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2 ...
  Topic: First time 1776cc build
Lingwendil

Replies: 18
Views: 700

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: First time 1776cc build
Pic of crank and rod bearing that came out.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2031719.jpg

Not too bad, here's what I get to deal with soon-


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2058 ...
 
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