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  Topic: L211 Bluish Green & L277 Silver Beige(L412 Diamond Green
LittleMicroCars

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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:10 pm   Subject: Re: L211 Bluish Green & L277 Silver Beige(L412 Diamond Green
You can go to TRI City Paint.. San Diego Co or tcp global.. THey have a classic car paint chip division. and I guarantee can match any vw you can think of...Leo
  Topic: kekonaiii - [email protected] - Kona
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 9:42 am   Subject: Re: kekonaiii - [email protected] - Kona
Thanks the pistons and cylinders arrived yesterday late in the day. Got to meet the ups man and dialed him in for deliveries in the future.. Packaged arrived in great shape. Thanks Kona
  Topic: Crankshaft end play shim options
LittleMicroCars

Replies: 45
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:43 pm   Subject: Re: Crankshaft end play shim options
no problem just have the flywheel ground down a little to make spec? L
  Topic: 83mm big bore for 40hp
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:56 am   Subject: Re: 83mm big bore for 40hp
Im building up a big bore 40 hp this week....

Slip in barrels and pistons from AA with the bottom scraper rings replaced with grant rings .. 100 engle cam. Stainless steel bigger valves hd single ...
  Topic: Keiper recliners how do they work
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Replies: 6
Views: 1166

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:52 pm   Subject: Re: keiper recliners how do they work
resto Jonny DO you still have those Keimpter Recliners? Leo
  Topic: Radial engine vw start up ..
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:59 pm   Subject: Radial engine vw start up ..
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  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 10:56 pm   Subject: 61 RAG TOP
Installing a cross member to the front of my rag top... I bought this from Wolfsberg West @ 62 dollars.. but lots of retrofit to make it look like a 1961 cross panel.. Doing the channels at the same ...
  Topic: Front end Repair 1961 Rag Top
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:23 am   Subject: Front end Repair 1961 Rag Top
Took the entire nose off my rag top this week...This was a previous poorly done repair to a rare car.about 8 hours labor so far..Leo
  Topic: 2.1 oil pressure questions
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:32 am   Subject: wbx
take the pressure release plunger spring out and remove the plunger ... widdle a wooden stick to the end of the plunger and push it back in the bore as far as it will go.. then pull it back out about ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 10:56 pm   Subject: 1961 Rag Top Repair
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  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 10:46 pm   Subject: 1961 Rag Top Repair
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Going in deep Leo
  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 10:42 pm   Subject: 1961 Rag Top Repair
Slowly going from rust spot to rust spot. Its slow going getting the old spot welded sections out of the way.. Lots of grinding.also found some previous repair done but not the way I like to see it ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 10:15 pm   Subject: 1961 vw Rag Top
Going after all the rust one spot at a time...
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Bought the parts from wolfsburg west but not happy with the quality.Leo
  Topic: Air Cooled ,"Ball Bearing", Oil pressure, relief v
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Replies: 53
Views: 14446

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:59 am   Subject: ball check valve
the pulley side valve is a diverter valve its purpose is to divert oil when the oil reaches a certain pressure. the rear valve is designed to feed the rear bearings asap on start up . If it worked ...
  Topic: Air Cooled ,"Ball Bearing", Oil pressure, relief v
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Replies: 53
Views: 14446

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:17 am   Subject: ball check valve
pressure relief valve bore is worn out in the middle of the stroke where the puck rides most of its life.. cam shaft bearings worn the worst one is always the one closest to the cam gear, lifter ...
  Topic: Air Cooled ,"Ball Bearing", Oil pressure, relief v
LittleMicroCars

Replies: 53
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:15 pm   Subject: ball check valve..
There is one more scenario that I have experienced and that was with my 81 vanagon I converted it to solid lifters and set the clearance a little on the sloppy side not thinking the pushrods were o ...
  Topic: Air Cooled ,"Ball Bearing", Oil pressure, relief v
LittleMicroCars

Replies: 53
Views: 14446

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:42 am   Subject: OIL CHECK VALVE
An engine bought from someone else with a ball check system?? bought from who? dual relief system ? does is have hydraulic valves with lub a lifters? how far in is the sleeve from the end of the cas ...
  Topic: seized wheels on beetles and busses.
LittleMicroCars

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 7:35 pm   Subject: seized wheels on beetles and busses.
Thought I would offer this suggestion . I have found it to work always, and no damage to the parts involved except alloy.Bought a 58 beetle last week from Washington State... It sat peacefully for 3 ...
  Topic: 1987 Wolfsburg Weekender Hardtop Rehabilitation Project
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Replies: 69
Views: 21333

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:49 am   Subject: 1987 vanagon
http://www.amazon.com/Protecto-Wrap-8425X06100SW-Window-Flashing/dp/B000KKK6OA/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1338709146&sr=8-2-fkmr0 here is the link to the flashing tape.... (window tape) ...
  Topic: 1987 Wolfsburg Weekender Hardtop Rehabilitation Project
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Views: 21333

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 2:31 pm   Subject: 1987 vanagon
I use furnace chimney tape... its spectacular ... shrunken thick aluminum on one side so you can make bends and curves with it.. and the other side is the stickeyest black rubberized stuff known to m ...
 
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