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  Topic: 44HPMX carburators
MeeferMadness

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2022 6:11 am   Subject: Re: 44HPMX carburators
I am using big valve heads and 1 1/2" header pipes
Bruce
  Topic: 44HPMX carburators
MeeferMadness

Replies: 4
Views: 333

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2022 7:17 pm   Subject: 44HPMX carburators
I have a set of EMPI 44HPMX carburetors that I would like to use on my 1776 engine. Has anyone used this combination that could help with proper jet sizes?
Also I have not been able to determine w ...
  Topic: Jimmy Vís 54 Oval Project
MeeferMadness

Replies: 1067
Views: 114466

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:59 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vís 54 Oval Project
Jim: There is a place here in Eugene OR that does full body chemical dipping.
  Topic: Bud Vase
MeeferMadness

Replies: 1
Views: 612

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2021 3:04 pm   Subject: Bud Vase
Any idea of the identity of this bud vase is??

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2209017.jpg

Thanks
Bruce Ebling
  Topic: What did you do to your Oval today?
MeeferMadness

Replies: 1140
Views: 292320

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Aug 20, 2021 12:09 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Oval today?
Installed new carpeting in my 56. Decided to try V-dubs Upholstery. For the price I was happy with the quality and with some trimming, the fit!

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  Topic: What did you do to your Oval today?
MeeferMadness

Replies: 1140
Views: 292320

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:32 am   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Oval today?
Took my 56 out for a fill up and had to wait for over 1/2 hour to get across. First time the car has been on the road since I bought it in July 1999

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  Topic: Missing wiring connector block
MeeferMadness

Replies: 15
Views: 720

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: Missing wiring connector block
BulliBill: Finally we get to the bottom of the mystery!! I had no idea that the connector was labeled in blue (its hard to tell) and that meant the diagram was meant for semaphore cars. That all ma ...
  Topic: Missing wiring connector block
MeeferMadness

Replies: 15
Views: 720

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 1:28 pm   Subject: Re: Missing wiring connector block
Here is a photo of a new WW wiring diagram that came with my new harness. It does not show the T2 connector block and my car does not have the block. That brings me back to my original query; which i ...
  Topic: Missing wiring connector block
MeeferMadness

Replies: 15
Views: 720

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:22 am   Subject: Re: Missing wiring connector block
Does anyone have a picture?!
  Topic: Missing wiring connector block
MeeferMadness

Replies: 15
Views: 720

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 5:40 pm   Subject: Missing wiring connector block
Working on my turn signals then on to the brake switch wiring I see this connector block shown in the wiring diagram (see pic) for my 56 beetle. I cannot seem to locate it. Is this block only on Eur ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Oval today?
MeeferMadness

Replies: 1140
Views: 292320

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 11:46 am   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Oval today?
Began painting wheels today. Trying to do a budget restore on them. Cleaned inside of the wheels then blasted the wheel face. Used WW Silver White and attempted a L33 blue rim color. The car I have wa ...
  Topic: Oval Flasher
MeeferMadness

Replies: 18
Views: 986

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: Oval Flasher
Just got my flasher back from John Henry. Looks awesome! So glad that people like John are there to help us enthusiasts put together OG cars
Bruce Ebling

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  Topic: Oval Flasher
MeeferMadness

Replies: 18
Views: 986

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:54 pm   Subject: Re: Oval Flasher
I did finally get a hold of John and He has agreed to fix my flasher! Thank goodness there are people like John to take the time to help VW freaks out!! Is there a 6v solid state upgrade for my fl ...
  Topic: Oval Flasher
MeeferMadness

Replies: 18
Views: 986

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:59 am   Subject: Re: Oval Flasher
So it appears that Zarworks closed shop back in 2013. How are you Oval owners dealing with broken swf flasher units??
Bruce
  Topic: Oval Flasher
MeeferMadness

Replies: 18
Views: 986

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 7:00 pm   Subject: Re: Oval Flasher
I would love to send it to John but I have messaged him and sent a email to Zarworks with no reply. Any idea of how to reach him??
Bruce
  Topic: Oval Flasher
MeeferMadness

Replies: 18
Views: 986

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:56 pm   Subject: Re: Oval Flasher
I Wired it using two bulbs and a dash light bulb as per John Henry's diagram. I will try sanding the contacts
Thanks for your help
Bruce
  Topic: Oval Flasher
MeeferMadness

Replies: 18
Views: 986

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:35 pm   Subject: Oval Flasher
My 56 oval has the OG flasher unit that refuses to flash. I have read John Henry's post on these flashers and even wired up a test device. My flasher flashes very fast with no light on for the dash. N ...
  Topic: My 1957 VW with 13,000 Miles
MeeferMadness

Replies: 88
Views: 31572

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:12 pm   Subject: Re: My 1957 VW with 13,000 Miles
What I am curious about is the metal tab that is under the clear license lens. The tab is made to secure the wire to the light. The tab falls directly under where the lens sets so you would have to f ...
  Topic: My 1957 VW with 13,000 Miles
MeeferMadness

Replies: 88
Views: 31572

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:24 am   Subject: Re: My 1957 VW with 13,000 Miles
It would be great to see a picture of how the wire connection to the license light is done. Your car is just incredible!
Bruce Ebling
  Topic: My 1957 VW with 13,000 Miles
MeeferMadness

Replies: 88
Views: 31572

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:18 pm   Subject: Re: My 1957 VW with 13,000 Miles
Bruce: A beautiful car! I am now restoring a 56. Would you have a closeup photo of the license light cover and how the wiring is routed on the inside of the decklid?
Thanks
Bruce Ebling
 
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