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  Topic: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 56
Views: 5592

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Very nice job and thanks for the link. Have you got any more work done since?
  Topic: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 56
Views: 5592

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:39 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Thanks Bashr!

Trynne - That is awesome! Is that a custom piece? Any other pictures of it you could post? Maybe a link to your build thread?

Man the more and more I see pictures of Bugs with a ni ...
  Topic: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 56
Views: 5592

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:18 am   Subject: Re: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Thanks for the comments guys. I am still here and kickin and enjoying every second of driving the Bug. I am actually enjoying it so much, I am trying to make it a bit more comfortable to drive. I will ...
  Topic: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 56
Views: 5592

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:31 am   Subject: Re: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
Anyone still following? If so, I dont think I am going to sell the Bug. I have put too much time and money in it to let someone else enjoy it. So, on to putting even more time and money in it. Lets st ...
  Topic: My Crazy 1974 Super Beetle Autocross Build
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 150
Views: 21321

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:03 am   Subject: Re: My Crazy 1974 Super Beetle Autocross Build
Chad - Great advise so far! But the one thing I have noticed at the races is that 1 out of the 75 cars there run 15's. And that one car would be a Miata if you are lucky. So chances of getting some ta ...
  Topic: My Crazy 1974 Super Beetle Autocross Build
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 150
Views: 21321

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:21 am   Subject: Re: My Crazy 1974 Super Beetle Autocross Build
I honestly dont think having a tach will help. I have one and I never look at it during autocross. Too many other things to worry about. A rev limiter is much more useful IMO. Having a long 2nd gear a ...
  Topic: VW TDI 2.0 common rail bug
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 9
Views: 352

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: Re: VW TDI 2.0 common rail bug
Another mid engine Bug! Love it. Need more pictures.
  Topic: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 41
Views: 1080

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:20 pm   Subject: Re: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
I like the gauges. Really wish I would have went with Speedhut instead of Livorsi. The issues I have with mine are a tach that A - cant keep up B - doesnt go to 9k and C - speedo cant keep up (it is a ...
  Topic: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 41
Views: 1080

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:25 am   Subject: Re: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
And Mid Engine Bug, that white beast is awesome! What痴 next after you sell?

Thank you! Not sure yet. I was thinking about doing a front engine Bug next. Being mid engine currently, it really sucks ...
  Topic: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 41
Views: 1080

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:28 am   Subject: Re: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Sell yours and buy mine. Problem solved. Haha. It is for sale btw...

Edit - got picture working

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1692734.jpg


Awesome creation! You found my other com ...
  Topic: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 41
Views: 1080

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:06 pm   Subject: Re: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Sell yours and buy mine. Problem solved. Haha. It is for sale btw...

Edit - got picture working

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1692734.jpg


Awesome creation! You found my other com ...
  Topic: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 41
Views: 1080

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:11 pm   Subject: Re: Guide me, fellow AirHeads, I知 in search of power and handling!
Sell yours and buy mine. Problem solved. Haha. It is for sale btw...

Edit - got picture working

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1692734.jpg
  Topic: Volkswagen Jetta engine 1.8 turbo for a 69 vw bug
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 5
Views: 321

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:06 am   Subject: Re: Volkswagen Jetta engine 1.8 turbo for a 69 vw bug
Kennedy Engineering makes an adapter for the engine to bolt to the stock VW trans. It wont fit under the deck lid though. I would use the 5-speed, put it in the middle and call it a day. Easy stuff.
  Topic: Windshield install fail
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 20
Views: 983

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:54 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield install fail
You gotta smack the windshield with the palm of your hand to seat it as you pull the rope around the seal.

This ^^^- until your hand is sore. Might take 40-50 smacks. You are creating a shock to th ...
  Topic: Yearly miles driven
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 88
Views: 7876

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: Yearly miles driven
Compared to most of you, I am slacking big time. 400 miles in 2 years. About 100 of those miles have been on the track though. Thats got to count for something.
  Topic: The engine
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 20
Views: 641

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: The engine
Flat 4 has a flat plane crank. Boxer does not have a flat plane crank. That simple.
  Topic: LED headlights......one more question please.
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 4
Views: 310

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:12 pm   Subject: Re: LED headlights......one more question please.
Anytime you put a LED in a housing thats not meant for LED lights, you will be blinding other drivers. I would prefer to see you get a quality H4 projector housing with a quality H4 stardard bulb over ...
  Topic: Groundhog Day
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 11
Views: 311

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:59 pm   Subject: Re: Groundhog Day
Well if we are supposed to have another 6 weeks of winter, thats fine with me. Winter = mid 80ーs here.
  Topic: Random accidents
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 19
Views: 697

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:52 pm   Subject: Re: Random accidents (should be a sticky)
Drunk, high on legal dope, distracted by a text, or complicated entertainment system controls, all the same. About time the at fault party gets jail time. Had a driver cut over a lane and break my ...
  Topic: How many aircooled VWs have you currently got?
Mid Engine Bug

Replies: 46
Views: 1260

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:18 pm   Subject: Re: How many aircooled VWs have you currently got?
I have got quite a few air cooled. Let see, got my lawn mower, the edger, weed wacker, blower, couple rc cars, a motorcycle... ohh wait you were talking about VWs? Well technically air cools the water ...
 
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