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  Topic: VW Wheel offset (ET) variations
Mike Fisher

Replies: 11
Views: 309

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:25 am   Subject: Re: VW Wheel offset (ET) variations
These Lemmerz Charts are correct and include Type 4

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2217696.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2217695.jpg
I have a bunch of wheels stamped ET41 o ...
  Topic: your 55 patina finish recipe
Mike Fisher

Replies: 8
Views: 1350

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:56 am   Subject: Re: your 55 patina finish recipe
I think I's use TR3 on your new Westy paint.
  Topic: Hey, New Here! Anyone Recognize This '73 Squareback?
Mike Fisher

Replies: 12
Views: 410

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 9:48 am   Subject: Re: Hey, New Here! Anyone Recognize This '73 Squareback?
You have new window rubber! Show us the engine.
  Topic: Fuel injection relief here!
Mike Fisher

Replies: 4945
Views: 660914

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:19 am   Subject: Re: Fuel injection relief here!
Does anyone have a picture of the fuel injection hose routing as it passes from one set of injectors to the other side? Thanks

Fuel enters on the left to the 1-2 injectors and then runs across the ...
  Topic: Best Online Vendors
Mike Fisher

Replies: 14
Views: 648

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:52 pm   Subject: Re: Best Online Vendors
House of Ghia in Salem, OR.
https://www.yelp.com/biz/house-of-ghia-salem
  Topic: side business idea
Mike Fisher

Replies: 10
Views: 711

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: side business idea
Mark (yella chicken) has a mobile auto repair business in San Diego.
  Topic: The Ultimate Guide to Original Type 3 Interior, Post 'em
Mike Fisher

Replies: 356
Views: 150688

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Re: The Ultimate Guide to Original Type 3 Interior, Post 'em
Somebody will want that narrow stripe original material! Cool
  Topic: Fuel injection relief here!
Mike Fisher

Replies: 4945
Views: 660914

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:08 am   Subject: Re: Fuel injection relief here!
'71 would use C components I believe.
My '69 FI/auto uses A or B.
I have some C stuff on my shelf.
  Topic: Fuel injection relief here!
Mike Fisher

Replies: 4945
Views: 660914

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:30 pm   Subject: Re: TVS help needed please
I have a 71 FI/AT Fasty that I am getting close to finishing up rehabbing. The question is about my TVS. It is number 311 906 111c. It has 4 prongs. My books say wires from ECU 17,20,14,9 go to it. My ...
  Topic: Front seat bottom cushions and vinyl repair
Mike Fisher

Replies: 20
Views: 1168

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:12 am   Subject: Re: Front seat bottom cushions and vinyl repair
Replace the worn/cracked material with new material of your choice.
Pay a Pro to do a good job on the seats & carpets if you don't feel confident about doing them yourself.
Old crap will alway ...
  Topic: aftermarket fiberglass tops
Mike Fisher

Replies: 2
Views: 234

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:05 am   Subject: Re: aftermarket fiberglass tops
You haven't posted pictures, so we can't comment yet.
Hi Top buses are nice for camping/standing up in!
I would slice & dice the fiberglass to put on your bus if you want a camper.
  Topic: Stock heater boxes with Vintage speed exhaust setup....
Mike Fisher

Replies: 8
Views: 246

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:47 am   Subject: Re: Stock heater boxes with Vintage speed exhaust setup....
You might have to have a Muffler Shop do some custom fabrication, but that is what's done on cars.
  Topic: Child in Typ3 - Safety seat and belts
Mike Fisher

Replies: 11
Views: 264

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:44 am   Subject: Re: Child in Typ3 - Safety seat and belts
Most of us post our Location in our signature, so we can better advise each other.
  Topic: New T3 Guy in Ohio, hello!
Mike Fisher

Replies: 123
Views: 10761

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:37 am   Subject: Re: New T3 Guy in Ohio, hello!
I see you did weld in the red inner fender I sold you! Cool

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2060279.jpg
  Topic: Help ID a center cap
Mike Fisher

Replies: 3
Views: 288

PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 11:54 am   Subject: Re: Help ID a center cap
They go on water cooled VW Golf's I think.
  Topic: What is this?
Mike Fisher

Replies: 2
Views: 171

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 11:44 am   Subject: Re: What is this?
Too big for charcoal canister vent hose.
Looks like original fuel hose that comes through the firewall on the left.
  Topic: Shawn's 72 Squareback
Mike Fisher

Replies: 90
Views: 11079

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: Shawn's 72 Squareback
It was to mount the VW diagnostic contraption that is usually eliminated.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2214224.jpg

If you have a bigger motor you might need additional cooling fan o ...
  Topic: Stock suspension locations
Mike Fisher

Replies: 5
Views: 181

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:57 pm   Subject: Re: Stock suspension locations
Chapter 7 in the brown Bentley says front lower torsion bar should be set at about 39 degrees for stock height.
  Topic: Working model engine kit
Mike Fisher

Replies: 4
Views: 523

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 11:11 am   Subject: Re: Working model engine kit
Only 2 VW engines left to sell it says!
https://www.amazon.com/Franzis-Flat-Four-Engine-Model-Kit/dp/B08924H16X/ref=pd_sbs_5/135-4315991-5018224?pd_rd_w=negxH&pf_rd_p=0a3ad226-8a77-4898-9a99-63f ...
  Topic: your 55 patina finish recipe
Mike Fisher

Replies: 8
Views: 1350

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 11:07 am   Subject: Re: your 55 patina finish recipe
Easy Off oven cleaner will remove paint. Then just use warm Linseed Oil every year to protect your original paint.
 
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