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  Topic: Window seal fiasco
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:02 pm   Subject: Window seal fiasco
Hi all
This spring I decided to finally purchase the rest to the materials to redo both the windows and replace one regulator. After installation i left the window half way up (drivers side) because ...
  Topic: Still battling sand seals
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 14
Views: 940

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:08 pm   Subject: Re: Still battling sand seals
Iím wondering about my cooling too. However I havenít had tge oil light come on since that week i had that coming off the highway. I think my main jet was a little lean. Things have been ok. Im gettin ...
  Topic: Still battling sand seals
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 14
Views: 940

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 6:03 am   Subject: Re: Still battling sand seals
I ran into a crusty old guy at the steel yard who seemed like he understood my problem. He said the 1835 tends to have a lot of blow by and if i have a high pressure oil pump that will add to the prob ...
  Topic: Still battling sand seals
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 14
Views: 940

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:12 pm   Subject: Re: Still battling sand seals
Thatís a good point and no I didnít have a spacer, none was ever provided. The past couple days ive been having trouble getting off the highway and coming to an idle and having my oil pressure alarm g ...
  Topic: Still battling sand seals
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 14
Views: 940

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:46 am   Subject: Re: Still battling sand seals
Went back to stock pulley and leaks have dwindled. Havenít run long enough to be sure. When i took the sand seal out the seal had separated from the carrier which seems to happen a lot if you dont use ...
  Topic: Still battling sand seals
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 14
Views: 940

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:16 pm   Subject: Re: Still battling sand seals
Well after draining about a quart of oil thru the oil filter thinking maybe i had filled it to full i ran to the gas station and oil is everywhere and literally pouring from the seal AT IDLE! Iím gonn ...
  Topic: Still battling sand seals
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 14
Views: 940

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:40 pm   Subject: Still battling sand seals
Ive had little luck with my sand seal. I got a new one this spring since I didnít drive it all last year and it was leaking again. I had luck for about a month until i took it for a 45 minute driveon ...
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 6:32 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
55s are to rich, I'm running the 130, 50 but changed to a 200 air. Carbs pop when cold under 2k rpm. Set your timing at 3k rpm between 28 and 32, balance the carbs and do the idle air adjustment again ...
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
I was paying better attention on the way home today and incase anyone wants to play armchair carb-tuner i have a better description of my carb problem.
First of all, new cap and rotor, valves just ch ...
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
I need a different oil filler that will work with my carb linkage...?
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1778188.jpg
Exhaust done and hpmx installed
Got a little backfire when itís cold i cant seem to figure out
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:34 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
thanks for posting guys.

Whats everyone using for paint and do you paint before or after burning off the paint that comes on them, coined as "shipping paint"?
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:34 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
Thanks Richard. The vendor near me sells the Empi equivalent of the Tri-Mill bobcat and I think I'll get that for now due to availability. Eventually I'd like to get a Tri-Mill though. probably from M ...
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:23 pm   Subject: Re: Time for new exhaust need help
It's getting pretty rough. rusty, flakey coating and the muffler has rubbed a hole in itself. Oh and there was a spot I had to weld a patch onto because it was starting to rust through.
It's actuall ...
  Topic: Time for new exhaust need help
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 30
Views: 1289

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:22 pm   Subject: Time for new exhaust need help
My 1835 baja needs a new exhaust. Iím about to change the dual Kadrons to dual 40 HPMXs too! For all I know the rest of the engine is stock. I had a 1-5/8Ē bugpack quiet pack bobcat type ceramic exhau ...
  Topic: OC's Project "Some Day"
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 396
Views: 45362

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:26 am   Subject: Re: OC's Project "Some Day"
Since I'm on today I figured I'd make the last post on my build not be about silly divorce BS..

I'm happy to say I'm starting to stabilize and despite not having a shop to work in I've made room se ...
  Topic: Baja Bug VS Manx type buggy
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 17
Views: 3861

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:07 am   Subject: Re: Baja Bug VS Manx type buggy
Just something to think about...
I bought a baja because of all the downsides of my buggy. Unfortunately, I quickly realized my "new" baja had just as many places (holes) for the elements t ...
  Topic: Old paddle tire question
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 3
Views: 392

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:54 am   Subject: Old paddle tire question
I have zero experience running paddle tires. I've had a pair of desert tracs which were on my baja when I got it but I removed them and put them in storage. Well now I want to use them. I pulled them ...
  Topic: Short wheel base play car like a UTV
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 18
Views: 1728

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:42 am   Subject: Re: Short wheel base play car like a UTV
These are some neat designs. Makes me wish I could do that for a living. I love this stuff! I'm missing fabrication since I lost my shop. People don't always appreciate how truly difficult it is to ge ...
  Topic: 3800 build
ORANGECRUSHer

Replies: 13
Views: 507

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:04 am   Subject: Re: 3800 build
i believe the buggy builder show is this coming weekend
 
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