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  Topic: Clutch and now transmission issue
Ovally

Replies: 8
Views: 370

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:16 am   Subject: Re: Clutch and now transmission issue
""The cross shaft is bent so when operated it sticks in the forward position, the spring on the end of the shaft where the cable goes through will not return it to the vertical position" ...
  Topic: Clutch and now transmission issue
Ovally

Replies: 8
Views: 370

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:05 am   Subject: Re: Clutch and now transmission issue
Or try to find a replaceable clutch operating fork that installs without splitting the case.
VW split case only to chassis 3 192 506.
Part number 111 141 700
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds ...
  Topic: Decent Oil Strainer?
Ovally

Replies: 9
Views: 423

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:20 am   Subject: Re: Decent Oil Strainer?
Don't know if these look more like the original, but they say VW Genuine Reproduction Quality.

""To make sure your classic car will always be in good shape we remanufacture highly demande ...
  Topic: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
Ovally

Replies: 1682
Views: 594011

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:09 am   Subject: Re: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
I must also reply to Ovally above, with his post on the Circuit Des Ardennes. That had me doing some more research on that event. I was so intrigued and amazed by such an idea. It has me wondering ...
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
OK thanks, will do it that way.

Regards.
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:26 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Sounds like you got it!

Thanks, I think so and hope so.

During the brake job, I saw that the left torsion bar cover started to rust again.
The inner and outer bushings have been replaced with W ...
  Topic: What is proper washer placement on E brake set up 66 beetle
Ovally

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:14 am   Subject: Re: What is proper washer placement on E brake set up 66 beetle
I never knew they had auto-adjust as early as this 58-67 Forum. I'm used to the setup they had on later 70s watercooleds and then 80s Vanagons.

I don't think so before '68 either.
VW mention the ...
  Topic: What is proper washer placement on E brake set up 66 beetle
Ovally

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: What is proper washer placement on E brake set up 66 beetle
Thanks for the diagram,

Interesting though I took a close look at my parts, I had soaked them in degreaser and then Evaporust so they were fresh, clean metal and I could see a light indent on both ...
  Topic: What is proper washer placement on E brake set up 66 beetle
Ovally

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: What is proper washer placement on E brake set up 66 beetle
Red arrow shows the wavy washer between the e brake arm and the brake shoe.



https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1969339.jpg

Regards.
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:45 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
I have re-checked and adjusted both rear brakes and the handbrake mechanism.
I noticed that the right handbrake cable sometimes did not come all the way back.May have been the cause.
To exclude othe ...
  Topic: Early Emergency brake assembly
Ovally

Replies: 6
Views: 1003

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Early Emergency brake assembly
Is there anyone who can confirm what I have written?
Cannot find it in the VW repair manual that I have.

Thanks and regards.
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:56 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Do you have original rear wheels /lugnuts? Is the axlenit tight/torqued to spec and are the drum splines in good condition and not “undercut”?

Yes, original wheels/nuts, axle nut tight and torq ...
  Topic: Early Emergency brake assembly
Ovally

Replies: 6
Views: 1003

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:45 am   Subject: Re: Early Emergency brake assembly
"nlorntson" wrote

""Here is the fine adjustment for a mechanical cable e-brake assembly, but the rod (1) and the adjustment that screws out (2) are the same. Unscrew this fine ...
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:37 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.


The cable should be preloaded. Thus keeping the mechanism in check, IF installed correctly.

However, I have seen where the lock plate on the lever stud breaks off due to over crimping. Also ha ...
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:47 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.


Now, if you were saying "knocking" and were hearing it upon acceleration as well them maybe you might check the axle splines or the drum spline axle holes for wear then, possibly.

Tha ...
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:49 am   Subject: Re: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
I typically adjust out till the wheel locks up then back off three clicks. Go pump the brake pedal, 3 or 4 times. That recenters the shoes. Then go readjust for slight drag on each shoe.

Thanks, t ...
  Topic: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Ovally

Replies: 14
Views: 713

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:51 am   Subject: Sometimes knocking sound when braking.
Early Oval, same hydraulic brakes as a Zwitter.
Sometimes there is a slight knocking noise when braking.
The sound comes from the right rear brake.
I removed the drum and everything looks good.
Th ...
  Topic: Throw Out Bearing
Ovally

Replies: 21
Views: 540

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:26 am   Subject: Re: Throw Out Bearing
I also didn’t think they still used them in ‘64 but I could be wrong.

VW still used the carbon(graphite) release bearings in the early 1970s, but only on their 1200 engines.

Regards.
  Topic: Super steering column seal - where to buy?
Ovally

Replies: 4
Views: 130

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:15 pm   Subject: Re: Super steering column seal - where to buy?
The VW part number is 113 415 575A
Here is one, but no longer available: https://suspensiosteeri.com/volkswagen-113415575a-oem-german-super

Maybe this is the right part, there is no image and it s ...
  Topic: Leaky rear axle seals
Ovally

Replies: 17
Views: 675

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:42 am   Subject: Re: Leaky rear axle seals
Uh oh ......you WERE supposed to put a paper seal on BOTH sides. That's why the seal kit comes with 2 seals.
http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=111598051A

You only need the 2 pap ...
 
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