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  Topic: Brakes are locking please help!
Parkerm463

Replies: 4
Views: 91

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:43 am   Subject: Re: Brakes are locking please help!
How do I check if it is the lines collapsing?
  Topic: Brakes are locking please help!
Parkerm463

Replies: 4
Views: 91

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:36 am   Subject: Brakes are locking please help!
So yesterday my handbrake got stuck, eventually I got it loose, but for the first two minutes after driving it my brakes were clicking and then today I went to go to school and i came to a stop. When ...
  Topic: Racing seats and harnesses help
Parkerm463

Replies: 8
Views: 162

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:42 pm   Subject: Re: Racing seats and harnesses help
Are you wanting the seats/harnesses for looks, or are you using the car in some sort of competition? If you need the installation to pass some sort of tech inspection, buy a rule book for the sanction ...
  Topic: Racing seats and harnesses help
Parkerm463

Replies: 8
Views: 162

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:39 pm   Subject: Re: Racing seats and harnesses help
Are you wanting the seats/harnesses for looks, or are you using the car in some sort of competition? If you need the installation to pass some sort of tech inspection, buy a rule book for the sanction ...
  Topic: Racing seats and harnesses help
Parkerm463

Replies: 8
Views: 162

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 3:28 pm   Subject: Racing seats and harnesses help
Hi, I am looking at putting in racing seats into my 73 vw beetle. I was hoping to see if anyone knew any good seats and harnesses, and how hard it is to install.[/list]
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:34 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical light issues
I would just check the steering column switch out before replacing it, I don't think you can get original factory ones, it would be a shame to replace a functional original one for an aftermarket cop ...
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:32 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical light issues
Don't fix things that are not broken..... Learn about automotive electricals and only replace what is bad... Learning is cheap, blatant replacement get expensive and may not solve problem....

Dale ...
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical light issues
Thank you all so much, you have helped me narrow it down to a select few issues that could be the issue. So I will be replacing quite a bit for good measure.
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:56 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical light issues
I ask again are you sure the smoke wasn't coming from the steering column?? I think you have a warn out indicator selector switch It is in the steering column , a fuse blowing doesn't create smoke b ...
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:58 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical light issues
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1917539.jpg

So I don't understand why my hazards work, but my blinkers don't
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical light issues
So I found that number 12 fuse is burned, so I will replace, but if that doesn't work what do I do?
  Topic: Electrical light issues
Parkerm463

Replies: 15
Views: 264

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:36 pm   Subject: Electrical light issues
About 2 weeks ago my left rear blinker went out, and now my blinkers aren't working when I use the blinkers. They only seem to come on when I use the hazards, except for the left rear blinker, don't k ...
  Topic: Turn signals don't work alone, only work when hazards are on.
Parkerm463

Replies: 1
Views: 56

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: Turn signals don't work alone, only work when hazards are on.
It is a 1973 Volkswagen beetle standard, not a super
  Topic: Turn signals don't work alone, only work when hazards are on.
Parkerm463

Replies: 1
Views: 56

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:42 pm   Subject: Turn signals don't work alone, only work when hazards are on.
About 2 weeks ago my left rear blinker went out, and now my blinkers aren't working when I use the blinkers. They only seem to come on when I use the hazards, and my right brake light went out at the ...
  Topic: Turbo charging a 1973 1600cc standard beetle (stock currently)
Parkerm463

Replies: 3
Views: 241

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:32 pm   Subject: Turbo charging a 1973 1600cc standard beetle (stock currently)
Hi, I'm new to putting performance parts in a VW beetle. I would love advice on what I need to change in the engine before I buy a turbo kit and slap one in.
 
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