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  Topic: Intermittent Wiper installation
Qldelsie

Replies: 15
Views: 325

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun May 23, 2021 8:21 pm   Subject: Re: Intermittent Wiper installation
I bought this unit (see link below) from Revolution Electronics for my '68 Squareback a few years ago. Works perfectly, and I did not have to do any modifications to the original wiring harness, just ...
  Topic: Intermittent Wiper installation
Qldelsie

Replies: 15
Views: 325

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 5:51 pm   Subject: Re: Intermittent Wiper installation
Excellent, thanks for that. I have already converted my washer to an electric pump as it is just SO much more efficient. Still use the original bottle and the motor is hidden underneath the bottle, ...
  Topic: Intermittent Wiper installation
Qldelsie

Replies: 15
Views: 325

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Intermittent Wiper installation
If it was that easy, we’d all have intermittent wipers, wouldn’t we? Very Happy

Laughing Good point !!!!

But I shall persist, and let you know what I find.
I would prefer a 3 position switch because I ...
  Topic: Intermittent Wiper installation
Qldelsie

Replies: 15
Views: 325

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 6:40 pm   Subject: Intermittent Wiper installation
I found these relays for an intermittent wiper, and was wondering whether they are just a "plug and play" improvement ? Mine is a 1970 Fastback currently with the two speed round wiper swi ...
  Topic: Rear package panel covering?
Qldelsie

Replies: 8
Views: 153

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:20 am   Subject: Re: Rear package panel covering?
Awesome. Thanks!

I'm also thinking about a venetian blind there.

Max

I got mine from West Coast Metric. Love it - It not only works well at keeping the sun out, but get SO many favourable c ...
  Topic: Rear package panel covering?
Qldelsie

Replies: 8
Views: 153

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:14 am   Subject: Re: Rear package panel covering?
Max, I managed to find some photos of the original material used on my back parcel shelf.
Here is the parcel shelf as it was when I picked up my car


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/21708 ...
  Topic: Rear package panel covering?
Qldelsie

Replies: 8
Views: 153

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:14 pm   Subject: Re: Rear package panel covering?
BTW, I also put sound / heat insulating foam (the stuff with aluminum film on one side) throughout the roof area before installing the roof liner. Once again, this was done instead of putting that or ...
  Topic: Rear package panel covering?
Qldelsie

Replies: 8
Views: 153

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:02 pm   Subject: Re: Rear package panel covering?
My Fastback originally had a piece of board in there, similar to the door card board. It then had some kind of black vinyl stuck onto this board, but both the board and the vinyl had been totally dest ...
  Topic: Brake Bleeding Bliss
Qldelsie

Replies: 7
Views: 187

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:35 pm   Subject: Re: Brake Bleeding Bliss
Well I for one don't intend to take my body of the chassis just so I can bleed my brakes in bliss !! Laughing
  Topic: Early lowback seat question
Qldelsie

Replies: 7
Views: 225

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:46 pm   Subject: Re: Early lowback seat question
As I am sure you are all aware, they also all "hinge" differently. My Aussie 1970 (so therefore made with pre-1970 low back seats) seat (photo) have the hinge point further forwards than th ...
  Topic: My 1970 Elm Green Squareback (Joann)
Qldelsie

Replies: 530
Views: 24417

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: My 1970 Elm Green Squareback (Joann)
I didn't have any bags of cement, and my engine and trans were out, so I bought a short length of good chain and a little turn buckle like they use on wire fencing, and was able to turn it until it al ...
  Topic: Fan shroud flap actuator rod bracket
Qldelsie

Replies: 7
Views: 198

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: Fan shroud flap actuator rod bracket
I just put a small red zip tie around the end of my flap rod, and left the tail on it pointing vertically upwards when closed. Judicious use of some glue prevents the zip tie falling off accidentally ...
  Topic: 68 fastback
Qldelsie

Replies: 40
Views: 1539

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:36 pm   Subject: Re: 68 fastback
You probably know this already, but if you need angles / levels etc and don't have a "VW Protractor", you can use your iPhone etc. Click on the "compass" icon, and at the bottom ...
  Topic: My 1970 Elm Green Squareback (Joann)
Qldelsie

Replies: 530
Views: 24417

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:14 pm   Subject: Re: My 1970 Elm Green Squareback (Joann)
You wrote : " I found that using a jack worked good to get the spring plate on the stops. I had to add extra weight since the engine wasn’t in yet to weigh the car car down enough."

Is th ...
  Topic: What makes a Type3 fuel pump put out different pressure?
Qldelsie

Replies: 24
Views: 496

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:14 am   Subject: Re: What makes a Type3 fuel pump put out different pressure?

If you're asking about using a low pressure electric pump for carbs, you can use one. Myself I'm running the Mr. Gasket brand low pressure electric fuel pump #42S. It's a lot lower pressure (2.5 to ...
  Topic: Cost of maintaining squareback
Qldelsie

Replies: 25
Views: 619

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:06 am   Subject: Re: Cost of maintaining squareback
If it has been restored properly, why is the odometer broken ?
Not a big deal in itself, but it just makes me wonder what else wasn't fixed properly .................
  Topic: Cost of maintaining squareback
Qldelsie

Replies: 25
Views: 619

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:14 pm   Subject: Re: Cost of maintaining squareback
As Bob suggests, I reckon your first step should be to find and join your nearest air cooled VW club. They will probably be able to help with suggested mechanics, might help you with an inspection, w ...
  Topic: 32 PDSIT Float spring orientation
Qldelsie

Replies: 9
Views: 761

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:42 pm   Subject: Re: 32 PDSIT Float spring orientation
Agree 100% with Bob. When I rebuilt my carbs recently, I put in new needles and one was sticky and caused overflow. I put my two original needles back in and they are working just fine. Laughing
I ...
  Topic: bumper bracket seal kit
Qldelsie

Replies: 10
Views: 248

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:35 pm   Subject: Re: bumper bracket seal kit
OK, having spent all morning working on this in the heat, I don't think 111 707 193 is going to work.
When I tried to push the bumper bars through the grommets, they came unseated. The problem is ...
  Topic: bumper bracket seal kit
Qldelsie

Replies: 10
Views: 248

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:27 pm   Subject: Re: bumper bracket seal kit
Here's a link to the other thread
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=9406423&highlight=#9406423
G
 
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