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  Topic: 'Old' VW bug color..
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 14
Views: 5455

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:08 am   Subject: Pastel Greeen L-11
I didn't use PPG paint on the car. I did use it on the engine tin and a few extra parts. I did use Dupont Chroma 1. The paint shop doesn't like PPG as they feel it does not flow as well on the first ...
  Topic: Rear Torsion Bar Removal on '65?
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 2030

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:11 am   Subject: Rear Torsion Bar Removal on '65?
Sorry old thread I know, but searched and this one stuck out.
Looking at bagging the rear of my 61, saw on the Airkewld site that you Remove the rear torsion bars and run with out.

My question is ...
  Topic: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1411

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 2:10 pm   Subject: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
I already put it up for sale here for $150. It won't go low enough.

Thanks, Roger
  Topic: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
ROGER LAWLESS

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Views: 1411

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 9:43 am   Subject: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
Just upload it to the Gallery and then it gives you a copy-and-paste link. Plus, I have to have a volksrods account in order to see it.

Thanks Sigurd I placed the local photo info in the first que ...
  Topic: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1411

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 10:34 pm   Subject: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.


I tried but not being anything like a computer guy I couldn't figure it out.

Sorry, Roger
  Topic: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1411

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 6:46 pm   Subject: pics ?
Don't know how.... Embarassed

Look at the first one I found out how to link up with the pics locally. Very Happy

Roger Very Happy
  Topic: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1411

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:27 pm   Subject: Is it UP or Down?
Here is the Post I put on The Volksrodders Forum.
http://www.volksrods.com/forum/showthread.php?p=367273#post367273

Thank, Roger
  Topic: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1411

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:06 pm   Subject: Adjustable beam, Is it UP or DOWN ? Pics.
I just bought a used adjustable Linkpin beam that supposed to be for lowering my car. Looking at the placement of the AVIS adjusters makes me wonder if this beam has been modified to 'Raise' the car. ...
  Topic: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 12
Views: 2656

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:13 pm   Subject: Type three brakes !
Well I think I finally have a handle on it Because I had a new transmission and new axle bearings I found out that the bearings will NOT seat fully on the axle until you/ me put a drum on or spacers ...
  Topic: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 12
Views: 2656

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:24 am   Subject: type 3 brakes on a bug !
did you put the narrow spacer on 1st then bearing then thin washer then oring then big spacer then big washer/deflecter then big oring on outside of bearing then retainer then drum?

As I stated I b ...
  Topic: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 12
Views: 2656

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2007 9:40 am   Subject: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
wide5 type 3 drums are wider than beetle wide 5. which drums are you trying to put on type3 brake backing plates and shoes? if using beetle 4 lug backing plates and shoes then you use thing drums(wide ...
  Topic: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 12
Views: 2656

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2007 9:36 am   Subject: type 3 brakes!
I personally picked up the tranny and didn't take the retainer off until it was in the car.

I guess I am not explaining myself very good. So here it is again.

The drum won't go all rhe way on, n ...
  Topic: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 12
Views: 2656

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2007 9:19 am   Subject: Type 3 setup !
you can use wide 5 type 3 drums on the 67 short spline axles by machining 5/8" off outer snout of drum.


Not if the drums won't cover the shoes. There is something amis here.

Thanks, Roger
  Topic: FWB adjust?
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 4
Views: 785

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:16 pm   Subject: Bearing setup !
Ball bearings can be tightned till the washer dosn't move but roller bearings need a little play.

The best way to adjust your front roller bearings is to jack up the car put a jackstand under your ...
  Topic: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 12
Views: 2656

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:00 pm   Subject: How to put Type 3 brakes on my 67 bug !
I have a 67 bug with a brand new Rancho tranny with axles installed by Rancho.

I put type 3 backingplates on the axle, the spacer and bearing retainer from my old axle and the NEW wide five type dr ...
  Topic: Type 3 rear drums !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1468

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:34 am   Subject: Type 3 brake drums.
Yep you were right they are two piece Embarassed

I'd still like to run my type 3 rear setup. Does anyone make rear drums that are not drilled ? I want to run Chevy rims as I have made the car into a p ...
  Topic: Type 3 rear drums !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1468

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:31 am   Subject: Type three drums!
Well now I'll have to go about 35 miles to take a few pics or see what the hell is up with the car.

It does have the IRS rear setup as there was no engine or tranny in the car. I also tapped on the ...
  Topic: Type 3 rear drums !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1468

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:07 am   Subject: type three brakes
Why were the ones


i took off one piece?
  Topic: Type 3 rear drums !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1468

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 7:37 am   Subject: type three rear drums
If you look here at Cip1 you can see what they say are the correct drums for the car but the drums I took off to get at the backing plates looked like type 1 but bigger. They had the same groove arou ...
  Topic: Type 3 rear drums !
ROGER LAWLESS

Replies: 10
Views: 1468

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 5:42 pm   Subject: Type 3 rear drums !
I just bought a set of type 3 rear backing plates with all brake parts. I want to put it on my 67 bug with 4 lug rims. I have looked all over the internet to see where I can buy some new rear drums. A ...
 
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