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  Topic: Empi Thing Exhaust
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 42
Views: 11320

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri May 27, 2011 6:24 pm   Subject: Empi Thing Exhaust
Still looking for anyone who has come up with a way to tone the Empi muffler down without having to replace it.

Tom
  Topic: Empi Thing Exhaust
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 42
Views: 11320

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 4:18 pm   Subject: Empi Thing Exhaust
A question:

In the posts above, the word "throaty" is used to speak of the Empi's exhaust sound. Throaty-schmoaty. The dammed thing is LOUD and I don't like it. Barring going back to the ...
  Topic: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 14
Views: 1936

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:29 am   Subject: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Hmmmmm, making some "gates"?


Semper Dad,

I answered this yesterday but my reply apparently disappeared into cyberspace. No, I am getting some transfers made to put on the doors. Smile ...
  Topic: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 14
Views: 1936

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:21 pm   Subject: Help Needed - Door Measurements
DANKE!!! Applause

Tom
  Topic: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 14
Views: 1936

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 6:03 pm   Subject: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Here is some data for your project i pic = 1K words

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/769965.jpg

Kubelmann,

Thanks a million. Only problem is that, on my screen anyhow, the photos are ...
  Topic: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 14
Views: 1936

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:14 am   Subject: Help Needed - Door Measurements
Hey Gang, need some help. I'm down in North Carolina and my 181 is back home in Ohio. I need some measurements from the doors:

Top to bottom of complete door.
Top of door to top of upper rib.
Dis ...
  Topic: Roy's Thang
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 36
Views: 9714

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:39 pm   Subject: Roy's Thang
That plug/socket system is called a "Powerlet", AKA "BMW Plug". They have been installed on BMW bikes for a gazillion years. They were also (Surprise!) found on old John Deere trac ...
  Topic: Werksberg PC Thing windows....
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 21
Views: 6029

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:39 am   Subject: Werksberg PC Thing windows....
Werksberg,

I have been all over your catalog from stem to stern but cannot find the side curtains with opening "glass". Can you advise?

Tom
  Topic: Things heard while driving your Thing
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 191
Views: 36324

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2010 8:02 pm   Subject: Things heard while driving your Thing
Stopped in at the nearby parts house for an 1157 for my front turn signal. The guy saw I was driving the Thing and as I paid for the bulb asked "what's this for? some kinda tractor?" Rolling Eyes ...
  Topic: Things stalls
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 7
Views: 1740

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:47 pm   Subject: Things stalls
You can also use starter fluid (ether) or, I am told, even WD40 for the "spray test".

Tom
  Topic: Things heard while driving your Thing
Sidecar Sarge

Replies: 191
Views: 36324

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:03 am   Subject: Things heard while driving your Thing
The "Does it float?" questions may have come from here...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qB0lb401ZU

There was also a magazine ad, the one that National Lampoon parodied about Teddy K. ...
 
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