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  Topic: 73 heater timer control question.
Strichtarn

Replies: 4
Views: 123

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:48 am   Subject: Re: 73 heater timer control question.
Well, I gave that a shot and surprisingly, it seemed to have worked well. I reassembled it all after using a specialty adhesive and put it back in. Lo and behold, I have a functioning timer now in my ...
  Topic: 73 heater timer control question.
Strichtarn

Replies: 4
Views: 123

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:08 pm   Subject: 73 heater timer control question.
I've been trying to go through my dash, cleaning up whatever electrical Gremlins I could. I've never used my heater, and I don't think the temp control has ever worked. I took it out to clean it, and ...
  Topic: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
Strichtarn

Replies: 1667
Views: 334910

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:05 pm   Subject: Re: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
Got my thing back from the shop and repainted finally, got some rust spots and Bondo spots taken out and put new metal in. Finally getting closer to how I want it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galler ...
  Topic: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Strichtarn

Replies: 23
Views: 1107

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:10 pm   Subject: Re: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
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  Topic: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Strichtarn

Replies: 23
Views: 1107

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:08 pm   Subject: Re: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Alright, I got a few pics of the exhaust setup. Its been real sunny out, so it's hard to get a good pic, but I hope this helps. I'm just inexperienced as far as how a lot of these pieces work together ...
  Topic: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Strichtarn

Replies: 23
Views: 1107

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:23 pm   Subject: Re: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Awesome, thanks for all the input. I'll try to get a picture of my exhaust setup today.

Until then, is there a particular dual carb set up that'd be best for what I'm going for?
I hear dual kadron ...
  Topic: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Strichtarn

Replies: 23
Views: 1107

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:09 am   Subject: Re: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
I'm actually not entirely sure about the case. It drives pretty decently, I just bought it, it was a fresh rebuild and the rings are still being reseated and broken in. It does struggle at higher rpms ...
  Topic: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Strichtarn

Replies: 23
Views: 1107

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:54 pm   Subject: Re: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Thanks captain, I actually had no idea that forum existed. I'll be checking that out then.
  Topic: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
Strichtarn

Replies: 23
Views: 1107

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:32 am   Subject: Need advice for a novice new to the world of air-cooled vws.
I've tried searching through the forums finding something that applies to me, and trying to soak in all the info I can to figure out as much about my setup and where to go with it.

That being said ...
  Topic: Upgrading to dual carbs question.
Strichtarn

Replies: 5
Views: 300

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Upgrading to dual carbs question.
I appreciate the advice. His name seems to pop up a lot in the carb threads I've seen so far, im sure I'll definitely be getting in touch with him. Thank you again for the help.
  Topic: Upgrading to dual carbs question.
Strichtarn

Replies: 5
Views: 300

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:02 am   Subject: Re: Upgrading to dual carbs question.
Perfect, I appreciate the quick response. Looks like I'll be having some research to do. Thanks again!
  Topic: Upgrading to dual carbs question.
Strichtarn

Replies: 5
Views: 300

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:51 am   Subject: Upgrading to dual carbs question.
Hey everyone, first time thing owner as of recently. Mine has an 1835 cc weber single carb, and from the information I've seen other's post, that the upgrade to dual is going to make the reliability o ...
 
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