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  Topic: Subwoofer Location in Eurovan
Stripped66

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Today 7:30 pm   Subject: Re: Subwoofer Location in Eurovan
The passenger seat pedestal has room for a small sub.

I have a 10" Sony subwoofer (the 5-sided driver) in a minimally-shallow box mounted in the pedestal under the front passenger seat. The vo ...
  Topic: So somebody published a list of the "Coolest Vans Ever Made"...
Stripped66

Replies: 3
Views: 288

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:27 pm   Subject: Re: So somebody published a list of the "Coolest Vans Ever Made"...
But not our dear sweet rides:


Perhaps they've owned one Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: Eurovan Connecting rods
Stripped66

Replies: 1
Views: 96

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:53 pm   Subject: Re: Eurovan Connecting rods
p/n 022198401

Same connecting rod for all 2.8 and 3.2 VR6 engines, 12v or 24v.
  Topic: Timing Chain
Stripped66

Replies: 118
Views: 5784

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:12 pm   Subject: Re: Timing Chain
The strut front suspension of other VAG chassis', when disconnected from the lower connecting arm, allows the steering knuckle to move much further away from the transmission to remove the stub-shaft ...
  Topic: Timing Chain
Stripped66

Replies: 118
Views: 5784

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:06 pm   Subject: Re: Timing Chain
Loosening the lower BJ mounts did nothing for me.

It's more than just loosening the lower ball-joint; you need to pull the steering knuckle free of the ball joint. Then, turn full-lock towards th ...
  Topic: Billet heads
Stripped66

Replies: 135
Views: 33330

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:13 am   Subject: Re: Billet heads
I know you previously posted designs using the 910 intake port layout. Is there any chance you might offer this as an option over the comp elim port layout?
  Topic: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 386

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:50 am   Subject: Re: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?

I think I understand what yo're getting at, but don't forget, the eccentric does change the relation of the axis of the wheel's rotation to the axis which goes through both all joints.


That wo ...
  Topic: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 386

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:10 am   Subject: Re: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
possiably he has the top caster excentrick thingys on the botton too Shocked Rolling Eyes they do caster and cramber...

Uh, no...the eccentrics on the top of the spindle do not change the caster angle ...
  Topic: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 386

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:20 am   Subject: Re: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
possiably he has the top caster excentrick thingys on the botton too Shocked Rolling Eyes they do caster and cramber...

Uh, no...the eccentrics on the top of the spindle do not change the caster angle ...
  Topic: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 386

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:56 am   Subject: Re: Alignment specs for 74' Standard Beetle with minor upgrades?
CASTER shims, not camber shims.

Caster is the angle of the steering axis of your spindles, and more caster = greater self-centering tendency of the steering...this will make the steering feel more ...
  Topic: 2001 Weekender MV blown transmission, what is it worth now?
Stripped66

Replies: 3
Views: 189

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:45 am   Subject: Re: 2001 Weekender MV blown transmission, what is it worth now?
I have no idea what it might be worth, what do you think?


Blown transmission, unknown cooling system repairs, timing chain, brakes, and body repairs...maybe start with the low average of MV Weeke ...
  Topic: Saco hydraulic clutch Install in Ghia Issue
Stripped66

Replies: 1
Views: 136

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:05 am   Subject: Re: Saco hydraulic clutch Install in Ghia Issue
Have you considered placing a few washers behind the mounting plate to space it away from the side of the tunnel?

It's been so long since I installed and last ran my Saco hydraulic clutch, though y ...
  Topic: Berg 5 Vent Hose
Stripped66

Replies: 8
Views: 281

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:05 pm   Subject: Re: Berg 5 Vent Hose
I know about the vent on a stock nose cone but it doesn't have a hose and I wondered why the 5 usually has a hose.

Because the stock nose cone vents both air and oil:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/g ...
  Topic: Tim's Super Stocker heads running hot
Stripped66

Replies: 33
Views: 1464

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:32 am   Subject: Re: Tim's Super Stocker heads running hot
Is there any chance that you are driving harder with the new setup because it performs better?


Tho I'm deffinitely pushing the limits of this motor, they are the same tires and tranny from when t ...
  Topic: Sliding door latch problem: fixed, but how to prevent?
Stripped66

Replies: 7
Views: 230

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:05 pm   Subject: Re: Sliding door latch problem: fixed, but how to prevent?
Awesome!
  Topic: 2000 Eurovan Transmission Code Interchangeability
Stripped66

Replies: 3
Views: 111

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:58 am   Subject: Re: 2000 Eurovan Transmission Code Interchangeability
EQH should probably operate the same as your DRG, as each clutch pack has the same number of clutches and steels, and the two transmissions have the exact same ratios. You would still need to double c ...
  Topic: EVC Rear Coil Spring Rate
Stripped66

Replies: 2
Views: 72

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:33 am   Subject: EVC Rear Coil Spring Rate
Does anybody have a picture of a GLS/MV rear coil spring (p/n 7D0511105) that can be compared to a EVC rear coil spring (p/n 701511105K)? I've had no luck finding any info on the spring rate of either ...
  Topic: auto door lock snafu questions
Stripped66

Replies: 8
Views: 207

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: auto door lock snafu questions
When I open the door with the key, it keeps trying to re-lock itself while the door is open.


Assuming this is the driver's door you are describing, the lock actuator in the passenger door has fa ...
  Topic: auto door lock snafu questions
Stripped66

Replies: 8
Views: 207

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: Re: auto door lock snafu questions
When I open the door with the key, it keeps trying to re-lock itself while the door is open.


Assuming this is the driver's door you are describing, the lock actuator in the passenger door has fa ...
  Topic: Short nose van with long nose cabin air filter install
Stripped66

Replies: 6
Views: 260

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:42 am   Subject: Re: Short nose van with long nose cabin air filter install

Did you block off the port for the connection to the EGR system? I am assuming it is the smaller port in the middle of this photo:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/ISoAAOSwx95bJ~Vs/s-l1600.jpg


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