Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts  See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
Search found 1821 matches
Forum Index Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 90, 91, 92  Next
Jump to:
Author Message
  Topic: '75 UK 1303 Build Thread
VWCOOL

Replies: 130
Views: 43203

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:03 pm   Subject: Re: '75 UK 1303 Build Thread
Good to see progress.. even if it is 'enforced'!
  Topic: My Rally Beetle
VWCOOL

Replies: 4
Views: 1827

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 6:41 am   Subject: Re: My Rally Beetle
Excellent!
  Topic: Bus Depot Cibie Knock-Offs?
VWCOOL

Replies: 19
Views: 2042

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:55 am   Subject: Re: Bus Depot Cibie Knock-Offs?
did you buy fake and are now moaning about it..? Or...?

Are you making a smart-ass, unhelpful comment because you think you're smart? Or because you're an ass? Laughing

Having read reviews from o ...
  Topic: Full Flow Oil Filter Swelling Up
VWCOOL

Replies: 32
Views: 6873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:44 am   Subject: Re: Full Flow Oil Filter Swelling Up
You wont have any of these problems if you take the fool-flow filter off, use good air cleaners and change oil every 2000 miles
  Topic: Gearing for drag bugs
VWCOOL

Replies: 11
Views: 1009

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:36 am   Subject: Re: Gearing for drag bugs
I do 'only' 13.85s at 96.5 but use a 3.8 R&P.
Std first and second, 1.5 third and 1.19 4th

My next box, being built now, will differ with a 4.125 and 1.13 4th
  Topic: Bus Depot Cibie Knock-Offs?
VWCOOL

Replies: 19
Views: 2042

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:26 am   Subject: Re: Bus Depot Cibie Knock-Offs?
did you buy fake and are now moaning about it..? Or...?
  Topic: Calling engine experts
VWCOOL

Replies: 51
Views: 2656

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:15 am   Subject: Re: Calling engine experts
the venturi size has nothing to do with your idle nor low end. You'll figure that out after changing them, and the problem remains.

The firing order can't be changed, then the crank wouldn't work. ...
  Topic: Engine runs too hot, need external cooler advice
VWCOOL

Replies: 69
Views: 4305

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:26 am   Subject: Re: Engine runs too hot, need external cooler advice
You may need advice, but not about bling coolers....Check your engine bay tar board is not loose, and sucking into - and blocking - the fan

Some of us run double/treble the factory power in daily d ...
  Topic: Only one beam adjuster on my 65?
VWCOOL

Replies: 7
Views: 711

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 5:20 am   Subject: Re: Only one beam adjuster on my 65?
post delete
  Topic: A Kadrons carb walk-thru
VWCOOL

Replies: 31
Views: 2280

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:46 am   Subject: Re: A Kadrons carb walk-thru
2800rpm at 60... Hmmm maybe check your tacho accuracy

I love Kaddies, have daily driven and track-thrashed them plenty!
  Topic: Only one beam adjuster on my 65?
VWCOOL

Replies: 7
Views: 711

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 03, 2016 5:26 am   Subject: Re: Only one beam adjuster on my 65?
One adjuster is all that is required to get the nose down a little for good handling (not rat-look fashion victim stance)

Spring rate: one torsion bar works a little harder, one a little easier, s ...
  Topic: Made your own pans?
VWCOOL

Replies: 22
Views: 3800

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 5:13 am   Subject: Re: Made your own pans?
Maybe too far from you to be convenient, but I supply these CNC/laser-cut pans in Australia: Nice and strong and better ground clearance for a buggy or Baja:

https://www.facebook.com/#!/media/set/? ...
  Topic: narrow beam handling
VWCOOL

Replies: 19
Views: 5568

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:56 am   Subject: Re: narrow beam handling
You elude to the fact that a narrowed car can't take a corner at normal driving speeds without having major issues.

ZERO issues here and you elude to your car handling great on a track.

This is ...
  Topic: Realistic top speed of Beetle
VWCOOL

Replies: 90
Views: 10341

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:10 pm   Subject: Re: Realistic topspeed of beetle.
britegreenVWSB
There was an article - I think is Hot VW's - done several years ago about a team trying to beat some Salt Flats record in a '74(?) S.B. I can't for the life of me remember what their t ...
  Topic: narrow beam handling
VWCOOL

Replies: 19
Views: 5568

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:44 pm   Subject: Re: narrow beam handling
...and I would suggest that my highly developed - but standard width - front beam with several podiums to its credit would carry far more corner speed and be better under brakes than any narrowed beam ...
  Topic: LPG vaporizer
VWCOOL

Replies: 8
Views: 830

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:33 pm   Subject: Re: LPG vaporizer
i believe that LPG conversion is more used in generator engine conversions in Usa.

yes it was common (well, not real common!) here in Australia for machines used in-doors, such as ice-skating rink ...
  Topic: Fuel pressure regulator- one with integrated fuel filter or
VWCOOL

Replies: 13
Views: 2856

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:26 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel pressure regulator- one with integrated fuel filter or
I run a Facet on both my race cars and street cars. Webers and Kaddies and stocko 34PICT.

The cars will idle forever without the needles/seats being over-whelmed so I reckon a fuel pressure reg is ...
  Topic: narrow beam handling
VWCOOL

Replies: 19
Views: 5568

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:19 pm   Subject: Re: narrow beam handling
Any one who has graduated from three wheel kids' trikes will realise a vehicle with narrow track will tend to be more unstable than a wider-track car... one of the first things we do to make a car's r ...
  Topic: 8 x 11mm manifold-to-head nut fell in the black hole
VWCOOL

Replies: 27
Views: 1995

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:05 pm   Subject: Re: 8 x 11mm manifold-to-head nut fell in the black hole
You can spend all day playing... or in two hours, drop the engine and remove the exhaust, fanhousing, left tin, then head. A PITA (I've been there, too!) but...
  Topic: LPG vaporizer
VWCOOL

Replies: 8
Views: 830

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 3:38 am   Subject: Re: LPG vaporizer
LPG is not very popular in USA so you may not get much information...

LPG is a wonderful fuel, I have it on my Toyota V6
 
Page 1 of 92 Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 90, 91, 92  Next
Jump to:

All times are Mountain Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Savings Time
Jump to:  

About | Help! | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2020, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB