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  Topic: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 17
Views: 256

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Yesterday 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Do the CB black box work with stock 32 PDSIT vacuum? Then it would be possible to run the stock distributor for stock look.

the black box uses manifold vacuum, so it will work with any carburator, ...
  Topic: Seeking ashtray handle replacement
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 9
Views: 210

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:56 pm   Subject: Re: Seeking ashtray handle replacement
The metal and plastic ones have different hole spacing. Plastic ones are maybe 4 or 5mm wider holes. The metal handle area will only just cover the holes on the ashtray front originally meant for a pl ...
  Topic: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 17
Views: 256

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:33 pm   Subject: Re: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
the other option is to run a locked out distributor and the CB black box.
.........
I'm running an early big cap distributor without the vac can and locked out with points and condenser, and a Wint ...
  Topic: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 17
Views: 256

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 8:27 pm   Subject: Re: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Or you can get a blue tooth programable unit

https://store.concept1.ca/123-Distributor-Universal-123-TUNE%2B4-R-V-V/

Seems like CSP is also selling the 123 system under their own name.
I have b ...
  Topic: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 17
Views: 256

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:36 pm   Subject: Re: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
the big msd, cb performance, and pertronix ones will only fit if you are running an alternator kit... otherwise the generator is in the way. my buddy Elliot is running one on his car... and you have t ...
  Topic: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 17
Views: 256

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:35 am   Subject: Re: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
the big msd, cb performance, and pertronix ones will only fit if you are running an alternator kit... otherwise the generator is in the way. my buddy Elliot is running one on his car... and you have t ...
  Topic: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 17
Views: 256

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:41 am   Subject: Will it fit? Billet distributors and tinware.
Do the large billet style distributors, like the MSD billet and Pertronix Flamethrower fit type 3 tinware? If not, what modifications would be necessary?
(Would like to see pics of any installations ...
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 3857
Views: 352497

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:07 am   Subject: Re: Black Fastback Build Thread
Watching you go through all these obstacles in front of me I get a little nervous but grateful at the same time that you share your experience in such detail. I often see what you've gone through and ...
  Topic: Generator to Alternator Conversion
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 649
Views: 131880

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:25 pm   Subject: Re: Generator to Alternator Conversion
I might have to visit the wrecking yard and see if they'll give me a worn out pulley to experiment with.
  Topic: Generator to Alternator Conversion
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 649
Views: 131880

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:15 am   Subject: Re: Generator to Alternator Conversion
Has anyone modified the fan pulley to accept a multi-rib belt pulley? Kinda like turning the fan pulley into a hub that a multi rib pulley can bolt to.
I've got an idea that involves using a multi-r ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:43 am   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)


Do you have any outside shots yet? Just curious how much it changes from indoors and outdoors. It does look damn good though. I had a bug painted a similar color (at least according to my monitor) ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:22 am   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Nothing quite like the first days after the shell gets painted..
I get stuck standing and staring too much.

It must be really interesting to be able to see colors! Shocked
Wonder what my car ac ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:29 am   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Just scraped in by one day. My major goal this year was to get the car painted and back in my possession. Today that became a reality.
So happy with the paint job. The painter was a true pro on the ...
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 3857
Views: 352497

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:14 am   Subject: Re: Black Fastback Build Thread
If you're in the business of automotive carpet and upholstery reproduction its not unreasonable for customers to expect an accurate reproduction. The 10% they got wrong far outweighs the 90% they got ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
More progress on the paint. The exterior is 2k clear over base. The shuts were done in 2k single stage I decided to redo the front trunk and inner guards, the dashboard and rear latch panel using the ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:24 pm   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)

there are a lot of VWs paint colors that are like this, everyone thinks they are boring single stage colors but they have a lot of different hues depending on the light when they are new

Then the ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:18 pm   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Applause

There's nothing quite like watching paint dry.. Wink

Yup. What shade is that? Looks kind of like a green of sorts. (might be my monitor)

Don't try. Bahama blue is a colourblind's n ...
  Topic: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 378
Views: 48475

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:55 am   Subject: Re: Bahama blue '66 Fastback build (Aus)
Spray painter layed down some colour on internals and underside. Feeling a bit excited now since its the first time in years since I've seen the original colour on it.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ ...
  Topic: Steering wheels
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 15
Views: 400

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2020 3:32 pm   Subject: Re: Steering wheels
I`m a big fan of 14.5" LeCarra wheels

Searched but struggled to find listing's in that size but I didn't mid the styles.

Saw some really nice Nardi wheels locally. Nardi used to be quite r ...
  Topic: Steering wheels
Yabbadubbadoo

Replies: 15
Views: 400

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 11:21 pm   Subject: Re: Steering wheels
Some of those small black padded wheels say 'racecar' a bit too much for an old feeble economy car IMHO.

Best to go something period, like the Empi GTV.

Here's a nice NOS one for really really c ...
 
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