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  Topic: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
andk5591

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:30 pm   Subject: Re: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
Allthough the Vintage speed is really nice piece, I don't think this customer will need it. Totally stock 1600... But thanks! If that's the case then why not just stick with the stock exhaust? They a ...
  Topic: What odometer gears for what year car? FOUND IT
andk5591

Replies: 1
Views: 63

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:40 pm   Subject: What odometer gears for what year car? FOUND IT
I have enough cars that come in with broken odometer gear (the little one on the side) and am not gonna tear apart speedos to try to find teh right one. Does ANYBODY know what I need for what year ca ...
  Topic: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
andk5591

Replies: 11
Views: 260

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:44 pm   Subject: Re: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
Allthough the Vintage speed is really nice piece, I don't think this customer will need it. Totally stock 1600... But thanks!
  Topic: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
andk5591

Replies: 11
Views: 260

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:05 pm   Subject: Re: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
Rome, thanks for the info....and the "duh" moment for me about relocating the fresh air hose holes. I have filled holes in the rear tin and honestly never thought about moving one a bit. I ...
  Topic: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
andk5591

Replies: 11
Views: 260

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2020 3:55 pm   Subject: Need stock exit muffler for 75 Super using earlier heater boxes
Have a 75 Super vert that has been converted to carb. I already have the engine together and a set of 74 down heater boxes on it. Would like to know if there is a stockish muffler that will exit in ...
  Topic: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
andk5591

Replies: 15
Views: 841

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:55 am   Subject: Re: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
Will see if I can post after he gets it done.
  Topic: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
andk5591

Replies: 15
Views: 841

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:10 am   Subject: Re: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
Doing the guy a favor by running out to his house once in a while to help him sort it out. No pics and I just gave him the Kad linkage to help him out. It is a 36 horse style shroud. No clearance i ...
  Topic: carbs for my 1915cc
andk5591

Replies: 7
Views: 576

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: carbs for my 1915cc
Just to reiterate, the advance I mentioned has nothing to do with the engine size, carbs or anything. Bone stock 1600 with an 034 or one of the 205 svdas behaves the same way.
  Topic: carbs for my 1915cc
andk5591

Replies: 7
Views: 576

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:03 am   Subject: Re: carbs for my 1915cc
You set mechanical to 28 to 32. When you rev it up with vac can, you will see mid 40s with an SVDA. Normal.
  Topic: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
andk5591

Replies: 15
Views: 841

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:30 am   Subject: Re: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
Yes - these look exactly like a standard 34 PICT3 mounted 90 degrees from normal. I advised the guy that he may need to plug the idle solenoid port to clear the linkage.

This set up it totally n ...
  Topic: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
andk5591

Replies: 15
Views: 841

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:15 am   Subject: Just saw a dual carb kit that looks like dual 34 PICT3s
Stopped by to help a guy out with his linkage on an 1835(?) Got a hex bar that is for 34 icts, so its not gonna work and gonna give him a kad linkage to see if he can adapt it.

BUT looking at th ...
  Topic: Clutch Tube Loose
andk5591

Replies: 7
Views: 110

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:49 pm   Subject: Re: Clutch Tube Loose
You can weld it up under teh cover, but you will need to bite the bullet and weld it up at the pedal. You can confirm its broke loose there before cutting anything by pulling the pedal assy and feeli ...
  Topic: need help with carb issue ****** FIXED*********
andk5591

Replies: 47
Views: 951

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:47 pm   Subject: Re: need help with carb issue.
First of all, why the hell are you adjusting your timing at idle? You set it at max advance between 28 and 32 degrees. I suspect part of you issue is retarded timing. And pulling jets and blowing t ...
  Topic: H30/31
andk5591

Replies: 23
Views: 841

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:41 am   Subject: Re: H30/31
You need to use the angled port near the flange if the carb, not the one further up facing directly rearward. Also, check that your throttle plate is adjusted correctly. If it is open too much at idle ...
  Topic: 76 bay rear e brake cable rubbing on inside of drum
andk5591

Replies: 3
Views: 72

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:09 am   Subject: Re: 76 bay rear e brake cable rubbing on inside of drum
Me either, but what I am guessing is that somehow they had a drum drilled or something. I don't have the car here until I get the parts it. I am hoping like hell the don't have Chevy rims or somethi ...
  Topic: 76 bay rear e brake cable rubbing on inside of drum
andk5591

Replies: 3
Views: 72

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:39 pm   Subject: 76 bay rear e brake cable rubbing on inside of drum
Just looked at a 76 Camper that had an odd problem. I have not worked on a lot of buses, so bear with me. We were doing and initial inspection of a recent purchase for a customer. We pulled the pass ...
  Topic: Manx clone - noise in audio - LED light related?
andk5591

Replies: 7
Views: 265

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:58 am   Subject: Re: Manx clone - noise in audio - LED light related?
As it turns out we had multiple causes and problems. Matching the signal input switch correctly was important. We had some of the ferrite filters and they fixed it another noise...then they didn't. ...
  Topic: Best dual carb setup near stock 1500/1600
andk5591

Replies: 21
Views: 1080

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:57 am   Subject: Re: Best dual carb setup near stock 1500/1600
He writes 15/1600 base engine, so personally I assume sgl port. Rolling Eyes

Very possible....as usual, important details left out...
  Topic: Best dual carb setup near stock 1500/1600
andk5591

Replies: 21
Views: 1080

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:24 pm   Subject: Re: Best dual carb setup near stock 1500/1600
Other issue is space if IDF type. Its a bitch getting to #3 plug with Kads. Damn near impossible with IDFs. If you are going IDF type, seriously consider the carb windows (access panels on the inne ...
  Topic: Best dual carb setup near stock 1500/1600
andk5591

Replies: 21
Views: 1080

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 6:03 am   Subject: Re: Best dual carb setup near stock 1500/1600
Just throwing on duals leaves a lot on the table. we do a mild upgrade frequently at the shop and here is my recipe. (assuming bone stock engine).

Dual Kads, dual HPMX or whatever your choice is. ...
 
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