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  Topic: 67 bug radio
anthracitedub

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:33 pm   Subject: Re: 67 bug radio
Pm sent
  Topic: 1962 Ragtop tweed interior help
anthracitedub

Replies: 9
Views: 364

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 6:17 am   Subject: Re: 1962 Ragtop tweed interior help
Sewfine is p much a one stop shop.
  Topic: Another voltage regulator ?
anthracitedub

Replies: 50
Views: 1277

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 3:51 am   Subject: Re: Another voltage regulator ?
Seems high to me . Someone could have modified the regulator to cut out at a higher output... this is done by bending the contact points inside the regulator.
My solid state reg keeps my battery at ...
  Topic: Another voltage regulator ?
anthracitedub

Replies: 50
Views: 1277

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 4:21 pm   Subject: Re: Another voltage regulator ?
I think itís over charging. It should be 6.2 ish. I checked both of my optima batteries and they were both just barely over 6 v.
  Topic: Another voltage regulator ?
anthracitedub

Replies: 50
Views: 1277

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:04 am   Subject: Re: Another voltage regulator ?
I think your battery could be over charging, with it being 7 volts. Mine both stay at roughly 6.2 volts. One car has an OE regulator and the other has the solid state regulator. They both maintain ...
  Topic: Machine For Cam Bearings
anthracitedub

Replies: 12
Views: 337

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 4:32 am   Subject: Re: Machine For Cam Bearings
Iíd be interested in having a couple of cases cut too. Mofoco used to do them, I had one done several years ago... but I heard in another thread that he doesnít offer that service anymore.
  Topic: Another voltage regulator ?
anthracitedub

Replies: 50
Views: 1277

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 4:30 am   Subject: Re: Another voltage regulator ?
Sounds like the classic hard start issue that a lot of 6v cars have . Both of my 6 v cars with optima batteries start up with 6 volts and my batteries never charge up to 7 volts. You may want to re ...
  Topic: Cost 12v to 6v
anthracitedub

Replies: 7
Views: 217

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 3:16 pm   Subject: Re: Cost 12v to 6v
At least 6 volts.
  Topic: Shop apron. Have you thought of using one?
anthracitedub

Replies: 26
Views: 801

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 9:28 am   Subject: Re: Shop apron. Have you thought of using one?
I wear a lab coat, makes me feel really smart and precise with my work.
  Topic: Stock electrical components for a 1961 Beetle??
anthracitedub

Replies: 13
Views: 350

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 9:28 am   Subject: Re: Stock electrical components for a 1961 Beetle??
Iíd certainly keep them, look like some cool period 6 volt relays.
  Topic: Stock electrical components for a 1961 Beetle??
anthracitedub

Replies: 13
Views: 350

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 6:11 am   Subject: Re: Stock electrical components for a 1961 Beetle??
I donít think thatís original equipment for your car.
  Topic: First Drives?
anthracitedub

Replies: 14
Views: 441

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:48 am   Subject: Re: First Drives?
Good choice not moving to L town... itís kinda rotten😊. Thereís still some VW people hiding out there though.
  Topic: First Drives?
anthracitedub

Replies: 14
Views: 441

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: First Drives?
If I still lived in Lawton, Iíd let ya drive mine.
  Topic: Masterseries paint removal
anthracitedub

Replies: 22
Views: 416

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Paint removal
Since feelings dont matter, use a Porter Cable and a Flap Disk..


Laughing 🙌🏻
  Topic: Transmission Swap
anthracitedub

Replies: 10
Views: 510

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:47 pm   Subject: Re: Transmission Swap
www.Boxeer.com
  Topic: Measuring fuel without guage, how to do?? On late bug and early
anthracitedub

Replies: 18
Views: 440

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:29 am   Subject: Re: Measuring fuel without guage, how to do?? On late bug and early
Weigh it... a gallon is about 8 pounds.😉
  Topic: Michigan Dubbers
anthracitedub

Replies: 858
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: Michigan Dubbers
Iím about half an hour from hillsdale... 62 beetle and 57 ghia
  Topic: Switching from adjusters to dropped spindles
anthracitedub

Replies: 6
Views: 231

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:19 am   Subject: Re: Switching from adjusters to dropped spindles
Yeah, 30psi and itíll feel driving like an ox cart... drop the pressure and perhaps a little front end maintenance and sounds like youíll be golden.
  Topic: Switching from adjusters to dropped spindles
anthracitedub

Replies: 6
Views: 231

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:37 am   Subject: Re: Switching from adjusters to dropped spindles
X2 on the grease and air pressure. Also, some drop spindles donít work with some disc brake kits... keep that in mind.
  Topic: 12 Volt Battery in a '64 (square peg in a round hole?)
anthracitedub

Replies: 3
Views: 202

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:53 am   Subject: Re: 12 Volt Battery in a '64 (square peg in a round hole?)
That spray foam in the inner panel is scary business.😬
 
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