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  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2020 6:20 am   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
Yes I've heard about that trick of removing the the worn teeth.

My box is an AO with the 2 drain plugs. Is this considered a late one?

Thanks for the info.
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:35 am   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
Got ya there gears.


"the problem is the engagement teeth with the contact of the operating sleeve."

In a case like this is it recommended to change both 1st gear and the operating sl ...
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 7:05 am   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
No need to apologize and I value everyone's input. If everyone had the same opinion and ideas this place would be boring right! Laughing

According to "the book" the fork should be centraliz ...
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:55 pm   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
Ahhhh....One more thing to add to the list. I love these cars!
Thanks again.
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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Replies: 24
Views: 1180

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:44 am   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
Yep, bad adjustment..
Thanks for the reply.

Yup I was thinking it would be bad fork adjustment as the fork is hard up against the groove on the 2nd gear side..

One question though....Is the ge ...
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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Replies: 24
Views: 1180

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:17 pm   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
I'm 99% sure a jig wasnt used to start with.

So I had some fun with my endoscope, the results :

1st gear dogs

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2026975.jpg

Vid here

https://youtu. ...
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:57 pm   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
I'd wonder what the slider and 1st gear teeth look like at this point in time.

You can also unhook the shaft through the tunnel from the coupler and see if it moves about the same from 1st to neutr ...
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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Replies: 24
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:50 pm   Subject: Re: 1st gear pop out on lift off
Have you checked the transmission mounts?
Mounts are good,but it does it even with the shifter rod disconnected so gear pullout by a moving trans is ruled out here.
  Topic: Question on a Bagged Bug
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:23 am   Subject: Re: Question on a Bagged Bug
Do it with everyting mounted on the car to be 100% sure.

If you cant see because the body is in the way take off the tyre, put a jack under the hub and carry it all the way up and have a look at th ...
  Topic: Question on a Bagged Bug
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:42 am   Subject: Re: Question on a Bagged Bug
Lift off one of the boots on the BJ and see if its hitting the the end of it travel in the groove
  Topic: 1st gear pop out on lift off
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Replies: 24
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:38 am   Subject: 1st gear pop out on lift off
So my AO beetle tranny pops out of 1st gear ONLY when I lift off the gas. If I lift off slowly to prevent any jerking or sudden movements it stays in 80% of the time.

I have adjusted the shifter to ...
  Topic: Front transmission mount direction, top? bottom?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: Front transmission mount direction, top? bottom?
Ahh figured that much...no way a 17mm wrench will fit in there. Dont know how the hell they got it on to start with.
A thin wall socket won't work either as it would have to be ground down and there ...
  Topic: Front transmission mount direction, top? bottom?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:51 am   Subject: Re: Front transmission mount direction, top? bottom?
I cant get a 17mm wrench nor socket to go over this nut to remove it because of its position.
Is it supposed to be 17mm originally?



https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2023203.jpg
  Topic: Identifying lever on dash
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:34 am   Subject: Re: Identifying lever on dash
Like I said the light blue pic was just found on the net and it does seem the radio and ashtray was blocked off so who hows what again was modified.

I thought the hole would have been for the wires ...
  Topic: Identifying lever on dash
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Replies: 13
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:28 am   Subject: Re: Identifying lever on dash
That is a pic off the net used for reference.

My car is german built 65 and just has an empty hole...nothing to trace. I have no idea what market it was built for, but destination was to the Caribb ...
  Topic: Identifying lever on dash
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:39 am   Subject: Identifying lever on dash
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1980735.jpg

What's that little handle/lever thing next to the fuse box?
  Topic: left side dash grill insert for tach?
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:04 pm   Subject: Re: left side dash grill insert for tach?
What speedo is that? Never saw that in the vdo royale line up
  Topic: Stainless Steel Bug Bumpers
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:33 pm   Subject: Re: Stainless Steel Bug Bumpers
So what's the latest on this guys?

Hows the stainless bumpers supplied from PTT (Helen) holding up? And were the fitment issues for beetle sorted out?
I see the ghia guys have very little complai ...
  Topic: air ride management setups / install
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:14 am   Subject: Re: air ride management setups / install
Car sits perfect!
Talking about air sus here is like blasphemy Shame on you hahaha.

I am doing mine as well but just gonna use paddle switches for the while as i'm doing a complete resto at the same time ...
  Topic: New engine build by ladies
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:08 pm   Subject: Re: New engine build by ladies
Congratulations for all your hard work and on your first drive!

I will be undertaking a pedal assembly rebuild on my 65 RHD soon, and also have to figure out the accel pedal placement as the pans w ...
 
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