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  Topic: My RhD 65.
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:43 pm   Subject: Re: My RhD 65.
Reliable source for a 68+ beetle door in Florida anyone??
  Topic: 1600 DP Tight getting out of my 65
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:12 am   Subject: Re: 1600 DP Tight getting out of my 65
I struggle with this too.
I've thought about removing the covers too but decided to massage the metal on either side a bit as it would not be seen and there is no chance of bending/damaging anything ...
  Topic: Id seats for correct covers
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:36 am   Subject: Id seats for correct covers
Guys I need to know if these seat covers from WW would work on these seats
They are the tan basket weave for 67

http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=113881005ATN

My front seat ...
  Topic: WW headlight switch on 63
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:13 pm   Subject: Re: WW headlight switch on 63
Any one use this WW 65-67 switch and can tell me how many terminals it has?
And what is meant by not having separate parking light circuit?? Would my park lights not work??

http://www.wolfsburgwes ...
  Topic: My RhD 65.
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Replies: 10
Views: 500

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: My RhD 65.
Some more research leads me to believe that the door is a very late standard or a super beetle door...but the thing is I now realize it doesn't match the other door which is the earlier unmolested 68- ...
  Topic: Taillight position
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:21 pm   Subject: Re: Taillight position
Great!....I got me a set of holes that line up 8 5/8" on both sides.
Thanks
  Topic: Taillight position
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: Taillight position
Can someone pull a measurement from the center of the bottom of the rear taillight housing straight down the bottom of the fender on a 62-67 pls.

I'm putting back the correct taillights on my 65 wh ...
  Topic: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
Yup...I'm using the outer groove
  Topic: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:28 pm   Subject: Re: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
my 65 uses a two belt system,compressor on left side of engine bay, stock 65 decklid,clears the carb. The distributor drive tang was relocated to allow clearance of the distributor cap access, left ...
  Topic: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:23 pm   Subject: Re: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
So I made up an adjustable bracket which allowed me to move the compressor (Sanden 505)at all possible locations while remaining in alignment with the belt and the only location that was close was dow ...
  Topic: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:02 am   Subject: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
From all the pics I have seen it seems like there is more room with the later style deck lids (67+)and people get away using an additional belt to run the compressor.
Out of the couple pics I found w ...
  Topic: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:51 pm   Subject: Re: All about dealer installed a/c in a 61-67 beetle
Trying to keep it all in one place.....
I see many use the sanden compressors now, so does anyone have pics of one installed in a pre 67 with a 1600DP ?
The previous owner of mine had it done (sand ...
  Topic: My RhD 65.
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Replies: 10
Views: 500

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:44 pm   Subject: Re: My RhD 65.
Guys, I'm from a small island where there is not many beetles at all far less for one I could salvage any decent parts from...even rot free/unmolested late model doors do not exist here.
I am already ...
  Topic: My RhD 65.
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Replies: 10
Views: 500

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:28 am   Subject: Re: My RhD 65.
Not really an option. That's why later doors were used in the first place.
Plus a lot of work was done already with respect to striker plate etc, something I don't want to interfere with.
  Topic: My RhD 65.
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Replies: 10
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:30 am   Subject: My RhD 65.
So i'm restoring my 65 RHD beetle but it has a lot of mixed and matched parts, some of which I dont mind keeping and some I would like to get back original.

My first issue is with the doors. It has ...
  Topic: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:47 pm   Subject: Re: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
So redline is ok then....not sure on the zddp content but I think I read 1200 somewhere.
I'll throw in some 10W40 then as I use that in all my other vehicles.
  Topic: H30/31 or 30 pict 1
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:34 am   Subject: Re: H30/31 or 30 pict 1
Whatever carb I decide on I will be getting it from Tim.

Even if I go the H30/31 personally I feel one from him will be better because of the upgraded bronze throttle shaft bushes....don't know wh ...
  Topic: H30/31 or 30 pict 1
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: H30/31 or 30 pict 1
The pict 2 isn't ideal either! Confused
  Topic: H30/31 or 30 pict 1
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:33 am   Subject: Re: H30/31 or 30 pict 1
Yes I see you have had good success with that set up.

Anyone else?
  Topic: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: Re: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
I've seen redline oils mentioned here and there in this thread but notice hardly anyone uses it.
I know its considered one of the best oils and supposed to be high in zddp and available in a wide var ...
 
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