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  Topic: Dubbers Toy Box - [email protected]
brian rogers

Replies: 31
Views: 7658

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 9:07 pm   Subject: Re: Dubbers Toy Box - [email protected]
Bought a NOS Bugpack street head that is no longer available. Prompt shipping, nice hand written receipt. Package was shipped as John received it. All parts were received and mocked up on an engine I ...
  Topic: Headers question.
brian rogers

Replies: 1
Views: 236

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:42 pm   Subject: Headers question.
Iím in the parts gathering stages for a 2165. 78mm Empi crank. 94B AA kits. Heads will most likely be Panchitos with CNC chamberís. I had my heart set on a Berg 1 5/8Ē header to clear the thermostat. ...
  Topic: Cutting pushrods - Is purchasing a mini-lathe worth it?
brian rogers

Replies: 85
Views: 3375

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 9:53 pm   Subject: Re: Cutting pushrods - Is purchasing a mini-lathe worth it?
Check out Littlemachin.com or I believe they have a FB page. Thereís plenty of the mini lathes out there. Modok is right on about the Sieg minis on the market but for this job will be ideal for what w ...
  Topic: 3D printed parts
brian rogers

Replies: 6
Views: 285

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:30 pm   Subject: Re: 3D printed parts
Wow, that did not come up in my search. I did look a couple of times.
  Topic: 3D printed parts
brian rogers

Replies: 6
Views: 285

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:54 am   Subject: 3D printed parts
Looking into this as Iím finding it hard to find 50 year old plastic parts. Iíve done a search here on the Samba and online for anyone reproducing dash parts for our bays. Iíve found knobs, bushings a ...
  Topic: LED Headlight
brian rogers

Replies: 46
Views: 2233

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:54 pm   Subject: Re: LED Headlight
All good information here. I purchased 2 sets of US spec Hella H4 lenses and bulbs. One set for a Ď69 Westy, the other for a Ď67 Ďvert. The vert will get LEDs as itís staying with a generator. Cal loo ...
  Topic: Official Harbor Freight win or lose thread
brian rogers

Replies: 124
Views: 106490

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 2:21 pm   Subject: Re: Official Harbor Freight win or lose thread
Well Iím gonna stick my neck out here. I just purchased the 4 ton porta power set. For the 1st use itís great. Itís one of those use it once and awhile tools.
Grandson found a safety post the hard w ...
  Topic: 67 Bug front seat belt hardware
brian rogers

Replies: 19
Views: 946

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:45 pm   Subject: Re: 67 Bug front seat belt hardware
Wow nice setup. Still working on mine. Hope to be road worthy in the spring.
  Topic: Another '67 Adventure
brian rogers

Replies: 38
Views: 4356

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2020 2:50 pm   Subject: Re: Another '67 Adventure
You need this page.
http://1967beetle.com/


Also the distributor needs to be disassembled, cleaned & lubed. The lube on the points plate and shaft bushing has long ago congealed into tar. Se ...
  Topic: Ultrasonic Cleaner
brian rogers

Replies: 38
Views: 2152

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 11:20 am   Subject: Re: Ultrasonic Cleaner
How big of a cleaner would be necessary for a carb body. I measured 8Ē x 5Ē x 5Ē on my 40 Dellortos.
  Topic: thenonamegarage - [email protected]
brian rogers

Replies: 18
Views: 1600

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: thenonamegarage - [email protected]
No problems from No Name Garage. Promt service and shipping. Only issue was out of their control. Oregon fires held up shipping for a bit. Part is perfect for my use! Will buy again.
  Topic: Is STF officially "dead"?
brian rogers

Replies: 68
Views: 3459

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:20 pm   Subject: Re: Is STF officially "dead"?
STF sweep the floor? Oh that was the old Cal-look Forum.
I need to seriously go back to reread a few threads there.
The Samba is now my go to place for info on the VW. Buying the odd part here and ...
  Topic: Unidentified Cam
brian rogers

Replies: 5
Views: 322

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:36 am   Subject: Re: Unidentified Cam
So how would this cam perform? From the profiles Iíve seen, the 2240 would be a cross between the Engle 110 and 120 just based on the duration. The cams Iíve seen this is a rather sharp peak where the ...
  Topic: 1960 Vert.... to (s)hell and back again
brian rogers

Replies: 22
Views: 1233

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:04 pm   Subject: Re: 1960 Vert.... to (s)hell and back again
Please keep us posted!
This scaring me! Iíve owned but never driven my Ď67 Ďvert. It needs pretty much everything, but pan,body and engine case are original. Currently working to make it drivable. Wi ...
  Topic: Unidentified Cam
brian rogers

Replies: 5
Views: 322

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:40 pm   Subject: Unidentified Cam
Cleaning shop space for a scrap run. Found this cam. I wonít reuse it but too curious as to what it was. Had a bolt on cam gear in great shape which Iíll reuse maybe.
Base circle is 1.125Ē with a lif ...
  Topic: noneed - [email protected]
brian rogers

Replies: 74
Views: 11032

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:12 pm   Subject: Re: noneed - [email protected]
Great seller! Other than a USPS glitch Iím a very happy camper. Will buy again.
  Topic: Headers, whatís good out there.
brian rogers

Replies: 21
Views: 899

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:48 am   Subject: Re: Headers, whatís good out there.
Itís looking like Iím going Berg as all the older builders are gone. My main quandary is fit. As Berg said oncest upon a time cry once.
  Topic: Headers, whatís good out there.
brian rogers

Replies: 21
Views: 899

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:16 pm   Subject: Re: Headers, whatís good out there.
brian rogers wrote:
I want to run full tin quandary flaps.

Where that came from is spell check hell.
I want to run flaps and even able to use the thermostat. But my run time is mainly late spring ...
  Topic: Headers, whatís good out there.
brian rogers

Replies: 21
Views: 899

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2020 6:13 pm   Subject: Headers, whatís good out there.
As the subject says. Whatís good out there? I want to run full tin quandary flaps.
and thermostat. What fits? And what size thinking 1 5/8Ē on a 2165, 120 cam and kit. Heads are the choke point for n ...
  Topic: Early bay engine cooling???
brian rogers

Replies: 2
Views: 145

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:52 pm   Subject: Re: Early bay engine cooling???
Thank you!
 
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