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  Topic: "Big Window" 1957 Oval
bugdozer

Replies: 35
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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:59 am   Subject: "Big Window" 1957 Oval
I think it adds to the history of the car that it was "upgraded" with the larger window at some point. It is a great reminder that these cars that we all have so much invested in were at one ...
  Topic: 6 volt to 12 volt carb clearance problems
bugdozer

Replies: 17
Views: 2200

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:21 pm   Subject: 6 volt to 12 volt carb clearance problems
I had the exact same problem. I bought a 1 inch spacer and it made the accelerator pump clear the generator. Then, unfortunately, the throttle cable wasn't long enough to reach the throttle. I had to ...
  Topic: Volvo Reservoir on Dual Circuit Master Cylinder
bugdozer

Replies: 24
Views: 12987

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:25 pm   Subject: Volvo Reservoir on Dual Circuit Master Cylinder
Thanks for the help. I picked up a 240 reservoir at Pick n Pull. I'm still having a little trouble getting all the lines bent for the new dual circuit cylinder, but I only get a few hours to work on i ...
  Topic: Volvo Reservoir on Dual Circuit Master Cylinder
bugdozer

Replies: 24
Views: 12987

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:01 am   Subject: Volvo Reservoir on Dual Circuit Master Cylinder
Hello all,

I just spent quite a while searching the forums for what year Volvo reservoir fits dual circuit master cylinder. I read a thread at some point that had what year. I think it was early 19 ...
  Topic: deeeeeep wheels!
bugdozer

Replies: 42
Views: 9315

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:10 am   Subject: deeeeeep wheels!
That looks great. That is my favorite look for VDubs.

What size tires are you running in the rear to avoid hitting the fender?

I just got some zero offset eight inch wide rims and I can't find ...
  Topic: Cosmics on a Datsun
bugdozer

Replies: 2
Views: 1361

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:01 pm   Subject: Cosmics on a Datsun
These look like 4x130 Cosmics to me.

http://media.photobucket.com/image/datsun%201600sss/egrbgr/Datsun%20510/Resizeof026_26.jpg


How often do you guys think something like this shows up?
  Topic: Installing 2.5" Drop Spindles On A '64 Bug With Drums
bugdozer

Replies: 73
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2009 10:03 am   Subject: Installing 2.5" Drop Spindles On A '64 Bug With Drums
It is really good to see a step-by-step. Thanks. Do you have any rubbing after installing the spindles?
  Topic: My regulator done broke
bugdozer

Replies: 1
Views: 688

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:49 pm   Subject: My regulator done broke
I was winding up my driver side window right after installing new inner/outer scrapers and felt track and CRACK the winder moved too far to be healthy. I was able to roll the window the rest of the wa ...
  Topic: Pictures of tire, wheel, and suspension thread for FAQ's
bugdozer

Replies: 2216
Views: 2450180

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 9:21 pm   Subject: Pictures of tire, wheel, and suspension thread for FAQ's
Hey Sigurd, will you post pics of the new stance. The car looks really good in that pic, and I want to compare the stances.
  Topic: Is this normal???
bugdozer

Replies: 25
Views: 3040

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2008 4:47 pm   Subject: Is this normal???
So if my bug has frost forming on the intake extension I put on under the carb, it is probably due to a clogged heat riser? That's the impression I'm getting from this thread.
  Topic: Pictures of tire, wheel, and suspension thread for FAQ's
bugdozer

Replies: 2216
Views: 2450180

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:08 am   Subject: Pictures of tire, wheel, and suspension thread for FAQ's
Damn man, that is the stance that I dream about. Don't change it.
  Topic: Those who use their air cooled VW daily
bugdozer

Replies: 162
Views: 29839

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:04 am   Subject: Those who use their air cooled VW daily
I drive my '65 Bug to school every day. I love it and it has never failed to get me home. I only wish it was quiet enough for me to listen to the radio while I drive. But that also adds the character ...
  Topic: Pictures of tire, wheel, and suspension thread for FAQ's
bugdozer

Replies: 2216
Views: 2450180

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 3:49 pm   Subject: Pictures of tire, wheel, and suspension thread for FAQ's
Hey Sigurd, hows the rubbing with tires that size and dropped spindles. The setup looks excellent.
  Topic: TRW Steering Box
bugdozer

Replies: 85
Views: 51532

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 1:40 pm   Subject: TRW Steering Box
Hey Newman25, what are the specifications on that beam? Who makes it? It looks really cleanly done.
  Topic: 3rd door beotch
bugdozer

Replies: 201
Views: 69192

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 4:41 pm   Subject: 3rd door beotch
any updates? this is too cool.
  Topic: Please Help Tire Questions?
bugdozer

Replies: 2
Views: 643

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:08 pm   Subject: Please Help Tire Questions?
I think that most people run 135s or 145s. Some people run tire sizes like 175/55, but I think the majority run 135s and 145s.
  Topic: 3rd door beotch
bugdozer

Replies: 201
Views: 69192

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 10:09 pm   Subject: 3rd door beotch
That thing is so cool. You come up with awesome ideas. Keep it up.
  Topic: Just checked my MPG....
bugdozer

Replies: 89
Views: 10889

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 22, 2008 7:35 pm   Subject: Just checked my MPG....
I'm getting 17-19 mpg according to my calculations from my stock (I think) 1200. (It has a Brazilian case so it might not be stock displacement). My front is out of alignment, but I don't think that i ...
  Topic: Dub store in the Bay Area?
bugdozer

Replies: 2
Views: 585

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 8:31 pm   Subject: Dub store in the Bay Area?
Viking Foreign Auto Parts in Novato is really good. Their phone is
(415) 892-6992.
  Topic: What's your favorite VW noise?
bugdozer

Replies: 43
Views: 5958

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Apr 28, 2008 9:48 pm   Subject: What's your favorite VW noise?
KTPhil nailed it about letting off the brake pedal. Such a good noise.
 
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