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  Topic: Lost for ideas, weird problem, and iit just gets weirder. Help!
buggnuttz

Replies: 140
Views: 7759

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:28 am   Subject: Re: Lost for ideas, weird problem.
bad cap on dist possible carbon tracking . bad rotor cracked or burn thru
  Topic: No oil pressure
buggnuttz

Replies: 16
Views: 712

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:10 pm   Subject: Re: No oil pressure
stock holds two and a half qts. add full flow filter and cooler you need to add at least a quart and a half for four total.
been there done that
  Topic: Losing fuel pressure after running for a while
buggnuttz

Replies: 19
Views: 1056

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:09 pm   Subject: Re: Losing fuel pressure after running for a while
Throw away guage. If it seems to run good with no flooding its good to go
  Topic: Canister air filter
buggnuttz

Replies: 3
Views: 355

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:43 pm   Subject: Re: Canister air filter
biggest problem people have with K&N air filters is not proper oiling . All I use on my vehicles are K&N air filters lots of dust/dirt on outside no dirt of any kind inside. Been that way for ...
  Topic: Cranking coming to a quick stop when turning pulley clockwise
buggnuttz

Replies: 4
Views: 280

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 6:56 pm   Subject: Re: Cranking coming to a quick stop when turning pulley clockwise
check your valves ive had two different motors drop a valve at idle with same symptoms
  Topic: My Bosch distributor threw a rod through the case! :)
buggnuttz

Replies: 16
Views: 1250

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: My Bosch distributor threw a rod through the case! :)
Duct tape
  Topic: Planning to purchase High Output Alternator
buggnuttz

Replies: 17
Views: 1765

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:50 pm   Subject: Re: Planning to purchase High Output Alternator
how about using a separate small generator to maintain house batteries.easy hookup and probably more efficient than running van motor to keep batteries charged
  Topic: Drying out moisture from inside the tunnel
buggnuttz

Replies: 16
Views: 1025

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Drying out moisture from inside the tunnel
blow dryer from good will has my vote. Local Goodwill had six avail. for $2 each
  Topic: Build or buy?
buggnuttz

Replies: 30
Views: 2819

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:59 pm   Subject: Re: Build or buy?
chevy rod journal crank with vw rods wont work very well
  Topic: Transmission for 400 hp track day/everyday bug.
buggnuttz

Replies: 37
Views: 8856

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:15 am   Subject: Re: Transmission for 400 hp track day/everyday bug.
speed costs money, how fast do you want to go?
  Topic: Sort me out on engine swap 1.9/2.0 TDI vs Ecotec
buggnuttz

Replies: 2
Views: 282

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 11:51 am   Subject: Re: Sort me out on engine swap 1.9/2.0 TDI vs Ecotec
I would go TDI complete car would have lots of small useful parts
  Topic: Rear brake adjuster star wheel worn out? PIC
buggnuttz

Replies: 4
Views: 918

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 10:20 am   Subject: Re: Rear brake adjuster star wheel worn out? PIC
Worn out? YES. Replace and live to post again . NEVER try to cheap brakes or steering.
  Topic: need more suck
buggnuttz

Replies: 14
Views: 1016

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:00 pm   Subject: Re: need more suck
Vacuum advance works with ported vacuum not manifold
  Topic: hydrogen injection
buggnuttz

Replies: 27
Views: 1462

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:17 am   Subject: Re: hydrogen injection
happy April first!!!
  Topic: vw oil sump plate problems
buggnuttz

Replies: 11
Views: 712

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:15 am   Subject: Re: vw oil sump plate problems
if the studs pulled out then yes step studs can be used.
if the studs only stripped then replace the studs
  Topic: Milky valve cover residue??
buggnuttz

Replies: 17
Views: 1732

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2016 12:02 pm   Subject: Re: Milky valve cover residue??
water boils at 212 degrees .Get it up to 220 to get all water out
  Topic: you need to be grounded
buggnuttz

Replies: 8
Views: 573

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:46 pm   Subject: Re: you need to be grounded
Starter,alt/gen,regulator,radio
  Topic: My engine runs like it needs another gear
buggnuttz

Replies: 111
Views: 9194

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2016 2:33 pm   Subject: Re: My engine runs like it needs another gear
funny how no one said anything about engine or trans mounts
  Topic: Scat Stroker Crank w/ 8 bolt Flywheel
buggnuttz

Replies: 10
Views: 1217

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:50 pm   Subject: Re: Scat Stroker Crank w/ 8 bolt Flywheel
looks type four to me
  Topic: Low heat while at idle (EJ22)
buggnuttz

Replies: 17
Views: 1350

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:07 pm   Subject: Re: Low heat while at idle
sounds like possibly low coolant
 
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