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  Topic: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
bugninva

Replies: 634
Views: 131439

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 11, 2015 9:36 am   Subject: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
Everyone should stick with what works for them.... The problem arises when someone thinks another doesn't agree with them.... As I've said previously in thus thread, there isn't a single thing a singl ...
  Topic: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
bugninva

Replies: 634
Views: 131439

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 10, 2015 10:46 pm   Subject: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
They got wise to that and the reports of failed modules are MUCH higher these days than when they were first available for our cars.

Robbie
It is normal for the number of failures to grow as the ...
  Topic: Thermostat question
bugninva

Replies: 20
Views: 3049

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 2:52 pm   Subject: Thermostat question
that second picture shows clearly that the thermostat is expanded... as a matter of fact, it's over expanded... never.... EVER... heat them without having them installed in their bracket to limit expa ...
  Topic: AR-15 builders
bugninva

Replies: 143
Views: 26096

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 11:22 am   Subject: AR-15 builders
in my area we have gun shows real often. Unfortunately they have become nothing more than a retail sale.
  Topic: AR-15 builders
bugninva

Replies: 143
Views: 26096

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:52 am   Subject: AR-15 builders
In firearms related fields paranoia and panic buying are the norm these days. At my local shops you are lucky to find any .223 ammo on the shelves that were full until a week ago. The M855 isn't the g ...
  Topic: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
bugninva

Replies: 4453
Views: 812419

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:21 pm   Subject: Official "What oil / additives should I use" topic
A good kitty lubricant is very important!
  Topic: 87mm piston heat question.
bugninva

Replies: 33
Views: 11442

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 5:01 pm   Subject: 87mm piston heat question.
i'd like to say it's a no-brainer, use the thermostat to regulate your engine operating temperature, as it was intended..... that said, if you are going to use modified tinwork and delete the "sl ...
  Topic: Boat-tail/Knife edge crankshaft counterweighs & rod thro
bugninva

Replies: 343
Views: 91161

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Dec 07, 2014 1:50 am   Subject: Boat-tail/Knife edge crankshaft counterweighs & rod thro
No, the 1679 broke a valve spring so I've been focused on fixing it instead of going forward with the 2276. Of course fixing a broken valve spring has turned into a cam swap, new bigger valve/ported ...
  Topic: The 1st Magnaspark II Digital distributor
bugninva

Replies: 159
Views: 70304

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 4:03 pm   Subject: The 1st Magnaspark II Digital distributor
Do not ground the negative side of the coil to the chassis. That would be a permanent "kill switch"
  Topic: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
bugninva

Replies: 504
Views: 67600

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:55 pm   Subject: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?


I agree, when you are surrounded by weapon carriers, you would like to carry one too, but violence brings violence.

In my van I carry a "machete", officially for wood splitting.
I us ...
  Topic: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
bugninva

Replies: 504
Views: 67600

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:24 pm   Subject: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
1 1/2 years ago my wife left and moved in with another man. Last year this time he called me and threatened my life. I have a court order preventing contact, but that's just a piece of paper.

I f ...
  Topic: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
bugninva

Replies: 504
Views: 67600

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:06 pm   Subject: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
Wow. Quite a few folks here seem to be very anxious to meet violence with even more violence. Has anyone considered considered " carrying your wits" as an alternative??? Doesn't sound like i ...
  Topic: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
bugninva

Replies: 504
Views: 67600

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:13 pm   Subject: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
Another good choice for a comfortable to carry/easy to shoot weapon is the 9mm Makarov, official sidearm of the former eastern block countries.

http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/what_is_a%20hunga ...
  Topic: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
bugninva

Replies: 504
Views: 67600

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:10 pm   Subject: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?

I like my Taurus 24/7 pro C 9mm.
Good looking weapon. I commented on my G30s because Ray was speaking of needing smaller than his G21. The G30s is also .45 and holds 10+1 in a fairly small weapon. ...
  Topic: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?
bugninva

Replies: 504
Views: 67600

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:50 pm   Subject: Anyone carry self defense items or weapons, if any?


Right now....I am about to start the local concealed carry program. I will have to get something smaller than my Glock 21 to carry when Im on the road. Ray
I have a 30s that is easy to carry
  Topic: 1974 Standard Air Ride build
bugninva

Replies: 13
Views: 2762

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:00 pm   Subject: 1974 Standard Air Ride build
I ran 25 psi max in my air shocks on my camaro... And that was super stiff
This is not a camaro, and im sure you were not using airshocks to support the weight of the car. There is a difference betwe ...
  Topic: 1974 Standard Air Ride build
bugninva

Replies: 13
Views: 2762

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 4:50 pm   Subject: 1974 Standard Air Ride build
i Know this is an old thread but 100 psi in the front seems extremely high. i just saw this while browsing and figured i would throw in my 2 cents.

not in an airshock it's not.... there is a huge d ...
  Topic: the lowest non air bagged bug
bugninva

Replies: 211
Views: 79816

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2014 11:45 am   Subject: the lowest non air bagged bug
It's sad where society is headed, lack of respect all across the board, them selves, others, property, foul language Sad
agreed

I'm all for people doing what they want,
Yes I snipped the quote ...
  Topic: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
bugninva

Replies: 634
Views: 131439

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 10:07 pm   Subject: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
PSA- The points replacement module is not a true electronic ignition system. It too can be damaged if it is in a certain position at shutdown and the key is left on
  Topic: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
bugninva

Replies: 634
Views: 131439

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:02 am   Subject: Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
Laughing Was replying to your added insert of [email protected] otherwise it would not have needed me to respond in the thread.
Its not added. It is in my signature. Still think you missed the reason its there.
 
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