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  Topic: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
busdaddy

Replies: 105
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 3:04 pm   Subject: Re: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
Just because you have a personal beef with Ray doesn't mean everyone else does, it's a free forum and anyone can post in anyone's threads last time I checked.
  Topic: White smoke?
busdaddy

Replies: 12
Views: 368

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Today 10:49 am   Subject: Re: White smoke?
Sweet!, now change the oil.
  Topic: Replacing throttle cable & rebuilding pedal assembly on '79 FI
busdaddy

Replies: 2
Views: 90

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 9:18 am   Subject: Re: Replacing throttle cable & rebuilding pedal assembly on '79 FI
I'm fairly sure it's covered in the Bentley, if not it's not much different than a carb, adjust the cable for 1mm gap from the WOT stop on the throttle body when the pedal is mashed hard to the floor. ...
  Topic: Vintage And Old VW Pics Topic
busdaddy

Replies: 10584
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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Yesterday 6:53 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage And Old VW Pics Topic
The edge of the Shlitz sign says it's not in Canada, I'm not sure if they even sell that stuff here now, if they do it's recent.

edit, google says it's in Wyoming:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/w ...
  Topic: Can I get the Fuel sender out without removing the engine?
busdaddy

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 6:48 pm   Subject: Re: Can I get the Fuel sender out without removing the engine?
A few minutes to repair your OG one will last you another 50 years or more, why do it twice (or more)?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=629435&highlight=sender+repair
  Topic: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
busdaddy

Replies: 105
Views: 3340

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 3:17 pm   Subject: Re: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
I assume you are also testing and comparing idle numbers?, what's great for the track may not be so good for sitting in traffic after a highway burn.

Not trying to be a wet blanket, just curious h ...
  Topic: 1977 bumper color and pop top color/ finish
busdaddy

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:22 pm   Subject: Re: 1977 bumper color and pop top color/ finish
The samba chart kind of stops after 70 IIRC, silver white is for wide 5 wheels.

Bumpers; Pastel white, wheels; aluminium (silver), top; whitish gel coat that's very similar to Pastel white for a 77 ...
  Topic: Full restoration combi bay window T2B 1974
busdaddy

Replies: 24
Views: 780

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:32 pm   Subject: Re: Full restoration combi bay window T2B 1974
Spectacular!, nice work on a giant project!
  Topic: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
busdaddy

Replies: 105
Views: 3340

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:01 am   Subject: Re: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
Time and heat cycles will be the big test. VW tried out plastic water pump impelers on their piece of shit jettas and they were trouble. .


I'm thinking the fan turbine is the coolest place on th ...
  Topic: questions on 74: what is this plug/connector?/EGR not connected
busdaddy

Replies: 5
Views: 190

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:56 am   Subject: Re: questions on 74: what is this plug/connector?/EGR not connected
Yes, timing sensor for the diagnostic system.

The EGR may be handy if you have to do smog tests, you can leave it as is if not, but check that the gasket where the valve bolts to the manifold has ...
  Topic: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
busdaddy

Replies: 105
Views: 3340

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 7:23 pm   Subject: Re: new bigger type 1 fan that pushes more air cast as one peace
It looks alot like a supercharger impeller for a larger radial aircraft engine (in a crude way), that tech has been around since the 30's, I wonder why VW didn't use it to start with?

It'll be inte ...
  Topic: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
busdaddy

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:06 pm   Subject: Re: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
OMG, that defies logic in so many ways. Shocked
  Topic: Inches of mercury manifold vacuum...?
busdaddy

Replies: 13
Views: 297

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:04 pm   Subject: Re: Inches of mercury manifold vacuum...?
From the "running the engine' part of this: https://www.ratwell.com/technical/EngineInspection.html

Vacuum Gauge - this test indicates how well the engine is breathing. The pumping action of t ...
  Topic: 1973 Middle Slider Window Latch
busdaddy

Replies: 5
Views: 144

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:01 pm   Subject: Re: 1973 Middle Slider Window Latch
Those are aftermarket windows, maybe Riviera?, few members here have had much luck sourcing replacement parts.

First place I'd go is my local mom and pop RV repair shop and show them, they may hav ...
  Topic: 1972 Bus - Fuel in Oil
busdaddy

Replies: 13
Views: 252

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:13 am   Subject: Re: 1972 Bus - Fuel in Oil
as for the carburetor, the needle and seat/float seemed to be working fine when it was apart and rebuilt
Did you weigh the float while it was out?, if it's partially sunk it doesn't matter if the nee ...
  Topic: Running again: A Repair Ramble...
busdaddy

Replies: 16
Views: 408

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:19 pm   Subject: Re: Running again: A Repair Ramble...
Has anyone else ever had that problem? Is this a thing? For all I know the pins on the AFM are more than long enough to contact even the deepest connectors. I don't know. But for now the results seem ...
  Topic: Running again: A Repair Ramble...
busdaddy

Replies: 16
Views: 408

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:35 pm   Subject: Re: Running again: A Repair Ramble...
The "hissing" isn't uncommon, it's air passing through the throttle plate, but if you can hear it more than usual there may be a rip in the S boot you can't see from behind.

Sadly fuel an ...
  Topic: Rear and Middle seat frame covers
busdaddy

Replies: 3
Views: 104

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:26 pm   Subject: Re: Rear and Middle seat frame covers
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/search.php?submit=yes&keywords=seat+kick+panel&type=text&stype=all&username=&yearfrom=&yearto=&pricefrom=&priceto=&model%5B% ...
  Topic: White smoke?
busdaddy

Replies: 12
Views: 368

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:28 pm   Subject: Re: White smoke?
Exactly, you have to force the rings against the cylinder walls followed by decels to pull some oil through and wash out the scrapings. Get out and drive it hard, if anything was going to let go it al ...
  Topic: 78 tin top what do you see
busdaddy

Replies: 16
Views: 480

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:25 pm   Subject: Re: 78 tin top what do you see
The small lump on the slider door is where the door fell off and hit the ground. 🤘
So you are implying the slider track may have been compromised? Razz

There's a whole lot of demons lurkin ...
 
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