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  Topic: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
dowha

Replies: 378
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PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:22 pm   Subject: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
Buggutz....

Don't forget it's "THIS" Sunday... Embarassed Laughing Laughing Laughing


C U after Bunny Day...
  Topic: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
dowha

Replies: 378
Views: 24605

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:19 am   Subject: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
You & me a week from Saturday.... Rolling Eyes I guess... Question
  Topic: Spongy Pedal After Converting to Dual Circuit MC
dowha

Replies: 14
Views: 3608

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:21 pm   Subject: Spongy Pedal After Converting to Dual Circuit MC
Appletree Auto here in Michigan The one I used was std.1/8 NPT...

Any buggy supply place carries them..
  Topic: Spongy Pedal After Converting to Dual Circuit MC
dowha

Replies: 14
Views: 3608

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:44 pm   Subject: Spongy Pedal After Converting to Dual Circuit MC
Yep... Type 3 rears..

I ordered the MC from AC with the Volvo type reservoir... I think it is 20.6mm...

Sort of did a bench bleed too... With MC mounted... pumped & held the pedal, while a ...
  Topic: Spongy Pedal After Converting to Dual Circuit MC
dowha

Replies: 14
Views: 3608

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:16 pm   Subject: Spongy Pedal After Converting to Dual Circuit MC
Had the same problem.. Same set up that you are running except... I used the larger MC and still had a spongy pedal after the change over to the AC Disc...

I searched about every web site I could ...
  Topic: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
dowha

Replies: 378
Views: 24605

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 6:17 pm   Subject: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
PM Sent..........

IF anyone else would like B & D'S phone # .... PM me........ Smile
  Topic: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
dowha

Replies: 378
Views: 24605

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 4:43 pm   Subject: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
FYI...
You might give B & D Performance, (Bill) his shop is in Owosso.

He builds everything from stock to full race VW trans and also for several buggy shops.

If you tell him what your run ...
  Topic: I'm now water cooled!
dowha

Replies: 42
Views: 4829

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:43 pm   Subject: I'm now water cooled!
Looking Good......... Applause
  Topic: mechanical vs electric fuel pump.
dowha

Replies: 45
Views: 3600

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2014 4:56 pm   Subject: mechanical vs electric fuel pump.
X4
  Topic: I'm now water cooled!
dowha

Replies: 42
Views: 4829

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 4:49 pm   Subject: I'm now water cooled!
Don't know the HP..

1915
big valve ported heads
small cam with good mid range
69 mm crank
cut pistons to lower the compression 7.5:1 to run regular gas
single Weber 44

It's a strong motor ...
  Topic: I'm now water cooled!
dowha

Replies: 42
Views: 4829

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:15 pm   Subject: I'm now water cooled!
It is a Type 1 (built 7+ years ago) HD Side cover, Shift forks, close ratio 3rd. / 4th. gears, (re-drilled for 3/8" bolts) Type 2 CV flanges, blah blah blah..
  Topic: I'm now water cooled!
dowha

Replies: 42
Views: 4829

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: I'm now water cooled!
Hope it will last till the snow flies... Then I can get my built trans rebuilt..
  Topic: I'm now water cooled!
dowha

Replies: 42
Views: 4829

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 8:23 pm   Subject: I'm now water cooled!
YEA... Yea. Brick wall cotton pickn' muder scrachn' X X X scramble grounds Embarassed GRrrrrrrrrr Reverse / 1st. & 2nd

Picked up a stock trans today from "58dub" thanks Matt... Hope it
  Topic: I'm now water cooled!
dowha

Replies: 42
Views: 4829

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:22 pm   Subject: I'm now water cooled!
LOOKING GOOD Applause WATER COOLED " VW" Exclamation
  Topic: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
dowha

Replies: 378
Views: 24605

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:48 pm   Subject: Michigan Offroad Friendly Chat and Trip Planning.
Shaker...

My $.02...

Yoko's all the way... Much better for "ON & Off road use...

I ran them on the front for over 6 years..(Great on the street and all types of off road terrain) I c ...
  Topic: Light bar
dowha

Replies: 25
Views: 6154

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:17 pm   Subject: Light bar
A couple weeks ago I upgraded to leds' on my Baja..

2 - 51 watt Floods, one mounted on each side where my 100 watt spots were before. They are great...They turn night into day...

I just ordered ...
  Topic: RIP... Lewis "Louie" "Lou" VanMeter ...
dowha

Replies: 2
Views: 478

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:24 pm   Subject: RIP... Lewis "Louie" "Lou" VanMeter ...
Lou's Unlimited, in St. Helen for 20+ years has been much more than a place to buy parts. Lou's willingness to share his vast knowledge and experience of buggies and VW's, will be missed... Especially ...
  Topic: Michigan ++ St. Helen Trail Ride ++
dowha

Replies: 59
Views: 4023

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:21 pm   Subject: Michigan ++ St. Helen Trail Ride ++
GUTZ... GRRRRRrrrrrr Laughing
  Topic: Michigan ++ St. Helen Trail Ride ++
dowha

Replies: 59
Views: 4023

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:45 pm   Subject: Michigan ++ St. Helen Trail Ride ++
Question Question ANYONE THIS SATURDAY Question Question

Arrow Arrow Look back 8 posts....

9:00am for breakfast ---- 10:00am head for the trails
  Topic: Speedometer, gauges and such
dowha

Replies: 8
Views: 771

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:51 pm   Subject: Speedometer, gauges and such
A stock VW speedo has a gas gauge, idiot lights for oil & alt. use all stock sending units. the speedo runs off the front wheel.. Good easy, cheap, start to get on the road... Wink


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