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  Topic: It wont stay running on fresh rebuild...HELP!!!!
humfrydog

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 12:46 pm   Subject: It wont stay running on fresh rebuild...HELP!!!!
Get ride of the metal gaskets.

And get what ??
  Topic: It wont stay running on fresh rebuild...HELP!!!!
humfrydog

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 12:36 pm   Subject: It wont stay running on fresh rebuild...HELP!!!!
vaccum leak
check to make sure your intake manifolds are tight on the head

I have replaced all gaskets and seals on the intake manifolds and rechecked for tightness twice. I also sprayed starting ...
  Topic: It wont stay running on fresh rebuild...HELP!!!!
humfrydog

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:36 am   Subject: It wont stay running on fresh rebuild...HELP!!!!
OK I am officially frustrated. Heres a short back story,.... I received a rebuilt 1600 dual port long block from a friend. However the oil pump/ fuel pump shaft was broken off. After removing the dama ...
  Topic: where are the rants?
humfrydog

Replies: 1
Views: 1366

PostForum: Site   Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 8:20 pm   Subject: where are the rants?
OK I have been gone a long while so I need an update.Or direct me to the correct topic.Has it been renamed,deleted,moved??when did it happen?why?any info appreciated.thank you.
  Topic: what are differences between decklids ???
humfrydog

Replies: 17
Views: 1721

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:15 pm   Subject: what are differences between decklids ???
are there any cooling advantages to the louvers.
I have a 70 but someone put a "4 row" on it. I am a week away from painting, so now would be a good time to buy the apropriate deck lid.
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  Topic: what are differences between decklids ???
humfrydog

Replies: 17
Views: 1721

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:29 am   Subject: what are differences between decklids ???
I saved a few decklids from parts cars.I believe one came from a 71 super with 2 vents on it.
The other is solid(no vents) I am pretty sure it came off a 68 to 70 standard.
However the look identica ...
  Topic: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
humfrydog

Replies: 210
Views: 53812

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2007 11:20 am   Subject: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
Glad to see it nearly back together.How about a few recent photos.Got rolling yet.???
  Topic: who else has a ragtop?
humfrydog

Replies: 16
Views: 3113

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 6:30 pm   Subject: who else has a ragtop?
just curious how much that ragtop set up cost you Sett?

Well I dont know what his cost but mine was $850 delivered.It is a 40 x 80 opening so add approx 6 inches each way to get outside edge dimens ...
  Topic: who else has a ragtop?
humfrydog

Replies: 16
Views: 3113

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 8:15 pm   Subject: who else has a ragtop?
looks great SETT Very Happy
  Topic: who else has a ragtop?
humfrydog

Replies: 16
Views: 3113

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2007 8:08 am   Subject: who else has a ragtop?
I want to do that with my camper but everything is so original on the bus I would hate to take his poptop away from from him, I cant decide whether I should do it or not
You can custom order any siz ...
  Topic: who else has a ragtop?
humfrydog

Replies: 16
Views: 3113

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:32 pm   Subject: who else has a ragtop?
I don't have one ... yet. But I was wondering, is that ragtop Factory? What I am actually interested in is: you got belly pans on that, like the doubledoors? See I have a '69 double door (cool hey? ...
  Topic: who else has a ragtop?
humfrydog

Replies: 16
Views: 3113

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2007 5:02 pm   Subject: who else has a ragtop?
Is that loud (roof closed) on the highway?
Not really.But I did cover the floors and walls with sound deading material.
  Topic: who else has a ragtop?
humfrydog

Replies: 16
Views: 3113

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2007 1:41 pm   Subject: who else has a ragtop?
OK its been quite a while since I have been on the samba boards.Last time I checked I was 1 of 2 people with a ragtop in a baywindow.Anybody else have one yet?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/p ...
  Topic: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
humfrydog

Replies: 210
Views: 53812

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2007 10:05 pm   Subject: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
Yeah a little bit of a setback. I will fix it this summer. I am building a camper rigt now.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/314450.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/314736.jpg ...
  Topic: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
humfrydog

Replies: 210
Views: 53812

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:25 pm   Subject: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
check out the Bulli brigade thread. his bus had a slight setback w/ a tractor trailer incident but i am sure he will be back stronger!
Would you mind providing a link?I tried bulli brigrade in the s ...
  Topic: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
humfrydog

Replies: 210
Views: 53812

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:52 pm   Subject: The 58 Deluxe Hardtop Journey
WE NEED UPDATES!! Ant new progress?Where you been??
  Topic: Whats the going price for semafore sections?
humfrydog

Replies: 15
Views: 1272

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:40 pm   Subject: Whats the going price for semafore sections?
Yeah I have bought my share of those as well......they are called donor buses...but this one is unique as it has semaphore pockets....in about five years or less you will probably have a registry for ...
  Topic: Whats the going price for semafore sections?
humfrydog

Replies: 15
Views: 1272

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 12:27 pm   Subject: Whats the going price for semafore sections?
I am thinking of selling my semafore sections.I would rather sell the whole bus but when i had it listed it didnt get much interest..So I am considering parting it out.I am speaking of my 56/57 semafo ...
  Topic: how do I wire up a bosch alternator?
humfrydog

Replies: 2
Views: 576

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:03 pm   Subject: how do I wire up a bosch alternator?
Thanks glenn that did the trick. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Cool Cool Cool
the TYPE AM is back on the road. Cool
  Topic: how do I wire up a bosch alternator?
humfrydog

Replies: 2
Views: 576

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2006 7:26 pm   Subject: how do I wire up a bosch alternator?
I have a 65 bug with a generator and regulator.I am putting a new motorin that comes with a bosch alternator.How do i wire it up?
 
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