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  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:02 pm   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
I finished my new altered pedal and OMG what a difference. Turns out my new pivot pin hole is 12mm. I adjusted the pivot pin rod at 2 and 3/4 inches minus 1/2 turn. No slop in pedal and probably co ...
  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
Views: 46496

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:09 pm   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
Resurrecting this post! I bought a spare clutch pedal. Tonight I drilled a new pivot hole 10mm from the original hole as a test since 11mm to 13mm is good per prior posts. My new pivot hole is a ta ...
  Topic: Vanagons in hiding
iceracer

Replies: 19
Views: 793

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:28 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagons in hiding
Radar: Great score on the Syncro. I take it you live in the area. I know the area well as I visit there several times a year and have been since the early 1990's. Lots of interesting people there I ...
  Topic: DIY Wheel Alignment
iceracer

Replies: 125
Views: 89630

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: DIY Wheel Alignment
I believe pressed means weight in van vs not pressed means no weight.
  Topic: Vanagons in hiding
iceracer

Replies: 19
Views: 793

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:25 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagons in hiding
HA, I know exactly where these vans are sitting but my lips are sealed. I sold him the Syncro Westy years ago. Wish I hadnt now of course. Owner is a good guy but obviously does not want to sell. ...
  Topic: The "great-life-lesson-on-limits-and-not-cheapening-out" Syncro
iceracer

Replies: 210
Views: 13890

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: The "great-life-lesson-on-limits-and-not-cheapening-out" Syncro
This is a classic example of what lurks beneath. Even though a vehicle looks great in pics you have no idea what is hiding underneath unless you crawl under it with a flashlight. Good thing you did ...
  Topic: Rain leaking in above driver door
iceracer

Replies: 3
Views: 144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:45 pm   Subject: Re: Rain leaking in above driver door
you need to remove your luggage rack and clean out the MAJOR debris that has collected there over the decades. BTDT Remove it and you will see it.
  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
Views: 46496

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
He did mention Audi TT was also sometimes 5 speed. Someone out there on samba must have one of these to do the test. No?
  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
Views: 46496

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:34 pm   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
My guy says the Slave is from all the ones with a 6 speed trans. The normal 1.8 and 2.8 do not have the Slave. He knows that for sure.

He said Audi TT, 06 Jetta/Rabbit 2.0T and 2.5 have the Slave ...
  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
Views: 46496

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:20 pm   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
Interesting list there with engine sizes of 2.8L. All the golfs and Jettas I see around town or have seen in person were always 2.0L. And lots of turbos on that list. I will have to talk to him fur ...
  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
Views: 46496

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:31 am   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
My mechanic friend told me the Slave we use for the Smallcar is a very uncommon one he runs into around here as they are on Mark 5 Jettas which are usually automatics and 6 speed GTI's. So will proba ...
  Topic: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
iceracer

Replies: 295
Views: 46496

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:38 pm   Subject: Re: Smallcar bellhousing clutch options
Sodo, you have hit the nail on the head on this problem. I totally get it now. I have a friend with a VW shop that I will talk to about seeing if he and I can measure the slave fluid quantity from t ...
  Topic: Clutch pedal replacement in 1/2 hour! (Pics)
iceracer

Replies: 112
Views: 36999

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:54 pm   Subject: Re: Clutch pedal replacement in 1/2 hour! (Pics)
Don't forget to install the clip on the shaft - another fun step. I actually have been driving for months without the clip installed and there has been no moment to the main big pin.
  Topic: Clutch pedal replacement in 1/2 hour! (Pics)
iceracer

Replies: 112
Views: 36999

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:50 pm   Subject: Re: Clutch pedal replacement in 1/2 hour! (Pics)
Since I was referred to in the beginning of this thread years ago, I thought I would check back in with my most recent experience.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=405743&sta ...
  Topic: VanagonLEDs.com
iceracer

Replies: 8
Views: 1072

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:02 pm   Subject: Re: VanagonLEDs.com
Interesting as my yr old spice rack lighting from him is now malfunctioning. A few weeks ago I opened the slider and realized the lights were on. The promoter would not work at all. I tried another re ...
  Topic: Soft brake pedal, then fine
iceracer

Replies: 11
Views: 316

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:27 pm   Subject: Re: Soft brake pedal, then fine
I have the exact same issue. Last fall I adjusted the rears and the pedal came up higher and is firm however it still happens. I noticed it will only happen when the rpms are low such as when coasting ...
  Topic: Engine identification
iceracer

Replies: 2
Views: 100

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 10:25 am   Subject: Re: Engine identification
It is a 1.9. There are a few things that give it away. Coolant pipe over top of motor, dual vacuum or big vacuum on distributor and air regulator over #2 cylinder.
  Topic: Found two Vanagons
iceracer

Replies: 28
Views: 2138

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:39 pm   Subject: Re: Found two vanagons
How can I contact the seller about the 82?
  Topic: Small Car exhaust question
iceracer

Replies: 6
Views: 552

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Small Car exhaust question
correct me if I am wrong but I think you have the cat on backwards. OX sensor should be on the driver side of van. Maybe its just the pic?
  Topic: RMW SS Exhaust loudness
iceracer

Replies: 17
Views: 1530

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:13 am   Subject: Re: RMW SS Exhaust loudness
I have the GW SS muffler with a 2.2 Subaru engine. It is WAY too loud. Sounds like a sports car. Around town is fine but to travel from WI to NC last summer tested me. I would not recommend these ...
 
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