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  Topic: Thank you all! Plus, a cool picture.
jeepsterryan

Replies: 6
Views: 630

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:51 am   Subject: Re: Thank you all! Plus, a cool picture.
@earthquake and @dustymojave, no one was there when we visited. So, they may just be rusting away. There are some real gems in that field though, so, the flatbed may be warranted Very Happy
  Topic: Thank you all! Plus, a cool picture.
jeepsterryan

Replies: 6
Views: 630

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:58 am   Subject: Thank you all! Plus, a cool picture.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1915024.jpg


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  Topic: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 418

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:23 pm   Subject: Re: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
Thanks for all the help. We went with the dual heads and Weber 40IDF carb. It runs better than the previous motor. It should easily get him by until he leaves in July. When he gets back we'll look ...
  Topic: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 418

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 6:59 am   Subject: Re: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
@danwvw - I have both styles of fan shroud (dog house and non) - we will be running the dog house style.

The motor my son blew up was a 1600 (dual port) running the single weber 40 IDF, but we nev ...
  Topic: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 418

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 8:42 pm   Subject: Re: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
Single carbs are the plan. I just need to know if I should use my single port heads and the Pict carb or my double port heads and my weber 40IDF or 44IDF double barrel carb.

And, if I go with the ...
  Topic: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 418

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 6:47 pm   Subject: Which heads, manifold, carburetor combination should I run?
Back in September https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1909372.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1909371.jpg

Original Double Barrel Weber 40 IDF carb:

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  Topic: Istalling rear shocks and extended arms
jeepsterryan

Replies: 2
Views: 210

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:50 pm   Subject: Re: Istalling rear shocks and extended arms
Thanks, Mal. I usually do my own searching, but I've been crazy busy and haven't had time to do the searching. So, thanks for doing the work I should have done for me - and not getting mad at me for ...
  Topic: Istalling rear shocks and extended arms
jeepsterryan

Replies: 2
Views: 210

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:19 pm   Subject: Istalling rear shocks and extended arms
We recently bought a baja that came with extended arms and fox coil over shocks that had not been installed. We want to throw them in the car, but need some advice.

The shocks will need to attach t ...
  Topic: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
jeepsterryan

Replies: 36
Views: 2520

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
Has anyone seen my Baja?


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  Topic: bad starter?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 8
Views: 360

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:19 am   Subject: Re: bad starter?
Thanks for all of the tips. We checked everything mentioned here and had no change. So, we bought a starter last night and threw it in. Problem solved! Starts almost instantly now even when it is co ...
  Topic: bad starter?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 8
Views: 360

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:06 am   Subject: Re: bad starter?
The timing could be the issue. We recently had it at the shop trying to pass emissions. The tech messed with the timing and I'm not sure where he left it. But, that is about when it started to have tr ...
  Topic: bad starter?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 8
Views: 360

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:10 pm   Subject: bad starter?
What are the symptoms of a bad VW starter? Our 1600cc beetle cranks really slowly or not at all (just a single click). The car has a new battery and has been completely rewired. It was working fine u ...
  Topic: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
jeepsterryan

Replies: 36
Views: 2520

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
First day off road was everything we could have hoped and more.


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  Topic: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
jeepsterryan

Replies: 36
Views: 2520

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
Reinforcements for the front are in the short list. We need to make some updates to the roll cage, then we'll tie it all together.
  Topic: Keeping the mud off
jeepsterryan

Replies: 3
Views: 315

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:11 am   Subject: Keeping the mud off
After months of work we just took my son's baja out last night. It was awesome. We were only out for about 40 minutes. We're going to take it out all day on Saturday. But, after last night, I had ...
  Topic: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
jeepsterryan

Replies: 36
Views: 2520

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:00 am   Subject: Re: My son's new 69/72 baja build- we'll bee needing help
Just wanted to post a quick update. When we bought this bug, it came with a ton of really awesome upgrades, they were just poorly installed. So, we spent the last two months reworking a few things t ...
  Topic: 4 Wheel Discs - New master cylinder?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 496

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:16 am   Subject: Re: 4 Wheel Discs - New master cylinder?
Just wanted to give a quick update. We purchased a '71 and newer master cylinder and installed it. My research said that the master cylinder would work, but installing it was not a bolt-on ordeal. I ...
  Topic: 4 Wheel Discs - New master cylinder?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 496

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:19 am   Subject: Re: 4 Wheel Discs - New master cylinder?
oldschool5er - Thank you. That is exactly the info I was looking for. I didn't want to spend a bunch of money chasing down a problem when I wasn't even sure if I was chasing down the right problem. ...
  Topic: 4 Wheel Discs - New master cylinder?
jeepsterryan

Replies: 9
Views: 496

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:47 pm   Subject: 4 Wheel Discs - New master cylinder?
I've read through multiple threads and can't find a definitive answer. If you don't want to read the whole story, I just need to know if a larger master cylinder is required when upgrading to disc br ...
  Topic: Failed emissions - need advice
jeepsterryan

Replies: 16
Views: 506

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:41 pm   Subject: Re: Failed emissions - need advice
Preheat tubes are next. They'll just require a little fabrication, so they didn't happen first. I'm close though. Just took it back in for measurements. It will pass at idle, but it seems to be run ...
 
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