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  Topic: Un even rear suspension
jeffrey8164

Replies: 2
Views: 88

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 11:49 am   Subject: Re: Un even rear suspension
I don't think there is enough room for coil overs that stout. Maybe air ride.
You should just reindex the spring plates so it rides level. Highly doubtful that the receiver is failing. Just normal we ...
  Topic: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 30
Views: 880

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 11:33 am   Subject: Re: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
This concludes this episode of where to put my CHT sender.
  Topic: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 30
Views: 880

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 11:33 am   Subject: Re: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
So I baked the sender on. This epoxy is no joke. Sounds like metal when I tap it. I decided to add a skim coat just for GP but instead of baking it I just left a heat gun on it for 4 hours. I'm surpri ...
  Topic: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 30
Views: 880

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 11:18 am   Subject: Re: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1911122.jpg
Cylinder head temp sensors are great for engine feedback. The exhaust sender from mainline just needs a small hole drilled in exhaust manifold then ...
  Topic: Introducing the Ghiapet
jeffrey8164

Replies: 528
Views: 29810

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Today 11:15 am   Subject: Re: Introducing the Ghiapet
Pretty Slick.
  Topic: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
jeffrey8164

Replies: 86
Views: 5445

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Today 11:02 am   Subject: Re: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
Then while torqueing down the head...
Disaster!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1911235.jpg

Brand new stud couldn't take 23 lbs.

So this morning I pulled that side down and tried to ...
  Topic: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
jeffrey8164

Replies: 86
Views: 5445

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Today 10:59 am   Subject: Re: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
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  Topic: 3 Prong Relay Flasher numbers??
jeffrey8164

Replies: 13
Views: 336

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Yesterday 7:42 pm   Subject: Re: 3 Prong Relay Flasher numbers??
Fast blink is lack of resistance in the circuit.
Figure out why the rear light isnít working and it should sort itself out.
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 2744
Views: 399160

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Yesterday 7:39 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your ghia this week?
Nice touch.
Looks phenomenal!
  Topic: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 30
Views: 880

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 7:33 pm   Subject: Re: Where to put my Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor?
Neither my exhaust nor my heads have either provision.

I chose this location. I trimmed the T-Couple envelope so it would be closer in.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1909717.jpg

The ...
  Topic: Route 66
jeffrey8164

Replies: 15
Views: 374

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 8:32 am   Subject: Re: Route 66
My wife wants to take a similar Route 66 trip, but since the Ghia doesnít have heat or A/C she refuses to ride in it unless itís spring or fall and 70 degrees outside.

Her loss.
  Topic: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
jeffrey8164

Replies: 86
Views: 5445

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 1:18 pm   Subject: Re: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
Well after reading the instructions for the epoxy, I chose this spot. I trimmed the ďsandwichĒ so it would fit closer to the spark plug.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1909717.jpg

The epo ...
  Topic: Ghia jack support
jeffrey8164

Replies: 2
Views: 112

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 12:55 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia jack support
Iím gonna say probly.
You may have to modify it along the way but they accept the same jack.
If youíre doing the pans anyway, youíve already got the welder out anyway.
  Topic: Wiring identification help
jeffrey8164

Replies: 6
Views: 72

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 7:46 pm   Subject: Re: Wiring identification help
Just plug them together. It runs from the ignition switch to the starter
  Topic: Looking for some wiring help!
jeffrey8164

Replies: 7
Views: 130

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 7:43 pm   Subject: Re: Looking for some wiring help!
Iím a Low Voltage Contractor myself so Iím no stranger to the concept of wire management. If I were to ďdressĒ my IDF I would start with the rack layout.
In car speak, figure out your circuits (headl ...
  Topic: Where are you guys putting your Fuel Pumps?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 33
Views: 2646

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 2:03 pm   Subject: Re: Where are you guys putting your Fuel Pumps?
I like the Carter pictured above. Delivers 3.5 psi ish.
I like this one too:
https://www.cbperformance.com/product-p/3195.htm
Standard duty dual carbs like about 3.5 psi.
Depends what your plans ...
  Topic: Wiring identification help
jeffrey8164

Replies: 6
Views: 72

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 1:56 pm   Subject: Re: Wiring identification help
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/wiring/73-74ghia.jpg

Here you go.
  Topic: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
jeffrey8164

Replies: 86
Views: 5445

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 11:32 am   Subject: Re: I'm refreshing Rose. My 70/71 bastard child.
I see that you're using the typeIII lower cooling tins, there has been lots of talk of them being too restrictive & causing an engine using the typeI cooling shrouds to run hotter. Perhaps Roy cou ...
  Topic: A good freight shipper?
jeffrey8164

Replies: 4
Views: 129

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 7:55 am   Subject: Re: A good freight shipper?
Iíve used Old Dominion. They were cheaper than others and have lift gate service if needed.
Or take a vacation to NY and rent a truck?
  Topic: Electrical relays original location and wiring for 1970 Ghia
jeffrey8164

Replies: 10
Views: 180

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 20, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: Electrical relays original location and wiring for 1970 Ghia
My guess would be to keep the cost down.
 
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