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  Topic: Fuel pump
jkmar73

Replies: 20
Views: 1144

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 6:31 am   Subject: Re: Fuel pump
1776 feeding dual 48 IDA. Holley red pump and running 3/8" fuel line.
  Topic: Battery location in
jkmar73

Replies: 13
Views: 472

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:56 pm   Subject: Re: Battery location in
You can always add remote battery terminals and mount them anywhere you would like for jump starting. The battery cost is expensive, but I looked at as it's cheaper than having your to replace you pan ...
  Topic: Battery location in
jkmar73

Replies: 13
Views: 472

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 6:58 am   Subject: Re: Battery location in
I have always ran a battery under the seat of my ghia. Just run a sealed battery, I am currently running an Odyssey battery. I just made a ground cable from the battery to a body mount bolt. I also in ...
  Topic: 48 IDA Jetting Question
jkmar73

Replies: 5
Views: 600

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 02, 2016 3:19 pm   Subject: Re: 48 IDA Jetting Question
Got it figured out. A couple of the progression ports were plugged on two of the barrels. Unscrewed the plug, shot some carb cleaner in there and worked fine.
  Topic: 48 IDA Jetting Question
jkmar73

Replies: 5
Views: 600

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 6:44 pm   Subject: 48 IDA Jetting Question
Am running 48 IDAs on a 1776 engine with the following specs;
69 x 90.5
40x37.5 heads match ported manifolds
1 5/8" competion header
2" Magnaflow muffler
37 mm venturis
205 air 125 m ...
  Topic: What Fuel Line size, fuel pump type are you running?
jkmar73

Replies: 24
Views: 2948

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:15 pm   Subject: Re: What Fuel Line size, fuel pump type are you running?
Running -8 from tank to System 1 Pro Street fuel filter. Then to Holley red pump to 3/8" fuel line to Holley regulator to dual Weber IDAs.
  Topic: Converting from Drum Brakes to Disc Brakes?
jkmar73

Replies: 10
Views: 903

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:51 pm   Subject: Re: Converting from Drum Brakes to Disc Brakes?
I did a rear disc conversion on my 69 coupe. I used calipers and discs from a 914. Hubs from a type 3. Got it from an article in an issue of Hot VWs.
  Topic: 100 hp 1776 at the wheels and still a daily driver?
jkmar73

Replies: 16
Views: 1861

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 2:39 pm   Subject: Re: 100 hp 1776 at the wheels and still a daily driver?
I am running a 1776 all Berg components that I built. It might be at the 100 hp mark. If not its close. But I am running 48 IDA's, Engle 130 cam, 40 x 37.5 heads, 1 5/8" competition headers, MSD ...
  Topic: Freeway flyer with 1776?
jkmar73

Replies: 35
Views: 3618

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:10 am   Subject: Re: Freeway flyer with 1776?
I ran a similar setup in my 67' bus. A 1776, stock heads and cam PICT 34. 3.88 ring and pinon with reduction gears. Ran great on flat land. Climbing hills I was toggling between 3rd and 4th the whole ...
  Topic: HELP - Metal to Flex Fuel Line Swap - Subaru 2.5
jkmar73

Replies: 9
Views: 808

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 2:56 pm   Subject: HELP - Metal to Flex Fuel Line Swap - Subaru 2.5
I wouldn't think it would make any difference in the flow. Pressure would decrease when it hit the hose, and increase when back to metal. Not enough difference that you should notice. As long as the f ...
  Topic: GB-590 manifolds
jkmar73

Replies: 8
Views: 873

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 12:58 pm   Subject: GB-590 manifolds
Here is the picture of the Earls fitting on my 48 IDA. See how the shroud is dimpled for clearance.
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  Topic: GB-590 manifolds
jkmar73

Replies: 8
Views: 873

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 3:54 pm   Subject: GB-590 manifolds
Here is a shot of mine on my ghia. It's a thing shroud, but may give you an idea. I had to dimple the side of the shroud a little bit. Will try to get a better picture tomorrow for you.
https://www. ...
  Topic: Help identify 36 I picked up
jkmar73

Replies: 10
Views: 584

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:20 pm   Subject: Help identify 36 I picked up
A couple of more questions. The bracket on the coil, is that for the air cleaner on a ghia or a bus? Also, are there numbers on the transmission too? I have a split case transaxle too. Complete from b ...
  Topic: Help identify 36 I picked up
jkmar73

Replies: 10
Views: 584

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:17 pm   Subject: Help identify 36 I picked up
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1371700.jpg
Here's a photo I got a while back of it. Bought it mainly because it was complete.
  Topic: Help identify 36 I picked up
jkmar73

Replies: 10
Views: 584

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:14 pm   Subject: Help identify 36 I picked up
8 dowelled crank makes it suddenly sound interesting Very Happy
Yes, didn't realize it had an 8 dowel till I got it home. Had the original muffler, but it was to far gone to save. Will probably work on it a ...
  Topic: Best type 1 bus engine?
jkmar73

Replies: 54
Views: 6040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2015 2:43 pm   Subject: Best type 1 bus engine?
I built a 1776 for my bus. Basically was bone stock except for the pistons. Had to do dual duty for smog for a while. Ran great, good mileage, plenty of torque. Ran it in a 67' with reduction gears an ...
  Topic: Help identify 36 I picked up
jkmar73

Replies: 10
Views: 584

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:35 pm   Subject: Help identify 36 I picked up
Ok. Thanks! I'll take a look at the distributor.
  Topic: Help identify 36 I picked up
jkmar73

Replies: 10
Views: 584

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:23 pm   Subject: Help identify 36 I picked up
Hope this is the right place for this. I picked up a 36 years ago and set it aside. I happened to be looking at it the other day and was wondering what year it is. The block number starts off with 218 ...
  Topic: Bus Shifter - Berg or BugTech
jkmar73

Replies: 11
Views: 1262

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:18 pm   Subject: Bus Shifter - Berg or BugTech
I had the Berg one in my bus. Was a nice shifter.
  Topic: Berg crankshaft and Carrillo rods
jkmar73

Replies: 31
Views: 2513

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 2:41 pm   Subject: Berg crankshaft and Carrillo rods
It's not wedgemated. Was going to have it done, but for some reason Tim at Bergs said they couldn't do it. But I could always send it back to them to have it done later.
 
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