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  Topic: Third brake light
johnny chingas

Replies: 59
Views: 12348

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:42 pm   Subject: Re: Third brake light
I mounted my vintage STOP light on my roof rack, looks pretty cool when lit up really big and bright.
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  Topic: Vintage bumper mount bike rack
johnny chingas

Replies: 6
Views: 2002

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:21 pm   Subject: Vintage bumper mount bike rack
I just wanted to share a picture of my 57 oval with my vintage bumper mount bike rack.
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  Topic: Jim daddy style roof rack ??
johnny chingas

Replies: 2
Views: 408

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 2:43 pm   Subject: Jim daddy style roof rack ??
I think that's what they call this thing! Does any one have any feed back on this rack from foreign concepts? They look well made but do they hold well with stuff on top? I like this rack for my ragto ...
  Topic: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
johnny chingas

Replies: 7
Views: 893

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
My passenger side only has 1 brown wire is this correct?
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  Topic: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
johnny chingas

Replies: 7
Views: 893

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:07 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
Since I'm in here under the hood poking around are these 2 brown wires for the dome light? Driver side wires?
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  Topic: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
johnny chingas

Replies: 7
Views: 893

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:01 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
This is the back side there dead wires cut, and there is a bolt here in the fuel neck of the tank.
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  Topic: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
johnny chingas

Replies: 7
Views: 893

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 5:42 pm   Subject: Fuel gauge? Is this correct for oval era bugs?
This gauge came in my 57 oval when purchased is it correct? Is there an aftermarket float I can use to make this thing work? Any ideas? How does it hook up??
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  Topic: She's back!
johnny chingas

Replies: 9
Views: 2336

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: She's back!
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  Topic: Period correct style door panels TMI?
johnny chingas

Replies: 46
Views: 10872

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:37 am   Subject: Period correct style door panels TMI?
Any more up dates??
  Topic: Lets get to know everyone....
johnny chingas

Replies: 117
Views: 18652

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:16 pm   Subject: Lets get to know everyone....
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Hello, I'm Johnny and this is my Oval!
  Topic: Fuel pump pressure is high adding gaskets ?
johnny chingas

Replies: 30
Views: 11430

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 9:42 am   Subject: Fuel pump pressure is high adding gaskets ?
yes..add gaskets and drive the car..it will starve when you have too many..then pull one at a time till it runs nice.




Se me paro....

Um no, lets not follow this advice at all. Do it the co ...
  Topic: Fuel pump pressure is high adding gaskets ?
johnny chingas

Replies: 30
Views: 11430

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:22 pm   Subject: Fuel pump pressure is high adding gaskets ?
Ok so before I replace the fuel pump and bolt it back up is this right I'm adding 4 gaskets to lower my fuel pump pressure. Do the gaskets go on top of the red one pictured?? https://www.thesamba.com/ ...
  Topic: Solex 28pict-1 gas leak?
johnny chingas

Replies: 1
Views: 266

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:06 pm   Subject: Solex 28pict-1 gas leak?
Well I have the common fuel leak at the throttle shaft bushings on my 28pict-1 carb. I have been reading up on this and apparently there are only a few things that could be causing this leak. I went o ...
  Topic: Solex 28 PICT Saga
johnny chingas

Replies: 10
Views: 1304

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 2:34 pm   Subject: Solex 28 PICT Saga
What was the out come??!
  Topic: Period correct style door panels TMI?
johnny chingas

Replies: 46
Views: 10872

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 7:03 pm   Subject: Period correct style door panels TMI?
Can you update us with the final out come and pictures??
  Topic: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
johnny chingas

Replies: 1697
Views: 627748

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:13 am   Subject: Oval Owners, Post your Oval
This is my solid, dry, rust free oval rag. She is my second oval I have owned. My first one was sold years back but this one is a keeper!
This is when she was found garaged since the 80's
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  Topic: She's back!
johnny chingas

Replies: 9
Views: 2336

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:53 am   Subject: She's back!
My 6 year old copilot giving her a cleaning. Not sure what I will do next to the "Lady Bug", I have to save up some more chips for a head liner and carpet. I picked up the convertible deck l ...
  Topic: She's back!
johnny chingas

Replies: 9
Views: 2336

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:35 am   Subject: She's back!
New shoes for my old lady, I found these Denmans at Pamona swap meet a few weeks ago they cleaned up real nice. Even came with a spare.
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  Topic: Fuel pump ?? 1500 gas in oil!!
johnny chingas

Replies: 5
Views: 757

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:35 pm   Subject: Fuel pump ?? 1500 gas in oil!!
So which rod am I so pose to have the long one or short one??
  Topic: Fuel pump ?? 1500 gas in oil!!
johnny chingas

Replies: 5
Views: 757

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:09 pm   Subject: Fuel pump ?? 1500 gas in oil!!
Well first of the car sat for a few months. She has a 67 1500. I fired her up the other day and the oil light turned on, I turned it off to check the oil and she stunk like gas. So I have gas in my oi ...
 
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