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  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
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PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:52 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
Sportster backed into garage after blowout. Finally a Sportster in my garage.
Woo Hoo!
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  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:21 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
Made it halfway home.
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:20 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
I finally pulled the trigger on a Sportster.
Then; I heard the sound of the gun.



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  Topic: Bowden Tube Necessity
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 11
Views: 537

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:34 am   Subject: Re: Bowden Tube Necessity
Thank you dustymojave and Dale M !
My 63 tends to need just a little more bend to it.
  Topic: Bowden Tube Necessity
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 11
Views: 537

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:46 pm   Subject: Re: Bowden Tube Necessity
rbucklin; could you expand on the adding of washers to the bodin tube?
  Topic: New FB Page for EMPI Sportsters
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 2
Views: 249

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:40 pm   Subject: Re: New FB Page for EMPI Sportsters
Hey Tony; Too old to be on FB. You will still contribute to this site wont you?
Johnny
  Topic: Later EMPI Sportster
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 5
Views: 560

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:38 pm   Subject: Re: Later EMPI Sportster
BL3Manx! Always appreciate what you have found. Love that you take the time to investigate the beloved Sportster.
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:08 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
Thank you BL3Manx! It really sparked my interest. I hadnt looked for other Sportster info on this sight until I saw an old Sportster topic pop up a few weeks back. Since then; I think I'm all caug ...
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:48 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
Hey BL3MANX; Have you ever found any additional info on the "Stallion"?
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 7:44 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
Dandy little Sportster! Would love to know or see more details of the Bench seat. Did anyone get a chance to sit on it?
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:36 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
Hey Orangewood; What are your plans?
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:21 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
I just want to thank you guys for keeping this Roll Call alive and well. I enjoy every time their is a new post. This past posting on the panel next to the seat led me to reread the roll call from p ...
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:22 pm   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
Stumbled on a good deal. Rebuilt starter on shelf. Solenoid had been robbed. Found NOS solenoid. Didn't even think about the bolts. Found both in the Samba classifieds. Learned that solenoid is sp ...
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:03 pm   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
Hello again! I purchased a rebuilt self supported starter with out solenoid.
Found a NOS Solenoid to fit. Now, I think the bolts/screws I have in stock to mount solenoid to starter are too short. ...
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:46 am   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
Thank you Glutamodo and friends. It amazes me the resources this site's members have at their finger tips. This is my first SR17 in 50 years. Never would have guessed the solenoid was different. Ho ...
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:02 pm   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
Any chance of a part#
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:53 pm   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
I see one listed specifically for automatic in the classifieds. Thats why I asked.
Going to track down part number. Thanks for the replies.
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:14 pm   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
Glen, Is the solenoid different on the 17?
  Topic: Manual/ Auto starter
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 21
Views: 567

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: Manual/ Auto starter
Does the self supporting starter (SR17) have a specific Solenoid?
  Topic: Empi Sportster Roll Call
johnnyniceguy

Replies: 560
Views: 110400

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:00 pm   Subject: Re: Empi Sportster Roll Call
A Couple of nice sportsters in classifieds this week. Still patiently waiting on the barn find I talked about earlier this summer.
 
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