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  Topic: List of Customers of Lemke Floor Mats
lemke

Replies: 108
Views: 16088

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:09 pm   Subject: List of Customers of Lemke Floor Mats
Thank you, everyone.

John
  Topic: VW Beetle in Sweden - Help with Inspection
lemke

Replies: 1
Views: 348

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 6:54 pm   Subject: Re: VW Beetle in Sweden - Help with Inspection
Hi. I may have found a beetle in Sweden. Does anyone know of a company in Halmstad who can inspect it prior to purchase. The reason being is The beetle I have seen here in the UK are not what they hav ...
  Topic: Pierburg Fuel Pump Rebuild Problems
lemke

Replies: 99
Views: 15822

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:45 pm   Subject: Pierburg Fuel Pump Rebuild Problems
Here is some info from the Ghia forum - a lot of people do not realize that you can use the stock later fuel pump with an alternator:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6097743#609774 ...
  Topic: Help! My 1971 Engine Won't Start
lemke

Replies: 1
Views: 171

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 6:24 pm   Subject: Help! My 1971 Engine Won't Start
Hello,

I have an issue with an engine that I recently installed in my 1971 Ghia I am using this forum, because it has more people and mechanical experts. I have not installed an engine in well ov ...
  Topic: Brake calipers, standard or Brazilian or??
lemke

Replies: 4
Views: 507

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:04 pm   Subject: Brake calipers, standard or Brazilian or??
Here is an eBay link to some new, and rebuilt calipers. Some have free shipping, and the cost is not bad. I am pretty sure that they are made in Brazil - way better then China. The PO of my 1971 rebui ...
  Topic: Brake calipers, standard or Brazilian or??
lemke

Replies: 4
Views: 507

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 7:10 pm   Subject: Brake calipers, standard or Brazilian or??
I bought aftermarket units for mine and they were not too costly, they bolted right up and worked great - but that was over 15 years ago. Where are the "standard" units made? Are they re-bui ...
  Topic: Heater Hose Question
lemke

Replies: 8
Views: 694

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:52 pm   Subject: Heater Hose Question
You know it's funny, but the accordion tubes on my ghia (69) were definitely longer than beetle ones. I know this as I'd kept a set of NOS bug ones to one side but when I came to fit them they were to ...
  Topic: New Square Weave carpet in a 1970 Vert
lemke

Replies: 36
Views: 5991

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 7:58 pm   Subject: New Square Weave carpet in a 1970 Vert
Newtons is a great choice - they are the best. You did a great job, as well.
  Topic: Heater Hose Question
lemke

Replies: 8
Views: 694

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 7:00 pm   Subject: Heater Hose Question
Yeah -- the ones on my 71 still had the factory clamp on them and the looked just like that. The ones on my 69 were a metal tube with a snap on jacket that looked like asbestos so you wouldn't want t ...
  Topic: Heater Hose Question
lemke

Replies: 8
Views: 694

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 3:26 pm   Subject: Heater Hose Question
Yes, they are interchangeable among like years. According to the KGPR website, the part number has a 111 prefix, which indicates a beetle part.

Thank you, Sactojesse !
  Topic: Heater Hose Question
lemke

Replies: 8
Views: 694

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:23 pm   Subject: Heater Hose Question
Hello

I usually look for mechanical parts in the beetle section of the ads, as the Ghia and Bug share a lot of the same mechanicals. The Beetle section gets a lot more traffic and items.

My que ...
  Topic: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION!
lemke

Replies: 859
Views: 87199

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:05 pm   Subject: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION!
John, did you get the required number of orders needed to start the project ?

I still need a few more orders - I need to change my ad.
  Topic: Crank pulley won't turn all the way over, I need fix ASAP
lemke

Replies: 7
Views: 774

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:37 am   Subject: Crank pulley won't turn all the way over, I need fix ASAP
This sounds a lot like an issue I had yesterday:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=604641
  Topic: A question about the Hoover Bit
lemke

Replies: 18
Views: 1544

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:01 pm   Subject: Re: hoover bit
As long as your taking off the shroud it might be a good time to replace the cooler seals. Jeff

Thank you for the advice, Jeff.

I was all about doing that - until I read about it here:

http: ...
  Topic: Thermostat Rod Orientation
lemke

Replies: 24
Views: 4540

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: Thermostat Rod Orientation
Yeah, not the right one. Gene Berg has them for $20 in the classifieds.

I could not find one in the classifieds, I sent an email to Awsome Powdercoat to see if they have them in stock.
It does lo ...
  Topic: Thermostat Rod Orientation
lemke

Replies: 24
Views: 4540

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 7:22 pm   Subject: Thermostat Rod Orientation
Thank you for the information!
  Topic: A question about the Hoover Bit
lemke

Replies: 18
Views: 1544

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:22 pm   Subject: A question about the Hoover Bit
Well, the answer is NO you do not have to remove your oil cooler to install a hoover bit.
  Topic: I Cannot Turn My Engine Over.
lemke

Replies: 7
Views: 457

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:24 pm   Subject: I Cannot Turn My Engine Over.
Well, after taking out the spark plugs, using brute force, and lots of oil - I managed to get the engine to turn 360 degrees a few times - and the valves moved! I guess it will run... Strange - that e ...
  Topic: I Cannot Turn My Engine Over.
lemke

Replies: 7
Views: 457

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:41 pm   Subject: I Cannot Turn My Engine Over.
Are the spark plugs out of it? With the plugs out to relieve compression you should be able to easily turn it over by hand. If not something may have siezed.

The clutch bolts to the flywheel and tu ...
  Topic: I Cannot Turn My Engine Over.
lemke

Replies: 7
Views: 457

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 4:29 pm   Subject: I Cannot Turn My Engine Over.
I'm going to go ahead and ask the obvious. Is the transmission in neutral?

The engine is out of the car.
 
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