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  Topic: 356 engine- trans numbers Wanted- Trade thread
mr white

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PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:48 am   Subject: Re: 356 engine- trans numbers Wanted- Trade thread
I am aware of the registry. Great site, great info. Many, many VW folks have Porsche parts, not all of them care to join the registry when they have the greatest free VW site on the planet. I look for ...
  Topic: 356 engine- trans numbers Wanted- Trade thread
mr white

Replies: 3
Views: 207

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:17 pm   Subject: 356 engine- trans numbers Wanted- Trade thread
This thread is intended to re-unite folks with their original engine to their cars whether missing in action, or lost to the fables of time. Also original transmissions.

I have 546/2 engine number ...
  Topic: Rabbit diesel Head gaskets
mr white

Replies: 3
Views: 221

PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:16 pm   Subject: Rabbit diesel Head gaskets
A good friend of mine wants to sell me his 1983 rabbit diesel. He states it needs a head gasket as the cooling system pressurizes. The car does not run hot or even smoke for that matter, fan works, th ...
  Topic: Best jets for engine
mr white

Replies: 6
Views: 313

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:57 pm   Subject: Re: Best jets for engine
120 mains and 58 idles. Couldn’t resist taking it apart partially. Beautiful inside!
  Topic: Best jets for engine
mr white

Replies: 6
Views: 313

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:32 pm   Subject: Re: Best jets for engine
Thank you for the reply Sir. This is a thick wall 92. 74mm crank. Full flowed. The engine is going in my lifted 73 thing and at times my 58 double cab. I will take one carb apart tomorrow night and st ...
  Topic: Best jets for engine
mr white

Replies: 6
Views: 313

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:54 pm   Subject: Best jets for engine
Hello everyone,
I have a 1967cc engine with an 8:2:1 compression ratio with 63cc combustion chambers. I just bought a pair of 36 dellortos for it. Any recommendations for jetting? My mains are 80s. A ...
  Topic: Bus trans ID numbers
mr white

Replies: 5
Views: 192

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Bus trans ID numbers
Thanks Lind! That will help figure some things out! Looking for the elusive 67 in the piles.
  Topic: Bus trans ID numbers
mr white

Replies: 5
Views: 192

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:00 pm   Subject: Bus trans ID numbers
I am going through a pile of bus transmissions this week. All are big nut transmissions. Can someone please attach a link so I could possibly Id the years they came out of??

Thanks in advance!
  Topic: Bice bumpers
mr white

Replies: 264
Views: 53038

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 7:38 am   Subject: Re: Bice bumpers
No Sir, Both of these were removed off of late 50s single cabs.
  Topic: Bice bumpers
mr white

Replies: 264
Views: 53038

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: Bice bumpers
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2081632.jpg
These are my two rears. I just picked up the non tow equipped more common one on Saturday!
  Topic: Crank pulley fit
mr white

Replies: 5
Views: 337

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: Crank pulley fit
Thanks for the replies! I think I have the handle on it. While I’m here, full flow any links to purchase the 8n fittings and which behind the crank pulley tin is best to cut to fit? Any pics??
  Topic: Crank pulley fit
mr white

Replies: 5
Views: 337

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:37 pm   Subject: Crank pulley fit
Hello everyone,
I have a 1967 long block. Crank is a 74mm 4130 crank. I attempted to install a stock crank pulley on it. This was a no go, seems like maybe the woodruff key might be a little too wide ...
  Topic: Offroad 15” tires for lifted Things
mr white

Replies: 7
Views: 700

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:50 pm   Subject: Offroad 15” tires for lifted Things
Hello everyone,
Can folks post pics of their lifted things that are running 15” wheels? I’m wondering if I can install 235 75 15s on a 3” lifted thing? Also curious to see folks different tires they ...
  Topic: Month in 1973 when rear vents went to boxes for the 74 productio
mr white

Replies: 25
Views: 1068

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:18 pm   Subject: Re: Month in 1973 when rear vents went to boxes for the 74 productio
My Thing is registered as a 73. All three front tag, sticker, and pan match. I think Joe 20 sheds some light here. So even though a 73 made after Sept 73 has a 183 chassis number it will have vents ev ...
  Topic: Month in 1973 when rear vents went to boxes for the 74 productio
mr white

Replies: 25
Views: 1068

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:47 am   Subject: Re: Month in 1973 when rear vents went to boxes for the 74 productio
Hello Sir,
I have a 183 vin, have a gas heater, no beetle type heat. I believe it is made in Mexico, I will double check.
  Topic: Month in 1973 when rear vents went to boxes for the 74 productio
mr white

Replies: 25
Views: 1068

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:00 pm   Subject: Month in 1973 when rear vents went to boxes for the 74 productio
Hello Everyone,
I just bought myself another thing. Production date is 10/73 still has vents in the rear. When did they go to boxes???
  Topic: 741 into a pre A
mr white

Replies: 5
Views: 696

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 2:15 am   Subject: Re: 741 into a pre A
Thank you Jacks! Do we have a better picture of these? I think I could fab something. Hard to tell exactly what these are. Any part explosion pictures showing better detail and location?
  Topic: 741 into a pre A
mr white

Replies: 5
Views: 696

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Tue May 05, 2020 10:43 pm   Subject: 741 into a pre A
Hello everyone,
I have a 62 741 trans I want to install into my pre A coupe. I read a forum on the 356 registry where a gent put one in a pre A for a customer. He mentioned he only had to enlarge a ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
mr white

Replies: 52371
Views: 5368451

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Long ago before my grandpa passed away, he told me something that always has rung true. Sometimes I refused to believe it. “ It doesn’t matter whether your rich or poor, just matters how much money yo ...
  Topic: Pre A - A interchange thread
mr white

Replies: 0
Views: 385

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:39 pm   Subject: Pre A - A interchange thread
Wanted to start this thread to save time and help folks as well as invite folks to post what they know. This thread is about what on a pre A and A 356 will work- fit between the models. For example 51 ...
 
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