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  Topic: 02 Eurovan New Valve Body No Reverse
neisman

Replies: 3
Views: 117

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:58 am   Subject: 02 Eurovan New Valve Body No Reverse
I had a rebuilt valve body installed in my 02 Winnebago Vista 21B (Eurovan chassis and drive train).
No codes are showing, but there is no reverse.
After filling the fluid, the vehicle was backed up ...
  Topic: my hebmuller inspired vw beetle
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 1680

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:02 am   Subject: Re: my hebmuller inspired vw beetle
Cooling is still up in the air. I will be trying various holes here and there and maybe an extra fan or two. If I am not satisfied, I will put vents in the quarters. Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Headers and carb heat
neisman

Replies: 6
Views: 301

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:59 am   Subject: Re: Headers and carb heat
I am not using the headers for now. I am going with heat exchangers because this will be a driver. True, it will not see snow, but it will see cold weather.
  Topic: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 590

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:54 am   Subject: Re: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
I am dieing to get the body back from the body shop. I really cannot do much till then except research and plan. The body man is not too keen on me working on the car in his shop.
That is a great ide ...
  Topic: matching gauges
neisman

Replies: 6
Views: 336

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:50 am   Subject: Re: matching gauges
I don't know that I really NEED it, but I hear so much about overheating and how number 3 cylinder is always the worst one that I thought I should monitor it.
  Topic: Mystery (to me) Brakes
neisman

Replies: 2
Views: 162

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:49 am   Subject: Mystery (to me) Brakes
Can anybody tell me the manufacturer of these brakes?
OEM or aftermarket. They are on my 69 Beetle and I need new Rotors.
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  Topic: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 590

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:47 pm   Subject: Re: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
I want to keep as much storage space behind the seats as possible so I will avoid an air box that large.
  Topic: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 590

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:51 pm   Subject: Re: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
[quote="Maddel"]
What's wrong with the Hebmüller style louvers?

I don't know that anything is wrong with them.
  Topic: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 590

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:30 pm   Subject: Re: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
And there you have my conundrum. On my Hebmueller type custom, I do not want to use louvers on the hood or top of the body. I also want to avoid them on the quarter panels.
My thought is to duct engi ...
  Topic: Headers and carb heat
neisman

Replies: 6
Views: 301

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Headers and carb heat
Thanks everybody. I am enjoying the warmth in Arizona now and will get back into the bug when I hit PA again.
Regards, Karl
  Topic: Headers and carb heat
neisman

Replies: 6
Views: 301

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:38 am   Subject: Headers and carb heat
I have a 1969 standard with a 1500 engine. I want headers, but also need carb heat. I cannot find any made with carb heat. Does anybody have any experience with alternatives or welding carb heat tube ...
  Topic: my hebmuller inspired vw beetle
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 1680

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:45 pm   Subject: Re: my hebmuller inspired vw beetle
I do not see vents. How are you cooling the cylinders?
  Topic: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
neisman

Replies: 19
Views: 590

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:36 pm   Subject: 1500 Beetle Engine CFM
On my custom Beetle, I must route cooling air from a new location.
Can anybody tell me how mant CFM a 1500 engine needs for cooling?
Also, are there aftermarket fans that deliver more air to the cyl ...
  Topic: matching gauges
neisman

Replies: 6
Views: 336

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:25 pm   Subject: matching gauges
I am looking for a source for matching gauges that include a cylinder head temp gauge.
I prefer old style gauges, but will be flexible to get a matching set.
  Topic: What's everyone's opinions on RatRods?
neisman

Replies: 51
Views: 1816

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: What's everyone's opinions on RatRods?
Rat rods are fine.
  Topic: Coil Questions
neisman

Replies: 16
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:32 am   Subject: Re: Coil Questions
Thanks Busman78!
  Topic: Coil Questions
neisman

Replies: 16
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:09 am   Subject: Re: Coil Questions
Yes, I saw the same. Folks have opinions, but I found little hard knowledge.
Mostly I see word "Waste" OK, I don't mind wasting spark.
I need a coil and saw no reasons to not install a hot ...
  Topic: Coil Questions
neisman

Replies: 16
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:07 am   Subject: Re: Coil Questions
So as I understand the opinions expressed so far, they agree that there is no need for a hotter spark unless the current spark is weak for some reason.
There seems to be no downside to a hotter coil. ...
  Topic: Coil Questions
neisman

Replies: 16
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:51 pm   Subject: Re: Coil Questions
Doesn't a hotter spark burn the fuel more completely and faster. My engine is currently on a test stand while the body work is done.When it goes back into the car, it will have a weber progressive 2 b ...
  Topic: Coil Questions
neisman

Replies: 16
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:42 pm   Subject: Coil Questions
I have a 1969 Beetle 1500.
I want to change the ignition coil to a hotter one, but know nothing about coils.
How are the rated? What makes a "hot" coil?
Can a coil be too hot? With a &quo ...
 
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