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  Topic: Opinion please on my plug color
old gh bug

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:47 am   Subject: Re: Opinion please on my plug color
Different angle of plugs

I.
Changed from a145 to a 150 main so I can change back easily


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1828764.jpg

These were the plugs with a 145 main in

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  Topic: Opinion please on my plug color
old gh bug

Replies: 3
Views: 167

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:00 am   Subject: Opinion please on my plug color
Hi Iíve just checked my plugs and all are like this one , do they look ok as Iím not sure if Iím ok or a little hot
Iím running 2110 with 44 idfs fk8 cam 9:1 cr

200 airs 150 main 55 idles

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  Topic: 2110 for street and heavy longhauls
old gh bug

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:42 am   Subject: Re: 2110 for street and heavy longhauls
90.5 mm pent roof case
82mm 8 dowel counterweight crankshaft
CB performance H beam 5.4" con rods
90.5 mahle forged barrels and pistons
Engle FK8 cam (not sure as I want low end torque)
Engl ...
  Topic: 2110 with 44 idfs should I change vents as seems sluggish
old gh bug

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:41 am   Subject: Re: 2110 with 44 idfs should I change vents as seems sluggish
whats the quench distance? what is the dist? how is the dist curve?what intakes? the jetting looks right, but may need more main due to low cr, but not a lot and probably wont feel it. what exhaust?he ...
  Topic: 2110 with 44 idfs should I change vents as seems sluggish
old gh bug

Replies: 12
Views: 510

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:56 pm   Subject: Re: 2110 with 44 idfs should I change vents as seems sluggish
My car is a super beetle cabrio running Porsche 16Ē wheels with 55 profile tyres
  Topic: 2110 with 44 idfs should I change vents as seems sluggish
old gh bug

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:34 am   Subject: 2110 with 44 idfs should I change vents as seems sluggish
I have 2110 fk8 cam 9:1 cr twin Weber 44 idfs jetting 36 mm vents 200 airs 55 idles 145 mains
Pertronix 2 flamethrower dizzy 30 deg
Berg exhaust
Valves 42 x 35
1:4 rockers

The engine ru ...
  Topic: Changed plugs from D8ís to D7ís got a problem I think
old gh bug

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:10 am   Subject: Changed plugs from D8ís to D7ís got a problem I think
So I changed out the plugs on my 2110 running 44 idfs 200 airs 145 mains 55 idles fk8 cam 9:1 cr when I had the D8ís in it ran fine 100c oil temp 350c cht , today I went for a run and the cht tem ...
  Topic: lost tappet nut
old gh bug

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 4:51 am   Subject: lost tappet nut
A friend boughthis camper van round said it would hardly go could only get to about 25mph

This is a type 2 2.oltr FI with solid tappets

On a bit of tinkering i took the rocker cover off to f ...
  Topic: plug colour
old gh bug

Replies: 4
Views: 167

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:54 am   Subject: plug colour
Interested in peoples thoughts on the colour of my plugs they are all roughly the same
runninga 2110 twin 44 idfs 9:1 cr NGK D8EA

do i need a hotter plug

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galler ...
  Topic: Distributor choice. Help
old gh bug

Replies: 19
Views: 872

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:17 am   Subject: Distributor choice. Help
Iím hoping for some help here . Iím running a 2110cc motor with 9:1 cr FK8 cam 44 idf s

I was using a German 009 which I thought was ok and maybe had a bit of stumbling but I tailored my driving ...
  Topic: 1600 Engine Experiencing Total Shut-Off When Coming to a Stop
old gh bug

Replies: 10
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:30 am   Subject: Re: 1600 Engine Experiencing Total Shut-Off When Coming to a Stop
Idle cut off solenoid valve had similar problem, as mine was working intermitantly
  Topic: Dinky Toy, meccano
old gh bug

Replies: 25
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PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: Dinky Toy, meccano
Later model beetles had spun hubs with white tyres similar to Ghias also the box was different to earlier ones it was lighter yellow

Have you got a picture of the base as the font got larger with l ...
  Topic: Oil leak, crank case breathing and Scat Porsche Style Fan shroud
old gh bug

Replies: 40
Views: 2233

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:50 am   Subject: Re: Oil leak, crank case breathing and Scat Porsche Style Fan shroud
I have a similar setup but on a 2110 and I also had crank case pressure problems I thought it was the pulley so I fitted a sand seal but it still didnít solve the problem. I also vented the fuel pump ...
  Topic: Oil leak, crank case breathing and Scat Porsche Style Fan shroud
old gh bug

Replies: 40
Views: 2233

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:29 am   Subject: Re: Oil leak, crank case breathing and Scat Porsche Style Fan shroud
I have a similar setup but on a 2110 and I also had crank case pressure problems I thought it was the pulley so I fitted a sand seal but it still didnít solve the problem. I also vented the fuel pump ...
  Topic: 1302LS Vert Top Powder Coating
old gh bug

Replies: 2
Views: 163

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:04 am   Subject: Re: 1302LS Vert Top Powder Coating
I was going to powder coat my hood frame but the coaters wouldn't do it as there are nylon washers that would melt out. i ended getting it blasted then painting it with 2k paint. turned out great
  Topic: 1303 headlight switch repair
old gh bug

Replies: 7
Views: 240

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:49 pm   Subject: Re: 1303 headlight switch repair
Iím sure I have a spare if you need one
  Topic: 40IDF fuel leak engine off
old gh bug

Replies: 6
Views: 210

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:46 am   Subject: Re: 40IDF fuel leak engine off
Have you still got the cold starter jets installed, i had this problem and i blocked them off and it solved the problem ,there is a link on here how to do it some where!!!
  Topic: K&N filter tops
old gh bug

Replies: 15
Views: 640

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:37 am   Subject: Re: K&N filter tops
Is it fine thread? probably UNF or UNC a bit coarser
  Topic: 2110 just started to run hot
old gh bug

Replies: 28
Views: 1431

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:39 am   Subject: Re: 2110 just started to run hot
i have sorted oil pressure and temp problem now . i fitted a deep sump because my 30mm oil pump was starving the sump and i have also fitted correct thickness gaskets


temperature runs steady a ...
  Topic: 1974 Super Beetle Convertible
old gh bug

Replies: 67
Views: 2727

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:47 am   Subject: Re: 1974 Super Beetle Convertible
Nice vert i have a 77 model , I would check the tar boards a firmly fixed to the sides and in front of the fan they look a bit loose to me .You dont want any of this getting sucked into the fan as i ...
 
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