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  Topic: Olympics and mild rant
pitargue

Replies: 45
Views: 858

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Yesterday 8:46 am   Subject: Re: Olympics and mild rant
Iím a bit tweaked by the hoopla over the Olympics and media coverage

I think itís disrespectful to cover the stress felt by coddled professional athletes , which is what Olympianís are, to those ...
  Topic: Thinking of dumping Google.
pitargue

Replies: 41
Views: 1494

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2021 7:47 am   Subject: Re: Thinking of dumping Google.
Sorry for the late reply.

pitargue, is Startpage a downloadable browser?



StartPage is a search engine. Go to https://www.startpage.com/ to use for searching. There's lots of search engine ...
  Topic: The only Notchback at North Bay VW Show in Vallejo, CA 2021
pitargue

Replies: 0
Views: 135

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:39 pm   Subject: The only Notchback at North Bay VW Show in Vallejo, CA 2021
First place in my class! I'll take it. Guess the competition was too scared to attend. LOL!

Good times and a very well run show. I have never been to a show where the raffle was so lengthy with ...
  Topic: 4 lug Mahles, 185/60/15 on lowered Notchback rubs at full lock
pitargue

Replies: 1
Views: 83

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:50 pm   Subject: 4 lug Mahles, 185/60/15 on lowered Notchback rubs at full lock
Posting this to share.

I have a lowered Notchback (type 3), I think 2 outside clicks on the front, and 1 outside in the rear. I'm currently running 4x130 4 lug Mahle gas burners. (15X5.5 inches) I ...
  Topic: Been gone a while..what's the story on classic VW prices/values?
pitargue

Replies: 17
Views: 1034

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 7:04 am   Subject: Re: Been gone a while..what's the story on classic VW prices/values?
I look at https://oldbug.com/sales.htm and am shocked to see what some of the asking prices are. But they wouldn't ask if they didn't get them?
  Topic: Small hose clamps?
pitargue

Replies: 9
Views: 243

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:15 am   Subject: Re: Small hose clamps?
Ah, thanks for the info.

Looking for these hose clamps for my fuel hose was like scavenging in a post apocalyptical world. Glad you found another source. (And I did look on Amazon. Guess I'm not ...
  Topic: Carb Swap 1973 Type 3 FB
pitargue

Replies: 18
Views: 485

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 8:12 am   Subject: Re: Carb Swap 1973 Type 3 FB
I'm sure everyone will say to keep your FI.

But to answer your question, why not the stock PDSIT carbs with the stock oil bath cleaner? Seems to have been perfectly fine for the factory which buil ...
  Topic: Small hose clamps?
pitargue

Replies: 9
Views: 243

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2021 9:27 pm   Subject: Re: Small hose clamps?
ISP West has some hose clamps that would work. See https://vwispwest.com/hose-clamp-311133514/
  Topic: Manual transmission cars rising in value (NY Times)
pitargue

Replies: 24
Views: 1336

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2021 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Manual transmission cars rising in value (NY Times)
Manual transmission equipped cars now seem to be a theft deterrent because less thieves know how to drive them? Very Happy
  Topic: Post Funny Comedy Clips
pitargue

Replies: 60
Views: 4352

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:36 am   Subject: Re: Post Funny Comedy Clips
Brian Regan

https://youtu.be/qBJ6yptGqm4
  Topic: Thinking of dumping Google.
pitargue

Replies: 41
Views: 1494

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:48 am   Subject: Re: Thinking of dumping Google.
I neglected to mention. For browsers, I use Brave. https://brave.com/
  Topic: Thinking of dumping Google.
pitargue

Replies: 41
Views: 1494

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:32 am   Subject: Re: Thinking of dumping Google.
Google has spooked me as well. Thus...

For search engines, I prefer DuckDuckGo, then StartPage.

For email, I have switched to ProtonMail.

For video, Rumble, but not nearly the amount of cont ...
  Topic: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
pitargue

Replies: 37
Views: 784

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 9:23 am   Subject: Re: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
Not stating anything new. But hopefully, it'll help you think this through to get it to start.

It's either spark or fuel. Seems all is good with fuel as you're getting the whisp of smoke. Are yo ...
  Topic: Autocrossing the 58 rag
pitargue

Replies: 846
Views: 328897

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 11:47 am   Subject: Re: Autocrossing the 58 rag
Sorry for the late reply. Just busy with life and all that it throws at you...


I thought the stance of your car was great! It's a gorgeous car, I wouldn't change much about it at all. Are you ...
  Topic: Roof Rack Build, Eventually Small Batch For Group-Buy
pitargue

Replies: 29
Views: 2000

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 10:24 am   Subject: Re: Roof Rack Build, Eventually Small Batch For Group-Buy
The only thing with a lower roof rack is that it's a bit difficult to get a sponge/wash mitt under there when washing the car. This is assuming having wood slats. Probably not a concern but wanted t ...
  Topic: ROAD TRIP from Ontario Canada to California June 2023
pitargue

Replies: 8
Views: 290

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun May 23, 2021 9:33 pm   Subject: Re: ROAD TRIP from Ontario Canada to California June 2023
Highway 1 Treffen is happening in July. Would of been nice to meetup with that moving party.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=752520
  Topic: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
pitargue

Replies: 37
Views: 784

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 8:48 am   Subject: Re: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
Can the carb linkages be repaired with new ends or do I need to buy a whole set? I've repaired similar linkages on my BMW 2002tii. New ends were avail IIRC.

Are you talking about the short on the ...
  Topic: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
pitargue

Replies: 37
Views: 784

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 10:29 am   Subject: Re: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
Do you have the stock oil bath air filter that looks like this?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1904733.jpg

or

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2156876.jpg

Notice the (US) p ...
  Topic: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
pitargue

Replies: 37
Views: 784

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 9:06 am   Subject: Re: 71 Euro Typ 3 with carb
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=540804

I read this topic about 10 times until I finally understood all the info. It also should have the jet sizes for the stock carbs.

Do you ...
  Topic: 63 Notchback Barn Find Revival
pitargue

Replies: 112
Views: 4345

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 10:07 am   Subject: Re: 63 Notchback Barn Find Revival
What kind of muffler is that. It's kinda cool... Smile
 
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