Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts  See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
Search found 3548 matches
Forum Index Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 176, 177, 178  Next
Jump to:
Author Message
  Topic: 1641cc engine oil filter strainer won't fit???
rockerarm

Replies: 6
Views: 232

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:42 pm   Subject: Re: 1641cc engine oil filter strainer won't fit???
Hi. The current replacement oil strainer part number is 113-115-175 and is the replacement for 1200/40HP engines up thru the 1970 and later type 1 engines. There are oil pick-up tube dimension differe ...
  Topic: Thanks - Veteran's Day
rockerarm

Replies: 35
Views: 1034

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:47 pm   Subject: Re: Thanks - Veteran's Day
i have never got a free meal nor do i want any. i can get my own damn meal.

one of the things i hate is handout. i am not a damn cripple - i can work for it.

But..happy Veterans day all.

I ...
  Topic: Thanks - Veteran's Day
rockerarm

Replies: 35
Views: 1034

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:44 pm   Subject: Re: Thanks - Veteran's Day
Thank the VA for taking care of them when they come home.

Well, as we speak, the VA is still failing my brothers and sisters. I see it every time I visit the GLA (Greater Los Angeles) VA.

NCO' ...
  Topic: How do I tap a type 1 engine for the mustache bar..ive searched
rockerarm

Replies: 15
Views: 531

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:13 pm   Subject: Re: How do I tap a type 1 engine for the mustache bar..ive searched
Hi and WELCOME.
Before you use some poor advice and start drilling PLEASE show a pic of the rear of your engine case in the area surrounding the oil pump. Many cases were not dedicated for type 2 or ...
  Topic: SGKent - [email protected]
rockerarm

Replies: 17
Views: 2930

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:43 am   Subject: Re: SGKent - [email protected]
Bought a number of small items from Steve. Adds were well explained, communication was top notch, and received items within a few days.
Thank you, Bill
  Topic: Starter Issues
rockerarm

Replies: 11
Views: 290

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:17 pm   Subject: Re: Starter Issues
Hi. Follow this video and see if it helps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMXENKujYtc&t=28s
  Topic: gap at steering shaft
rockerarm

Replies: 4
Views: 210

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:48 am   Subject: Re: gap at steering shaft
Hi. Look at this parts pic from WW. Do you think part # 21 is missing on your car?

https://www.wolfsburgwest.com/wolfsburg_new/front_axle/front_super_bug/front_super_beetle.cfm?type=1
  Topic: Fuel injection relief here!
rockerarm

Replies: 4744
Views: 575949

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:12 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel injection relief here!
Hi and WELCOME.
That wire end is part of the old VW Diagnostic Service Program back in the '70's. It attached to cyl #1 and it told relayed this spark signal to the "computer" for ignition ...
  Topic: rebuilding calipers - need the small gaskets between the halves
rockerarm

Replies: 4
Views: 154

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:21 pm   Subject: Re: rebuilding calipers - need the small gaskets between the halves
It does help. I checked out Ray Greenwood's detailed post. Great info but he is rebuilding Porsche 914 calipers isn't he?

I found the little o-rings at PMB - they sell one kind without specifyin ...
  Topic: rebuilding calipers - need the small gaskets between the halves
rockerarm

Replies: 4
Views: 154

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:30 pm   Subject: Re: rebuilding calipers - need the small gaskets between the halves
Hi. You can contact Ray Greenwood here. He has mentioned them many times. I believe PMB has them. They rebuild calipers for the Porsche crowd.

http://www.pmbperformance.com/catalog.html,

The low ...
  Topic: What motor do I have
rockerarm

Replies: 7
Views: 271

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:13 am   Subject: Re: What motor do I have
Thanks for the quick reply. I don't think the U0 block is fuel injected cause it has a fuel pump port. Could it be possible that they made U0 a carburator and a fuel injector model?

All the type 3 ...
  Topic: Oil pressure
rockerarm

Replies: 14
Views: 306

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 12:37 pm   Subject: Re: oil preasure
Same here. 40 years ago finished my first non-oem motor.
DDS oil pump, full flow, Val 50wt Racing Oil, and a Rabbit Diesel oil filter (it was the only filter available at the time).
Boy, that pump ...
  Topic: Oil pressure
rockerarm

Replies: 14
Views: 306

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:28 am   Subject: Re: oil preasure
Hi.
There are so many variables with oil pressure/overheating, etc.
Even though your engine is not stock this VW standard should apply.
With 30 wt oil, 160 degrees temp, at 2500rpm the minimum oil ...
  Topic: Single or double pin front brake caliper
rockerarm

Replies: 13
Views: 352

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:58 am   Subject: Re: Single or double pin front brake caliper
Hi. Here it is Bill:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=658176&highlight=

Enjoy.
  Topic: Single or double pin front brake caliper
rockerarm

Replies: 13
Views: 352

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:29 pm   Subject: Re: Single or double pin front brake caliper
Hi. Just make sure the caliper you buy as a replacement is the same mfgr and piston size as the other. Mfgr because of the 2 retention pins and piston dia so as to brake properly.

As far as pricin ...
  Topic: Single or double pin front brake caliper
rockerarm

Replies: 13
Views: 352

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:30 pm   Subject: Re: Single or double pin front brake caliper
Yeah, agree with c21. What might have happened is someone replaced a possible bad caliper with the replacement caliper which is the two-pin. I believe many of the two-pin calipers are a type 3 caliper ...
  Topic: Glowing alternator light tonight! Fixed!!!
rockerarm

Replies: 66
Views: 1624

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:37 am   Subject: Re: Glowing alternator light tonight! Fixed!!!
Jimbo, from what I've read, that tenth of a volt is five times the limit. Although, that's from a several sources I've read on the web. Tim



My experience has been these cars can withstand up t ...
  Topic: Glowing alternator light tonight! Fixed!!!
rockerarm

Replies: 66
Views: 1624

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:52 pm   Subject: Re: Glowing alternator light tonight! Fixed!!!
Tim, Jimbo and myself were correct.
Here is a link from Fluke:
http://www.fluke.com/fluke/uses/comunidad/fluke-news-plus/articlecategories/electrical/diagnosevoltdrop

And from Federal Mogul:
ht ...
  Topic: Glowing alternator light tonight! Fixed!!!
rockerarm

Replies: 66
Views: 1624

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:25 am   Subject: Re: Glowing alternator light tonight!
Hi. I'd be curious if you can detect any voltage drop/loss from the alt B+ stud to the battery's positive terminal, or post.

Even if you had a few tenth's of a volt drop your electrical system may ...
  Topic: volts at coil
rockerarm

Replies: 32
Views: 758

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:36 am   Subject: Re: volts at coil
Hi. So I gather you got it repaired? If so, good job.
One thing you may wish to consider is a relay, commonly called a "hard start relay" that, in theory, may protect the contacts inside yo ...
 
Page 1 of 178 Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 176, 177, 178  Next
Jump to:

All times are Mountain Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Savings Time
Jump to:  

About | Help! | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2016, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB