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  Topic: kadrons and 010 dizzy
sepulvedac

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:07 am   Subject: kadrons and 010 dizzy
just got back from TX, left the car there for now but the engine is sweeeeeeet. Ran it, after break in, for a week and a full tank (15gals) it gave me 33 MPG. Plenty of power at the punch of the gas! ...
  Topic: kadrons and 010 dizzy
sepulvedac

Replies: 7
Views: 1755

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2012 4:54 pm   Subject: kadrons and 010 dizzy
After this post I had to leave to go to Puerto Rico. Still looking for ways to go back to TX and finish installing and setting the carbs. The sooner is going to be august this year GRRRRRRRRRRRR, bu ...
  Topic: 79 SB manifold to head plastic gasket
sepulvedac

Replies: 2
Views: 410

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 11:41 am   Subject: 79 SB manifold to head plastic gasket
Thank you, thank you, thank you...
That is it! I appreciate your assistance on this matter. Have a great weekend and may you be bless for ever.
  Topic: 79 SB manifold to head plastic gasket
sepulvedac

Replies: 2
Views: 410

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:49 am   Subject: 79 SB manifold to head plastic gasket
I have a 79 SB and I need to find the thick plastic gasket that goes between the manifold and the cylinder head. Can anybody help with that? Where can I buy them? I have try all the VW stores I coul ...
  Topic: no brakes after bleeding them
sepulvedac

Replies: 6
Views: 981

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 9:04 pm   Subject: no brakes after bleeding them
checked hoses, wheel cylinders are not even leaking... PO changed them before I bought the car, same with front wheel cylinders.
  Topic: no brakes after bleeding them
sepulvedac

Replies: 6
Views: 981

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 7:58 pm   Subject: no brakes after bleeding them
three of the four brakes have enough pressure for a nice clear stream of fluid. The fourth one(driver front) is the one with no pressure, spent a while just pumping that one and nothing. Brake pedal ...
  Topic: no brakes after bleeding them
sepulvedac

Replies: 6
Views: 981

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 6:30 pm   Subject: no brakes after bleeding them
Installed new brake shoes all around, also changed the rear wheel cylinders. Started bleeding after adjusting the shoes all around , have good presssure on the rear and the passenger side up front, bu ...
  Topic: spring loaded push rod tube removal
sepulvedac

Replies: 5
Views: 1081

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 8:04 am   Subject: spring loaded push rod tube removal
...but if you go back to stock style tubes you will need to remove the heads to put new ones in.

The way I do it is that I loose all the heads' nuts, move the heads back far enough to install the t ...
  Topic: Ball joints with coilover shocks and other issues
sepulvedac

Replies: 4
Views: 4538

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:41 am   Subject: Ball joints with coilover shocks and other issues
Well, I will take your advice but right now money is really short. trying to sell some parts so I am going to be posting here also. I know the are cheap but that would be right now $120 installed fo ...
  Topic: Ball joints with coilover shocks and other issues
sepulvedac

Replies: 4
Views: 4538

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2010 3:16 am   Subject: Ball joints with coilover shocks and other issues
I guess i am going to have to go with the coilover shocks theory since the b/j are FEBI which I understand are a great quality. Sooo, I will be replacing the shocks with regular ones and installing ne ...
  Topic: Ball joints with coilover shocks and other issues
sepulvedac

Replies: 4
Views: 4538

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 6:19 pm   Subject: Ball joints with coilover shocks and other issues
O, I did a search and found nothing but bad news about the coil over shocks. Not a problem, I can fix that. This are the issues I found yesterday while working on my car.

>>Disclaimer: I ...
  Topic: 72 Ghia Vert Restoration Update
sepulvedac

Replies: 172
Views: 69320

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:41 pm   Subject: 72 Ghia Vert Restoration Update
Awesome work! I also have a 72 Ghia Vert. It is black and I always drive with the lights on, day and night, cloudy, rainy, sunny. It does not matter the condition, the lights are always on. So far, ...
  Topic: What did you do to your ghia this week?
sepulvedac

Replies: 2767
Views: 402930

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:30 pm   Subject: What did you do to your ghia this week?
Replaced lower ball joint on driver's side that broke when I turned the Ghia to get into my property.
This is the passenger side tire to fender look with good ball joints
http://www.vosaclub.org/up ...
  Topic: does thing front end bolt up to stock bug?
sepulvedac

Replies: 7
Views: 1370

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:35 pm   Subject: does thing front end bolt up to stock bug?
hmmm, ok, that all sounds good. continuing the talk on the front beam. Can you install Thing tierod ends and ball joints on a ghia/bug ball joint beam? I mean, using the torsion arms on the ghia/bug ...
  Topic: How many engine to transmission nuts do I need
sepulvedac

Replies: 2
Views: 600

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 4:31 pm   Subject: How many engine to transmission nuts do I need
relax... it will screw into the engine. The driver side on the top it has a...can't recall the name, but you will be able to screw the bolt into the engine.
Make sure you are using the engine that c ...
  Topic: 62 Convertible farm find & questions
sepulvedac

Replies: 41
Views: 8231

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:00 pm   Subject: 62 Convertible farm find & questions
Nice scores on the Ghias. Love that convertible. I have a 72 for the past 14 yrs and loving it every day.

Use PB Blaster on the nuts.
Shocked why? just why? ... j/k Very Happy


I looks like i ...
  Topic: We are starting to look at ghia's
sepulvedac

Replies: 22
Views: 3180

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:32 pm   Subject: We are starting to look at ghia's
yup, it will work, but like it was said, take wide turns or extend the tow bar. It has being said to extended it 18". I am working on that right now, actually a friend of mine is.
Gotta luv ...
  Topic: Stuck inner tie rod end
sepulvedac

Replies: 11
Views: 5580

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:14 am   Subject: Stuck inner tie rod end
I stay behind my method. Lucky me, I got plenty of patience when it comes to do the job the right way.
Again, soak it with PB Blaster the evening before, or if you have the time, two or three days b ...
  Topic: Generator to Alternator
sepulvedac

Replies: 7
Views: 1256

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:07 am   Subject: Generator to Alternator
IF you want to throw away your moeny, by Chinese, for peace of mind and long term service, buy German. Pay for quality, you will not regret it. I learned the hard way.
  Topic: SOLEX h30/31 question :S
sepulvedac

Replies: 11
Views: 2754

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:05 am   Subject: SOLEX h30/31 question :S
If you look towards the top of the posts, I posted a picture with the one I use for the vacuum. This tip came from a German mechanic that taught me about engines while I was stationed in Germany man ...
 
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