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  Topic: Gabriel VW keys & Locks - [email protected]
shawnrogan65

Replies: 1070
Views: 240153

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:24 pm   Subject: Re: Gabriel VW keys & Locks - [email protected]
Throwing another very positive review in for Gabriel! I was so excited to learn that Gabriel offered a VW emblem key blank for the after-market ignition switch. I wanted to surprise my son with a &quo ...
  Topic: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
shawnrogan65

Replies: 17
Views: 1170

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:35 pm   Subject: Re: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
Thanks andk5591.
  Topic: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
shawnrogan65

Replies: 17
Views: 1170

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
Again thank you guys for the replies and help!

Attached is a picture of the after-market filler for feedback.

Oil capacity is just right so I am not concerned too much. No oil leaking around ...
  Topic: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
shawnrogan65

Replies: 17
Views: 1170

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
Thank you guys for responding!!

bugguy1967: So I am planning to install a rear breather.

Brad: When filler cap is off...oil isn't spitting out of the filler tube necessarily but I do observe som ...
  Topic: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
shawnrogan65

Replies: 17
Views: 1170

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:17 pm   Subject: Too much oil coming up into air filter from breather line
Hi guys. I have done several searches and read various posts but I am still prompted to ask a couple questions to see if I can make sense of all I read.

Fairly recently purchased 1965 Beetle for my ...
  Topic: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
shawnrogan65

Replies: 6
Views: 566

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:43 pm   Subject: Re: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
Lo and behold I just got an answer from Gabriel! He does offer emblem blanks for the repro ignition switches. Here is the specific ad:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1732301
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  Topic: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
shawnrogan65

Replies: 6
Views: 566

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:21 pm   Subject: Re: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
Thank you Sharp64 for the response.

Mark at watercooledkeys gave me indication that he does have an emblem key for "those Taiwan keys" on the after-market. I haven't been able to close o ...
  Topic: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
shawnrogan65

Replies: 6
Views: 566

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:06 pm   Subject: Re: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
Thank you Eric for taking the time to reply. Door handles are after-market too! I thought about buying an original ignition...just cost consideration at this point.
  Topic: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
shawnrogan65

Replies: 6
Views: 566

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:26 am   Subject: VW emblem key blank for after-market ignition switch
Hi guys!

My son's 1965 Beetle came with an after-market ignition that I soon had to replace with another after-market ignition switch. I bought this one from CIP1:

http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDe ...
  Topic: Throw out bearing off center - does this look right?
shawnrogan65

Replies: 13
Views: 981

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:27 pm   Subject: Re: Throw out bearing off center - does this look right?
So....I have been posting the many wonderful things I have found wrong and Mickey Moused with this '65 Beetle we just bought...the answer to the throw out bearing off-center was....drum roll please... ...
  Topic: Throw out bearing off center - does this look right?
shawnrogan65

Replies: 13
Views: 981

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:09 pm   Subject: Throw out bearing off center - does this look right?
All...yet another plea for some help...motor out and tranny mounts all replaced...preparing to get the motor back in but just taking a look at the throw out bearing around the drive shaft...it seems o ...
  Topic: Help: Engine lurching rearward!
shawnrogan65

Replies: 10
Views: 667

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:06 pm   Subject: Re: Help: Engine lurching rearward!
While you have the transaxle out to replace the 3 mounts I would also replace the spring plate grommets in the ends of the torsion housings. Might as well also replace the Bowden tube while your in th ...
  Topic: '62 accelerator cable
shawnrogan65

Replies: 22
Views: 14410

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:41 am   Subject: Re: '62 accelerator cable
I just installed an accelerator guide tube/bowden tube on my '65 T1 with a stranded, new cable. I am experiencing a bit of "stickiness" whereby the throttle does not close up quickly after l ...
  Topic: Help: Engine lurching rearward!
shawnrogan65

Replies: 10
Views: 667

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:34 am   Subject: Re: Help: Engine lurching rearward!
See...I knew I could trust you guys for some solid feedback! Very Happy

I guess this was too easy for you....I suspected bad mounts and visually they look like crap. Definitely planning on replacing all ...
  Topic: Help: Engine lurching rearward!
shawnrogan65

Replies: 10
Views: 667

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:52 pm   Subject: Help: Engine lurching rearward!
Again I seek your help on a new '65 Beetle just purchased for my son. It is surprising us each day with more and more idiosyncrasies...tis an old Bug I guess.

So today's mystery is the engine lurch ...
  Topic: '62 accelerator cable
shawnrogan65

Replies: 22
Views: 14410

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:44 pm   Subject: Re: '62 accelerator cable
I just installed an accelerator guide tube/bowden tube on my '65 T1 with a stranded, new cable. I am experiencing a bit of "stickiness" whereby the throttle does not close up quickly after l ...
  Topic: Fuel draining back in pump
shawnrogan65

Replies: 7
Views: 638

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:49 am   Subject: Re: Fuel draining back in pump
Thank you all for the responses!
  Topic: Please help identify these engine case "openings"
shawnrogan65

Replies: 4
Views: 485

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:47 am   Subject: Re: Please help identify these engine case "openings"
Thank you to everyone that responded: vmracerdave, chrisflstf and miniman82! I really appreciate it!
  Topic: Please help identify these engine case "openings"
shawnrogan65

Replies: 4
Views: 485

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 2:50 pm   Subject: Please help identify these engine case "openings"
Just bought this 1965 VW Beetle and the gentleman before me had a new turnkey 1600 installed recently. During examination of the engine case, I notice 3 openings that would seem to be for some sensor ...
  Topic: Fuel draining back in pump
shawnrogan65

Replies: 7
Views: 638

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 2:33 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel draining back in pump
I am thinking the fuel filter should not be there between the pump and the carb but rather somewhere further upstream. Do you think that would improve the "performance" of the fuel flow?
 
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