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  Topic: obscure gas in oil causes?
stevebaz

Replies: 16
Views: 390

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Yesterday 11:18 am   Subject: Re: obscure gas in oil causes?
Have you pulled spark wires while running to verify ignition is complete on each cylinder. Maybe use a heat temperature gun on each exhaust port while running. if you have a mighty vac hand pump you c ...
  Topic: Do I need a residual pressure valve for Front disk/rear drum???
stevebaz

Replies: 13
Views: 234

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:45 am   Subject: Re: Do I need a residual pressure valve for Front disk/rear drum???
in the instructions, additional parts needed, list doesnt show it.
  Topic: Oklahoma Street Legal - Can It Be Done?
stevebaz

Replies: 9
Views: 168

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:35 am   Subject: Re: Oklahoma Street Legal - Can It Be Done?
here in California there are DMV handlers that can walk your vehicle through the hoops if there is a possibility. they know what forms and paperwork to deal with it. it costs a pretty penny but someti ...
  Topic: Best place to sell a rail?
stevebaz

Replies: 5
Views: 104

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:38 am   Subject: Re: Best place to sell a rail?
Craigs list or Facebook or the classified section here. Maybe take it to the dunes on popular weekends with a for sale sign and park in a conspicuous place. Yard sales may help get some traffic withou ...
  Topic: Spongy Pedal after Break Modification
stevebaz

Replies: 7
Views: 126

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:25 am   Subject: Re: Spongy Pedal after Break Modification
you may need a residual pressure valve to keep the wheel cylinders somewhat extended so it doesnt take so much fluid volume when you press the peddle. You increased the volume of fluid needed but didn ...
  Topic: How'd you get your bug home?
stevebaz

Replies: 107
Views: 10026

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:56 am   Subject: Re: How'd you get your bug home?
1973 super couldn't use a cheap tow bar so used a tow dolly for 700 miles. empty tow dolly didn't like the tow up but worked well coming home loaded.
would do it again if needed.
  Topic: Do NOT buy Latest Rage Combo Spindles at this time!!!!!!
stevebaz

Replies: 21
Views: 750

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:43 am   Subject: Re: Do NOT buy Latest Rage Combo Spindles at this time!!!!!!
Depending on the difference in tolerance green Loctite sleeve retainer will hold them in place

Not with a difference in diameter of over .020"

Dusty you should be able to have a machine sho ...
  Topic: Sleeping in a bug
stevebaz

Replies: 16
Views: 633

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:40 pm   Subject: Re: Sleeping in a bug
you just need popout windows and bedroom conversion.
  Topic: Mechanic
stevebaz

Replies: 1
Views: 171

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: Re: Mechanic
call steves machine in Covina long time bug people I dont know if they deal with them much anymore. I get machine work done by them.
  Topic: Speedometer cable question
stevebaz

Replies: 8
Views: 200

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:16 am   Subject: Re: Speedometer cable question
May have a pin pressed in it. The buggy book goes over this.
  Topic: Doors won't come off!! Hinge Removal??
stevebaz

Replies: 18
Views: 504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:04 pm   Subject: Re: Doors won't come off!! Hinge Removal??
clean any paint out of the screws with a pick. then use the hammer type driver and put some valve lapping compound on the bit so it reduces the ability for the bit to slip. if you can get some good ru ...
  Topic: Not another Class 11 (style)...
stevebaz

Replies: 209
Views: 225944

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 7:50 am   Subject: Re: Not another Class 11 (style)...
I plan to go with my friend who has a Jeep to Moab early July. Won't be far from you.

Moab at the fourth of July was one of my fondest memories. old town get together at the park, food booths and g ...
  Topic: Speedometer cable question
stevebaz

Replies: 8
Views: 200

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: Speedometer cable question
dont forget the rubber seals for the speedo cable in the spindle.
  Topic: Engine hot one side,cold the other.
stevebaz

Replies: 10
Views: 368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: Engine hot one side,cold the other.
if this was mine the carb jets would be checked. the exhaust ports would be checked with a temp gun while running I would also check that you have the same plugs on both sides.
  Topic: Brake parts, what am i looking for
stevebaz

Replies: 8
Views: 170

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: Re: Brake parts, what am i looking for
you will need a brake pressure switch so you can hook up brake lights. like above you will need Tee fittings. the ports are usually 10MM bulb Tube fittings or 1/4 pipe if aftermarket off road. from th ...
  Topic: Help with Baja Project
stevebaz

Replies: 10
Views: 288

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 3:19 pm   Subject: Re: Help with Baja Project
Watch these videos you will learn allot.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=11+brothers+motorsports
  Topic: Chenowth serial number
stevebaz

Replies: 7
Views: 162

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 3:08 pm   Subject: Re: Chenowth serial number
My serial number is 2556 2LW -2 seater, long, factory welded. wish I knew when it was made. not the prettiest of welds either. it was rode hard for a very long time.
it does have an embossed Chenowth ...
  Topic: Are my syncros going??
stevebaz

Replies: 13
Views: 384

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 12:01 pm   Subject: Re: Are my syncros going??
since you had to remove the shifter to replace shifter bushings and the rear coupler I would chase the shifter being out of alignment loosening the shifter mounting bolts and sliding the shifter base ...
  Topic: Project Slowly Underway: Berrien 295
stevebaz

Replies: 725
Views: 139580

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2021 11:00 am   Subject: Re: Project Slowly Underway: Berrien 295
Sorry to have led you astray I thought along the lines of one of these Carter pumps used across the board for automotive applications.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/crt-p4070?rrec=true
  Topic: Project Slowly Underway: Berrien 295
stevebaz

Replies: 725
Views: 139580

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 10:51 am   Subject: Re: Project Slowly Underway: Berrien 295
Open it up and check the guts. the carter rotatory's are rebuild-able. If its down in the motor not much you can do but the vane part of the pump has/had rebuild kits for them.
 
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