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  Topic: Who keeps a backup engine?
vwinnovator

Replies: 43
Views: 1200

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Today 6:22 am   Subject: Re: Who keeps a backup engine?
several...

from 1300cc to 2442cc...

But I have a few cars as well...so I guess I have back up engines AND back up cars..

just took a "back-up" car and engine to the finals last week ...
  Topic: MoFoCo Never Did Get An Engine
vwinnovator

Replies: 5
Views: 696

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:12 am   Subject: Re: MoFoCo Never Did Get An Engine
What kind of engine do you need/want?
  Topic: Fast Food Restaurants
vwinnovator

Replies: 180
Views: 3691

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2022 7:06 am   Subject: Re: Fast Food Restaurants
I got a 1/4 lb.er deluxe at MCD the other day and it was over $7 with tax..

young african american was working the drive through andI said, "damn, thats a lot for just a burger"
He repli ...
  Topic: Engine Code
vwinnovator

Replies: 41
Views: 856

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2022 6:29 am   Subject: Re: Engine Code
If you have an F block, it originated as a '66 1300cc engine.

It easy to convert them to a dual port by changing the heads / studs, etc.

the carburetor is a 2 barrel progressive aftermarket kit. ...
  Topic: VW TRENDS going under?
vwinnovator

Replies: 8
Views: 583

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2022 7:01 am   Subject: Re: VW TRENDS going under?
Not surprise, its going under again. Dan idea wasn't a good one to begin with.

didn't it say that he was banking his retirement on it??

All of us have invested thousands of our own money to bri ...
  Topic: New alum engine case vs used mag needing an align bore
vwinnovator

Replies: 9
Views: 1026

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2022 6:14 am   Subject: Re: New alum engine case vs used mag needing an align bore
last brazillian case I sold for $1250

Since then, I tore down cores and have 8 machined cases ready for in house builds. 90.5/92 bore, some clearances, some not, full flowed, inserts, etc...

ger ...
  Topic: Custom VW Race Car (The Bathtub 2)
vwinnovator

Replies: 18
Views: 1398

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2022 5:11 am   Subject: Re: Custom VW Race Car (The Bathtub 2)
nice find!

Was it ever in operation?
  Topic: Lightening any and everything
vwinnovator

Replies: 61
Views: 3597

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 09, 2022 8:41 am   Subject: Re: Lightening any and everything
cool stuff, but when is too light TOO light??
  Topic: Car prices soar...
vwinnovator

Replies: 320
Views: 12475

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2022 6:32 am   Subject: Re: Car prices soar...
this week I bought a 2000 4wd single cab truck with 119K miles on it for $500.
clear title.

interior is rough, body avg, bumpers bent. obviously a work truck.

I needed the engine to put it in a ...
  Topic: Chassis Work In/Around Columbus, OH?
vwinnovator

Replies: 7
Views: 233

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 6:42 am   Subject: Re: Chassis Work In/Around Columbus, OH?
And if you can't find anyone local, I'm in maryland and can do the work needed.
  Topic: Compression variation with FK42 Cam
vwinnovator

Replies: 17
Views: 896

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2022 6:46 am   Subject: Re: Compression variation with FK42 Cam
ACN is just one person's opinion. Not saying he is right or wrong, but he is just one person. Nowhere on Engle's website or any of their printed catalogs do they have any CR recommendations.

and wi ...
  Topic: Trying to get a new gear set figured out
vwinnovator

Replies: 31
Views: 1332

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2022 6:39 am   Subject: Re: Trying to get a new gear set figured out
I've got core transmissions with 4.37's in them....AND I'm in Maryland...

there are plenty of gear calculators avail, but as others are saying, you really need to determine your engine power and rp ...
  Topic: Sales tax on private sale (RI) - how 7% becomes 25%
vwinnovator

Replies: 45
Views: 1488

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon May 30, 2022 6:38 am   Subject: Re: Sales tax on private sale (RI) - how 7% becomes 25%
The seller should know these tax rules as well...

I'd offer a lower price for the bus or at least agree to split the tax costs...

see how bad the seller really want to let it go.
  Topic: A Stealth bomber just flew over
vwinnovator

Replies: 41
Views: 1467

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun May 22, 2022 6:46 pm   Subject: Re: A Stealth bomber just flew over
there are air shows going on as well as blue angels at naval academy this week.

they fly over my house during the practice day and the show...

very low altitude, can see the pilots.
  Topic: SOUTHEASTVW Kathy Jacobs should takeover Bug Out in Virginia
vwinnovator

Replies: 3
Views: 280

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue May 17, 2022 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: SOUTHEASTVW Kathy Jacobs should takeover Bug Out in Virginia
Is he willing to "give up" the name?

or does it come with a price tag.

It had a history, but it's pretty much a dead show now.

Don't see much value to the name anymore and with the ...
  Topic: VW parts in South Carolina
vwinnovator

Replies: 9
Views: 400

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed May 11, 2022 7:06 am   Subject: Re: VW parts in South Carolina
I saw on FB that Bug Outs are no longer being held?

That is correct.
they even "cancelled" their one last one that was suppose to be in VA

No worries though

Mason Dixon is building ...
  Topic: Good Riddance to Lead
vwinnovator

Replies: 34
Views: 3409

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue May 10, 2022 7:33 am   Subject: Re: Good Riddance to Lead
The only lead in my car these days is MY LEAD FOOT!!!

As long as I can smoke the tires and take my cars to the track I'm good.
  Topic: IRS tranny on 66 Beetle
vwinnovator

Replies: 23
Views: 1133

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 09, 2022 7:56 am   Subject: Re: IRS tranny on 66 Beetle

It's much easier to make a cut off at the tunnel and then weld in an IRS torsion, than to put in the pivots, and gather all the other components.

Easier? I would rather weld in pivots than have t ...
  Topic: anyone know who does the head work for scat?
vwinnovator

Replies: 6
Views: 792

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon May 09, 2022 7:46 am   Subject: Re: anyone know who does the head work for scat?
I know Jeff Denham used to do heads for Scat, but that was probably 15 yrs ago or so.

Think that's about how long I've had this one set sitting on the shelf...

red dykem

"kafer" 043 ...
  Topic: IRS tranny on 66 Beetle
vwinnovator

Replies: 23
Views: 1133

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 08, 2022 4:22 pm   Subject: Re: IRS tranny on 66 Beetle

It's much easier to make a cut off at the tunnel and then weld in an IRS torsion, than to put in the pivots, and gather all the other components.

Easier? I would rather weld in pivots than have t ...
 
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