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  Topic: Is replacing a 44 year wiring harness necessary?
vwjetboat

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:07 am   Subject: Re: Is replacing a 44 year wiring harness necessary?
it would be wise to.. as you said... its 44 years old.. and yes wire does go bad..connections go bad.. all the dang spade ends get flared.. all kinds of reasons to say yes replace it.. if they make o ...
  Topic: Sway bars anyone?
vwjetboat

Replies: 22
Views: 2454

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:51 pm   Subject: Re: Sway bars anyone?
if you are camping off road... sway bar does not help.. old jeep had a quick disconnect so each front wheel could go where it wanted without effecting travel of the other.. just saying.. id suggest on ...
  Topic: Manufacturing VW bug bodies
vwjetboat

Replies: 40
Views: 2151

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:46 pm   Subject: Re: Manufacturing VW bug bodies
biggest issue I see is not the dies.. its someone that will look at it and go? why? I can produce a mustang or camaro and choose from hundreds of engines and drive trains right off the shelf that wil ...
  Topic: Trying to bleed brakes with vacuum pump...NOTHING comes out
vwjetboat

Replies: 9
Views: 248

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:06 pm   Subject: Re: Trying to bleed brakes with vacuum pump...NOTHING comes out
pull the bleeders and clean the tiny little holes out... if that does not do it.. then i would suspect brake hoses are collapsing on the inside
  Topic: Donít laugh ~ 120 volt a/c in a Westy
vwjetboat

Replies: 57
Views: 2241

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:49 am   Subject: Re: Donít laugh ~ 120 volt a/c in a Westy
^ that is how they do it to older sail boats..
  Topic: Time and space-sensitive Aux Battery questions......
vwjetboat

Replies: 16
Views: 541

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:24 am   Subject: Re: Time and space-sensitive Aux Battery questions......
for an example.. one of these used scooter batteries.. ran a 32 inch lcd off a 750 watt harbor freight converter.. for 8 hours.. before the converter started beeping that battery was below 12volt need ...
  Topic: Can a 1980 Rabbit engine (EJ code) go into 1988 Cabriolet?
vwjetboat

Replies: 4
Views: 171

PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:33 am   Subject: Re: Can a 1980 Rabbit engine (EJ code) go into 1988 Cabriolet?
real easy.. with a 2bbl carb setup
  Topic: Time and space-sensitive Aux Battery questions......
vwjetboat

Replies: 16
Views: 541

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:27 am   Subject: Re: Time and space-sensitive Aux Battery questions......
why not two 12v in parallel ? makes no sense to waste the space for two 6 volt batteries when there are plenty of high amp hr 12 volts.. i have a couple of used 12 volt scooter batteries.. they weigh ...
  Topic: Fat Guy Steering Wheel Question
vwjetboat

Replies: 19
Views: 816

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:05 pm   Subject: Re: Fat Guy Steering Wheel Question
or you could mod a tilt wheel in there along with the rest... I am guessing when you say fat guy... you really ain't kidding?
  Topic: Fine white powder behind fridge
vwjetboat

Replies: 28
Views: 640

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:35 pm   Subject: Re: Fine white powder behind fridge
if it is just on top and not bottom of stuff.. then somebody dumped something or something got spilled .. as it looks like it only coated the tops of the pipes and such
  Topic: Fine white powder behind fridge
vwjetboat

Replies: 28
Views: 640

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: Fine white powder behind fridge
Pictures ?
  Topic: Fine white powder behind fridge
vwjetboat

Replies: 28
Views: 640

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:58 pm   Subject: Re: Fine white powder behind fridge
vwetboat -- the few times when you've seen this in the past, was the fridge toast?

yes... was an old rv and then something else.. i think it was a fridge out of a vw.. but was long time ago .. what ...
  Topic: Fine white powder behind fridge
vwjetboat

Replies: 28
Views: 640

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: Fine white powder behind fridge
Awhanee -- great though but I tasted it and am sure it is not a food product (chemical and bitter).

9.5is Canadian -- Could be a good thing that it didn't light if this means the exhaust or the fir ...
  Topic: Fine white powder behind fridge
vwjetboat

Replies: 28
Views: 640

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: Fine white powder behind fridge
Awhanee -- great though but I tasted it and am sure it is not a food product (chemical and bitter).

9.5is Canadian -- Could be a good thing that it didn't light if this means the exhaust or the fir ...
  Topic: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
vwjetboat

Replies: 221
Views: 12541

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:09 pm   Subject: Re: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
modok.. I have to kinda agree.. as one trick to keeping check engine light off a vehicle that has the cat removed or gutted.. just take a spark non fouler spark plug adapter on the O2 sensor move it o ...
  Topic: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
vwjetboat

Replies: 221
Views: 12541

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:38 pm   Subject: Re: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
Yeah, and....is that at the wheels??

And look at the SHAPE of the curves, just smooth, like gods own slingshot. .

yea ? is that at wheels? chit.. that means at flywheel its got to be 230+ ? ...
  Topic: Have 2 66 21 window buses barn finds.
vwjetboat

Replies: 116
Views: 10362

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:36 pm   Subject: Re: Have 2 66 21 window buses barn finds.
You need to roll them out in the daylight.. open all the doors and start taking detailed pictures of everything bad and whats good... if you actually clean them up .. put a tarp over the roof to keep ...
  Topic: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
vwjetboat

Replies: 221
Views: 12541

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
I am VERY impressed.
You did a lot of things right, and apparently it all adds up.

200 hp ? id say so... lol big time
  Topic: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
vwjetboat

Replies: 221
Views: 12541

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:11 pm   Subject: Re: Just weird - WooooHooooo scooter
what AFR are you shooting for ? glad to see this thing done enough to ride..and play with.. shame so far away.. id love to look this thing over in person... great job
  Topic: Rust repair advice needed
vwjetboat

Replies: 29
Views: 1112

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:21 pm   Subject: Re: Rust repair advice needed
2gal Hudson sprayer.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000WEKOGY/ref=asc_df_B000WEKOGY5500475/?tag=hyprod-20&creative=395009&creativeASIN=B000WEKOGY&linkCode=df0&hvadid=198073713294&hvpo ...
 
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