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  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

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PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Today 6:02 am   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Yes, unfortunately that is the case.

One more go, then I'm looking for replacement.
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Yesterday 10:40 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Just wondering if you could put a tube in it.


Morning,

I could if the leak was on a rear wheel, as I have larger tyres on the rear. But the front tyres have 135/65-15 and no one makes a tube ...
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Yesterday 3:13 am   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
I've now tried a silicone product and it still leaked. Then had a body shop epoxy paint the entire inner surface of the wheel then apply a bead of 2pk sealant.

Left the wheel for a week after the t ...
  Topic: Brits Drive America
vwjim

Replies: 44
Views: 6168

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:23 pm   Subject: Re: Brits Drive America
Funny I was only thinking about this at the weekend....
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 12:22 am   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Thanks.
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon May 07, 2018 3:06 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Definitely need to seal one wheel, as is not holding air and leaking out through the split rim joint. So need advice on what product to use?

Thanks
  Topic: The Twin Pulley Cable System
vwjim

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:23 pm   Subject: Re: The Twin Pulley Cable System
That's a shame, but good luck with the retirement and your health.

Jim
  Topic: Do early transmissions have different gaiters / rubber boots?
vwjim

Replies: 2
Views: 226

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:55 am   Subject: Re: Do early transmissions have different gaiters / rubber boots?
Perfect. Thanks for the detailed reply.
  Topic: Do early transmissions have different gaiters / rubber boots?
vwjim

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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:37 pm   Subject: Do early transmissions have different gaiters / rubber boots?
I'm working on a Split bus, with a SA conversion, so its got a Bug transmission.

When changing the driveshaft gaiters, I found one side the flange diameter was approx' 88mm which is normal and fits ...
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:44 am   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Next question please.

Anyone know if the silicone seal inside the rim is a specific product? I'm going to restore these wheels before fitting, and on a couple of the wheels it's bonded really wel ...
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:04 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
That's a shame.

Thanks for the info.
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:43 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Have Centreline stopped producing these wheels recently? I'm sure I visited their website before and they were listed, but not there's nothing with a 205pcd?

Anyway, I was looking on their website ...
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:06 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Thanks for the info. I can use the correct products now then.
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:20 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Are Centrelines clear coated from new? Or a raw / bare finish?
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:26 am   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
Thanks
  Topic: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
vwjim

Replies: 46
Views: 17740

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:20 am   Subject: Re: Buggy's With Centerline Rims
What do you guys use to polish / protect them?

I've two sets and both are looking a bit dull now they've been used / stored for 15+ years.
  Topic: OG style bench seat cover
vwjim

Replies: 3
Views: 315

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:47 pm   Subject: Re: OG style bench seat cover
thanks guys
  Topic: OG style bench seat cover
vwjim

Replies: 3
Views: 315

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:02 am   Subject: OG style bench seat cover
Looking for a close match to OG seat covers for a 56 panelvan. All the ones I've seen so far are nothing like OG.

I've been told Mat Millar supplies some but the search option doesn't find anything ...
  Topic: Mexican fuel injection
vwjim

Replies: 51
Views: 27756

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:21 pm   Subject: Mexican fuel injection
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7. Fuel and ignition are controlled by a Digifant 1.82 ECU system. This system is unique to the air-cooled engine, although similar in concept ...
  Topic: Official Mexican / Brazilian Beetles - All years
vwjim

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Views: 216353

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:01 am   Subject: Re: Official Mexican / Brazilian Beetles - All years
Hi,

Talking to the owner of a Mexi Bug, he tells me someone has already changed the TPS, TB & air temperature sender on his bug.

When you change these on a VW ECU, do you have to calibrate ...
 
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