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  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
xzener

Replies: 702
Views: 36102

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Yesterday 5:33 pm   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Quick update. Replaced the long fuel pump studs with shorter ones allowing the supercharger mounting bracket to fit and tighten properly. Have the bracket and pulleys installed. Had to buy a pulley re ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
xzener

Replies: 702
Views: 36102

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:19 pm   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Alright. Fuel pump/relay wired up and functioning properly. Only turns on when the engines is cranking/running. Tied in to air ride breaker switch, so it is an emergency cutoff as well. The engine is ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
xzener

Replies: 702
Views: 36102

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:14 am   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
Car is on jacks. Finishing up wiring the electric pump and relay. Then the engine will be removed to install the supercharger setup. Very Happy
  Topic: Long axle tranny in lowlight ghia - what E-brake cables?
xzener

Replies: 6
Views: 135

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:14 pm   Subject: Re: Long axle tranny in lowlight ghia - what E-brake cables?
Let us know how it goes, it may help someone in the future.
  Topic: Long axle tranny in lowlight ghia - what E-brake cables?
xzener

Replies: 6
Views: 135

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:49 pm   Subject: Re: Long axle tranny in lowlight ghia - what E-brake cables?
Do they sell them buy year? Just look for year 1968. I had a long axle tranny, but converted to short. Read the details in this link...
https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=VWC%2D113% ...
  Topic: Converting to 5x130
xzener

Replies: 14
Views: 396

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:43 am   Subject: Re: Converting to 5x130
Yep, short axle. So, all you need are rotors and drums. I wouldn't do adapters in the front. Would lead to less clearance and rubbing issues.
  Topic: Converting to 5x130
xzener

Replies: 14
Views: 396

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:47 pm   Subject: Re: Converting to 5x130
From what I can tell I already have the short axles. I may have to post up some pics just to 2x confirm.

Easiest way to tell is the end castings. Look at the first picture in the link I posted abov ...
  Topic: Converting to 5x130
xzener

Replies: 14
Views: 396

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: Converting to 5x130
I bought my rear drums from I guy in the classifieds. He machined the snout properly before sending them to me.
  Topic: Converting to 5x130
xzener

Replies: 14
Views: 396

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:45 pm   Subject: Re: Converting to 5x130
I converted my 68 from long to short axle. Researched and watched https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1622365.jpg

After
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1632397.jpg
https://www.thesamb ...
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:23 am   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Thanks for the reply... I am about to pull the motor and install a Joe Blow supercharger (AMR500) kit. The electric pump is for that conversion. The Black Box is in preparation for that too.
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
xzener

Replies: 702
Views: 36102

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:29 pm   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
So I got the Black Box dialed in for the most part. She drives very well, purrs like a kitten during idle. Relocated the BB under the back seat, was told it being close to the coil may induce interfer ...
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:46 pm   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Relocated the Black Box under the back seat, replaced the fuel pump with one that allows the distributor to adjust correctly. Have it dialed in on the default single carb MAP table. She's running well ...
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:12 pm   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
We'll, after a quick trip to CB Performance yesterday, figured out what I was doing wrong... There are two grounds. Had the one wired, but obviously wouldn't work without both. Unfortunately, the fuel ...
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:37 pm   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Iíve had devices in my line of work that are hard coded to look for Com 1 and one that wanted Com 12.
You can delve into the device settings on your puter and change the Com port to see if that clea ...
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:36 pm   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
So, still fails to connect. Two adapters, two different laptops... One of which is an old Compaq running Windows XP with an RS232 jack on the back. Same issue, attempts to connect (Connecting...) and ...
  Topic: The Aufgeladen Ghia
xzener

Replies: 702
Views: 36102

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:52 am   Subject: Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia
My thoughts exactly. The cleaner the fuel the better. Plus, looking at some of these jets on the Weber DCOE 40, seems as though it could easily be gummed up with the slightest debris.
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 6:44 pm   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Tried that... Same thing. I will wait till this weekend and lockout my Magnaspark II and install the BB fully. I've gotten further with this serial to USB adapter than the first one I tried.
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 4:50 pm   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Ok. So I tested my new serial to USB. Seems to want to connect using port 3 on the laptop. The BB software states "Connecting" but then disconnects, a couple seconds later, same same. Now, I ...
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:08 am   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Another question. I have the BB mounted near the coil. Should I relocate the BB further away from the coil?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1954055.jpg
  Topic: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
xzener

Replies: 296
Views: 56240

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:44 am   Subject: Re: Everything about CB Performance Black Box
Thanks guys. Yes, I'm using a serial to USB adapter. Having another one delivered today, which gives LED indications of TX/RX etc. Hopefully this one will work. But if it doesn't, I will make sure it ...
 
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