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  Topic: Rear apron blistering new paint what are you doing?
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 795

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:53 am   Subject: Re: Rear apron blistering new paint what are you doing?
I used an adhesive backed heat insulation and applied a couple of layers to the backside of the apron. Header wrap will destroy your exhaust. Iíve had no proplems with the paint and i run an under apr ...
  Topic: Fuse contact failure
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 202

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:02 pm   Subject: Re: Fuse contact failure
I also havenít seen this happen. Thatís why Iím puzzled. There is no damage to the outside of the holder or wire. Iím going to eliminate the weatherpack and see if it stops.
  Topic: Fuse contact failure
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 202

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:56 pm   Subject: Re: Fuse contact failure
No the fuse feeds the relay board for the fuel injection and only goes to behind the rear seat. There is no chafing of the wires
  Topic: Fuse contact failure
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 202

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: Fuse contact failure
That weatherpack is the only connector between the fuse and the component. Iíll check it out for corrosion or loose connection. All of this is under the rear seat so it gets no air circulation which a ...
  Topic: Fuse contact failure
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 202

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:31 pm   Subject: Re: Fuse contact failure
That weatherpack is the only connector between the fuse and the component. Iíll check it out for corrosion or loose connection. All of this is under the rear seat so it gets no air circulation which a ...
  Topic: Fuse contact failure
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 202

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:44 pm   Subject: Re: Fuse contact failure
There is no slop in the fit of the fuse and I have to take it out anddreinsert it to get it to make contact again. Iíve tried multiple fuses and it only started after warming up weather wise. Before t ...
  Topic: Fuse contact failure
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 202

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:45 pm   Subject: Fuse contact failure
Iím having a reoccurring problem of a fuse losing contact with the fuse holder. My ignition has an in-line fuse that did this 6 times yesterday within a 5 min period. The fuse doesnít blow or show sig ...
  Topic: Transmission Noise
yammi450

Replies: 11
Views: 493

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 10:28 pm   Subject: Re: Transmission Noise
Probably not it, but mine made a vibration on the freeway right before I spun a drum. If your has been doing it for a while itís probably not the problem
  Topic: Transmission Noise
yammi450

Replies: 11
Views: 493

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 10:00 pm   Subject: Re: Transmission Noise
Probably not it, but mine made a vibration on the freeway right before I spun a drum. If your has been doing it for a while itís probably not the problem
  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
yammi450

Replies: 6062
Views: 911760

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:32 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
Installed WW German hood seal in my 66 beetle. The hardest part was getting ahold of the titties on the corners to pull them through. Iíve been putting it off because I thought it would be a nightmare ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
yammi450

Replies: 6062
Views: 911760

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:56 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
Replaced the parking brake cables in my 66. They were stretched beyond adjustment. Removed most of the old glue from the old headliner, getting it ready for the new headliner.
  Topic: Hinge Pin Removal Tool - Ebay
yammi450

Replies: 8
Views: 1102

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: Hinge Pin Removal Tool - Ebay
I have a buddy that used that exact one. It worked but did damage the paint due to it not being rigid enough. If your not worried about the paint then it works. Iím sure soaking the hinge for a few da ...
  Topic: Interesting- pressure washer sandblasting
yammi450

Replies: 14
Views: 1654

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:04 pm   Subject: Re: Interesting- pressure washer sandblasting
A word of advise. I just recently had my 1966 beetle body dustless blasted and the company severely warped my doors to the point of needing replacements. The warping isn't done by heat alone, but al ...
  Topic: What is a pan-swapped '67 really worth in today's market?
yammi450

Replies: 12
Views: 729

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:34 pm   Subject: Re: What is a pan-swapped '67 really worth in today's market?
if you look really close you can see the 2- raised 1s in front of the 5
  Topic: Engine upgrade - stroking a 1915
yammi450

Replies: 23
Views: 1524

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:40 pm   Subject: Re: Engine upgrade - stroking a 1915
Why doesnít the Torque and HP cross at 5250?
  Topic: Transaxle power loss
yammi450

Replies: 9
Views: 546

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:19 pm   Subject: Re: Transaxle power loss
Shouldn't it be a set amount? If I had a 50 hp motor it would loose say 15% which equals 7 1/2 hp. Now if I had 100 hp motor and you're saying it would take 15 hp away, and if I had a 200 hp motor it ...
  Topic: Dual master cylinder with single resevior
yammi450

Replies: 9
Views: 698

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:52 am   Subject: Re: Dual master calendar with single resevior
That's what I did. I put the T right after coming out of the reservoir and ran two lines down to the master cylinder. Haven't had a problem. Getting to a reservoir that's on top of the master is a p ...
  Topic: Jeff Gagnon - jeffgagnon - [email protected]
yammi450

Replies: 232
Views: 102090

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:55 am   Subject: Re: Jeff Gagnon - jeffgagnon - [email protected]
I gave Jeff a call and told him what I needed and had it a few days later. Just what I asked for and good price.
  Topic: 1966 shift rod
yammi450

Replies: 9
Views: 683

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:19 pm   Subject: Re: 1966 shift rod
Thanks for the information.
67rustavenger where do you get your data from? I know there's a lot on the Samba but you seem to know more than the internet can supply.
  Topic: 1966 shift rod
yammi450

Replies: 9
Views: 683

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:12 am   Subject: Re: 1966 shift rod
So if I'm understanding correctly 65,66 and 67 shift rods were all the same length and bend all with a square shaped coupler. But during those years there were two different square couplers. One with ...
 
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