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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Get rid of both fuel filters or your polished turn will become a well-roasted turd. Plastic filters do not belong in a hot engine compartment. Put a metal one on the line coming out of the tunnel to the left of the tranny under the car.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow that one cleaned up nice Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks again...


back onto the bug, a few more pics..

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The one coming from the pump to the carb.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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How it is now is fine, as long as it is not rubbing. If they replaced the lines, then slap some clamps on there. Two filters is overkill, though.
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so which is the overkill filter then? the one coming from the tank to the pump or from the pump to the carb?

thanks for the great helpful info!

edited to add: Note I do now see the 'strainer' in the picture at the bottom of the tank. in the graph in bentley it almost looks like a screw coming up into the tank from the bottom where the hose connects.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There should be a brass screen in the tank as I recall. It may not be there now, after 40+ years and who knows how many owners. It's ok to have a plastic filter in there, but don't put it directly above the distributor, like it was in the first pics. How it is now is fine, as long as it is not rubbing. If they replaced the lines, then slap some clamps on there. Two filters is overkill, though.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is there a metal fuel filter inside the tank?

I tried scouring the fuel section in the Bentley just now but didn't see any mention of fuel filters at all. (and certainly no mention of those cheap plastic ones.)

ive got some nice clamps, just get some new hose and do away with the filters then?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, let me tell you that the guy who changed your fuel lines hasn't done a good job. I am not in favour of putting those cheap plastic fuel filters in the engine compartiment and without clamps....
Too me, it's fire guarantee. It's very stupid. Put the fuel filter under the tank if you want one. Or replace the metal fuel filter in the tank if rusted. Note that the fuel pump also has a standard fuel filter, so there is no need to put those cheap plastic onces if the filter in the tank is in good condition....
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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this is how the motor compartment looks now. the shop that got the motor running again replaced the fuel lines amongst other things, but I don't see any clamps, and will have to check that grommet behind the fan shroud...

so just throw some fuel clamps on the two lines coming to/from the fuel pump and on either side of the two fuel filters as seen in the pic? 6 clamps total ?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

[quote="arthurnugen"]Cool find! Is it just me, or does it look like this car had an engine fire in the past? The scorched decklid and rusty air cleaner seems odd.

Arthur

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Lovely bug. But please, clamp those fuel lines. Like on the pictures, it will get fire sooner or later. Replace those old lines with new once and replace the grommet behind the fan shrould where the fuel line comes into the engine compartiment.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

WOW!! That's one nice looking turd!! Laughing

That came out really nice man! Guess it was just surface rust??

000 steel wool and Mothers chrome polish work wonders!

Lookin good mang.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

looking good!
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yup. it had the same owner from 1968 until now and the original owner for that first year (or just shy of it) was also on the coast. most of that time was in Santa Cruz, the rest of it has been here in Eureka, CA.

turns out though that you can polish a turd. some friends came over and we cleaned the F out of it, installing a bunch of the misc parts that came with it and took it for a few drives....

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Was that an Oregon or California car? I haven't seen one that rusty around these parts in a long time. Most of it looks like surface rust though. Might have spent it's life on the coast?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it isn't scorched, it was really just that dirty.

the air cleaner actually cleaned up pretty well, it wasn't nearly as rusty as it looks in that pic.

ill take some shots in a few days once I can get it over to the self serv wash place and have at the bottom of the motor/trans with some serious degreaser.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool find! Is it just me, or does it look like this car had an engine fire in the past? The scorched decklid and rusty air cleaner seems odd.

Arthur

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In the last pic of the first post, the rubber bushing with the metal band around it, looks like a new mount for the front sway bar. There should be another metal piece to clamp the open end together, a C shaped piece.

It clamps the sway bar to the lower suspension beam.

They tell me the old brown distributor caps are rare and hard to get now.

Don't throw anything away, you never know what weird metal or plastic thing will turn out to be an irreplaceable part you didn't know you needed.

OK you can throw out the dried up ballpoint pens and McDonald's wrappers but that's all LOL.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 8:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Man I wish my 67 were that good! Very nice find.

If you find a rear apron in that box of goodies, please let me know. I'll send you some beer for it Smile

I dunno what it is about the 67 thats so great. I mean, they had a HUGE sales year in 67 on bugs, but the fact that so many things are ONLY 67 is just cool to me.

Enjoy it man! I cant wait to get mine on the road. Its killing me having it sit in the driveway while i go thru all the stuff it needs in our short ohio summers.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2009 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

update: It runs, drives forward and stops.

the whole brake system needed to be redone, most of which I had in boxes but also needed two rear wheel Cylinders and all of the lines (hard and soft.)

The hard line running under/alongide/whatever the center channel of the bug, for the brakes, had a bunch of tiny holes in it.

new fuel lines, filters, plugs, plug wires, cap, rotor points, brake return spring, master Cylinder Adapter plugs for the master Cyl, 2 brake pressure switches, VC gaskets.....

still needs:
rear tires (cracked all over, probably not safe)
Muffler (one of the tips broke off, it seems way too rusty to do anything to it without it just cracking and breaking.

also a Voltage regulator is needed. It's working for now, but apparently it will go on and off and if the Gen light comes on and stays on I need to replace it then for sure.

any suggestions for exhaust?

it's still too new to me (beetles) and im overwhelmed with the different opinions out there....

more pics and details to follow. I really need to clean it up now. They did an amzing job making the motor compartment look good, but inside its all cobwebs and nastyness.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

airkooledchris wrote:
thanks for the parts ID so far.

I have a few more lots of parts to show....

another chunky bracket that looks similiar to the one with the antenna connection shown above, some misc gaskets, a hard metal line (fuel?), and a really old looking (but in seemingly fantastic shape) old brown dist cap. the contacts on the inside look new.
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next is what I think ive heard referenced to as 'J-tubes' - some sort of option to bypass the stock heating system right? along with a new in package replacement antenna.
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here is a closer look at that bumper mount bracket from the first pic:
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the tubing is vacuum tube from stock distributor to carb. the antenna is stock for 67 onwards. the wide band clamps go between heater boxes and clambshell pieces on muffler.
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