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  1. Rebuild Woes......

    As I tore apart my 1600 SP I realized that whoever the complete Moron was that did the rebuild with a "replacement" case (F2 code) never put the...

    Started by VDubNut, 03-28-2014 09:32 AM
    1600, 600, aircooled, back, case, classic volkswagen, classic vw, code, complete, cooler, engine, kit, leaks, oil, oil cooler, parts, people, rebuild, replacement, spacers, thickness, wha, wi, woes, wtf
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 955
    03-21-2017 09:45 PM Go to last post
  2. Changing from an oil intake to a K and N

    Quick question I am trying to replace my old oil intake with a K and N and wondering where I place the oil breather hose. The filter came with a...

    Started by Dwight2414, 07-23-2016 04:45 PM
    air, air filter, aircooled, bot, breather, cha, changing, classic volkswagen, classic vw, cut, filter, fit, hole, hose, intake, ion, oil, plastic, ques, question, quick, replace, tom, wi, wondering
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 423
    03-21-2017 09:29 PM Go to last post
  3. Steering Column welded Universal Joint!!

    Upon closer inspection of the adjustable front axle on my son's 67 Beetle, not at all happy with the discovery of an extended steering column -...

    Started by SneakyPete, 04-17-2016 12:55 PM
    adjustable, aircooled, axle, beetle, box, classic volkswagen, classic vw, column, conversion, ended, extended, forum, forums, front, happy, joint, options, photobucket, rust, spec, steering, trust, vehicle, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,715
    04-17-2016 12:55 PM Go to last post
  4. Adjustable front beam on a 67 Beetle - Too Low!!

    Bought a 67 Twin-port 1300 Beetle for my son's first car, it's a rust bucket but looks cool on its Porsche copy steels. One major problem - the...

    Started by SneakyPete, 04-17-2016 12:12 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bolt, bought, car, classic volkswagen, classic vw, cool, drop, end, forum, forums, front, ground, happy, low, photobucket, port, problem, remove, ride, rust, suspension, volkswagen, win
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 372
    04-17-2016 12:12 PM Go to last post
  5. Need advice on 1957 beetle with no rust

    I am being offered a 1957 VW Beetle that has been owned by the same family since new. It was a wedding present to the wife in 1957. The car is a...

    Started by MMVW, 03-07-2016 09:27 PM
    accident, add, advice, aircooled, beetle, buy, car, classic volkswagen, classic vw, driving, engine, forum, gear, good, interior, paint, purchase, repair, replacement, roof, running, rust, transmission, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 622
    03-07-2016 09:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Design your own 3D bumper guard (tutorial video)

    Hi most of you have a new or unique ideas to make bumper guard, rack bar or... in this video and the others i will upload later i teach how to...

    Started by mehran_mo, 03-02-2016 11:12 PM
    aircooled, art, bar, bumper, classic volkswagen, classic vw, diy, front, front bumper, guard, how to, make, making, money, questions, rack, save, star, start, time, tutorial, upload, video, wanna, watch
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 648
    03-02-2016 11:12 PM Go to last post
  7. Question 73 beetle disc brake conversion brakes lock up

    I have a 73 beetle, type 1 and I did the disc brake conversion on all 4 wheels (EMPI) After bleeding the brakes I took it out for a test run just...

    Started by thundertone, 07-19-2012 02:23 PM
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    act, aircooled, beetle, brakes, car, classic volkswagen, classic vw, conversion, cool, day, deal, forum, garage, gear, hey, high, miles, moving, period, sell, tech, test, time, volkswagen, wheels
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 7,478
    01-19-2016 04:35 PM Go to last post
  8. VIN help for a 1973

    Just bought a 1973 Type I. Previouly had a Ghia so my bug knowledge is limited. Thought it was a std sedan based on sellers repesentation. After...

    Started by Costa, 07-15-2015 02:37 PM
    1973, 73, screen, type, version, vin
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,076
    07-15-2015 02:44 PM Go to last post
  9. Is the crankshaft pulley asymmetrical - can it be installed 180 off?

    I have been baffled that my 89 bug won't start for several days. This morning I took a look at the distributor and found the firing order was off...

    Started by haskellbob, 03-30-2014 09:34 AM
    aircooled, art, bug, classic volkswagen, classic vw, crazy, cylinder, days, forum, forums, front, gain, hey, hole, installed, morning, notch, order, pulley, removed, replaced, star, start, thought, volkswagen
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,418
    12-18-2014 05:14 PM Go to last post
  10. starting

    I have a 73 superbeetle with a starting issue. When I first fire it up, it starts fine, no problems. Then, if I drive it around and make a couple...

    Started by bucket head, 08-23-2014 02:01 PM
    73, adjusting, carburetor, couple, drive, fine, fire, fuel, gear, head, issue, make, ops, person, problems, star, starting, starts, stops, suggested, superbeetle, time, true, wi, work
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,407
    09-28-2014 07:59 PM Go to last post
  11. 1600cc hesitation and engine popping let me be like battle?

    Hey guys my engine keeps popping and has hesitation. It's a 1600cc I've taken it to get fixed and tuned up and it will run great but after a week or...

    Started by 74superbeet, 08-23-2014 10:13 PM
    advice, afternoon, aircooled, car, classic volkswagen, classic vw, crappy, drive, drives, engine, fixed, forum, forums, good, great, guys, hey, morning, popping, problem, run, thing, volkswagen, week, weird
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,938
    09-12-2014 12:08 AM Go to last post
  12. Engine far?

    I have a 1600SP torn down; the case hasn't been split so all the internals haven't been messed with............yet. Here is some back ground on the...

    Started by VDubNut, 05-13-2014 03:11 PM
    aircooled, bearings, car, classic volkswagen, classic vw, damage, end, engine, exhaust, fit, heat, hit, idle, intake, manifold, oil, paint, parts, replacement, road, sell, service, smoking, top, wheel
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,529
    07-09-2014 07:58 PM Go to last post
  13. Post 92mm cylinders to 1600cc

    years ago i saw a mechanic using a pedestal drill with a T shaped tool holder locked in the chuck it had had two cutting tools in it one facing out...

    Started by texhen, 05-15-2014 08:49 PM
    ago, aircooled, boring, case, chuck, classic volkswagen, classic vw, cut, cutting, end, face, fit, forum, forums, holder, larger, locked, mechanic, pressure, shaft, tool, tools, top, volkswagen, years
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 591
    05-15-2014 08:49 PM Go to last post
  14. Rebuild Lubricants

    Hello everyone, first real post......WooHoo!!! I'm looking to get some good sound advice. I am currently rebuilding a 1600 SP (back to stock) and I...

    Started by VDubNut, 03-18-2014 11:30 AM
    add, advice, aircooled, bra, classic volkswagen, classic vw, couple, feel, free, good, idiot, inside, make, oils, parts, post, pump, questions, real, sound, stock, time, wanted, woohoo, wtf
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 891
    03-24-2014 08:56 AM Go to last post
  15. Red face how do i time my 1600 twinport beetle engine??? help please

    :o how do i time my 1600 beetle engine ???? help please. i cannot find a workshop manule anywhere and am rebuilding a beach buggy :D:

    Started by beetleboy, 03-13-2010 05:30 AM
    600, alot, beach, beetle, distributor, engine, fancy, forum, forums, gear, help please, lights, manual, number, pleas, port, rebuilding, remove, set, time, volkswagen, wanted, wha, wi, workshop
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 6,715
    02-13-2014 08:24 AM Go to last post
  16. 1973 super cranks but will not idle

    have a '73 super beetle that cranks but will not idle without constant pedal feathering. have replaced the battery, voltage regulator, distributor...

    Started by babybu73, 02-18-2013 11:42 AM
    aircooled, battery, beetle, cap, classic volkswagen, classic vw, cons, constant, distributor, double, forum, forums, fuel, fuel pump, gas, hin, idle, pedal, pump, replaced, suggestions, super, timing, volkswagen, working
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,020
    02-09-2014 11:22 PM Go to last post
  17. desperetly need help on my 67 when real hot doesnt want to run cuts out no power!!!!

    I have a 67 bug and after driving around for a lil it just dies i check to see if fuel pump get vapor locked and still pumping car idles but when...

    Started by 67rasta, 08-25-2012 04:55 PM
    aircooled, barely, bog, bug, car, carb, check, classic volkswagen, classic vw, dies, driving, fast, forum, forums, fuel, fuel pump, gas, home, hot, power, pump, real, run, sec, volkswagen
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,494
    12-03-2012 05:44 PM Go to last post
  18. does removing engine lid cool engine better in AZ heat?

    was wondering if i take my lid off would it cool it better than the stand offs? and its about 115 degrees here sometimes hotter !

    Started by 67rasta, 08-25-2012 04:57 PM
    aircooled, bet, bot, classic volkswagen, classic vw, cool, cut, deck, degrees, engine, heat, hot, lid, offs, removing, run, running, stand, stick, tom, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,311
    12-03-2012 05:24 PM Go to last post
  19. 34 pict 3 and 009

    iv heard and read that the marriage between 34 pict 3 and the 009 are not a match made in heaven,reason being vaccum advance.opinions and any 411...

    Started by Amaro Pedro, 10-19-2011 01:32 PM
    411, advance, aircooled, appreciated, carb, classic volkswagen, classic vw, engine, flush, fuel, heard, hey, idle, install, lower, make, match, opinions, people, pic, read, reason, rpm, small, vaccum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,763
    10-20-2012 04:29 AM Go to last post
  20. Air Conditioning in a 79 beetle, Factory?

    WOW!! Am I the first to post in here? I hope more people look in this thread, or I may never get an answer. I have a 79 beetle, 100% orginal. It...

    Started by ny69ssdave, 07-30-2011 07:32 AM
    aftermarket, air, aircooled, beetle, car, classic volkswagen, classic vw, cracked, dry, factory, fan, forum, hey, hood, miles, paint, people, post, question, ser, thread, tires, top, volkswagen, wow
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,581
    11-12-2011 07:38 AM Go to last post
  21. Question Engine Identification

    I recently purchased a cabin with a garage. I've been trying to identify some older cars and parts that were in the garage. I know nothing about VW...

    Started by Ferretdancer, 08-12-2011 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,260
    08-16-2011 10:41 PM Go to last post

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