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Beetle/bug Pickup project by tricky[_2_]
Hi all for a while now, I have been toying with the idea of making a beetle pickup for me to use for work. It would be more or less a 'standard' pickup design, but with a roof rack capable of carrying full 8x4 sheets . It will probably take me a year (or more) to complete.
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June 17th 13 01:10 PM
by KWW[_2_] Go to last post
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Tire Pressure by Lynn Martin
I just got some new Kuhmo Tires, 165/80/15, (great deals for $26 a piece on the net!) for my 1974 Superbeetle. Anyhow, I am going to get them mounted/etc. The "recommended tire pressure" listed on the glove compartment door says Front - 18 psi and Rear 29 psi. This seems too low to me,...
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September 30th 17 01:59 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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A T4 swap into a T1 engine bay just got easier! by David Gravereaux
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March 31st 05 09:18 AM
by David Gravereaux Go to last post
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No Oil Filter??? by Chuck Townsley
I am sure this has been discussed at nausea in the past, but being a new member to the joy of VW ownership club (or is that joy of repair club?), I am not aware of these discussions. My question is simple. I have 1600cc engine and it has not oil filter. It has a screen filter at the bottom of...
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November 12th 04 03:35 AM
by Mike Rocket J. Squirrel Elliott Go to last post
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1970 vw beetle Oil change... by Scotty
i'm about to change it and i can't find a book to work me thru it... does anyone have a site that has pics to work me thur it??? or can you scan and post... Thxs ALOT Scotty
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February 4th 07 07:28 AM
by BobHoover Go to last post
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1600cc Dual Port at a glance? by Frank
I'm hunting for a Beetle and unfortunately it sometimes happens that the person placing the ad omits the "dp" from the ad. Is there an easy way, by looking at the photo of the engine, to deterime if it's a dual or, single port? Thanks, Frank
February 8th 06 01:45 PM
by Karls Vladimir Peña Go to last post
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Some air-cooled fun by Shag
I sent out this email this morning while I was still in the mountains. I'm safe at home now. OUCH! Rode my motorcycle off of the side of the mountain while visiting Deal's Gap (tail of the dragon... http://tailofthedragon.com/dragon.html) I physically bounced one time when I hit the pavement,...
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May 24th 06 03:39 AM
by Joey Tribiani Go to last post
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VW powered generator by [email protected]
I wonder how that would work out ? Would it be able to run continously for days or possible weeks at a time ? After this latest ice storm I've decided I need some kind of generator that can power the entire farm for extend periods. We were able to power the house but not the well pump, electric...
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February 28th 15 06:19 PM
by Robert Smits Go to last post
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VW Bug 1600cc Gas to Propane Conversion Kit by [email protected]
Hello, recently searching the net I read of this conversion. People are using LP Propane Gase to power engines with just a simple converter and some inexpensive jets. I seen the carb jets for other model cars, the converter too for all less than $100. Anyone have any good info on how to easily do...
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April 22nd 05 01:43 AM
by ilambert Go to last post
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HO HO HO!!! by Shaggie
Merry xmas and all that stuff to y'all. The kids are all happy with the materialistic gifts we showered onto them. The coffee pot I got for my wife was broken out of the box, and we only have one bottle of wine left to try out her fancy new wine cork opener thingie on. I got an extension cord...
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December 29th 04 07:47 AM
by Jan Andersson Go to last post
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Yess! There is life.. by P.J.Berg[_8_]
Hi all. My ISP has a 'As Is' News service, and all the groups I subsribe to have been dead for months, I thought Usenett was simply dying off.. Well, today I stumbled across an old site listing a freebee News server: 'Freenews.Netfront.Net(temporary)' It seems to work like a charm..
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December 29th 12 04:49 AM
by ChrisKlinger Go to last post
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1967 VW Bug: Special and 1-year only features... by Jim
1967 VW Bug Special and 1-year only features 1500 cc engine, 53hp. (1968 1600 cc went up to 57hp). Dual-spout air cleaner. "Volkswagen" added to rear deck. Squared-off looking rear hood. Rear bumper over-riders re-designed to clear new deck lid. Changed from 6 to 12 volt system in middle of...
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February 16th 05 07:48 PM
by Jim Go to last post
24 2,910
Bob, a question on the HVX mods by Jan Andersson
I was once again reading about the HVX mods on your blog site, http://bobhooversblog.blogspot.com/2007/05/hvx-mods.html And I remembered a question I meant to ask you long ago. It has become relevant in another discussion so I wanted to get some clarification. Regarding the grooving of the...
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February 16th 08 07:39 AM
by P.J.Berg[_2_] Go to last post
11 2,662
10% Ethanol Gas Causing Poor Performance? by [email protected]
My Beetle's engine has been running hot, gas bubbles in the carb, and it doesn't have the performance it used to have? I checked out everything like: * Tune-up and * compression check Do you think it might have anything to do with the 10% ethanol Gas? Any help will be appreciated! Thanks In...
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August 14th 08 03:30 AM
by [email protected][_1_] Go to last post
89 2,655
Basic flasher relay wiring by [email protected]
Does anybody know how to wire a basic flasher relay from scratch?
January 12th 08 09:01 AM
by Anthony W Go to last post
8 2,613
A complete Newbie needs help by [email protected]
My wife of 9 years has been "Yearning" for an old Beetle so yesturday I bought her a 1970 Beetle. Here is my problem,.. I'm a computer dweeb! I have a great deal with my mechanic,.. I don't touch my car and he doesn't touch his computer. This works well since I couldn't even change the oil and...
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June 3rd 05 02:11 AM
by johnboy Go to last post
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fuel pump pin falling out? by Sam[_10_]
I have a strange issue. It seems that a pin on my fuel pump is working its way out. The pin I'm talking about is at the end of the arrow in this pictu https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/5_tB418I87zALYODiVu0O_pGl5mgnfRRRLSlH1LY_Hw?feat=directlink (but, instead, mine is sticking way out. Maybe...
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November 28th 14 05:12 PM
by Shoe-Chucker 2 Go to last post
10 2,406
Looking For a Tool by Curtis
Here is a site that has over 12,000 tools and supplies. http://jcsonlinetoolshed.com/index.php
October 25th 04 10:59 PM
by darthwader Go to last post
4 2,348
OT I'm not sayin'...... (warning: political content) by Speedy Jim
Shaggie wrote: "YOU MUST NEVER BE AFRAID TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT! EVEN IF YOU HAVE TO DO IT ALONE!" Good one. Now explain to your son why we are not this very day bombing the livin' **** out of Sudan because its gov't is allowing the
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October 26th 04 04:37 AM
by Charles Fregeau Go to last post
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73 Super Beetle by TerryB
Need to find a driver side spindle assembly for a 73 Super Beetle. My Uncle has need of one for his Super. Let me know if you have one you can part with and how much, please.
October 28th 05 02:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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