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Forum: For Sale November 16th 2011, 01:11
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Posted By vugbug71
Selling a bunch of VW parts

I'm parting out a 72 super, the front suspension was recently rebuilt. I have most of my ads on thesamba.com SEE LINK http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/search.php?username=vugbug68 I can ship...
Forum: Suspension April 19th 2011, 20:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,832
Posted By vugbug71
there is also this one ...

there is also this one
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=679776
Forum: Engines April 18th 2011, 22:36
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By vugbug71
congrats on fixing the knock!! but your high oil...

congrats on fixing the knock!! but your high oil pressure isn't due to crankcase ventilation, what weight oil and what size oil pump are you running? also check your relief springs and pistons. your...
Forum: Engines April 13th 2011, 02:35
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By vugbug71
will it be turbo? I dont think a N/A single...

will it be turbo? I dont think a N/A single throttle body would have near enough flow to keep those heads happy. A turbo would haul once it spooled but would probably have lag. Probably not the best...
Forum: Engines April 13th 2011, 02:24
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By vugbug71
if your valves are adjusted correctly, then its...

if your valves are adjusted correctly, then its probably a rod knock. what about when you push on the clutch does anything change? I was driving with a jacked up pushrod for a while and my engine...
Forum: Engines April 10th 2011, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By vugbug71
what are you trying to accomplish by doing this?...

what are you trying to accomplish by doing this? in the solid works diagram it looks like a type 4 engine there is a type 4 conversion that uses the type 1 shroud and fan. are you planning to make a...
Forum: Suspension April 10th 2011, 21:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,832
Posted By vugbug71
i believe that even with the torsion bars, coil...

i believe that even with the torsion bars, coil overs can adjust your ride height a few cm. I think the better the coil overs, the better you can adjust and fine tune the suspension. I think coil...
Forum: German Look Tuning April 10th 2011, 20:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By vugbug71
yeah, i know the purpose behind them, beetles are...

yeah, i know the purpose behind them, beetles are scary at speed. Next vw project i do will be a ghia, I'm tired of my flat windshield getting chips in it, a tiny pebble at 100mph makes quite a ding
Forum: German Look Tuning April 10th 2011, 16:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By vugbug71
my wheels are pretty light, one reason i went...

my wheels are pretty light, one reason i went with 15's instead of porsche 17's

drilled rotors saves some rotating weight i would think
Forum: German Look Tuning April 10th 2011, 02:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By vugbug71
when my super looked like this it absolutely...

when my super looked like this it absolutely flew!! but obviously i cant drive it like so haha http://images.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/697729.jpg
really it was scary fast
Forum: German Look Tuning April 10th 2011, 02:18
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By vugbug71
Weight Loss

Did a quick search but couldn't find much about shedding weight in your VW. Often Germanlook cars are fairly heavy due to big engines, big brakes, roll cages, and all the other trick stuff,...
Forum: German Look Tuning April 10th 2011, 01:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,340
Posted By vugbug71
those body kits are awful looking IMO, I like the...

those body kits are awful looking IMO, I like the bus though, look at the passenger hanging on for dear life lol
Forum: Electrical March 13th 2011, 02:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By vugbug71
strange... I know i've done welding on my cars...

strange... I know i've done welding on my cars before without disconnecting the battery, my 68 bug still has the same battery from when i got it going on 7 years. It does seem that he burned or cut...
Forum: German Look Tuning January 11th 2011, 21:53
Replies: 23
Views: 4,965
Posted By vugbug71
that is siiick, I love how its street legal and...

that is siiick, I love how its street legal and still has the lights, signals, and bumper but is such a radical car
Forum: Suspension December 23rd 2010, 23:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By vugbug71
yeah, I even tried some custom made compressors...

yeah, I even tried some custom made compressors my friend had and they didn't work even with them off the car (before i put them on to attach the strut tops) we ended up just pushing hard by hand on...
Forum: Suspension December 22nd 2010, 02:23
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By vugbug71
I used very thick zip ties and 5 of them, the...

I used very thick zip ties and 5 of them, the maxx springs are pretty soft, the problem with proper spring compressors is that the maxx springs are too small to fit in the groove of most compressors....
Forum: Suspension December 21st 2010, 02:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By vugbug71
I figured out a shortcut! with zip ties! ...

I figured out a shortcut! with zip ties!

carefully lift the car up by the lower control arm enough to take the wheel off, then lift it until you can get a jack stand under the solid part of the...
Forum: Suspension December 18th 2010, 22:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By vugbug71
lifting maxx struts on car

trying to figure out a way to adjust my maxx struts without removing them, I guess some small spring compressors would do the trick but does anyone have any other tricks, need to lift the left side 1...
Forum: Project Builds August 31st 2010, 11:32
Replies: 23
Views: 2,278
Posted By vugbug71
looking good! that should be loads of fun when...

looking good! that should be loads of fun when you get done, how much heavier is the suby engine than a vw engine?
Forum: Interior December 14th 2009, 05:08
Replies: 42
Views: 4,237
Posted By vugbug71
And Thanks to Clive for the excellent info. That...

And Thanks to Clive for the excellent info. That is pretty much what i had in mind, there is no back seat in this so that wont be a problem. I think i'm going to weld a cross tube in the middle of...
Forum: Interior December 14th 2009, 04:53
Replies: 42
Views: 4,237
Posted By vugbug71
Thanks, I have a rear sway bar from Topline,...

Thanks, I have a rear sway bar from Topline, urethane bushsings and trans mounts along with big shocks off a truck!
Forum: Interior December 7th 2009, 18:21
Replies: 42
Views: 4,237
Posted By vugbug71
Interesting post, just what i was looking for. I...

Interesting post, just what i was looking for. I have a 71 super that i was thinking of putting a roll bar in, but i'm trying to decide if i actually need it or if its more for looks. I already have...
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