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Forum: Project Builds August 1st 2020, 21:04
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
With all the Covid closures the local drag strip...

With all the Covid closures the local drag strip has decided to resurface the strip so I still haven't had the final tech inspection on my cage

I've entered a roll racing event at the Sydney...
Forum: Wheels July 8th 2020, 08:50
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Steve C
I did, the fronts were Beetle rotors and the rear...

I did, the fronts were Beetle rotors and the rear were 944
Forum: Wheels July 8th 2020, 03:42
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Steve C
Hi I fitted 17x7 55ET Subaru wheels to my...

Hi

I fitted 17x7 55ET Subaru wheels to my sons 2 bolt bug and steel 944 arms & brakes on the rear
Forum: Project Builds July 8th 2020, 03:41
Replies: 85
Views: 15,354
Posted By Steve C
wrong thread

wrong thread
Forum: Project Builds June 30th 2020, 19:43
Replies: 85
Views: 15,354
Posted By Steve C
Nice work, I was able to buy a grease cap from...

Nice work, I was able to buy a grease cap from Porsche with the speedo cable drive hole
Forum: German Look Tuning June 23rd 2020, 23:38
Replies: 25
Views: 22,243
Posted By Steve C
Hi Wally Interesting, the Subaru gears...

Hi Wally

Interesting, the Subaru gears flywheel requires longer that normal bolts that's why I was thinking about doweling the flywheel and crank
Forum: Body June 22nd 2020, 03:26
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Steve C
I'm sure that you could get the rear seat base to...

I'm sure that you could get the rear seat base to fit, if the 25x50 was far enough forward for the seat base to snug in behind it
Forum: German Look Tuning June 22nd 2020, 00:17
Replies: 25
Views: 22,243
Posted By Steve C
Hi John It was good to meet you and other VW...

Hi John

It was good to meet you and other VW people on that trip. I picked up parts from a few suppliers, one was Moore parts I think. I had CB bring the heads to the Classic.

The motor...
Forum: German Look Tuning June 21st 2020, 01:17
Replies: 25
Views: 22,243
Posted By Steve C
Hi My sons bug has been in storage for 12...

Hi

My sons bug has been in storage for 12 months, got it out and one of the front brake calipers decided to stick. So were going fit the old Porsche brakes that I had on my 1302 and then my 1303. ...
Forum: Body June 19th 2020, 19:03
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Steve C
Hi I did a few things on my 1303 to stiffen the...

Hi I did a few things on my 1303 to stiffen the body. a&b pillar stiffening and top of the b pillar and a stronger cross brace to replace the flimsy rear seat base
Forum: Brakes June 11th 2020, 21:49
Replies: 33
Views: 5,333
Posted By Steve C
Hi John The brakes that I have resurrected...

Hi John

The brakes that I have resurrected for my sons bug were on my 1302 and my new 1303 for a while, both were 3 bolt struts. I'm going to fit them now to 2 bolt struts on my sons 1303.

Both...
Forum: Project Builds June 9th 2020, 21:06
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
I went that size in Toyos to get heat into them,...

I went that size in Toyos to get heat into them, my son with a 1904cc Type 1 motor had trouble getting them up to temp on his car and he is a much better driver than me, all the drifting practice I...
Forum: Project Builds June 5th 2020, 03:43
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
Hi Wally I've only driven it low boost so...

Hi Wally

I've only driven it low boost so far, I've now gone back to street tyres, Nitto Invos 225/40 x 18 and 265/35 x 18 and its rolling on in 1st and 2nd, it didn't do this on the Toyo R888rs....
Forum: Project Builds June 3rd 2020, 18:57
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
Hi Just got the car back from the tuner, I...

Hi

Just got the car back from the tuner, I was hoping for more but it looks like I may have reached the limit of the current setup. Its still scary fast.

Now I waiting for the drag strip to...
Forum: Brakes June 3rd 2020, 18:47
Replies: 33
Views: 5,333
Posted By Steve C
Thanks Wally, a friend of mine Dave Stocker from...

Thanks Wally, a friend of mine Dave Stocker from LMS engineering who was a retired tool maker made them for me, he made lots of things for me including all the machine work on my sons oxy boxer, he...
Forum: Brakes May 31st 2020, 04:53
Replies: 33
Views: 5,333
Posted By Steve C
Hi Looking for information on Porsche brakes...

Hi

Looking for information on Porsche brakes and I came across this old post that I made.

I'm resurrecting the Porsche brakes that I ran on my 1302 and then later on my 1303 for a while for my...
Forum: Project Builds May 22nd 2020, 23:22
Replies: 85
Views: 15,354
Posted By Steve C
Hi Love your work. Some of your photo...

Hi

Love your work.

Some of your photo bucket photos aren't showing up.

I posted this before about fixing photobucket photos.

Read on another forum the following:-By simply adding the text...
Forum: Project Builds May 8th 2020, 23:06
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
Thanks Wally, I love my Jap car, great cruiser...

Thanks Wally, I love my Jap car, great cruiser and very comfortable. We never had them in Australia either, they are whats called a grey import from Japan, nice to have air conditioning in summer
...
Forum: Project Builds May 8th 2020, 03:57
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
Hi Been doing some test drives, wrapped in...

Hi

Been doing some test drives, wrapped in the new clutch, so progressive unlike the organic Kennedy that I was running, off to the tuner soon for more kWs
Forum: Project Builds May 4th 2020, 18:21
Replies: 1,567
Views: 225,418
Posted By Steve C
nice

nice
Forum: Project Builds April 30th 2020, 01:17
Replies: 74
Views: 10,617
Posted By Steve C
Hi There were special edition Beetles in...

Hi

There were special edition Beetles in Europe that had blacked window trims and door handles.

I used to have blacked out window trims in my old 1302 but I found that would eventually look a...
Forum: Project Builds April 28th 2020, 07:54
Replies: 1,567
Views: 225,418
Posted By Steve C
Hi Wally Looking good. Is that an OEM oil...

Hi Wally

Looking good. Is that an OEM oil cooler or an aftermarket one? Does it fit behind the rear apron without any modification? I'm asking because I'm yet to source an oil cooler for my sons...
Forum: Wheels April 20th 2020, 12:19
Replies: 1
Views: 1,558
Posted By Steve C
Hi I had an issue of grease caps not...

Hi

I had an issue of grease caps not allowing the wheel to seat on my sons bug when he was running 5x100 Subaru wheels. I fitted the grease caps to an old rotor and had my friend turn down that...
Forum: Project Builds April 3rd 2020, 19:11
Replies: 374
Views: 65,703
Posted By Steve C
Hi Started on the scatter shield today, rain...

Hi

Started on the scatter shield today, rain and lack of welding gas stopped progress. Thanks to Wally for sending me some photos of his shield, it really helped. I had a local engineering shop...
Forum: Project Builds March 23rd 2020, 01:32
Replies: 74
Views: 10,617
Posted By Steve C
nice score, cant wait to see more

nice score, cant wait to see more
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