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by vwJim
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Full electric conversions.....
Replies: 122
Views: 19910

Re: Full electric conversions.....

... think I'll stick until Mr Tesla's products become more mainstream so the price is at least half that and the range is greater. Well, maybe not reduced to half the cost yet, but work has begun. FB_IMG_1579170989533.jpg Split battery locations to get my desired capacity of 350v and 74kW system.
by vwJim
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Zeigler type21f
Replies: 8
Views: 1146

Re: Zeigler type21f

Was the roof rack for a ladder? You need to find a suitable wooden ladder to finish it off.
by vwJim
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Welding
Replies: 9
Views: 277

Re: Welding

Personally if you're on a budget, I'd get a used welder. A bigger used welder in good condition will be nicer to use than a small new unit. Jen picked up a MIG including wire, helmet and gloves. Its been brilliant. Oh, and BOC gas is expensive unless you use a lot of gas, as you pay yearly for the b...
by vwJim
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Diagram for fitting a duel circuit master cylinder
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Re: Diagram for fitting a duel circuit master cylinder

Graham you're doing better than me, I don't understand the questions
by vwJim
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Keeps cutting when I stop,only has 3 and 4 th gear
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Keeps cutting when I stop,only has 3 and 4 th gear

Adding to Richard's list. Check for air leaks.
by vwJim
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: REAR WHEEL
Replies: 5
Views: 351

Re: REAR WHEEL

Brazilians seem to have so many weird combinations. Its like they're made with whatever the factory had on the shelf that day. I've never seen any factory diagrams for them.
by vwJim
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: SaveMyBug oil temp sensor - ~50% discount
Replies: 283
Views: 27479

Re: SaveMyBug oil temp sensor - ~50% discount

Gemmas wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:20 pm
Damm just bought one for my type 4 motor 🤣
This thread is 2 yrs old.... Though it shows how much mark up there is on the product if they can afford a 50% discount....
by vwJim
Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: How switchs are mounted
Replies: 2
Views: 480

Re: How switchs are mounted

The German buses have a hole in the lip of dash that a small bolt goes through into the bracket on the switch
by vwJim
Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: I need to find a flame straightening company
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: I need to find a flame straightening company

Yeah, I plan to get mine straightened up at some point
by vwJim
Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: In/out ports on Mocal thermostat sandwich plate
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: In/out ports on Mocal thermostat sandwich plate

No difference as the oil direction through the cooler doesn't matter.

But if you have a fan switch, that should be on the return side of the cooler.
by vwJim
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: I need to find a flame straightening company
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: I need to find a flame straightening company

Matt Keene made the tooling to do this.
by vwJim
Wed Dec 18, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Late heat exchangers to early pods.....
Replies: 7
Views: 501

Re: Late heat exchangers to early pods.....

I just used the "modern" plastic ducts that are large at one end and small the other end on my '56
by vwJim
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Uneven front tyre wear - K&LP Beam.
Replies: 10
Views: 702

Re: Unever front tyre wear - K&LP Beam.

My book is in degrees. With a range.

A touch of toe-out through to a little more toe-in, so effectively straight. Just go by the book settings.

As you brake the tracking changes, as you load the bus up it also changes.
by vwJim
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Uneven front tyre wear - K&LP Beam.
Replies: 10
Views: 702

Re: Unever front tyre wear - K&LP Beam.

Yes, toe-out is inner wear..

The VW manual / Bentley manuals list the exact tracking settings with the +/- range it should be within.