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by vwJim
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Heater sticking open
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: Heater sticking open

Do the flaps / levers move freely / snap shut when the cables are disconnected?

Sounds like they're either stuck open or the cables were set so they never closed fully.
by vwJim
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Need help finding a special part
Replies: 4
Views: 155

Re: Need help finding a special part

I got this section from Alan Schofields a few years back
by vwJim
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Driving to lake Como
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: Driving to lake Como

boardman411 wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:03 am
R they all the trips you've done Jim, that's impressive!!


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Yep, they're all the Split Bus road trips into Europe.
by vwJim
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Alternator voltage readings
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Alternator voltage readings

Add to the list a knackered battery, as that can give you false readings.
by vwJim
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: 9000KM South American Journey in a 59 Bus.
Replies: 7
Views: 175

Re: 9000KM South American Journey in a 59 Bus.

Awesome. Good luck on your travels.
by vwJim
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Swedish 66 Crew Cab
Replies: 10
Views: 892

Re: Swedish 66 Crew Cab

Nice!!!!!
by vwJim
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Doghouse extension
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: Doghouse extension

:cheers:
by vwJim
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Doghouse extension
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: Doghouse extension

Is there something odd about the bell housing in a '65? My truck has a '67 transaxle and 1600 dual port engine. I can reach the (nearside upper) bolt. Nothing relating to the dog house assembly gets in the way because the bolt goes in from the front, pointing backwards. It helps to have long arms a...
by vwJim
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Doghouse extension
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: Doghouse extension

Yes, it matters. Do not leave any tinware off. You'll also need to replace the tinware across the back of the engine.
by vwJim
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Brake problems
Replies: 11
Views: 267

Re: Brake problems

Usually you start at the furthest brake and work towards the m/c. No idea if that tool is a good is a good idea or not.
by vwJim
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Doghouse extension
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: Doghouse extension

No, it's a PITA to fit the nut, so you need to install a treaded insert into the case. Then you just use a bolt from the bellhousing side.
by vwJim
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Driving to lake Como
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: Driving to lake Como

There's some great drives over the 'hills'.
Master Route Map.jpg
by vwJim
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Driving to lake Como
Replies: 7
Views: 219

Re: Driving to lake Como

We did that route through Germany too on our way to Austria one time. Mostly it was well sign posted. Interesting little places. We wild camped most of it too as usual.
by vwJim
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Barndoor and Wolfsburg Busses - Convert Running lights to Brake Lights
Replies: 10
Views: 275

Re: Barndoor and Wolfsburg Busses - Convert Running lights to Brake Lights

No problem. I wanted indicators on the rear of a semaphore bus years ago, so came up with the control box. Then the other items evolved from there.

The come as a pair. I've changed the listing to make that a bit clearer. Thanks.