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by billy739
20 May 2016, 17:54
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering rack gaiter
Replies: 13
Views: 2700

Re: Steering rack gaiter

my own stash of parts
by billy739
28 Feb 2016, 11:54
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Am I going to kill my van ? Towing
Replies: 33
Views: 8507

Re: Am I going to kill my van ? Towing

it will tow it no problem , you just have to decide if your happy with the speed it will tow at.
by billy739
29 Dec 2015, 19:32
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: From cable to hydraulic clutch.
Replies: 13
Views: 3419

Re: From cable to hydraulic clutch.

google search , found this http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=+Aircooled+t25+gearbox+vw&view=detailv2&&id=61F6E51350B35E6153B24F2C351BD23587404522&selectedIndex=48&ccid=TLywZ3WP&simid=607988905477736552&thid=OIP.M4cbcb067758f1b11b7e6c77c11e01540o0&ajaxhist=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return ...
by billy739
29 Dec 2015, 19:27
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: From cable to hydraulic clutch.
Replies: 13
Views: 3419

Re: From cable to hydraulic clutch.

the flexi rubber hose and metal pipe combo is the early set up. vw went to 1 piece plastic pipe thereafter, you should fit a plastic pipe , simpler in the long run , no support bracket brickwerks should do new , I will have a used one. 2.0 only came with hydraulic , the bell housings are swapped to ...
by billy739
27 Dec 2015, 14:09
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: From cable to hydraulic clutch.
Replies: 13
Views: 3419

Re: From cable to hydraulic clutch.

super late reply , yes it goes through the cable hole in the floor.

early pipes are metal , late are plastic to a join just outside (tight against the rad on watercooled)
by billy739
03 Oct 2015, 11:22
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Upgrading carbs on a 2.0l air-cooled engine
Replies: 12
Views: 3040

Re: Upgrading carbs on a 2.0l air-cooled engine

800£?

wow , fuel injection would probably cost £200 max (I fitted it to a 1600 for £30)
by billy739
31 Aug 2015, 18:10
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: How to depressurise the fuel injection system?
Replies: 12
Views: 2639

Re: How to depressurise the fuel injection system?

as you run on lpg and chance you ran the pump dry?

the petrol lubes the pump!
by billy739
31 Aug 2015, 18:08
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: How much does a new engine cost?
Replies: 10
Views: 3672

Re: How much does a new engine cost?

in line 4 cylinder or other swap is not so easy on an automatic!
by billy739
31 Aug 2015, 18:04
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: cu cooling
Replies: 6
Views: 1481

Re: cu cooling

yes , its a big Bakelite unit joining both sides ready to send them down the middle of the van!
by billy739
30 Aug 2015, 11:29
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Steering rack gaiter
Replies: 13
Views: 2700

Re: Steering rack gaiter

factory boots wont have clips cos they fit perfect! aftermarket ones will last about a year before they split again! timer and time again I have fitted good used genuine ones which outlast new repo ones! DONT remove the large rubber donut, leave it there for when you realize how crap repos are and r...
by billy739
30 Aug 2015, 11:25
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Rear sits lower
Replies: 4
Views: 1162

Re: Rear sits lower

after market springs? never found that genuine springs sag much , more likely to break. factory springs come in different rating and will have colours painted on them(check the wiki) if you bough aftermarket ones they will be generic (fits all types) however this will actually be incorrect for your ...
by billy739
27 Jul 2015, 17:07
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Using old diesel
Replies: 9
Views: 2579

Re: Using old diesel

I have used stuff which is 10+ years old without an issue.

although it does seem darker and slightly thicker!

use a filter on the funnel and leave a dribble in the base of the can as that will have any dirt / water in it.
by billy739
27 Jul 2015, 12:19
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Using old diesel
Replies: 9
Views: 2579

Re: Using old diesel

never had a problem with old diesel. petrol I have after a couple of months

I would happily run it in my stuff. mix it with fresh if your unsure.

were dealing with old engines so there tolerances are less than new stuff
by billy739
23 May 2015, 22:09
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Broken gear lever!
Replies: 10
Views: 1644

Re: Broken gear lever!

I can with both mine!

strong fingers!
by billy739
23 May 2015, 19:59
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Broken gear lever!
Replies: 10
Views: 1644

Re: Broken gear lever!

interesting to see if your gear selection is stiff or your being heavy handed with the shift.

you should be able to change gear with one finger , no struggle and it should just 'drop in'