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Forum: Suspension February 12th 2010, 13:47
Replies: 28
Views: 1,924
Posted By MattKab
Hi Mike, Did you read my post's about what I...

Hi Mike,

Did you read my post's about what I did?

http://www.germanlook.net/forums/showthread.php?t=7835&highlight=rack+pinion
Forum: Suspension October 29th 2006, 17:30
Replies: 46
Views: 3,816
Posted By MattKab
I used stainless steel washers, they were bonded...

I used stainless steel washers, they were bonded to the stops with glue. The washers are 28mm with a 6mm hole. The studs were filed to have a nipple that turns in the washer, nothing special.
...
Forum: Suspension September 29th 2006, 19:10
Replies: 46
Views: 3,816
Posted By MattKab
Good work on the pics. :agree:

Good work on the pics. :agree:
Forum: Wanted September 29th 2006, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By MattKab
Kerscher modified the design slightly a few years...

Kerscher modified the design slightly a few years ago- The elongated hole was extended towards the strut body, to gain more negative camber, possibly based on feedback from the 944 stub conversions...
Forum: Suspension September 28th 2006, 21:05
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By MattKab
Your English is as good as mine. This is what I...

Your English is as good as mine. This is what I think is bad on your steering: http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=VWC%2D113%2D415%2D951%2DB If you have not tried to adjust the...
Forum: Suspension September 28th 2006, 16:44
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By MattKab
I wouldn't drive it like that.. Those 'notches'...

I wouldn't drive it like that.. Those 'notches' in the steering sound like a universal joint of the lower steering shaft galling/freezing up. Get it fixed mate. That is unlikely to be your whole...
Forum: Suspension September 28th 2006, 06:45
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By MattKab
Your shimmie is a rarer one! Check all of...

Your shimmie is a rarer one!

Check all of the above as well as the joints in the steering. Pay particular attention to the idler bushings and steering box.

It appears there is no single...
Forum: Suspension September 22nd 2006, 05:05
Replies: 46
Views: 3,816
Posted By MattKab
I'll take that as a thankyou :)

I'll take that as a thankyou :)
Forum: Brakes September 20th 2006, 11:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By MattKab
Much of the heat from a solid rotor is dissipated...

Much of the heat from a solid rotor is dissipated through the wheel, which is likely to be the origin of alloy wheels with directional spokes.. Note Porsche offered winter wheels, again likely to do...
Forum: Engines September 20th 2006, 04:12
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By MattKab
Hi Rich, Long time no see!

Hi Rich,

Long time no see!
Forum: Engines September 20th 2006, 04:04
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By MattKab
Hi, yes my stock pump is staying in place for...

Hi, yes my stock pump is staying in place for now. I'll have fuel pressure data to see if it needs to be changed for something bigger.

Matt
Forum: Engines September 19th 2006, 05:58
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By MattKab
That is the system I've recently installed in my...

That is the system I've recently installed in my Beetle. To be more specific, MS1 V3.0 pcb MSnS-Extra29q with EDIS4.

The intended T4 is still on the bench but the MS is now installed in the car...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 17th 2006, 18:57
Replies: 39
Views: 2,294
Posted By MattKab
I'm up for it. T-shirt and stickers ready? ...

I'm up for it. T-shirt and stickers ready?

Matt
Forum: Suspension September 17th 2006, 17:44
Replies: 46
Views: 3,816
Posted By MattKab
Good call Wally. Remove the passenger side...

Good call Wally.

Remove the passenger side mounting bracket from the housing by removing the M8 nut and bolt. Next is the second hard part..

Remove the ring-clip from the end of the housing,...
Forum: Wheels September 17th 2006, 05:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By MattKab
215/40 and 215/45 on 7.5et52mm under Day...

215/40 and 215/45 on 7.5et52mm under Day Mouldings. Probably the absolute limit, the front is tight with a wheel alignment for cornering such as 2deg -ve camber. Inner sidewall is ~4mm from a 80mm...
Forum: Suspension September 16th 2006, 18:17
Replies: 46
Views: 3,816
Posted By MattKab
First time I looked, I didn't see how it came...

First time I looked, I didn't see how it came apart either ;)

I pulled my rack apart (2 actually) last week.. It can be stripped down to every last part. I scored new pinion roller bearings, the...
Forum: Suspension August 7th 2006, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By MattKab
Old thread indeed! Talcum is finely ground...

Old thread indeed!

Talcum is finely ground French chalk ;) - baby powder is fine.

Matt
Forum: Suspension July 28th 2006, 20:12
Replies: 21
Views: 2,058
Posted By MattKab
Hi Paul, I assumed the hubs were the same, they...

Hi Paul, I assumed the hubs were the same, they look it :eek: Like I said the hubnut's are still on my Ali arms, on the shelf for nearly 4 years.. I would have them on the car if Day Moulding wings...
Forum: Suspension July 15th 2006, 19:32
Replies: 41
Views: 2,677
Posted By MattKab
Very nice arms. I like how the old boss bears...

Very nice arms. I like how the old boss bears load.

Just to make a point about the Red9 kit mentioned earlier, the bars that pass through the torsion housing each have a bearing at each end.
...
Forum: Suspension July 15th 2006, 18:58
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By MattKab
Hi, Welcome! The 924 doesn't really have...

Hi, Welcome!

The 924 doesn't really have much to offer you, really. The strut housing is a late 1303 part, the stub-axle may have the positive camber problem same as 944, I haven't tried it...
Forum: Suspension July 15th 2006, 18:17
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By MattKab
I have this down to a fine art. We have a...

I have this down to a fine art. We have a 10,000kgf press and access to a 100t, this is a better method sometimes when the part is awkward or lacking in meat to press against, like T1 and T2...
Forum: Suspension July 15th 2006, 17:39
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By MattKab
Here's a pic from the Koni.com site, show more...

Here's a pic from the Koni.com site, show more detail:

http://www.koni.com/_cars/_general_info/install_manuals/_images/adjustm_76.gif~original

I use Koni yellow, front and rear. The rear is...
Forum: Suspension February 6th 2006, 16:09
Replies: 86
Views: 7,453
Posted By MattKab
IRS camber adjustment is made simple by...

IRS camber adjustment is made simple by installing the Kerscher rear anti-roll bar bolts.

A spanner (open ended wrench) is used on a hex bolt to make the adjustment.

I can't find a picture of...
Forum: Transmissions January 26th 2006, 14:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,110
Posted By MattKab
My apologies MX67, I think the 928 diff will...

My apologies MX67,

I think the 928 diff will be bigger in the centre.

Matt
Forum: Transmissions January 25th 2006, 19:19
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By MattKab
Billet plastic :cool: There is superior...

Billet plastic :cool:

There is superior polymers available than polly if you are making your own. Choice depends on application. Good call.

Matt
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