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Forum: Brakes April 13th 2008, 21:22
Replies: 21
Views: 6,089
Posted By Jeza
Because it works with the brake callipers as a...

Because it works with the brake callipers as a system. The Beetle mc does not have enough volume to work well with the single piston sliding FRONT callipers from the early 944.

The 944 has a...
Forum: German Look Tuning March 17th 2008, 02:26
Replies: 16
Views: 3,643
Posted By Jeza
Sorry Superman...Having re-read that comment, it...

Sorry Superman...Having re-read that comment, it doesn't sound too polite.

I thought you had already written something, I'm sure I've got articles (all be it forum "thread" based) from yourself...
Forum: Suspension September 27th 2007, 21:05
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By Jeza
Or move your strut top mounts inboard, which is...

Or move your strut top mounts inboard, which is effectively what you are doing. Do you need to have it adjustable though? You could set up the top at a decent amount and then dial it in or out with...
Forum: Suspension September 6th 2007, 04:07
Replies: 1
Views: 1,551
Posted By Jeza
Heres a link of how one was fitted up ...

Heres a link of how one was fitted up

http://home.tiscali.nl/~gmolhoek/stabi/index.htm

Cheers
J
Forum: Wheels August 29th 2007, 04:33
Replies: 9
Views: 2,533
Posted By Jeza
Hi Steve The car looks great! Must feel...

Hi Steve

The car looks great!

Must feel good to be back behind the wheel of a super?

The Stud pattern on the wheels looks small, is that 5 x 100 (ex VW or Subaru?) Any change to the center...
Forum: Brakes July 17th 2007, 20:57
Replies: 159
Views: 62,719
Posted By Jeza
Have a read of the 914 tech articles on the...

Have a read of the 914 tech articles on the Pelican pages, that might help explain a few things.

This one in particular may answer some of your master cylinder questions
...
Forum: Suspension February 3rd 2007, 20:11
Replies: 35
Views: 6,895
Posted By Jeza
Thats essentially the same setup S1fter (Mark) is...

Thats essentially the same setup S1fter (Mark) is using on his. I posted a couple of pics on the first page. Look him up here or check him out at http://themetricnut.co.nz/
Forum: Engines January 15th 2007, 04:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By Jeza
Other sites as mentioned ...

Other sites as mentioned

http://www.turboboxer.de/

Also
http://www.beetspeedengines.nl/UntitledFrameset-4_1.htm

and
http://www.vvwc.ca/index.php
and look at Panels photo gallery,...
Forum: Engines January 14th 2007, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By Jeza
This is Joe Cali's Web site for the Type 4...

This is Joe Cali's Web site for the Type 4 conversion http://www.nextgen-usa.com/

And also check out Nate photos
http://www.aircooledtech.com/type4_upright_conversion/

As for Jake Raby he can...
Forum: Engines January 14th 2007, 19:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By Jeza
I beg to differ ...

I beg to differ

http://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=88864

http://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=94781

http://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=93779

All in various...
Forum: Suspension September 17th 2006, 21:42
Replies: 35
Views: 6,895
Posted By Jeza
A freind of mine remade his lower arms, but...

A freind of mine remade his lower arms, but turned them into really long A arms.

Have a look at this thread on the subject and the pics I posted then.
...
Forum: Suspension August 25th 2006, 18:53
Replies: 29
Views: 4,239
Posted By Jeza
This is an interesting topic. No real reason...

This is an interesting topic.

No real reason for Porsche 944 brakes, you could use anything from a bigger car.

The 944 conversion is widely done successfully and has supporting parts (ie the...
Forum: Suspension August 4th 2006, 00:57
Replies: 1
Views: 1,244
Posted By Jeza
Crikey, thats a useful link, thanks pantswagen. ...

Crikey, thats a useful link, thanks pantswagen.

The link posted above has a huge selection of Porsche rims, old and new, with all the data, ie width and offset and even weight in most cases!

If...
Forum: Suspension June 13th 2006, 21:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By Jeza
Hello Sorry I saw this a while ago and...

Hello

Sorry I saw this a while ago and forgot to reply.

I've fitted the early 944 brakes to my 1302 and use cookies (early offset) under standard guards.

I've got some photos here...
Forum: Engines February 28th 2006, 20:14
Replies: 1
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jeza
Early turbo OEM cars use to use this sort of...

Early turbo OEM cars use to use this sort of system, eg Subaru Leone. Others on here have mentioned Saabs and metros?.

You may be able to modify a dissy from one of these to work with a VW, or...
Forum: Wheels February 22nd 2006, 05:00
Replies: 18
Views: 4,424
Posted By Jeza
Hello Pics speak for themselves (neither are...

Hello
Pics speak for themselves (neither are mine)
Good luck
CU
Jeremy
Forum: Engines February 16th 2006, 19:41
Replies: 12
Views: 2,600
Posted By Jeza
If your not so keen on the fabrication and on a...

If your not so keen on the fabrication and on a budget, check out Sharpbuilt from Australia.

They offer fiberglass cylinder covers that you use with a standard dog house fan shroud, to convert the...
Forum: German Look Tuning January 15th 2006, 16:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By Jeza
The Sakar is a Kiwi car (New Zealand)... they...

The Sakar is a Kiwi car (New Zealand)... they might build some in Australia, and also Europe / USA, but it all started in rural NZ.
http://www.saker.co.nz/history.html
Forum: Engines January 9th 2006, 15:16
Replies: 24
Views: 4,808
Posted By Jeza
Turbo a 1300 eh... cool! Have a read here ...

Turbo a 1300 eh... cool!

Have a read here
http://forums.aussieveedubbers.com/viewtopic.php?tid=46399

Similar thing, with some good recommendations.

"no replacement for displacement" Thats...
Forum: Engines December 18th 2005, 23:40
Replies: 24
Views: 4,808
Posted By Jeza
Have a good hunt around the shoptalkforums, here...

Have a good hunt around the shoptalkforums, here http://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewforum.php?f=3&sid=7ec39dc23173e6da6f8291899422a8e5

Probably loads of answers to your questions.

Are you...
Forum: Engines November 10th 2005, 01:51
Replies: 32
Views: 6,852
Posted By Jeza
Once you get your air supply in and out sorted...

Once you get your air supply in and out sorted you can improve the effeciency of your radiator by turning it into a double pass radiator.

This uses baffles to force the water throught the...
Forum: Engines November 9th 2005, 19:45
Replies: 32
Views: 6,852
Posted By Jeza
You also loose some heat from the pipes if they...

You also loose some heat from the pipes if they run under the car, which can aid cooling.

Like Chris says airflow out is often over looked. This is really important, if air can't get out then it...
Forum: Project Builds October 5th 2005, 14:24
Replies: 141
Views: 37,186
Posted By Jeza
Nationals are at Easter, 2006 are in New...

Nationals are at Easter, 2006 are in New Plymouth.

I would certainly head up to Auckland to check it out if it was on display, at any time.

It is a beautiful piece of engineering, thanks for...
Forum: Project Builds October 4th 2005, 20:04
Replies: 141
Views: 37,186
Posted By Jeza
Mate thats insane... I bet there are a lot...

Mate thats insane...

I bet there are a lot of VW Kiwis that would love to see that.

Hows about a quick post at www.nzveedubnuts.com

I wonder how many people down here knew you were building...
Forum: Suspension August 16th 2005, 04:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By Jeza
There are ways around this occuring such as a...

There are ways around this occuring such as a proportioning valve in the rear line.

Careful selection of pads for front and rear might help. Drilled or slotted front rotors (that are still solid)...
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