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Forum: German Look Tuning August 4th 2021, 02:04
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Posted By Steve C
My son and I did a track day together, his car...

My son and I did a track day together, his car went well I had a few handling issues
Forum: Project Builds June 5th 2021, 20:29
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
I took my Beetle out to Powerplay on the weekend,...

I took my Beetle out to Powerplay on the weekend, fitted up the new M&H for a few heat cycles (skids)
Forum: Suspension May 30th 2021, 21:08
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By Steve C
Hi After much research we're going to go...

Hi

After much research we're going to go down your route Richard. I will most likely convert my car to 2 bolt from 3 bolts so that we're only making one setup
Forum: Suspension May 27th 2021, 18:04
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By Steve C
The threaded section that goes goes through the...

The threaded section that goes goes through the lower control arm is longer allowing the lower control arm to be moved forward to achieve more caster

I'm going to do what Ricola did on his Cabrio...
Forum: Suspension May 18th 2021, 00:19
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By Steve C
Hi Looks like I may have found a local guy...

Hi

Looks like I may have found a local guy to make one. Would anybody be interested in a adjustable caster front sway bar?

https://www.driveindustries.com.au/
Forum: Suspension May 17th 2021, 21:39
Replies: 5
Views: 5,700
Posted By Steve C
adding caster to a 1303

Hi

My son and I are doing a track day at Luddenham this Weekend as part of the VW Nationals in Sydney.

We took both of our Beetles to my sons friend who is a gun alignment guy and does lots of...
Forum: Project Builds May 10th 2021, 05:58
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
Thanks, it wasn't cheap but neither was buying 3...

Thanks, it wasn't cheap but neither was buying 3 piece rims so that I could get the correct offset.

I did feel a little guilty having genuine Porsche wheels modified, I'm over it now
Forum: Project Builds May 7th 2021, 18:52
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
they would have looked really cool.

they would have looked really cool.
Forum: Project Builds May 7th 2021, 01:00
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
I've been running 245/40 x 18 Mickey Thompson ET...

I've been running 245/40 x 18 Mickey Thompson ET streets, these were 2nd hand and pretty old and the side walls don't have a lot of give.

A local speed shop had a special on some M&H 245/55 x 15...
Forum: Project Builds April 28th 2021, 03:55
Replies: 11
Views: 11,623
Posted By Steve C
Did some test fitting the other night, they fit OK

Did some test fitting the other night, they fit OK
Forum: Project Builds April 28th 2021, 03:41
Replies: 11
Views: 4,896
Posted By Steve C
Nice work. You some other interesting cars by...

Nice work. You some other interesting cars by look of it as well
Forum: German Look Tuning February 2nd 2021, 04:50
Replies: 30
Views: 76,194
Posted By Steve C
and we have put his car on historic registration,...

and we have put his car on historic registration, very cheap
Forum: German Look Tuning February 2nd 2021, 04:49
Replies: 30
Views: 76,194
Posted By Steve C
My son had some wheels painted for his bug ...

My son had some wheels painted for his bug

17 inch Work XT7 on the front and 18 inch Yokohama AVS Model T6 on the rear
Forum: Project Builds February 2nd 2021, 04:46
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
Low boost was about 22psi. interesting...

Low boost was about 22psi.

interesting point, same tune that was on rollers made 319 and on the hub 350, so just 1 psi of boost and more timing it made 32 rwkW more.

The waste gate is fully...
Forum: Project Builds January 15th 2021, 18:55
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
Hi Another day another dyno run This...

Hi

Another day another dyno run

This was on a hub dyno, same tune that made 319 rwkWon rollers made 350 rwkW on the hub, difference being no wheelspin. The dyno operator confirmed cars that...
Forum: Project Builds December 19th 2020, 19:52
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
Weighed my wheel collection the other day 6...

Weighed my wheel collection the other day
6 inch Cookie cutters with 205/50 x 15 Mickey Thompson ET street et = 15.7 kg.
6 inch Cookie cutters with 185/55 x 15 street radials 13.8 kg
Hollow spoke...
Forum: German Look Tuning December 19th 2020, 19:50
Replies: 30
Views: 76,194
Posted By Steve C
waiting on some new 114.3x 5 wheels to be painted...

waiting on some new 114.3x 5 wheels to be painted we fitted up some skidders that I had for my Jap car, they off an old Chrysler 300 I believe
Forum: Project Builds November 9th 2020, 03:02
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
Thanks. They are local XY Ford Falcon...

Thanks.

They are local XY Ford Falcon mirrors that I modified to fit, they look cool but are a bit small. A link to a local website that sells them...
Forum: Project Builds November 8th 2020, 19:17
Replies: 393
Views: 151,055
Posted By Steve C
Fitted up my track wheels with Toyo R888R on them...

Fitted up my track wheels with Toyo R888R on them to see how they would look. They are genuine hollow spoke 7.5x18 50 ET and 18x8 52ET
Forum: Transmissions October 19th 2020, 18:55
Replies: 3
Views: 12,909
Posted By Steve C
Hi I moved my master cylinder over and...

Hi

I moved my master cylinder over and fitted the clutch master next to it
Forum: Engines October 12th 2020, 15:31
Replies: 3
Views: 6,914
Posted By Steve C
Hi I did cut the firewall out and then boxed...

Hi

I did cut the firewall out and then boxed it in. I'm using a G50 trans.

You could mount the inter cooler inside the car and you would only need to cut a hole for the pipe work to run...
Forum: Engines October 12th 2020, 05:16
Replies: 3
Views: 6,914
Posted By Steve C
Hi This how I did it but I moved my trans...

Hi

This how I did it but I moved my trans forward 100 mm. User jakriz may have some posts that would help you, he flipped his trans mount and fitted a quad cam motor in.

Steve
Forum: Project Builds October 5th 2020, 16:52
Replies: 12
Views: 5,245
Posted By Steve C
I needed the extra operation angle that the 930...

I needed the extra operation angle that the 930 CVs give
Forum: Project Builds October 5th 2020, 02:17
Replies: 12
Views: 5,245
Posted By Steve C
some photos of 930 CVs in 944 arms and my...

some photos of 930 CVs in 944 arms and my modified stub axles
Forum: Project Builds October 2nd 2020, 20:02
Replies: 12
Views: 5,245
Posted By Steve C
I had a 930 pattern flange welded to my stub...

I had a 930 pattern flange welded to my stub axles, this moved the flange inward slightly, its tight but they do fit, couldn't find a photo but I'm fitting drag radial this afternoon so I will try to...
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