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Forum: Suspension June 14th 2022, 07:17
Replies: 8
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Posted By Steve C
understood, I can work it out, being lazy

understood, I can work it out, being lazy
Forum: Project Builds June 10th 2022, 02:10
Replies: 64
Views: 29,730
Posted By Steve C
Nice work, have you driven it yet, must be a blast

Nice work, have you driven it yet, must be a blast
Forum: Suspension June 10th 2022, 02:07
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Steve C
Thanks Guys They are very expensive, I might...

Thanks Guys

They are very expensive, I might be better off having them made here.

I don't suppose anybody has the dimensions of them of them handy
Forum: Suspension May 28th 2022, 19:08
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Steve C
Thanks I will them a try.

Thanks I will them a try.
Forum: Suspension May 27th 2022, 00:46
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By Steve C
MBT 944 lower shock bolt

Hi

Could anybody tell me where I can buy the special MBT 944 lower shock bolt?

MBT aren't answering my emails.

Or maybe somebody has some that they could measure for me?

Cheers Steve
Forum: Suspension May 9th 2022, 05:16
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Steve C
Are Empi Micro stubs the same 944?

Hi

I broke a modified 944 stub axle.

Does anybody know if a Empi Micro stub axle would fit, they look very similar but that just in photos
Forum: Project Builds May 9th 2022, 05:11
Replies: 396
Views: 191,858
Posted By Steve C
Hi Finally got a dry Wednesday night so I...

Hi

Finally got a dry Wednesday night so I took my bug out to the drags.

Getting used to launching and shifting gears again, I need some improvement.

I was getting some wheel hop which I'm...
Forum: Project Builds January 23rd 2022, 22:16
Replies: 15
Views: 13,512
Posted By Steve C
I'm working on the rear bag setup now which is a...

I'm working on the rear bag setup now which is a bit hard with the body on
Forum: Project Builds January 18th 2022, 23:27
Replies: 15
Views: 13,512
Posted By Steve C
Picked up my wheels from Barrel Bros. in...

Picked up my wheels from Barrel Bros. in Milperra, very happy with them, diamond cut centres and polished lips coated in clear powder coat
Forum: German Look Tuning August 4th 2021, 02:04
Replies: 30
Views: 82,044
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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: 7,544
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: 7,544
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: 7,544
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: 7,544
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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: 15
Views: 13,512
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: 5,925
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: 82,044
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: 82,044
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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: 396
Views: 191,858
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...
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