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Forum: Transmissions February 24th 2010, 08:49
Replies: 10
Views: 3,328
Posted By GS guy
Here's the guy you need to get in touch with: ...

Here's the guy you need to get in touch with:
http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?showtopic=56892

Dr. Evil will do a top notch job on your gearstack overhaul and work with you on costs with...
Forum: Transmissions February 23rd 2010, 17:29
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By GS guy
The availability of the reverse cut R&P set is...

The availability of the reverse cut R&P set is just within the last few months Steve.
Todd's determination to do a 4WD Bug based on Subaru drivetrain required the special gearset - which otherwise...
Forum: Transmissions January 23rd 2010, 09:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By GS guy
http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~ttriebler/

http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~ttriebler/
Forum: Transmissions January 18th 2010, 11:43
Replies: 8
Views: 2,661
Posted By GS guy
Subaru Trans Possibility

I recently learned about the development of a reverse cut ring and pinion gearset for the Subaru 5-speed transaxle - thought the folks on here might be interested?
This will allow the trans to be...
Forum: Transmissions January 18th 2010, 11:08
Replies: 5
Views: 2,108
Posted By GS guy
This is a Folts conversion on a 914 trans - in a...

This is a Folts conversion on a 914 trans - in a Porsche Spyder kit car. Not mine, but I did discuss the conversion with the owner. Said it was expensive - basically a one-off done by Folts, and...
Forum: Bug at 5-Speed December 19th 2007, 21:37
Replies: 30
Views: 72,449
Posted By GS guy
Excellent write-up Alex! Keep it up! Jeff

Excellent write-up Alex! Keep it up!

Jeff
Forum: Project Builds December 8th 2007, 09:21
Replies: 236
Views: 148,176
Posted By GS guy
Penno, Nice looking build! What's that...

Penno,
Nice looking build! What's that transaxle you're using - Renault?
That lightweight Rover engine should make a good performing "Bug" when you're finished. I understand they can make up into...
Forum: Engines December 5th 2007, 08:17
Replies: 221
Views: 50,916
Posted By GS guy
That's pretty innovative tucking the radiator up...

That's pretty innovative tucking the radiator up under the front like that. It should work (in my mind anyway) ALA you've got the front side sealed to the inlet air opening and lower high-pressure...
Forum: Engines December 4th 2007, 18:33
Replies: 221
Views: 50,916
Posted By GS guy
That's great news Jason. Man you're gonn'a have...

That's great news Jason. Man you're gonn'a have one of the baddest Beetles around! Now git that thang on a skid-pad so we can get a full report on all the trick suspension! :D

But seriously,...
Forum: Brakes November 26th 2007, 12:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By GS guy
I'd mount the prop valve as low as possible, then...

I'd mount the prop valve as low as possible, then plumb a new short line to the rear T fitting. Then run a new slightly shorter (than stock) line to the front. If you're running a VW pedal...
Forum: Brakes November 26th 2007, 08:26
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By GS guy
You'll have to do some adapting - the Wilwood...

You'll have to do some adapting - the Wilwood (and other aftermarket) valves are 1/8NPT fitting, while the VW lines use metric bubble flare. Depending on where you want to mount the valve you may...
Forum: Transmissions November 26th 2007, 08:12
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By GS guy
Just be careful to try and preserve the gasket(s)...

Just be careful to try and preserve the gasket(s) between the gearstack intermediate plate and main case when you pull it apart. You'll have to measure the gasket thickness and replicate that...
Forum: Transmissions November 25th 2007, 16:01
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By GS guy
Here's a basic run-down on pulling the gearstack....

Here's a basic run-down on pulling the gearstack. The article is for a full synchro replacement, but goes through the basics of pulling it apart, what to watch for, measure, etc....
Forum: Body November 22nd 2007, 09:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By GS guy
Always been partial to the old-school "turbo...

Always been partial to the old-school "turbo look" fenders. Might be some market for these in the US?
Forum: Engines November 21st 2007, 18:01
Replies: 9
Views: 2,455
Posted By GS guy
I used the Small Car mounts. That allows you to...

I used the Small Car mounts. That allows you to support the engine from the pulley end, instead of near the flywheel end.
Well, tried to attack a pic but wouldn't allow the file size, or the web...
Forum: Engines November 21st 2007, 08:31
Replies: 4
Views: 1,849
Posted By GS guy
I don't think steel would pose any significant...

I don't think steel would pose any significant problems, it's been used for ages on air cooled VW turbo engines. Ideally you'd try to work with the original cast pieces and Y section, but not having...
Forum: Engines November 20th 2007, 20:41
Replies: 41
Views: 8,627
Posted By GS guy
I talked with a guy from the Meyers Manx forum...

I talked with a guy from the Meyers Manx forum that's running a modified version of the Griffin Scirocco in his Manxter, up front, with WRX motor out back. He said it cools great, and it appears...
Forum: Transmissions November 3rd 2007, 09:28
Replies: 0
Views: 978
Posted By GS guy
901 and electric speedo?

Anyone have any experience adapting a speedometer drive cable (or preferrably the drive assembly coming right out of the transaxle) for an all electric speedo?

I'm running a 914 trans and will be...
Forum: German Look Tuning October 30th 2007, 18:35
Replies: 31
Views: 4,913
Posted By GS guy
Uhhmmmmm..... that latter figure ought to be...

Uhhmmmmm..... that latter figure ought to be close to the cost of that Fuel Safe cell. Your only cheap alternative is the mass produced plastic and aluminum cells (no bladder - like the one I posted...
Forum: German Look Tuning October 30th 2007, 12:40
Replies: 31
Views: 4,913
Posted By GS guy
You might be interested in this one: ...

You might be interested in this one:
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d101/ollijo/PHTO0019.jpg
and
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d101/ollijo/PHTO0019.jpg
and...
Forum: Suspension October 28th 2007, 07:27
Replies: 13
Views: 7,337
Posted By GS guy
Bao, You might try researching the Passat and...

Bao,
You might try researching the Passat and New Beetle steering racks, I believe they use the same design rack as shown in the pictures above (though more likely a power version). You might look...
Forum: Transmissions October 10th 2007, 08:02
Replies: 18
Views: 2,802
Posted By GS guy
I'd also be interested in hearing how the 901 is...

I'd also be interested in hearing how the 901 is holding up Sandeep. Was it overhauled prior to the installation?

I'm kind of in the same situation - except my application is mid-engine. Will be...
Forum: Brakes October 8th 2007, 20:55
Replies: 122
Views: 28,556
Posted By GS guy
OK - sorry about that Jason - just read through...

OK - sorry about that Jason - just read through the whole thread and now see the details.

You mentioned the Wilwood mechanical caliper for E-brake. Not sure if you've gotten these yet? I'm in a...
Forum: Brakes October 8th 2007, 20:11
Replies: 122
Views: 28,556
Posted By GS guy
That is one seriously nice swing mount pedal...

That is one seriously nice swing mount pedal system Jason! Is it a bolt-in job inside the cab? You might consider designing and selling a kit for that - at least the frame assembly - leave it up to...
Forum: Suspension September 29th 2007, 09:45
Replies: 13
Views: 7,337
Posted By GS guy
I like that set-up too. Please share the...

I like that set-up too.
Please share the steering ratio!

The rack itself looks like pictures I've seen of the very unusual Passat rack.
Jeff
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