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Forum: Engines April 14th 2009, 04:43
Replies: 27
Views: 2,454
Posted By nbturbo
I am using a Type4 cooler in an aluminiumn...

I am using a Type4 cooler in an aluminiumn housing I made and it's fitted behind the LHR wheel.I milled a piece of 20mm thick aluminium with O ring holes to take the standard VW seals and threaded it...
Forum: Body March 13th 2008, 18:35
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By nbturbo
Yeah-know what you mean about getting old-and...

Yeah-know what you mean about getting old-and need glasses now to read anything with letters smaller than an inch.Haven't seen those globes-will get 1 to try-see they are not giving them away.Cheers.
Forum: Body March 13th 2008, 06:06
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By nbturbo
Me to-very clever.And you can never see anything...

Me to-very clever.And you can never see anything back there at night with the poor interior light.Where will you run the cable?Just under the hood lining or run it thru the upper body chanel where...
Forum: Engines March 12th 2008, 18:58
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By nbturbo
OK-I understand now-as I said,I used a similar...

OK-I understand now-as I said,I used a similar item,but it goes under the oil filter and opens to allow oil into the cooler.I made my own engine pipes and modified a Bus extractor to suit and have 2...
Forum: Engines March 12th 2008, 06:24
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By nbturbo
I have a Sharpbuilt on a 2.7lt type 4.I do not...

I have a Sharpbuilt on a 2.7lt type 4.I do not understand what you mean about the oil thermostat.Mine was fairly easy to fit and it was very well made.I have the one with the air duct to the oil...
Forum: Electrical March 10th 2008, 02:27
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By nbturbo
I have them in my Oval-but they had already been...

I have them in my Oval-but they had already been fitted when I bought it.I think they were fitted by a complete idiot because they didn't work at all.They were hard to wind and when wound up would go...
Forum: Project Builds February 18th 2008, 05:44
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
The rear guards are only about 20mm wider than...

The rear guards are only about 20mm wider than stock.They are the Aero Guards from Vintage VeeDub in Sydney in Aus.I have only just had the Tacho properly calibrated to suit the output from the ECU...
Forum: Project Builds February 17th 2008, 01:06
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
I have finally finished my car.I was having a lot...

I have finally finished my car.I was having a lot of trouble starting the thing and with some confusion between myself and the ECU tuner,he finally understood what was happening.As I was cranking it...
Forum: Body December 16th 2007, 05:17
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By nbturbo
I assume you mean about the actual hardware...

I assume you mean about the actual hardware needed for them to stay in place?????
Forum: Project Builds October 19th 2007, 21:31
Replies: 484
Views: 84,517
Posted By nbturbo
Geezus-you have had a bad run lately-good luck...

Geezus-you have had a bad run lately-good luck with your recovery though-hope all goes well for you.Keep us posted on your project-you are doing an exceptional job there.Wishing you all the best.
Forum: Project Builds October 7th 2007, 04:46
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
Heres a pic of how the auto fits in between the...

Heres a pic of how the auto fits in between the modified frame horns.
Forum: Project Builds October 7th 2007, 04:42
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
Finally driving it.Bought a Haltec ECU and spent...

Finally driving it.Bought a Haltec ECU and spent about 8 hours trying to get it running-had no success-only managed to burn out a couple of the Auto starter motors, winding it over to try and get it...
Forum: Project Builds August 20th 2007, 06:25
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
Thanks-have got another Bloke coming this weekend...

Thanks-have got another Bloke coming this weekend to have a go at setting the ECU.If still no good,will buy a Haltec ECU and a laptop and do it myself.
Forum: German Look Tuning August 20th 2007, 00:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By nbturbo
Volkswagen Heaven-now that's a Workshop.Thanks...

Volkswagen Heaven-now that's a Workshop.Thanks for posting the pics-good coverage.
Forum: Body August 12th 2007, 22:02
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By nbturbo
I took mine to Adelaide twice on that...

I took mine to Adelaide twice on that trolley-400ks and not a problem.Only used rope to hold it-have got those ratchet tie downs now-would have been a lot easier to tie off.
Forum: Body August 12th 2007, 03:09
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By nbturbo
Not a real good pic Steve-made it from some left...

Not a real good pic Steve-made it from some left over 150mm 'C' channel from my Carport job.Used some short pieces of 40mm galv angle to hold it together and made some risers to use the outside holes...
Forum: Project Builds August 11th 2007, 00:06
Replies: 125
Views: 17,873
Posted By nbturbo
Geezuz that's a beautiful paint job-nice colour...

Geezuz that's a beautiful paint job-nice colour as well(yellow is my favourite colour)
Forum: Members Rides August 3rd 2007, 22:02
Replies: 46
Views: 7,628
Posted By nbturbo
A good collection of pics there-thanks.Good idea...

A good collection of pics there-thanks.Good idea with your muffler-never thought to bend it in the middle to clear the body-made mine as well and had to make it a lot shorter to keep body...
Forum: Project Builds August 3rd 2007, 01:01
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
Oh-got the seats back as well from the...

Oh-got the seats back as well from the trimmer-didn't turn out too bad I suppose.Ended up using all the original seats and I sent him pics of my NB's seats for him to copy the trimming pattern using...
Forum: Project Builds August 3rd 2007, 00:24
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
Have got it running but having issues getting the...

Have got it running but having issues getting the idle fuel map correct.We have manage good readings thru the rest of the rev range,but can't get the idle A/F ratio low enough.Ended up buying a TPS...
Forum: Members Rides August 2nd 2007, 21:48
Replies: 46
Views: 7,628
Posted By nbturbo
Walter-Your car is an interesting read.I have a...

Walter-Your car is an interesting read.I have a 2.7lt Type 4 in mine which I am in the middle of Injecting.What ECU is that you are using?Is the crank trigger wheel from another vehicle or custom...
Forum: Project Builds April 13th 2007, 08:51
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
Done some more on the Oval-progressing with the...

Done some more on the Oval-progressing with the injection.Made new throttle rods and doing the fuel rails.Using some extruded aluminium with small hats to go over the O rings on the injector...
Forum: Project Builds April 12th 2007, 20:02
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
The VWautomatic came from a Kombi and the 2700 I...

The VWautomatic came from a Kombi and the 2700 I had laser cut from aluminium.I took in a 1300 badge from a 66 Beetle and that was the nearest font they could find.I hand finished it to resemble the...
Forum: Project Builds April 12th 2007, 07:01
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
A couple more

A couple more
Forum: Project Builds April 12th 2007, 06:53
Replies: 59
Views: 8,266
Posted By nbturbo
some of my Drag Car

some of my Drag Car
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