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You can forget all that stuff in the Bentley manual that’s getting you nowhere. I’m gonna show you how to make it run like your real car. You know – the one that’s less the fifty years old. Coming soon. Starting in a couple weeks. You’ll need patience and you’ll need to know how to read.

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12 months ago 0
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  Expert Air Cooled Volkswagen Repair Bob Hays 831 402 2266 Monterey, worth the trip, by appointment or I come to you and evaluate, possibly repair at your location   www.haysvwrepair.com   I make air cooled Volkswagens viable transportation   I make handbrakes work and I do excellent brake work   I repair steering and suspension   I make front hoods open with the cable like they’re supposed to   I make horns work, like in your  68 to 74 […]

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2 years, 2 months ago 0
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The coat hanger are an original accesory. You can see the 2 small holes for hanging a picture a few inches below and between them. Looking down the passenger side of walk thru area. You can see the side of the back part of the seat and the bottom of the seat protruding forward   View of rear most side door and inside cabinet. Paint is nice. Paint in these areas is original – never painted over ever.   Driver’s […]

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All new hydraulic cylinders, rubber brake hoses, metal lines, drums, wheel bearings, springs, handbrake cables, shoes, a gallon of fluid used up bleeding a river of fluid, wheels on and off numerous times and still – funky brakes. It’s probably the shoes. When a shoe touches only in the middle, when one applies the brakes, the wheel cylinder piston pushes against the end, the shoe bends until it makes full contact. This small amount of bending is travel – which directly translates into […]

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3 years, 7 months ago 0
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Here’s two bug shift bushings … They’re both the same except the one on the left is very hard and the one on the right is very soft. The one on the left works in an early Vanagon but you put it in backwards. And it’ll have to be made from the material on the left – the white one. Since you can’t necessarily pick the bushing you want, you’ll just have to look around. I’m trying to acquire a […]

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3 years, 7 months ago 0
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Here’s a pic of the 2 basic types of throttle bodies for fuel injected buses … At idle, air passes through this hole along with air passing through the idle speed screw orifice. If you screw the idle speed screw all the way in, the only air that gets to the engine is through this hole and through the auxiliary air regulator if it’s still open for whatever reason – engine cold or regulator not closing when hot a it […]

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4 years ago 0
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to get from the outer surface of the tail light bulb with original tail light housings on a bus up to 1971 to ground – the chassis, which is directly connected to the negative terminal on the battery. First, the ground current leaves the outer, round surface of the bulb and into the cylinder that surrounds it. That’s one interface. The cylinder is  crimped around it’s circumference to the the reflector/housing. That’s another interface. But there’s also a small tab […]

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