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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 07:51 PM
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Posted By vwbusman66
So good, in fact, that it double posted.

So good, in fact, that it double posted.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Old wheels: https://i.imgur.com/NWu7zy2l.jpg ...

Old wheels:
https://i.imgur.com/NWu7zy2l.jpg

New fronts:
https://i.imgur.com/8gqPflvl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/SGj7E6Bl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
double post

double post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By vwbusman66
I'll check adjusters the next time I'm under the...

I'll check adjusters the next time I'm under the car.
Chassis number and code points to a 1964 model year. Car is titled as a 65, and does indeed have front disc brakes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By vwbusman66
1964 220S Amazon wagon rear brake cylinder size

I know it's been beaten to death before, but what size rear wheel cylinder should my single circuit disk front drum rear 1964 220S have?

I'm fairly certain it's 1".
Forum: showroom Today, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By vwbusman66
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ChoSFQsi7LE" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By vwbusman66
Saturday's spread ft. tired Bayleigh ...

Saturday's spread ft. tired Bayleigh
https://i.imgur.com/vaNOxJul.jpg

Kickin it
https://i.imgur.com/WQltiYXl.jpg

Two people whose **** broke
https://i.imgur.com/HBUJKPSl.jpg

Scotty's...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
I'll grab pictures tomorrow, but Mountain Meet...

I'll grab pictures tomorrow, but Mountain Meet yielded some useful parts for the car.

MikeJr hooked me up with a set of VP 123GT style wheels with good rubber as well as a pair of pretty nice rear...
Forum: events 09-20-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
I have the shirts. Yeet.

I have the shirts.
Yeet.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-19-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 480,165
Posted By vwbusman66
aaaand now you've jinxed it

aaaand now you've jinxed it
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Fear not. This car will be getting zero interior...

Fear not. This car will be getting zero interior or trim work besides me bolting a ****ty Recaro seat into it, a new windshield, and probably some weatherstripping.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Jens' car is phenomenal. I watch those videos...

Jens' car is phenomenal. I watch those videos monthly for no reason. Yours is equally as excellent.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 480,165
Posted By vwbusman66
The people want smoker burnouts.

The people want smoker burnouts.
Forum: events 09-12-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
Ask and ye shall receive. ...

Ask and ye shall receive.
https://i.imgur.com/WdHNuiTh.jpg
Forum: events 09-12-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.imgur.com/8zsnwOrh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8zsnwOrh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Don't you need a special turbo with carbon seals...

Don't you need a special turbo with carbon seals to do drawthrough?



The only reason I don't want to do MS initially is just cost. I have no issue converting after a few months if I like the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
The real question: can I modify a weber 38/38...

The real question: can I modify a weber 38/38 downdraft for boost? I'd like to add boost to the car without having to go full EFI conversion for now. MSD makes a box that will retard timing based on...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Yep, all wagons here were 4.56:1. Great...

Yep, all wagons here were 4.56:1.

Great news, 2 weeks before I bought the car, I bought my local hoarder out of his last M41's. My favorite flex (3 overdrives in the back of a wagon):
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
I made a youtubes vidya starting it. Might do...

I made a youtubes vidya starting it.
Might do more of these if people like them.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/HUezSSB2Img" title="YouTube video player"...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah they only sell the ones with trim. I...

Yeah they only sell the ones with trim.
I don't really care if the groove is there. In my experience with VW's the trim has been a PITA.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
The short-long term plan is to keep the car B20...

The short-long term plan is to keep the car B20 powered. Whether or not that includes forced induction is a different story. I have a FI head at home along with injectors and a rail, and would really...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Actually, J series?

Actually, J series?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Your tale of the 140 alternator dying on the way...

Your tale of the 140 alternator dying on the way home from MM a few years ago is what prompted me to rig up a 10si on the B20 in my 142. I never realized how bright sealed beams could be!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Thanks! Most likely the linear rate Lesjofors...

Thanks!
Most likely the linear rate Lesjofors ones that VP sells (which I suspect are what KGT also sells). Might explore a complete setup from ClassicSwede depending on how long this car sticks...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By vwbusman66
I'd buy a new tank if they weren't nearly $500. ...

I'd buy a new tank if they weren't nearly $500.
The tank itself is in excellent condition, so I don't think the resealing will be a waste of effort vs. the $500 price tag of a new one that will...
Forum: events 09-04-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
Group buy for shirts will close Monday at 9:00...

Group buy for shirts will close Monday at 9:00 am. PayPal is 1956dbkombi@gmail.com - please send friends and family so I don't get screwed on fees. They're gonna be $21 each (they got more expensive...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By vwbusman66
Amazon hydraulic clutch crush washers

I do apologize for all the dumb questions, but they're gonna keep coming.

Internet searches are inconclusive for this.
I'm getting ready to order all the clutch hydralics for my 220, and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By vwbusman66
Amazon/122 fuel tank cleaning/sealing

Planning on having the very good local radiator shop go ahead and clean the fuel tank from my 220S. I asked about sealing it as well- any thoughts on doing that?

All in I'm looking at like $120...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,643
Posted By vwbusman66
Jimbo's Amazon: 1964.5 220S Project

So after 2 years of "purchasing" the car (well, 23 months to be exact), I finally was able to get down to FarmUse's gorgeous home in VA with PayPal in hand to get the car home. The discussion started...
Forum: events 08-29-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
Shirt designs are here: ...

Shirt designs are here:
https://i.imgur.com/Kb0H4pol.png
https://i.imgur.com/hcY8ER4l.png
Please DM me if you want one. I'm only going to do them in black- no blue/green,
$20 each, delivered to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By vwbusman66
Amazon read drum puller and shoe adjustment

As I prepare to acquire an Amazon, I have two questions about rear brakes.
I know the drums are on a taper. Is the 5 lug puller from VP needed to remove the drum, or will a 3 lug puller suffice?
...
Forum: events 08-17-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
What's the award for that? Beer bong white...

What's the award for that?
Beer bong white lightning?
Forum: events 08-13-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm running a shirt group buy again this year (I...

I'm running a shirt group buy again this year (I think). Last time we did it, we got away with $20/shirt. I've heard that they held up pretty well.

Will most likely be black, though I may also do...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,092
Posted By vwbusman66
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 480,165
Posted By vwbusman66
My only advice/caveat, is to avoid Continental if...

My only advice/caveat, is to avoid Continental if long-term noise is a concern. For some reason, as they wear, make an obnoxious whirring noise.

Source: daily driven customer cars with 5k+ miles...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,843
Posted By vwbusman66
Eh. K cam and send it. If the strombergs can't...

Eh.
K cam and send it. If the strombergs can't keep up, good excuse to throw triple DCOE's on it, though I think they'll keep up for a bit at least.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 480,165
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm a PS4S shill, though R888R's are pretty...

I'm a PS4S shill, though R888R's are pretty decent too.
Forum: events 08-07-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 172,928
Posted By vwbusman66
yeet

yeet
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,843
Posted By vwbusman66
7 and 8 both don't look very lifty in comparison...

7 and 8 both don't look very lifty in comparison to the rest, though that may just be parallax error due to the camera angle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,843
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm going to go ahead and agree that it sounds...

I'm going to go ahead and agree that it sounds more like a valvetrain issue.
Usually rod knock will have some sort of irregularity around it (either crankshaft accel/decel, load, free rev, certain...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-05-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,185
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/db/e3/41/dbe3413ab6...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/db/e3/41/dbe3413ab63f826c43e41840c2917fe3.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 480,165
Posted By vwbusman66
Not to speak for Jared, but something tells me...

Not to speak for Jared, but something tells me the event that led to the LS swap donor car being used for the '79 have made him concerned enough about DS strength to have a heavy duty unit fabbed up.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 480,165
Posted By vwbusman66
If it makes you feel any better, I spent about...

If it makes you feel any better, I spent about $600 having the original 2 piece driveshaft for the 142 shortened, a slip yoke put on, and balanced. They only touched the front half, too.
**** ain't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,173
Posted By vwbusman66
What's fun is the cars referenced here are 13+...

What's fun is the cars referenced here are 13+ years old (14 if you have an 07 R). New cars have modules for everything (and I mean everything).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,173
Posted By vwbusman66
I don't even own a CAN network car at the moment...

I don't even own a CAN network car at the moment and I'm getting ready to have Dave build me a laptop for both VIDA (and one of his DICE units) as well as VCDS so I can service/diagnose the parents'...
Forum: events 07-25-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
'ol' reliable' translates to a 944 right?

'ol' reliable' translates to a 944 right?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 869
Views: 432,182
Posted By vwbusman66
Well done. I don't know what exactly it is, but...

Well done.
I don't know what exactly it is, but the three center gauges and the wood rim wheel give me 60's british car vibes.
Can't wait to see this car.
Forum: events 07-20-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 67,872
Posted By vwbusman66
I may also be on the reliable Japanese car train...

I may also be on the reliable Japanese car train this year with the recently acquired SC400.
Or maybe I'll scramble to try and get an amazon wagon built-up to go.

I've still got 2 months to make...
Forum: events 06-30-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 172,928
Posted By vwbusman66
We doin this again?

We doin this again?
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