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Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 67,543
Posted By vwbusman66
Damn dude! Well done!

Damn dude!
Well done!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 728,553
Posted By vwbusman66
yea but urs rn't billett

yea but urs rn't billett
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By vwbusman66
I do still kinda want to save this thing...

I do still kinda want to save this thing...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 728,553
Posted By vwbusman66
+1 on not using ceramics. I really liked the...

+1 on not using ceramics. I really liked the Pagids I had in the TDI and I beat on them pretty hard.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,506
Posted By vwbusman66
You think I can run an m47 slanted like the...

You think I can run an m47 slanted like the swedes run m45's behind their b20 drag cars?
Forum: events 03-11-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,295
Posted By vwbusman66
MM is about the memories and the 40's and ass ...

MM is about the memories
and the 40's and ass
https://i.imgur.com/z9Ymmit.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By vwbusman66
Early amazon/PV hubcaps on later wheels

I can't find a definitive answer on this.

I have a set of 4.5" wide stock wheels as well as a set of VP 5.5" wide wheels. Are the hubcaps from the 57-64 Amazons/62-64 PV's interchangeable?
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Just bought all the stuff to replace all of the...

Just bought all the stuff to replace all of the clutch hydraulics. Hoping to make some progress over spring break next week.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm probably going to go ahead and spring for the...

I'm probably going to go ahead and spring for the new VP calipers. My track record with rebuilding old school girling calipers has been poor to say the least.
Forum: events 03-07-2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By vwbusman66
You should come.

You should come.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Pretty sure calipers are junk. A full set of...

Pretty sure calipers are junk. A full set of stainless hoses were included with the car when I got it. Looks like about $180 to do the clutch hydraulics from VP which isn't bad.
It doesn't have an...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
That's where I'm at. It needs all the...

That's where I'm at.
It needs all the hydraulics replaced, fuel tank cleaned, an alternator, and battery.
And a wash (or maybe not just to bother Kyle).
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
I've thought about this repeatedly. I also keep...

I've thought about this repeatedly. I also keep looking at the W56/W58 adapters.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 123,580
Posted By vwbusman66
I should've grabbed that NA head. Maybe I will on...

I should've grabbed that NA head. Maybe I will on thursday if it's still there
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Where have you seen a k-series t5 adapter? I need...

Where have you seen a k-series t5 adapter? I need one.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-17-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Yeah idk what's gonna happen with this

Yeah idk what's gonna happen with this
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
I absolutely could do that, but I still don't...

I absolutely could do that, but I still don't have a place I can fab up a trans tunnel, drop the rear of the car out, etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
I like all the ideas being thrown around, but if...

I like all the ideas being thrown around, but if a swap happens the rear axle will have to be ****ed with because apparently the axles snap when gently abused.
I do love the idea of a rwd k series,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
I've wanted to do a RWD vr6 for a while but the...

I've wanted to do a RWD vr6 for a while but the plate is not cheap and it's for a cd009.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
After spending 3+ hours driving my uncle's 68 VW...

After spending 3+ hours driving my uncle's 68 VW single cab, I remembered how much fun driving sketchy carbureted old cars are. So now I have some motivation to actually get working on this once it...
Forum: events 02-15-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By vwbusman66
I don't care what weekend we drink Malort, its...

I don't care what weekend we drink Malort, its just important we drink it.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2022, 11:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Not in this...

Not in this...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
I assume this translates to "don't sell it, K...

I assume this translates to "don't sell it, K swap it".
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,935
Posted By vwbusman66
BTW the patina on this car is phenomenal.

BTW the patina on this car is phenomenal.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,935
Posted By vwbusman66
You guys should message me back about buying a...

You guys should message me back about buying a set of 100mm wagon/estate lowering springs. I (vwbusman66@gmail.com) sent you a message last week through your website.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,935
Posted By vwbusman66
Let us know what measurements you find for the...

Let us know what measurements you find for the original compressed/extended length for your shocks are. Inquiring minds want to know for 100mm drop springs on a wagon (yes I know the rears are...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
It weighs enough to put a '14 Ram 1500 on bump...

It weighs enough to put a '14 Ram 1500 on bump stops.
I was being courteous to the engine lol.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-26-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Measured today. No ****ing way it's fitting. ...

Measured today. No ****ing way it's fitting.

606 is about 30.5" long
Amazon bay from firewall to core support is like 19"
Amazon bay from firewall to facia is about 28"

Can't justify cutting...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
GREAT.

GREAT.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
You're saying that the NA ones drop valve seats...

You're saying that the NA ones drop valve seats or they get recessed into the head more?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Laid waste to an unsuspecting 97 E300 last...

Laid waste to an unsuspecting 97 E300 last Saturday in single digit weather.
https://i.imgur.com/Bm8sPVGl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/23y1nw7l.jpg

Somehow, in all my years of playing with cars, this...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Tomorrow may yield a new engine for this pig.

Tomorrow may yield a new engine for this pig.
Forum: events 01-02-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 295,890
Posted By vwbusman66
We still doing it tonight?

We still doing it tonight?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,251
Posted By vwbusman66
Gonna need to see dyno graphs for that one. And...

Gonna need to see dyno graphs for that one.
And I'll take a 300hp redblock that makes that power from 3000-6500RPM all day over a "reliable" 500+hp one that makes all of that between 6250 and...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,251
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm not taking anything out of context. I'm just...

I'm not taking anything out of context. I'm just straight up telling you you're ignorant and wrong.

HX40 experience: it's gonna be a laggy bitch that will spool somewhere above 3500.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-31-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,251
Posted By vwbusman66
I'm not sure what current motorsport teams are...

I'm not sure what current motorsport teams are using Holsets, but I can tell you right now that just about anything you buy from Garrett or Borg will be an improvement if you size it appropriately....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 67,543
Posted By vwbusman66
Wow Mike! Good luck and merry christmas man!

Wow Mike!
Good luck and merry christmas man!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
Hey! Big shocker, I didn't do diddly squat...

Hey!

Big shocker, I didn't do diddly squat on this car since swapping the front wheels onto it. Finals week wrapped up yesterday and I just finally got around to looking at the spreadsheet and...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,179
Posted By vwbusman66
Sorry- couldn't help myself.

Sorry- couldn't help myself.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,179
Posted By vwbusman66
I hear LS's don't crack cams.

I hear LS's don't crack cams.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 728,553
Posted By vwbusman66
I think you need solid engine mounts. Then the...

I think you need solid engine mounts. Then the engine can't lean over :)
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 96,627
Posted By vwbusman66
I say all of this with the grain of salt that I...

I say all of this with the grain of salt that I never make a good automotive choice.

I look at this in three equally wrong ways.

1: Find a 2.3 T5 engine, shim it, put a stock tune on it, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 600,245
Posted By vwbusman66
https://i.imgur.com/WCxFtLvh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/WCxFtLvh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
You'll notice I took the windshield squeegee at a...

You'll notice I took the windshield squeegee at a gas station on the ride home and cleaned one spot on the quarter and it looked way better underneath.

But yeah, the only cosmetic mod I plan I...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
So good, in fact, that it double posted.

So good, in fact, that it double posted.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
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 09-28-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 24,972
Posted By vwbusman66
double post

double post
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
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 09-28-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
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 09-28-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,152
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;...
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