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  1. Watercooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, the video gives you a tutorial how to dismount and mount the drive axle of a Passat 35i. Further the replacement of the boot on the outer CV joint is explained in detail: The video has a German soundtrack, but English subtitles are available on YouTube. Greetings, Jürgen
  2. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Swing Axle Tubes fitted with OEM Axel boots Price: £150 A pair of Swing Axle Tubes in remarkably good condition. Have been dry stored for 15 years. Fitted with brand new OEM axle boots - ready to go. Can drop off anywhere in London. [email protected] :paypal:
  3. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Limebug is just introducing our new full range of aircooled beams, all available online now at: http://limebug.com/product#?sub_category=285&category=252&p_page=20 We manufacture Stock 2" 4" Narrowed Beams for All Versions of: Beetle Ghia Split Screen (excluding Barndoor Currently) Bay...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hello all, I am overhauling back drum brakes, and fixing a leaky axel /hub i was just about to put the wheel hub carrier thing back on, when i took off the old small O ring, i noticed play (about 5mm ) where the axle can pull out. video below is this a problem?? thanks
  5. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi I am after a beam in good nick for my 68 beetle due to it failing an mot as there is rot at both ends of the one currently fitted. Not fussed if its narrowed or standard width but adjustable would be good but again not essential - just need a beam!! Will even consider the full assembly if...
  6. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I'm at the point of rebuild that I really need to make my mind up about upgrading running gear on my 65 Panelvan!! :/ I'd really like air-ride... anyone got any suggestions of a good manufacturer or a self build genius please?? Cal X
  7. Items Wanted - AUTO
    My 77 Bay didn't take to kindly to being prodded with a screwdriver so I'm now looking to buy a Front Beam if anyone has one for sale please?? :) Many Thanks!!
  8. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Mashed the end of one of my axles up on my bug. So looking for one, or a set, of short axles
  9. Items For Sale - AUTO
    2 Inch narrowed RHD beam from Cool Air with heavy duty roll bar kit and disc stubs. £350 collection only thanks.
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    right then. My beetle has been in storage for a bit, He had a leaky box (amongst a few other things), so I had My cousin Change the shoes, replace the rear wheel bearings and replace the seals from gearbox out on both sides. He was supposed to change the axle retainers aswell but he didnt...
  11. Items Wanted - AUTO
    anyone got a spare couple of plates? cheers j
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    as it says... i picked up a couple of axles for a conversion (just to save me having to split a case) one is quite scored at the base and a bit dinked also yay or nay? photo by wounded2010, on Flickr
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    lazy question - can some one tell me the length of short axle tubes compared to long axle? i have a set to put on my new box but dont want to have to do the job twice thanks j
  14. Items Wanted - AUTO
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  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    As the title says.... Does anyone on here have a definitive set of measurements for the width of a Beetle's rear end? What I need is the width measurement in mm drum to drum (i.e. the wheel mounting surfaces) at its maximum for a: mid 50s oval SA chassis late 60s or early 70 SA chassis...
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there, Was wondering if anyone had any ideas about the problem I have with my lower torsion arms. I removed all the arm to have new balljoint pressed into them. When fitting them back in the drivers side lower arm has a gap where as the others fit all nice and tight. Anyone got any ideas as...
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    call me a tool but ive just got some of said bushes, which go where, i understand the replace the needle bearings. there are 2 long ones with rims, 2 shorter ones with rims and 2 short ones without rims. which go where. cheers gary
  18. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, i'm thinking of doing a short axle conversion on my 1967 (four stud) Ghia as i want to fit my Porsche Fuchs replicas. Background first - I tried to fit some (four stud) gas burner replicas as an interim measure and the back ones would not get under the arches by a mile. Maybe the four...
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