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  1. Chat/Discussion
    Bought a 1981 air cooled T25 a few weeks back and all seemed mechanically ok so drove it down to Cornwall this week for some surfing and mountain biking. Today it has developed a really bad knocking from the Off Side Rear - it's worse under load / going up hill etc so I'm 99% sure its a CV...
  2. Watercooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys, just after a second opinion before I start changing out bits. Peggy (78 Bay) has started making clonking sounds from the rear, at road wheel speed. Worse when accelerating, pretty much always quiet on the overrun. Doesn't always do it, but doing it more and more often. When I grab the...
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  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Evening all, Just got a lift home with the AA:o after my cv joint clappsed!! Its the one onto the gearbox. I have a split camper with bay irs and im quite sure its a beetle gearbox but how do i check this so i know which cv joint to order?:confused: cheers all:)
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    i am ooking to upgrade my cv joints on my race beetle. I have bus cv inners and was thinking of upgrading the cages to chromoly cages or replacing the whole cv, does anybody know where these can be bought from?
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Anyone know the torque settings for doing the bolts back up ? I did them tight, but not stupid tight , with a small 3/8 ratchet. Will check them after each outing for a few days. Its on a 924 - but I guess it will be similar for an 03 and a bay
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