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  1. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I was thinking of making an engine test rig but i need a bell housing from a gearbox to mount the starter motor, ideally i want either a broken old gearbox or just a casing as i dont want to a) spend too much money or b) cut up anything too useful just wondering if anyone happens to have one in...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I'm going to see a replacement turn key engine for my bug in the morning. Is isn't fitted to a car but the seller has said that it's fine for me to start it up. I've got a list of what I want to check So here is the plan... 1) I've got a dial gauge and mag mount to measure the crank shaft end...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    G'day folks, on my first engine rebuild (1600tp), and a little bit wary about plonking in straight in my bug after (if it will ever get done) the build is finished, because of all the problems which have cropped up so far. I thought it might be a good idea to look into setting it to run on a...
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