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  1. Items For Sale - AUTO
    1. Splitscreen gearbox (serial code is H9733991). It comes with the RGBs but no nosecone. Working ok when it was removed. 2. Long shafts for a straight axle conversion. 3. A bunch of odds and sods including USA rear lights (red lenses), Hella headlight glass (2). 4. Beetle nosecone (probably...
  2. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Standard (Crash) & Deluxe I have x2 early Oval beetle gearboxes. Both have had short axles removed but are otherwise complete. I do have a pair of long axles if required. No. 1 is a full crash box split case from my standard oval 1955 (56 model year). Been in dry storage for years. From memory...
  3. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Still clearing out my garage. I have a 66 split screen gearbox, drive shafts and reduction boxes (beetle nose cone), working when it came off, a front bumper, diamond cut, solid, drilled for towel rails, long axles for a straight axle conversion. Any offers (the money will go to charity)...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, What do i need to change to fit my 1641 into my 1966 1300 box ? can i just grind out the offending interior parts of the box by a few mm ?
  5. Business Recommendations
    Hi Guys, I'm having some difficulty getting consistent and reliable advice about where I could get a type 4 (1800) bay gearbox rebuilt? It's a 5 rib and I'm not precious about exchange units and getting a different type 4 box back. I'm based in Oxon and it seems that so far Limebug or The...
  6. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Bears built 1500/1600 Gearbox. £590 Swing Axle AM Code Long clutch arm for nice soft clutch action 1st-3.80 2nd-2.06 3rd-1.26 4th-0.89 R&P 4.125 <72 Nose Cone This box as built by Paul at Bears in late 2016. Changes gear like silk (nicer than the box I have now!). Used for about 1000 miles...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi Is there anyone in the south east that would be willing to help with my Bay? It has an auto gearbox and when i was last out in it i had to increase the revs so it would not stall when idling in gear. When auto of gear it is now idling to high.
  8. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I am in need of a replacement known good second hand gearbox to fit my van: a vw t25 which runs a 1.8 litre petrol passat engine current codes: on box DT16 12 2 091 301 103 D bell housing part number (off bracket) 251 399 205 C end casing ??Y 091 301 211 C input shaft: 24 splines final...
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have a 1967 Beetle 1500 and am looking for a supplier who can strip and recondition my gearbox. Does anyone have a recommended supplier? I have seen several advertisements but would prefer to have a recommendation from someone who has had a good experience. Regards
  10. Items Wanted - AUTO
    hi there, I'm in need of a gearbox for my 1968 1600 bug. Also need a new clutch. any help would be greatly appreciated. cheers, James
  11. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hi all I am moving house soon so having a clearout and my IRS is for sale. I can deliver within 30 mins of Swindon, wilts VW beetle IRS rear suspension for sale with 'AB' code gearbox. It includes the major parts you will need to convert your split-screen camper to IRS suspension. there are...
  12. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi Does anyone have a 1303s gearbox for sale? AT code box Thanks
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    So I purchased this engine and have the existing gear box in the car. I know I need to measure the flywheel and check the bell housing. But am I going to need new clutch plate as well? Could anyone tell me what else I will need? Thanks!!
  14. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Evening all, I'm after a gearbox and kit for a SA conversion. Would consider a beetle box or freeway flyer, Rancho, Wright etc. Running a 1776cc so want something 3.88 R&P will consider complete kit, or and items out there. Thanks James
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have fitted a new Rancho gearbox to my 1998 Mexican Beetle with s standard 1600i engine. I fitted best quality mounts and new fulcrum plates (after fitting this gearbox once before and having this same problem) The gearbox is fine when it's stone cold but as soon as it warms up there seems...
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi My van is broken down in Avignon, south of france and needs the gear box replacing. Does any anybody know a company who could tow it back to the UK as my breakdown woudn't cover me in Europe due to the vans age as it might be easier than havning the garage fix it. Thanks Max
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello My 1982 T25, 4 speed, aircooled van has broken down in Avignon, South of France. The garage (who have not been very helpful to date) have informed us it needs a new gear box, as originally they thought it was the gear linkage. Are there many different models/types for a van of this age or...
  18. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello all, a bit advice please......got a 71 early bay and gears have been fine since I got her about 3 years ago, however the last week or so I have noticed the gear stick requires some force to select a gear rather than being able to do it with fingertip light pressure.....ive had a look...
  19. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Looking for a strong, close ratio swing axle gearbox that will be destined for a drag car. Urgent need as I have a deadline approaching - cash waiting!
  20. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi chaps, Recently fitted a reconditioned gear box to my beetle, and ever since I've had intermittent clutch issues. The problem is that after a period of driving I seem to lose full clutch function. Engaging gears, first in particular, becomes difficult and sometimes it grinds. Now, this...
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