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  1. Items For Sale - AUTO
    A pair of good solid heat exchangers for air-cooled VW Bus or Beetle - £90 These were on a 1600cc engine in a VW Splitscreen bus. These are not your usual lightweight, rusted through, crispy heat exchangers. They weigh in at just over approx 4Kg each. They are in good, solid used condition for...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, I had an oil leak from both rocker cover gaskets on a type 4 1700 engine, the oil leak was dripping onto the heat exchangers, i have replaced and sealed the gaskets and cleaned up as much oil as i can there is no leak now but there is a smell from the exchangers and in the van, i am...
  3. Items For Sale - AUTO
    A pair of Heat exchangers - used for 6 months on show car. These are best quality from VW Heritage - cost £220 for the pair new. £120 + postage for the pair. Description Left and Right hand side heat exchanger Quality -Top Quality Fitting Info This heat exchanger features improved heater...
  4. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Anyone got any original genuine German VW heat exchangers to fit 1600 type 1 engine? Not interested in repros at all. Need to be in decent usable condition without any holes. Photos of inner core would be useful so that I don't waste your time or mine. Please help me out and give me a shout if...
  5. Items For Sale - AUTO
    hi im having a clear out of my beetle bits as dont need them any more or there not viable to keep or put on the car the heavy things can be collected as postedge will probablly kill the cost and smaller items can be posted at buyers disgression.... Items for sale classic aircooled heat...
  6. Items For Sale - AUTO
    hi im having a clear out of my beetle bits as dont need them any more or there not viable to keep or put on the car the heavy things can be collected as postedge will probablly kill the cost and smaller items can be posted at buyers disgression need to get rid so no time waisting thanks...
  7. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hey guys picked these up and don't really need them. Far as I know they are for all 1700cc to 2000cc Type 4 engines fitted to bays from 1972 - 1978, maybe others too, seem to be the copper gasket type (please correct me if I'm wrong) and are in pretty good condition. After some reaserch these...
  8. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hello, I have these parts taking up room in the garage, i managed to buy a load of parts in bulk and these are what I don't need for my restoration. l was informed that they all came off a low mileage FI when the engine was swapped for a subaru one. Solid Type 3 Heat Exchangers - nice condition...
  9. Items For Sale - AUTO
    as the top says exhaust system (not including heat exchangers) for 1300-1600, got surface rust but not bad nic. has the flared tailpipes but one probably needs replacing. want £30 for it but can negotiate, pick up form north west kent or sort out a courier as postage will be pretty dear. can...
  10. Chat/Discussion
    So i hear all sorts of things about heat exchangers and how the pattern new ones are pretty crap. Don't buy second hand as they rust from the inside etc....... So who can recommend the best place to but some from. don't mind paying a bit more to get some actually worth having. Cheers Brian
  11. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Well.. I'm updating this on Sunday a bit more when I get to have a proper clear out, but here is a few things. Price does not included postage, collection or I can package for a courier/courier for buyer. :paypal: as a gift or bank transfer! CHECK BACK ON SUNDAY WHEN I UPDATE WITH LOADS...
  12. Announcements
    The cold weather is on the horizon, be prepared this year and instead of driving in hats & gloves and wrapped in a blanket why not invest in getting those heat exchangers replaced while it's still warm enough to work on your car. This is not only good for your health but also for your VW as...
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys I'm considering removing the heating from my car its a standard 1300 saloon. I'm doing it as I don't want my heater channels to rot out and I don't know if they have been painted inside etc as they were done before I bought the car. I was wondering after removing the heat exchangers is...
  14. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys I'm considering removing the heating from my car its a standard 1300 saloon. I'm doing it as I don't want my heater channels to rot out and I don't know if they have been painted inside etc as they were done before I bought the car. I was wondering after removing the heat exchangers is...
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Anybody done this with any success? What did you do exactly? I'm talking about adding fins to the J-tubes to get a greater surface area for heat transfer. Is it worth the effort or will they always just be crap. I know they're not going to be up to factory standards. :)
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Its a 1641 engine on a 72 bay :) Basically refitted the engine and put on heat exchangers for the first time, so they are fitted and in place ....great, they even heat the bus :eek::D So tie clipped open at the moment as i don't understand how the cable that runs underneath the bus A is in a...
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Are all aftermarket heat exchangers the same, or, are there some that are close to the quality and build (number of internal fins) to the original VW ones? I've seen that CSP sell them, and they are generally known for high quality parts, has anyone seen or used the CSP ones?
  18. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hey, new to the forums :D... ANYwho... My Beetle has developed a really bad problem- Whenever I'm out and about, the car really judders heavily until there is no power to the engine and the engine stalls (while I'm still going about 50mph)- it usually starts up okay, but sometimes it will...
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