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  1. Chat/Discussion
    Hi Guys, i saw this mini sump thing and its an entirely new thing i had never heard of. Its a very appealing idea but i dont know anyone who has tried it before. Has any of you guy on this forum tried and tested the mini sump? Is it effective? What are the draw backs if any. Would you use it...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Just dropped the engine oil on my 1600 Beetle and have come across this filter that none of the online VW Parts dealers seem to stock. Can anyone identify it please? Thanks
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Ordered some Classic 30 oil & Golf filter from my mate's motor factor shop, so I can get an oil change in on Saturday morning, then the bus is all ready for the off to Glastonbury Festival Sunday afternoon! One quick question guys .... I've ordered a Mk.2 Golf oil filter to fit to my filter...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Evening all, I'm rebuilding an engine and have just bolted together the short block. All is going fine (touch wood) except for inserting the new oil strainer. It just refuses to sit around the oil pick up tube. Visually, it appears central. I've tried applying reasonable force too. Any ideas...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I've bought a '61 beetle with a 1641 engine and full flow oil system. The exhaust is touching the rubber oil hose that leads to the oil pump and has burnt through the rubber. Can anyone recommend an exhaust that will easily clear the full flow oil hoses? Cheers. Matt.
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    There is much chit chat about the subject of overheating. What about a 1776, standard tinwear, standard cam, standard ish exhaust, twin 34's in a bus on a staight axle set up with 1500 box? Not a revvy motor and the bus won't be loaded up or driven very hard. Some say it will cope and some say...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Sorry for sound like a total retard but I am a bit confused... I see that you have one oil line from the pump into the filter, then a return line. But where does the oil get returned to:confused: Sorry once again for the daft question:D
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