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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there Im trying to put my oil strainer plate back on. Five out of the six fasteners are M6 bolts, but the last of the six is not a bolt but a threaded stud with a closed head nut on the end. This last one seems to have stripped the thread from the sump hole. But when I check the stud 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
    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...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Right, i have been an idiot, instead of spending a few extra £ and getting a good one i bought one from GSF,what a load of shite! Now after seeing it i decided that when i get round to it i'll just clean the OG one in there, but, i have got it out, but however much i clean it, i can't get a few...
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