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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    :paypal:Does anyone have an easy way to change the Back (furthest) Spark Plugs on a 1600i engine (on a Mexi Bug)? For a simple engine, it is tight for room and the longer plugs do not help. Has anyone devised/identified a special tool or method?
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Got my little project going the other day, sounded really sweet, then I fired it up today to warm up before the oil change and it sounded distinctly like it wasn't firing on all 4 cylinders, im gonna check for all the usuals HTs and plugs etc, but is there anything impaticular I should look out...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello there, i recently had a dynamo fitted to my 67 bug , after recently changing the pulley and belt after finding both where knacked i noticed that sparks where coming out of the opening where the plastic cover is meant to sit. i have driven it since because tbh its scaring the shit out of...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Right, im confused with this one. My 1300tp ran on an empi twin choke carb and was running fine until the end of last season, the carb started to die at low rpm at traffic lights etc. Then over christmas i started it regularly to make sure all was fine in the garage until it all of a sudden...
  5. Jobs For The Boys (& Girls)
    Hey guys! Looking for an auto-electrician. We have done a full body off resto and now its time for the electrics but we have no idea so want to get someone in to do them who has a bit of know how :) If you have any suggestions for people or know someone that is looking a a bit of work then...
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    So I checked the reading on my battery and got 12.8V I checked live feed at fusebox and got 12.7V I checked the coil + terminal and it was reading 11.4V Is this normal to have less than 12V going to my Coil? :confused: would this cause a weak spark and poor running etc.? Trying to work out...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    So I've followed the instructions as clearly as I could to install the Petronix Ignition Unit but when I try and turn her over I don't even get a spark anymore and my local garage were left scratching their head as well... could this be a dud unit? I've put the points back in and it all works...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Just got the bus how I like it....and now, the engine appears to have rolled a seven... Drove fine to Volksworld and back, around 2 hours each way. On Sunday, it felt rough and sluggish, so yesterday morning I popped in to a local Aircooled specialist near my house. Good bloke, has done a bit...
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