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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    1982 air-cooled 2Litre CU engine Petrol/LPG Bolt on covers too expensive. After replacing push rod tube seals, I was just putting the rocker cover back on and prising up the large retaining spring clip when the B***** thing broke. Right in the hole with minimal chance of extracting the broken...
  2. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Original Type 3 Rear Spring Assistor. Great if you carry heavy loads or for towing. These are for IRS arms, and fit where the bump stop goes. Take the bump stop off, fit the base plate and spring then the rubber bump stop fits inside the spring. Cash on collection, or can post. £20
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I was replacing my points and condenser on my Bosch 009 today and decided to check the condition of my mechanical advance, so I took the plate off and inspected, I found there to be only 1 spring? Is this a major problem? Or is it supposed to be like that? Heres some pics: Mounting points...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I was messing around with my bug and had detached a few components from my engine (carb off manifold, HT lead out of coil, spark leads out, dizzy cap off) Then randomly out of nowhere I heard a 'Ping!' I looked down and there was a little spring that had droped from somwhere and landed on the...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, Im pretty new to forums and vw's. Im 16 years old and have a "72 beetle and im planning on dropping it 2 splines. Would extended and notched spring plates be needed to correct toe in and what size? Also if anyone knows where to get them from the uk would really be helpful. Thanks :) Martin
  6. Chat/Discussion
    Hi Does anyone know what this is? (From a 1970, 1500 Beetle) I had some old front seats removed a while back and think it could be a spring that connects from the seat to the car? (I have only replaced the passenger seat so far and no spring came with it.) NB if anyone knows where it goes...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    what one do i buy for my 73c bug there are different types i had a replacement from old box but was much thinner than the one i took off??HELP!!!!oh and best place for these many many thanks
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I've just put another engine in my car, an AB code 1300 TP. I had the fan housing off to do some other work, put it and all the linkages back on, but forgot to put on the failsafe spring. Doh! Would've taken ten seconds at the time, and now the engine's in after an hour of groping around the...
  9. Show Scene
    Ill be there, shame the golf doesn't have an MOT or tax for that matter, would be great havin her out in primer and missing trim **
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I looked through the archives and there are loads of postings but no pics. Anyone got a pic of how the decklid spring fits?
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