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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hello to all at volkszone. I've been pulling my t4 engine apart to check for any problems, as its been sat for 3 years doing nothing, and have found 2 surface cracks in the flywheel. Is this a major problem, or is there a (cheaper) solution??? Also i salvaged my dash and dials from a rhd. Can i...
  2. Items For Sale - AUTO
    SOLD NOW SOLD - THANKS
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys I did the typical moronic thing when I got my bay for resto - whipped the engine out, took all the carbs off etc and stuck it in the garage (for....ahem 4 years). On the final push to get my bay on the road and need some advice on what to do with the carbs. The engine did work when I...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Type 4 engine jerky / stalls at low speed I am running a type 4 2ltr engine (ref CJ) on my buggy which has twin carbs (believe Delorto) with everything else believed to be standard though no evidence of a choke, if I drive it like I stole it runs fine. When I decelerate either by braking or...
  5. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi everyone, title says it all really. I'm looking for a fully functional gearbox that will drop straight into a 1974 bay with a type 4 engine as the current one is jammed in reverse. Reply/ PM here or to the same username on JK or get me on 07974 712 577, I'm near Ludlow in Shropshire Cheers...
  6. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi all, Might consider a Type 4 gearbox, but a 1303S would be first choice. I'm ideally after something that's in pretty good working order. Is anyone breaking anything that might fit the bill? Cheers, kabre
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    My bug lump is knackered. Mate is just doing a 3.0 911 conversion into his 914. So his 914 lump is going spare. I understand that the type 1 motor and the 914 motor are essentially the same. I guess the tin ware will be different but in principle will it fit into my type 1? What if I strip the...
  8. Show Scene
    Jus to let you all know about the Type 3 and 4 displays this year.. First up, (if enough interest) Elemental VW show at the Mountfitchet Mathematics and Computing College, Stansted, Essex. This is on SATURDAY 18th April :) http://www.elementalvw.org.uk/ Next up Big Bang ( a week later) which...
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Sorry about this but i could really do with some advice - bought a set of empi 34`s for a late bay with a 2l type 4 engine. The kit came with the carbs, little stubby manifolds, hex bar etc. Came to fit them today however have hit a couple of problems : 1, Ive fitted the carbs onto the old...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I've been trying to sort the exhaust on my Type 4 engine. Someone had put a stainless bolt in place of one of the studs into the cylinder head. When I've taken it out, the stainless has galled in the aluminium and dragged the thread out of the head. Anyone know what to do with this? I reckoned...
  11. Chat/Discussion
    Not a bad turn out at todays Type 3 and 4 AGM ..... Shame I went to the wrong train station to start with ...... Once at the correct Station....... Alex Noels Square........ Purplepeters Fasty......... LOOK 3 Type 4s :eek:.......
  12. Chat/Discussion
    Despite not owning one we went along to admire some, took lots of pictures of some great cars. Had a chat with Danny Lord and walkerdude2001, really nice to meet you guys & I love your Notch Danny :cool:
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Probably a dumb question but I wouldn't be asking if I knew the answer, Will type 4 heads fit onto a type 1 engine?
  14. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    on a 1600 swing axle in a split and how will it run. 2ltr thanks dave
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have recently fitted a cam to my 2l type 4 engine, I aligned the 3 dots as per the book .'. but now the engine is all back together it has no compression in number 1 cylinder? when I look at the rockers with the engine at TDC the arms are not level which is obviously not right. What can I...
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