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  1. Items For Sale - AUTO
    12v VW Split screen Wiper motor (1955 to 1965) - £130 Original VW/SWF wiper motor for split screen buses 1955 to 1965, Originally supplied as a 6v unit, the motor has been converted by fitting a brand new replacement 12v armature. The unit now runs at the correct speed and you'll no longer risk...
  2. Items For Sale - NON AUTO
    8GB (4x2GB) RAM for a MacPro - bargain at £80 I have too much RAM… said no designer/creative ever! One of the best upgrades you can make to your MacPro is to upgrade its RAM. 4x 2GB (8GB in total) of 800 Mhz Hynix DDR2 PC2-6400 800Mhz 240pin CL5 ECC, fully buffered RAM. This is 100%...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am currently in the process of a full body off resto and currently attempting to work out what to do with my engine. It is completely stripped and will be splitting the case one evening this coming week. I'm researching/reading as much as possible to find out where to go 1600 or 1641, which...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am nearing the part of the restoration that I have been most looking forward to... The Engine! :D The current engine did not come with the car but from a donor car and is a 1641cc twin port with a single weber carb. I dont really want a bigger engine, but I do want to get the most out of my...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi. I hope some one can help. I have a 1300 twin port that I've just fitted 1600 barrels & pistons to but have noticed now that the heads won't fit back on to the barrels. Does this mean new heads or can I have them machined to fit? Regards Dave
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there, Im looking for as much detail as you could possibly give me on here as to how i would go about upgrading my 1300 (1303) to a 1600. All the info ive gathered so far is that i have 2 choices: Machine the 1300 heads or get 1600 heads, if thats the case ill be getting the 1600 heads with...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have been researching, reading threads and books of how I go about upgrading my engine. I have a couple of questions which I was hoping someone might be able to help me with please... Is it possible with a 1300 engine to increase it to 1641, this I have researched so far will need 1600 heads...
  8. Chat/Discussion
    So after getting really pissed off with my computer for not being fixed after I swapped the processor and the ram (see my threads previously), I thought I would try something else. For no reason except that the computer is going to end up in silicon heaven once my new dell arrives, I thought...
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I read the which engine (Bay) thread, and I wanted to ask the same question for the splitty (i.e. what engine do I need to painlessly cruise up and down hills all day, but not bankrupt myself) , bearing in mind that is was mentioned in the other thread that due to reduced cooling in the splitty...
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