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Reply by Robert M

The only Emory outlaw badges available are given by Rod to those cars he deems worthy. There aren’t too many out there. I doubt anyone...
Robert M

Reply by Jimmy V.

Ok, No problem. I will ask Carey a bunch of questions when I go up this week. The ducting for the radiator is very specialized. See the...
Jimmy V.

Reply by MusbJim

Tony, I had a similar symptom with my previous VS. On occasion when I turned the ignition key, I could hear the starter click but no...
MusbJim

Reply by One Stripe

@Jimmy V. When you get your Speedster back, can I get some info about that radiator scoop please? Some dimensions and additional...
One Stripe

Reply by Alan Merklin

A good battery is 12.6 static and running alternator is 13.8. If there is a next time that you have the no start issue , you can check...
Alan Merklin

Reply by Jimmy V.

That's what I'm paying the big bucks for. I sent Carey an email questioning the 900RPM idle after warm up. I would think a stock Subaru...
Jimmy V.

Reply by Anthony

Looks great! What also works good is mounting a sync link on the back side when using a porsche shroud. I also have hex head and Allen...
Anthony

Reply by aircooled

Jim....It looks like you like to have a clean and simple looking engine compartment. I had my breather box in the same place as yours. I...
aircooled

Reply by edsnova

Nice! And let me be the first to say: one of my favorite parts of the Subaru is doing those foot-free cold starts! I mean...you just...
edsnova

Reply by edsnova

Alan beat me to it but to repeat: The issue isn't the clutch or the trans or the engine or the strength of the chassis. It's all about...
edsnova

Reply by aircooled

You stated that you're getting 14V at the battery with the engine running. That seems a little low. It tells me that the Alt. is working...
aircooled

Reply by Stan Galat

It’s hard as heck to find, Ed. You can’t use a multimeter because you’ll get continuity through the powder. Cut the battery terminals...
Stan Galat

Reply by arajani

@AllnuttS - as usual, @Robert M is right about the color! Be careful when you communicate the color, as Aquamarine metallic is a 1956...
arajani

Reply by edsnova

See? That's what so great about this forum: Any time you need to know the thread pitch and chamfer of an adaptor bolt for your wheels,...
edsnova

Reply by edsnova

I currently have the same problem in Bridget--Suby engine with the IMI starter. I don't think it's getting heat soaked but need to...
edsnova

Reply by edsnova

That is the color I am painting my Spyder. Very close match to 1955 French Blue. Also almost indistinguishable from Rustoleum Sail Blue.
edsnova

Reply by edsnova

fwiw I am using the el-cheapo seats Thunder Ranch supplied with my kit--these are rudimentary narrow 'glass buckets with high bolsters...
edsnova

Reply by Art

I have the VS comfort seats in my CMC. They fit fine. They match my other upholstery color. OK, course the other upholstery is also from...
Art

Reply by Art

Jim; Who manufactured your 911 shroud? Was it difficult to install? And lastly, any cooling issues? Thanks, Art
Art

Reply by DannyP

@Lane Anderson : Michelle and I saw an FJ Cruiser in Voodoo Blue today, and we both liked it. Still a possibility?
DannyP

Reply by DannyP

That's exactly how my fan is wired Greg, but it never runs for more than a minute. Maybe two on a REALLY hot day. I had the problem of...
DannyP

Reply by WOLFGANG

f you have a VW air-cooled engine, I' stumped how you would have a fan run after engine shutoff. Just have the oil temp thermostat wired...
WOLFGANG

Reply by Jim Kelly

Tony, I just read your post again, but I'm not clear on what you're saying. You seem to say that your fans run for 8 minutes when you...
Jim Kelly

Reply by Alan Merklin

So far the consensus is: starter , heavy ground strap and relay, not too sure where you get intense heat from to need a heat shield...
Alan Merklin

Reply by WOLFGANG

You can also add a starter relay - $15 or so. Common on bugs where the starter gets hot. I had a Porsche 914 and occasionally had to...
WOLFGANG

Reply by Stan Galat

I really like the high-torque gear-reduction starters . Love means always being able to crank over 10.6:1 compression, no matter what.
Stan Galat

Reply by Gordon Nichols

If you do install a heat shield or blanket around your starter, I’ll bet you’ll be the only person here to do that. I’m with Alan. Get a...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Jimmy V.

I Agree with Jim Kelly. I have had several cars that the starter would do this from being over heated. This is a common problem It isn't...
Jimmy V.

Reply by Jim Kelly

Subaru or VW engine? Hot start problems can be very difficult to diagnose. Some simple and inexpensive things to try are: 1) buy a...
Jim Kelly

Reply by Alan Merklin

For under $50 buy a auto stick VW Beetle starter at either auto Zone or Advanced Auto Parts for your VS speedster. .Their whse stocks...
Alan Merklin

Reply by WOLFGANG

Those "plugs" are fake on VS Speedsters. Just marks made by a hole saw. They can't actually be removed and replaced.
WOLFGANG
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