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Reply by Jim Kelly

Bruce, Hot rod guys have used everything from copper, aluminum, galvanized, stainless and exhaust pipe for radiator coolant lines,...
Jim Kelly

Reply by Jim Kelly

The general rule on radiator size for conversions is to use the largest one that will fit the platform. The VW Vanagon guys state that...
Jim Kelly

Reply by aircooled

Is there any reason that 1.5" copper tubing couldn't be used to plumb the radiator to the engine rather than run hose ...
aircooled

Reply by ALB

The wide 5 wheels look good naked, and the 914 is pretty cool too! Is that a 356/912 engine on the bench?
ALB

Reply by Reddy1

Thanks! The engine is for a 1968 912 I am restoring. It was recently rebuilt so still admiring it on my bench. The 914 is 1970 survivor...
Reddy1

Reply by Lane Anderson

David, David, David... You truly HAVE been assimilated. 🤣 By the way, I like the “after” look better as well. Can’t wait to see it in ...
Lane Anderson

Reply by David Stroud

Ray...I lined up the pointy end of the hubcap crests with the valve stems just for YOU ! And check the position of the front and rear...
David Stroud

Reply by edsnova

I copied Stroud but used a Honda Civic radiator ( like this ) to fit neatly behind the existing grill of my MG TD replica. 1.5-inch...
edsnova

Reply by Ron P

Look like Wendler badges for a 550. https://sierramadrecollection....r-Models-p18362.html

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Oh, yeah....... I know all about being OCD...... Just this evening, my wife commented about me lining up all of the washed cutlery to...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Reddy1

WHEELS! Lately I've been seeing some chatter on here concerning different wheels and options. I decided to paint my wheels and brakes a...
Reddy1

Reply by TJ Ward

might pick these up. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/cl...etail.php?id=2160253
TJ Ward

Reply by Todd M

You like Los Lobos and Chicano bands? Kool. I consistently heard that music growing up whenever I would be at my cousins houses. My kids...

Reply by Gordon Nichols

Forgive me, but I am unfamiliar with the bottom left-center gizmos at $21.95 a pair, although they DO look like my old uncle Waldo's...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by Art

TJ; These are the parts for in this case, the engine lid. I think the front lids are similar, both using the wheel and the star, lock.
Art

Reply by Bob: IM S6

David. I think captured just the right look for a Convertible D. They are a heavier looking car than a Speedster, but what you have done...
Bob:  IM S6

Reply by TJ Ward

Who makes these at a better price? Would like to adapt one on the deck lid and ront hood. ...
TJ Ward

Reply by David Stroud

Yes and Jim Kelly knows lots about cooling too. Todd, what kind of room do you have under the front hood and under the car in the...
David Stroud

Reply by IaM-Ray

Honestly, I like the look. Chrome is the standard with baby moons or P hub caps but they look good to me. If you do not want them to...
IaM-Ray

Reply by David Stroud

I finally got the rims finished, tires mounted and everything installed on the car. Here's some pics of before and after. Before is the...
David Stroud

Reply by Robert M

I was trying to avoid autobots sourcing my email from the website. Put a period between my first and last name and after Comcast.
Robert M

Reply by Alan Merklin

Nothing needs to be done for the BBQ , a booked on Thursday you have the BBQ.... This will automatically charged to your room folio .
Alan Merklin

Reply by Ryan in NorCal

Booked. June 7-9. Some notes for others trying to book a room: The receptionist did not find "Speedster Owners Group" in the list, but...
Ryan in NorCal

Reply by Jeni Drake

Alan, is there anything we need to do to our reservation or the BBQ List?
Jeni Drake

Reply by Alan Merklin

New phone number for hotel reservations 717 300 7026 Between 8am & 4pm you are making your reservation with Charity Shreffler Event...
Alan Merklin

Reply by Lane Anderson

I have yet to make mine and feel like I need some guidance from Alan. Ron, you called the number in Alan's post above, right?
Lane Anderson

Reply by Ron Mullis

Apparently they don’t do reservations through the front desk.
Ron Mullis

Reply by Ron Mullis

Tried 3 times now to reserve my room. Each time I said I’m with Speedster Owners and need to make a reservation. Each time I’m handed...
Ron Mullis

Reply by Todd M

@Jimmy V. @Jim Kelly "Could you post a few pics of that ducting, Jim ? I'm curious about the configuration." ditto The project I bought...

Reply by Jimmy V.

Well said Jim. I know when Carey and the guys at special edition converted my Fiberfab Speedster to NA Subaru power they were armed with...
Jimmy V.

Reply by arajani

@Kevin - Bay Area : lets hope it’s done by then! If so, then yes. If not, I’ll drive my 912 or my 993 C4S.
arajani

Reply by Gordon Nichols

And here's the clear-film bra on Pearl that I had installed in 2004 or so - Still looks great, today. DO NOT click on the image - it...
Gordon Nichols

Reply by RacerX

Great! Thanks for the notice. We will try like mad to make it. Plan on going over the schedule with my wife this weekend. Brian
RacerX

Reply by Troy Sloan

Yes Bruce, these are the new version. Also, I was able to meet with a local MGA owner and I'm making a modified version for MGAs as well...
Troy Sloan

Reply by TheMayoMachine

Excellent news, count us in for two! Schedules and assignments permitting, of course. We will be making reservations ASAP...and looking...
TheMayoMachine

Reply by MusbJim

And to be sure everyone gets amped up for this cruise, here is a reminder of the shenanigans to expect...
MusbJim

Reply by MusbJim

WRT to bras (and for visual reference), here's the bra I got from Vintage Speedsters (Kirk) that I attach when cruising the Pacific...
MusbJim

Reply by OCC

I am in but if theres any way to move to the following weekend then my wife can make it to!
OCC

Reply by Robert M

O' yee of little faith. I was trying to build anticipation and excitement for the event. The 2019 West Coast gathering will be June 7th,...
Robert M

Reply by edsnova

It is certainly possible to make a AWD 356 replica,* but not for an amount of money that anyone would pay to get it. Call me when he has...
edsnova
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