Though some guys will open their plug gaps to. Diverter Valve: A Diverter valve is there to protect your turbo from compressor surge. Not much of a progression circuit, so in unmodified form, they are either off or on! Another little known tip is to drill the shock towers and install a grease fitting. Sway Bar: there are options for the front and rear sway bars, give your car roll stiffness. There are a few options for you guys that want to retain the stock muffler, and just change the exhaust tips! These Super Stopper brake shoes are an excellent alternative to the much more expensive and complex disc brake conversion. A turbo back exhaust is exactly what it sounds like, a new exhaust system from the turbo back. In some Volkswagens, the highbeam is the same bulb as the headlight and it is possible for the highbeam to work, but the headlight be burnt out even if they are the same bulb and vise versa.
Another option is to keep your existing distributor, lock out the advance, and then install This lets you keep your old look, but have super-modern timing control from your laptop! This will also make the car run nice and straight at higher speeds; slightly increased steering effort is needed at parking lot speeds. What modifications are out there? This is a really great upgrade for cheap! Follow along as we guide you along on your front brakes and suspension! Sometimes you will need to trim back the metal a little bit with a Sawz-all or Jig Saw. This replaces the stock pea shooters, with an unbaffled tube that is a lot more visible to boot. The good news is that Vintage Speed Shifters are excellent, and readily available too! A turbo back by itself will give your car more power and a much louder sound, typically most cars need a computer tune as well to gain the most out of the exhaust. This is a very common issue, and by lowering a front to match the normally sagging rear, it really balances the look of the car out. But now over 2 decades later, there are a ton of good shifter choices, depending on what you want! Many of these engines when rebuilt were changed back to the earlier 3-bolt cam style, which is much more common. Really Nice and a great price too! If you have a Beetle or Super Beetle, you definitely want to upgrade to disc brakes! The has a feature which prevents electronics damage if you leave the ignition on while the engine is not running.
Type 4 engines 1972-83 Type 2s, and 4 cyl 914s can benefit from our. Where such systems are fitted, they must work; however, it is accepted that it may not be possible to readily determine the functioning of self levelling systems. All of the kits we are listing here are compatible with the stock. We recently brought in , along with their adapters, into our parts lineup. I see no point in dual 1bbls, so I skip these for my own use. Additional Information: - Auto-leveling will enable the headlights to automatically level when going up or down hill.
Most folks will get the But we also have a , and a too! It is okay to install them on Vanagons if you have power assist steering though! In most cases we recommend discs in the front but stock drums in the rear, discs in the rear are simply not needed in our light cars! But in the 2012 edit of this article we decided to combine them because in the case of Super Beetles you have to take a lot of the same stuff apart to access the brakes, suspension, and sway bars. So why are you still reading this review??? A cat-back system is from the stock catalytic converter back, this type of system will not gain as much power but will give your car a louder sound. The first option is the Scat Drag Fast Shifter, made for both and Scat Drag Fast Shifters made a huge splash when they were introduced over 30 years ago, and are still a popular choice. If you have something other than a Type 1, then use this link to find your. This was because Super Beetles are much heavier and simply need a stronger bar! If you simply do not have the money for a disc brake kit, get the for sure. How to get rid of the Super Beetle Shimmy is covered in another article. The smaller the steering wheel, the more difficult the steering effort, but the quicker the steering response will be! Aftermarket sway bars will help reduce this.
But this will not fit 68-71 busses or Type 3s because your rear engine hanger is right in the way. A stage 1 tune could yield up to 50hp without any other modification! For drum brake owners, we also have added our Super Stopper brake shoes front and rear which increase braking power even with your existing drum brakes. We put our reputation behind 2 versions. If you are going to use a regular , or the , or any other header, you are pretty much forced into using dual carburetors to have the carburetors work properly. You have the option on diameter and shape. Is this common when lowering them? Another good one is that in many most cases, you may have brake parts that are already worn out beyond specifications! Upgrading it will ensure reliability and longevity to your clutch.
On to knowledge and recommendations! Your third option is the center mount 2bbl in either a , or a. They bolt right on and are about twice as effective as your stock units, and retain your stock E-brake; be sure to replace the brake shoes and wheel cylinders, and check the drums to make sure they are within spec. Please do not install a single filament H. But note that if you are trying to get more power you should absolutely get a 34-3 or our. You guys define what customer service should be! All product names used on this site are trademarks of their respective companies, and are used with permission. Leave the clear distributor caps for the show cars they look nice but really run like crap! You can use our just fine if you keep the stock clutch, even with the 4-doweled crank! Upgrading to a stiffer rubber or polyurethane bushing allows for less movement in the bushing meaning that motion is being transferred to the road or the proper suspension parts, thus increasing the performance and traction of your suspension.
The is the way to go since our is no longer available. Stock brake lines are made out of rubber and can flex when being used hard giving the pedal a squishy feeling. If you want to keep the stock carburetor, know that it has a 26mm venturi if you have a 34-3 dual port carburetor. These can be done on completely stock cars and when you decide to modify your car more you can get a re-flash to work with the parts you put on your car. So rear disc brake kits are not as prevalent as the fronts. Also called stabilizer bars because they help stabilize the car in a turn, too much roll hurts traction and can make the car unpredictable.
Since you are most likely stronger than and drive faster than Grandma, you can take advantage of a more responsive, smaller steering wheel, and you will also get more choices in color and style. There are several easy swap out seat options. Up to 1965 Models, Link Pin Beetle and Ghia: If you are going to lower the front end but keep the stock drum front brakes, you use. Both work very well, and there is no clear advantage of one over the other. When you are doing the brakes, be sure to get some since the stock rubber ones are likely shot.