AzBaja.com, Home of the VW Baja Bug  
Toggle ContentToggle Content
Toggle Content AzBaja Site info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Bear74
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 3544

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 224
Total: 224
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: AMAZON.com
02: AMAZON.com
03: AMAZON.com
04: AMAZON.com
05: AMAZON.com
06: Baja Forums
07: Baja Forums
08: AMAZON.com
09: AMAZON.com
10: AMAZON.com
11: AMAZON.com
12: AMAZON.com
13: AMAZON.com
14: AMAZON.com
15: Baja Forums
16: AMAZON.com
17: AMAZON.com
18: AMAZON.com
19: AMAZON.com
20: AMAZON.com
21: AMAZON.com
22: AMAZON.com
23: Pictures
24: AMAZON.com
25: AMAZON.com
26: AMAZON.com
27: AMAZON.com
28: Baja Forums
29: Baja Forums
30: AMAZON.com
31: AMAZON.com
32: AMAZON.com
33: AMAZON.com
34: AMAZON.com
35: AMAZON.com
36: Baja Forums
37: Baja Forums
38: AMAZON.com
39: AMAZON.com
40: AMAZON.com
41: AMAZON.com
42: AMAZON.com
43: AMAZON.com
44: Baja Forums
45: Baja Forums
46: AMAZON.com
47: AMAZON.com
48: AMAZON.com
49: AMAZON.com
50: AMAZON.com
51: AMAZON.com
52: AMAZON.com
53: Baja Forums
54: AMAZON.com
55: AMAZON.com
56: AMAZON.com
57: AMAZON.com
58: AMAZON.com
59: AMAZON.com
60: AMAZON.com
61: AMAZON.com
62: AMAZON.com
63: Pictures
64: AMAZON.com
65: AMAZON.com
66: AMAZON.com
67: AMAZON.com
68: AMAZON.com
69: Pictures
70: AMAZON.com
71: AMAZON.com
72: Baja Forums
73: Pictures
74: AMAZON.com
75: AMAZON.com
76: AMAZON.com
77: AMAZON.com
78: AMAZON.com
79: AMAZON.com
80: AMAZON.com
81: AMAZON.com
82: AMAZON.com
83: Pictures
84: AMAZON.com
85: AMAZON.com
86: Pictures
87: AMAZON.com
88: AMAZON.com
89: AMAZON.com
90: AMAZON.com
91: AMAZON.com
92: AMAZON.com
93: AMAZON.com
94: AMAZON.com
95: AMAZON.com
96: AMAZON.com
97: Baja Forums
98: Pictures
99: AMAZON.com
100: AMAZON.com
101: AMAZON.com
102: AMAZON.com
103: AMAZON.com
104: AMAZON.com
105: AMAZON.com
106: AMAZON.com
107: AMAZON.com
108: AMAZON.com
109: AMAZON.com
110: AMAZON.com
111: AMAZON.com
112: Baja Forums
113: AMAZON.com
114: AMAZON.com
115: AMAZON.com
116: AMAZON.com
117: AMAZON.com
118: Baja Forums
119: AMAZON.com
120: AMAZON.com
121: AMAZON.com
122: AMAZON.com
123: AMAZON.com
124: AMAZON.com
125: AMAZON.com
126: AMAZON.com
127: AMAZON.com
128: Baja Forums
129: AMAZON.com
130: AMAZON.com
131: AMAZON.com
132: AMAZON.com
133: AMAZON.com
134: AMAZON.com
135: AMAZON.com
136: AMAZON.com
137: AMAZON.com
138: AMAZON.com
139: Baja Forums
140: AMAZON.com
141: Baja Forums
142: AMAZON.com
143: AMAZON.com
144: AMAZON.com
145: Baja Forums
146: AMAZON.com
147: AMAZON.com
148: Event Calendar
149: AMAZON.com
150: AMAZON.com
151: Baja Forums
152: AMAZON.com
153: AMAZON.com
154: Baja Forums
155: Pictures
156: AMAZON.com
157: AMAZON.com
158: AMAZON.com
159: AMAZON.com
160: Baja Forums
161: AMAZON.com
162: AMAZON.com
163: AMAZON.com
164: AMAZON.com
165: AMAZON.com
166: AMAZON.com
167: AMAZON.com
168: AMAZON.com
169: AMAZON.com
170: Pictures
171: AMAZON.com
172: AMAZON.com
173: AMAZON.com
174: AMAZON.com
175: AMAZON.com
176: AMAZON.com
177: AMAZON.com
178: AMAZON.com
179: AMAZON.com
180: AMAZON.com
181: AMAZON.com
182: Baja Forums
183: AMAZON.com
184: AMAZON.com
185: AMAZON.com
186: AMAZON.com
187: Pictures
188: AMAZON.com
189: AMAZON.com
190: AMAZON.com
191: AMAZON.com
192: AMAZON.com
193: AMAZON.com
194: AMAZON.com
195: AMAZON.com
196: Baja Forums
197: AMAZON.com
198: AMAZON.com
199: AMAZON.com
200: AMAZON.com
201: AMAZON.com
202: AMAZON.com
203: AMAZON.com
204: AMAZON.com
205: AMAZON.com
206: Home
207: AMAZON.com
208: AMAZON.com
209: AMAZON.com
210: AMAZON.com
211: AMAZON.com
212: AMAZON.com
213: AMAZON.com
214: AMAZON.com
215: AMAZON.com
216: AMAZON.com
217: Baja Forums
218: Baja Forums
219: AMAZON.com
220: AMAZON.com
221: AMAZON.com
222: Baja Forums
223: AMAZON.com
224: AMAZON.com

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Toggle Content GPS

Baja Forums -:- VW Volkswagen Bug, Baja, Bus, Sandrail and Thing -:- VW Volkswagen & Baja Bug General Discussion -:- how rich are you?
Amazon Store

how rich are you?
Bug, Baja, Thing and Buggies. Most every thing that will not fit any any other area. See list of other Forums for better topic placement...Volkswagen General Discussion
Users browsing this topic: None
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
View previous topic :: View next topic
Author Message
nube_w_1970baja
Corporal
Corporal

nube_w_1970baja

Offline

Joined: Oct 27, 2007
Posts: 116
Location: tempe, az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: how rich are you?
Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 09:27 PM
Reply with quote

when it gets cold out at night, i stat having issues.
valves, points and all that are good.
i still get backfires at low rpms when driving and can't get past 55 mph.
how should i adjust my cab to get the mixture correct?


_________________
i usually create my own problems
Back to top
View user's profile
T_Town_Baja
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

T_Town_Baja

Offline

Joined: Oct 23, 2006
Posts: 532
Location: Tucson, AZ
Karma: +5

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:24 PM
Reply with quote

Are you running preheat tubes?

Blaine

Back to top
View user's profile
DutchBug
Staff SGT.
Staff SGT.

DutchBug

Offline

Joined: Aug 13, 2007
Posts: 631
Location: Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Karma: +10

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:40 PM
Reply with quote

What kind of airfilter? The non oilbath types can also freez up the carb. I can use them only in summer in Holland when temps are 20°C and up.

Back to top
View user's profile
nube_w_1970baja
Corporal
Corporal

nube_w_1970baja

Offline

Joined: Oct 27, 2007
Posts: 116
Location: tempe, az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:00 AM
Reply with quote

no heaterboxes...
just a plain filter from BAP. cotton gauze, i think


_________________
i usually create my own problems
Back to top
View user's profile
70bug
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

70bug

Offline

Joined: Jun 16, 2008
Posts: 62
Location: seal beach, ca. but born and raised az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2008 02:28 AM
Reply with quote

try jetting your carb so it is leaner. that well help bring up the temp if your running a oil cooler get a thermostatic bypass so that way its not always running through the cooler. try those things let me know goodluck


_________________
its not a tragedy to die doing something you love
Back to top
View user's profile
nube_w_1970baja
Corporal
Corporal

nube_w_1970baja

Offline

Joined: Oct 27, 2007
Posts: 116
Location: tempe, az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2008 04:41 AM
Reply with quote

i do have an external oil cooler and altogether (engine, filter, cooler and lines) hold about 4.5 qurts.
i was starting to wonder if i could run tooo coool...


_________________
i usually create my own problems
Back to top
View user's profile
jamesr6168
Command Staff
Command Staff

jamesr6168

Offline

Joined: Feb 02, 2007
Posts: 2114
Location: The Great WHITE NORTH! Hibbing,Mn
Karma: +15

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2008 06:00 AM
Reply with quote

I THINK YOU HAVE INTAKE PROBLEMS,,MINE WOULD FROST UP TILL IT GOT WARMED UP,THE FUEL DONT MIX WELL IN INTAKE WHEN COLD,HENCE THE BACK FIRE THRU CARB,,I USED TO SPRAY WD40 ON INTAKE JUST UNDER CARB,THEN IT WOULD,NT FREEZE UP AND RAN BETTER WHEN COLD,,AIR RUSHES PRETTY fast DOWN THE INTAKE,,IT HELPED ME,,TRY IT WHAT COULD IT HURT,,WIPES RIGHT OFF,,JUST MY TWO CENTS


_________________
... HAMMER IT TO FIT,,PAINT IT TO MATCH !!! A people that values its privileges above its principles ,Will soon lose both!
Back to top
View user's profile Skype
Kev_n_AZ
Corporal
Corporal

Kev_n_AZ

Offline

Joined: Dec 24, 2007
Posts: 178
Location: Mesa, AZ
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 07:48 AM
Reply with quote

mine likes to sputter in the 5 and 6am hours with this nice chilly air!

once I let it warm up at idle out front I nurse it to the freeway and open it up! once rolling theres no issues!...

ohhh crap , I have a freeway flyer trans Wink


_________________
Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
George Washington
Back to top
View user's profile
nube_w_1970baja
Corporal
Corporal

nube_w_1970baja

Offline

Joined: Oct 27, 2007
Posts: 116
Location: tempe, az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:38 AM
Reply with quote

redid the valves again tonight and it sounds better. kind of snappy...
found out the #2 exhaust port rocker arm is contacting the valve= possiblity of constant backfire.
i took the adjusting screw all the way out and still no gap.

anybody know why this might happen?


_________________
i usually create my own problems
Back to top
View user's profile
bajaman73
Private 1st class
Private 1st class

bajaman73

Offline

Joined: Aug 25, 2008
Posts: 62
Location: Mojave,CA
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 09:33 PM
Reply with quote

Sounds like mabey the valve is stuck??


_________________
Broken parts is a nice way of saying \"You shoulda bought a better one!!\"
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger
nube_w_1970baja
Corporal
Corporal

nube_w_1970baja

Offline

Joined: Oct 27, 2007
Posts: 116
Location: tempe, az
Karma: 0

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:57 PM
Reply with quote

thinking so. no clearance between valve and rocker arm. but why would the arm ever get so close to the valve that it would contact?
spacer missing?


_________________
i usually create my own problems
Back to top
View user's profile
DONT
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

DONT

Offline

Joined: Sep 20, 2006
Posts: 2044
Location: GILBERT, AZ
Karma: +19

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:55 AM
Reply with quote

nube_w_1970baja wrote:
thinking so. no clearance between valve and rocker arm. but why would the arm ever get so close to the valve that it would contact?
spacer missing?

Not to scare you, but I have read in the rebuilding your ACVW book, the valve is stretching and should be replaced before the head comes off. Luckily the valves are cheap. I would plan for that as soon as possible.


_________________
66 Baja Project, slowly making progress.
Back to top
View user's profile
DONT
Master SGT.
Master SGT.

DONT

Offline

Joined: Sep 20, 2006
Posts: 2044
Location: GILBERT, AZ
Karma: +19

Post Post subject: Re: how rich are you?
Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2008 01:26 AM
Reply with quote

nube_w_1970baja wrote:
thinking so. no clearance between valve and rocker arm. but why would the arm ever get so close to the valve that it would contact?
spacer missing?

Not to scare you, but I have read in the rebuilding your ACVW book, the valve is stretching and should be replaced before the head comes off. Luckily the valves are cheap. I would plan for that as soon as possible.


_________________
66 Baja Project, slowly making progress.
Back to top
View user's profile
Post new topic Reply to topic Printer Friendly Page
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You can reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Toggle Content Picture Box

Toggle Content Great things to Buy

Toggle Content Other Sites

Toggle Content Parts - For your Car

If you see Errors please E-mail Eric (AT) AzBaja.com X XX XXX
azbaja.com Webutation

eXTReMe Tracker
XXXX
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster. Any use, commercial or educational, requires written permission from the author.
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy