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  1. PMed you. I'm interested in the driveshaft if it's still available.
  2. I have a rear seat, in blue vinyl. Not perfect by any means, but the springs and frames are perfect with no rust. Came out of my 76. both the seat and the back. Free for the taking (but please be nice and give a guy a hi five and something to quaff, I don't drink beer, but other alcohol is fine)
  3. I'm in Brooklyn so not that far from you guys. I had the Little Garage do some work on my head and suspension and they did an OK job but for the $ I would have expected slightly more attention to detail. For example they proposed an electric fan setup because the old fan was hitting the radiator a little (I believe the car had some front end munch at some point) when they did that they removed the AC condenser without asking. The AC didn't work but I was planning to R&R it and I had to ask for it back and don't know if they jettisoned any parts. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G890A using Tapatalk
  4. Likely not the same problem but over the summer my wife was driving our 76 (fjord just like yours jrhone) back from RI and encountered what she described as a weird stumble. I did some over the phone troubleshooting and the vacuum line to the dizzy was cracked. She fixed that and it seemed to get much better but still had a weird stumble when revving up or shifting but would run fine. I thought fuel, plugs etc. Checked the plugs and fuel delivery and everything was fine. A few days later I decided it could be the rotor and cap (which were less than 1000mi old) and when I pulled the cap I noticed one of the wires was chewed up. The metal tab on the firewall right behind the dizzy had bent down and was cutting into the wire shorting out one plug but only at shifting or hard acceleration as the engine moved a few mm and allowed the short. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G890A using Tapatalk
  5. Found some cyclobenzaprene when I took out my glove box and pulled back the carpet. That and broken glass under the rear seat. Clearly someone broke in through a rear window at some point. Found a bootleg grateful dead tape in my 1990 vw vanagon. I keep it in there for good luck. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
  6. I do still have it! I realized that the one thing that is missing is the exhaust manifold.
  7. I will say that the idea of putting an old school red clock in there is great. If my 76 didn't already have a tii style clock on the dash (installed long ago - refurbed by me) I'd put on in there.
  8. Rob, If you find it missing, I have a 4spd sitting on my garage floor next to the 245 I plan to install, at which point I'll have two 4spds on the floor. So if you need the spring etc, or a whole trans, let me know.
  9. I have those H4s from Busdepot in my Vanagon, and have a set of H4s on my 2002 but i think they're actually motorcycle lights. not sure what that means....
  10. Thanks jimk good points. I also realize that the original fan design the fan stops when you turn off the engine...so why would leaving the electric fan on matter? Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
  11. @rob s I've had many cars that do this so have to imagine there is percolating that happens based on liquid temp and the fan cooling at least accelerating some of the cooling shouldn't be a bad thing. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
  12. This is what I have: https://www.flex-a-lite.com/pdf_instructions/31147-99936.pdf but the connection from C goes to the relay, and then to the Fan, which seems redundant, but fine by me. So I'm going to just put 12v hot to the 2 contact and that should do it.
  13. Thanks Steve. I think the ac switch has other issues and yes is controlled by acc. I'm going to run 12v from 30 to the thermo resistor and leave the 85 as ground. That should set me up. From the wiring instructions on the flex a lite site that's how they suggest wiring it anyway and don't even use a relay. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
  14. I just need to find out if the resistor needs 12v to function or if it just works as a variable on the thermocouple. I'm going to call Flex-a-lite when they open at 7PST.
  15. Thanks pmg. I have a 30amp fuse going to 30. I'll put in a 10 for the jumper to 86. Not sure if there's a diode as some of the wiring is hidden and I'll check the relay. i believe it is a resistive dial, I'll try to rewire it as in the diagram, I guess with the dial just going from ground to the relay. Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
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