FranzKeymasterDecember 24, 2017 at 10:08 amPost count: 1537
My wife/kids drive this car daily. The transaxle has had a main bearing making noise for a while.
I let problems go until they are truly a problem. It chunked out the bearing and started making bad-bad noises….so here I am changing a transaxle this weekend. I’m playing the “transaxle lottery” today. I had this core in my backyard, that I assumed I put there because I thought it was good. We’ll see. I may be doing all this work again next weekend if I loose.KleakeParticipantDecember 24, 2017 at 10:34 amPost count: 444
Fingers crossed for you Franz???AndymParticipantDecember 24, 2017 at 11:17 amPost count: 528Mrs. MuhrParticipantDecember 24, 2017 at 2:52 pmPost count: 16
Don’t worry, I’m driving that right now, so any day now. 😉PeetParticipantDecember 24, 2017 at 4:56 pmPost count: 134FranzKeymasterDecember 26, 2017 at 4:05 pmPost count: 1537
I won the transaxle lottery!
I wasted a lot of time cleaning and re-sealing. If I were a paying customer, I could have bought the transaxle rebuild with what the extra time cost. I’m glad it worked out.FranzKeymasterDecember 26, 2017 at 4:10 pmPost count: 1537
Today’s parkway happenings. A wolfsburg 23 in for detail/loose ends. Just got a list together of parts to order.
53 driving away.ColeBParticipantDecember 26, 2017 at 4:34 pmPost count: 634
Im excited to see what you do to the 23 window! I have the belly pan at my parents. I forgot to put it back on after summer driving. Ill bring it with me this weekend.FranzKeymasterDecember 26, 2017 at 4:43 pmPost count: 1537
Does it need the valves adjusted and heads torqued? Anything that I missed?
-middle seat kick panel
-trim insertColeBParticipantDecember 26, 2017 at 5:34 pmPost count: 634
Ya, sounds about right. Adjusting the doors so they don’t bang and chip again. You could do the maintenance on it if you think it needs it. Valves, head torque etc. KB said he had it done here not to long ago, but you never know.John JonesKeymasterDecember 27, 2017 at 7:55 amPost count: 3182
Parkway Projects…. Thats kinda like our “retail” side of things I guess… Franz and Pete be knockin em out! 😉 Thanks guys.. Your the best clean shoppers on earth!!!! 😉mtnbusParticipantDecember 27, 2017 at 8:38 amPost count: 363
Nice work on your bug trans Franz.
I just found a bug trans I plan on using some day under my skate ramp…. I hope Im as lucky as you
and that 23 ?? wow !
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