[T3] Heat tubes

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Wed Jul 8 19:17:05 PDT 2015

On 6 Jul 2015 at 18:26, Ralph Tree wrote:

> Before I put a WTB add on the Samba, I thought I'd see if any of you
> might have one of the steel tubes that go from the heat exchanger to
> the body. I think they should be two different lengths and he one I
> have is approx 6 5/8 in. Does anyone have the other side that they
> would be willing to sell? 


Your message came thru, but, sorry, I didn't get around to responding 
to it promptly. I think OG parts in good condition are going to be 
hard to find. They typically get destroyed when people drop an engine 
without disconnecting them.  

I have some alum flex tubing that MIGHT be a decent substitute, but I
have to figure out a way to cut it to length and secure the ends. The
originals were spot welded at the ends to keep them from unwinding. 
At the moment this project is stalled, but I could cut you a length 
to try. Which side do you need, L or R? I believe the R side should 
be longer. Is the length you mentioned the compressed or the extended 

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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