[T3] 66 Squareback Now Mine
craigslistcsprings at gmail.com
Fri May 29 14:38:12 PDT 2015
I am definitely interested. There are two on the samba, but I have no idea
what condition they would be in. I trust you to sell me one that is tip top.
Ad far as the reverse light nose cone, I'm told that was taken care of when
this tranny was built. Is there a way tip tell by looking?
On May 29, 2015 1:47 PM, "Jim Adney" <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:
> On 28 May 2015 at 21:50, Craigs List wrote:
> > Anyone got a good hockey sick they want to sell me? If I drop the tranny,
> > can it be done without dropping the engine or is this like an automatic
> > that you have to drop both?
> I should have a good Type 3 hockey STICK somewhere, but I'll have to
> dig for it. Let me know if you're really interested.
> > I figure I can change the clutch, pressure plate and hockey stick in one
> > fail swoop. Changing the hockey stick is straightforward, correct? No
> > special tools or skills needed? Remember I'm quite handy in a shop. I
> > want to know what I'm getting into.
> Yes, you'll want to do as much needed work as possible while you're
> doing this. It's a fairly simple job, expecially if you manage to
> preserve the gasket that's in there. One thing to be careful of is
> that you want to MAKE SURE that your tranny is in N before you start
> taking things apart. Also, for most of our cars I find that the
> clutches last a very long time, so I would take a look at what you
> have before deciding to just replace everything.
> For a swing axle car, I would take the engine out first, then deal
> with the tranny. The swing axle tranny is just WAY too hard to deal
> with to want to work with double the weight and size at the same
> With the engine out, you MIGHT be able to slide the tranny back far
> enough to remove the nose cone without disconnecting the outer ends
> of the axles. I DO have one suggestion if you try this: Drain the
> tranny oil first. Otherwise, when you break the nose cone loose,
> you'll get a flood of tranny oil that will definitely NOT make your
> And if you do this, this would also be the right time to switch nose
> cones to one that's drilled for the backup lights, if yours is not.
> If you do this, make SURE you get a compatable nose cone, because
> there are late versions that are NOT the same (inside, where they
> bear against one of the tranny shaft bearings.) DO NOT try to make do
> with an incorrect style nose cone.
> Let me know if you need a nose cone. I MAY have one.
> Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
> Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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