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bullet jozonesc
01 Apr : 04:10PM
need help, please. After I respond to an email, I cannot get the original back up, to put dates in my calendar, write down info, etc. Gotta be a way to do this!
bullet jozonesc
01 Apr : 07:39AM
So, Dixie, you are telling me about Ev Bus? Or TROM!
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01 Apr : 07:37AM
Mr. Salty, please resend your message to me...I couldn't open it and inadvertently deleted it. Thanks
bullet Dixie
31 Mar : 11:26PM
Jo, Haganstone Park, out from Greensboro NC, few miles off I-77. Great county park, electric around the outer rim..we camp close & share elec. One of my favorites, small area, not a lot of walking to see everyone. You'll meet people there you probably haven't seen before. I luv this one..if you have more questions, call me. TROM is pretty far for me..not easy to get to. I think you'll like EB better.
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31 Mar : 01:05PM
Last week I asked for info re TROM. I don't think I got any replies, or if I did, I don't know how to get to them. Also, I see Everybus is the same weekend as Bus Paluzza. Can anyone enlighten me? Thanks....Jo Whitson
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Jo Whitson and I have cancelled for Paddy's Wagen. Our site is 092 Loop B if someone would like to make a reservation.
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Woody, I sent you an email. Member will come get it.
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WrongwaynChacha
Tue Sep 07 2010, 03:02PM

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working on a 62 bug 6V. hot battery. almost new starter. Starter drags, not getting enough voltage from switch. Thinking of going the ford booster relay but not sure how to go about it. Any ideas or better suggestions?

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hey dererk Almost new from where and what brand?? i HAVE SEEN THE CHEAP ONES NOT WORK VERY WELL RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX. Bosch ones come with a new bushing ALSO HAVE YOU CHECKED THE BUSHING IN THE TRANS. later md

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WrongwaynChacha
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is a bosch, may be a reman. I'll pull it tomorrow and check the bushing. Starter was in the car when it came to me. thanks.

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Fred
Tue Sep 07 2010, 09:38PM

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Ive seen 2 different sized bushings for the starter. It doesnt take much slop to adversely affect the starter


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Rico Suave
Tue Sep 07 2010, 09:52PM

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Wrongway&Chacha wrote ...

Thinking of going the ford booster relay but not sure how to go about it.


I just installed a simple 4 pin relay in my Jetta and it worked great. Starter can now get a good 12V without having to travel through 10 miles of extra wire.
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markdearing
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Fred wrote ...

Ive seen 2 different sized bushings for the starter. It doesnt take much slop to adversely affect the starter



hey pete the bushing will not interchange, 12v and 6 v are very different in size. They also make conversion bushings 6 to 12 and 12 to 6 later mark d

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