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bullet bumblebee
28 Feb : 07:47AM
Goodbye to February! It's been real. Really cold and snowy.
bullet hippieman88
16 Feb : 07:33PM
Oh thank bus-ness lol
bullet bumblebee
11 Feb : 08:57AM
Jo and Harriette I saw you guys got in loop B now. See you guys at Paddys Wagens! %%-
bullet jozonesc
10 Feb : 03:12PM
What loop is everyone on at Dreher Island in March? Jo and Harriette are on 014, Loop A. We hope we are near the rest of you. Please let us know. Thanks.
bullet Collie
09 Feb : 09:56AM
FYI: the GGB website is back up and running. Justin had 2nd thoughts and had me bring it back to life. You may breath now!
bullet Collie
09 Feb : 08:33AM
I am testing the gallery, its not going well. There are 3 active admins and we do our best
bullet woodyking
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Hi Collie. I see you tried to post a picture but it didn't work for you either. Who runs this site? If it doesn't have images, the gallery should be removed. If there are pictures in it, how can you get to them. I'm sure many have taken pictures and have them somewhere on here already. Thanks, Woody
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08 Feb : 08:14PM
Anyone heard news about Granny Groses Buses this year? Was curious cuz the website is no longer there.... Otherwise seeing about camping this summer somewhere not too far away from me in the hills. Btw, been awhile, hope all you moonies are doing well out there
bullet Collie
08 Feb : 04:06PM
The image gallery is too hard to use, make a new thread and start posting some pics! Maybe we will all follow suit....
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08 Feb : 07:46AM
Hi Girls and Boys! I was at Edisto until yesterday and got to see several great VWs. I wished I could have stayed until they all got in, but not possible. I took pictures of the ones that were there Friday afternoon. I had a 1963 Campmobile, made many trips from Georgia to Texas, California, Mexico, in the early 1970s. 40 hp!!! No interstates either, all small town roads, mostly Hwy 80 for those who may remember...
I wish someone would post pictures of the clubs babies. The image gallery is non-existent for some reason. I know you must have pictures somewhere, how can I find them? Thanks, Woody King

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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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markdearing
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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
Tue Sep 07 2010, 07:55PM

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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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