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Re: [T3] Mmmmmm Donuts....

I brazed one on my Notch... someday Ill do the Square ones too.


Keith Park

Top Notch Restorations
71 Squareback
65 Notchback
65 Squareback
87 Golf
88 Rx7 10th Anniversary

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Russ Wolfe" <russw@classicvw.org>
To: "Type3" <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2004 8:21 PM
Subject: Re: [T3] Mmmmmm Donuts....

> On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 18:44, Keith Park wrote:
> > Not sure if thats what I used... mine was red and not woven but it does
> > like they have a tape that may be the exact same thing.  I havent had
> > exaust or anything else apart on that engine in close to 10 years so Im
> > going to pull any of it apart now, but that is the correct fix to weld
> > stubs in.  One thing about the welding is that the inserts add some
> > restriction with the sleeve that fits in the exaust pipe, or are there
> > out there that dont?
> >
> The ones that I made, I opened up on the inside as far as I thought I
> dared. Once they are welded, you don't actually need the shoulder.
> It just locates it while welding. Once I get set up, It takes me about
> 10 minutes to make one.
> I didn't have my wire welder when I installed them on my '66 engine, so
> I brazed them in.
> -- 
> Russ Wolfe
> '71 FB AT
> '66 FB MT
> '64 T34 (not running)
> '65 T1 (not running)
> russw@classicvw.org
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