Making mainseals seal

Lots of flywheel seals get replaced and still leak. The primary reason is that the f/w has a groove worn in the seal race, this being much more of a problem with wbx’s than it was with older VW boxers because they tend to be left in the vehicle for two or three...

On the wbx flywheel seal

A fellow attempting to repair a flywheel seal leak on a recently rebuilt engine had the seal pop out of the case, and he wondered why. A helpful participant posted this: . Are you recessing the seal on the seal bore or is it flush with the case? Also, there are two...

AMC WBX cylinder heads

Here’s the dope on AMC wbx heads as of summer ’17 when I last processed them, this should cover most of the questions and swat down most of the BS I’ve seen on this subject: . The castings are excellent, better than VW’s, they have much more...

AFM testing with video

This 2nd time around is a good one. I know this one has helped loads of people definitively diagnose the problem with their Bosch Airflow meter (AFM) , and many of them have been able to repair theirs instead of shelling out a few Benjys for a reconditioned one. Like...

Why good electrical grounding matters.

This 2nd Time Around is a recent one, that involved cross-referencing two concurrent threads. Since as a general matter good grounding has great importance to keeping any electronically-controlled car running right, I thought it worth putting here:   A forum...