Feb 01, Beetle Owner and Reader Beth Leverman, of Dallas, Texas, submitted the following method for Bushing Removal and Installation using tools at hand. Thank you, Beth for working this up and for the photos! To remove the old 12 Volt Starter Bushing, tap the old Bushing using a 7/16ths tap.
If the Bushing will not remove by pulling on the Estimated Reading Time: 1 min. Jan 31, Volkswagen engineers designed a Bushing Puller for the 6 Volt Starter Bushing and another for the 12 Volt Bushing.
Let’s look at the Bushing Location first. In order to do this, I have a VW transmission which has been gutted and cleaned for the purpose. The first picture shows the Long-bodied Starter in place.
VW Starter Bushing Puller Tool for 12 Volt Bushing. Part Number:Fits your vehicle This product was made to fit the VW Beetle. Sedan. - Sunroof. - Convertible. - VW Super Beetle. Sedan. - Convertible. - 5/5(1).
Feb 02, vw super bug--replacing starter--new bosch starter has a bushing that must be used with it--what is the best way to remove old bushing and install new one--ans easiest method to install the dual purpose bolt with the engine still in the bug. Apr 13, Just pull the starter and anything else in the way (Heater tubes).
If you have a 6 volt starter use a 1/2" x 13 TAP to screw into the bushing to remove it.
If you have a 12 volt starter use a 7/16 x 14 TAP. If you have a tranny from a 6 volt car but have a 12volt starter it will have a conversion bushing and that takes a 7/16 x 14 TAP also.
Dec 17, STARTER BUSHING, starter motor shaft to transmission (use this when converting to 12V with a pre transmission.) I don't have a great way to accurately measure the hole size way up in there, but by trying a bunch of different o.d. sockets in the hole, I estimate that the hole size is about 19/32", right between the (approximately) 17/ Feb 21, Although a loose bushing may cause the starter to hang up with similar symptoms to the famous VW hard-start issue, the famous VW hard-start issue does exist for other reasons, too.
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