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Post by gregsm Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:44 pm

I have a 1957 "Vintage" Porsche speedster replica with a 1600 cc engine. The car only has 4k miles and is titled as 1968 VW. It was built in 2002. I assume the engine came from the 68 donor car. It makes a lot of valve noise that just started over the winter during periodic startups (needs adjustment?) and it runs really rough due to carb issues. It has a single carb. I would like to get the car running well, and look at converting to a dual carb set up. I took the car to a shop in Roswell last year and unfortunately did not have good luck. They installed an electronic ignition and tried to tune the carb...... Any recommendations? Thanks. Greg in Cumming/Alpharetta Georgia

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Post by drewBAKER Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:13 pm

call tim baker. 404-425-8600.
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Post by bakertim2 Thu Mar 24, 2011 6:47 pm

The best engine/drivability guy I know is Steve Sands at Pro Flow Performance. His number is 770-653-2436 and his shop is located in Hiram.
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Post by gregsm Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:17 am

Thank you for the responses. Has anyone had any experience with Vintage VW in Jasper? Greg

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Post by Damn-it Don Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:10 pm

bakertim2 wrote:The best engine/drivability guy I know is Steve Sands at Pro Flow Performance. His number is 770-653-2436 and his shop is located in Hiram.

x100 Cool 'nuff said?
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Post by 65type2dailydriver Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:13 pm

gregsm wrote:Thank you for the responses. Has anyone had any experience with Vintage VW in Jasper? Greg

No experience with them but I have always had great results with stockornaut: https://georgiadubs.forumotion.net/f21-stockornaut
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Post by tarvw Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:18 pm

Stockornt is good and closer to you.they are in cumming off 369.give them a call 770-888-4909.
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Post by gregsm Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:55 pm

Thank you. I will try them. Greg.

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Post by meinvw Sat Mar 26, 2011 9:40 am

I have dealt with Stockornaut as well as Vintage, both good folks to deal with. Billie is closer to you (stockornaut) but your welcome to bring it by my place to take a look if interested. I am off of hwy 140 in North Woodstock.
if interested give me a ring at 678-848-7605. Jerome
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Post by gregsm Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:59 am

Thank you Jerome. Greg

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Post by callahan Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:55 pm

chip at vintage vw has always been really fair with me never done any work for me but i've gotten som parts from him super cool guy
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Post by gregsm Mon Mar 28, 2011 12:46 pm

Thank you - Since Billie at Stockornaut is so close to my home I plan to take the speedster to him. Thanks for everyone's input - very much appreciated. Greg

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