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by g4rfy
Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:59 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Peter Banks
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Peter Banks

Hi I have just had my '56 Beetle Trip Speedo refurbished and calibrated by Peter and to be honest he has done a cracking job! I would recommend him without hesitation and if you don't know how to contact him PM me and I will pass your details. I now can't wait to get it fitted to my latest project! ...
by g4rfy
Thu Jun 23, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: PJ's 1965 Westfalia S042 Tin Top (Mostly OG)
Replies: 36
Views: 6090

Re: PJ's 1965 Westfalia S042 Tin Top (Mostly OG)

Looking good buddy! Good to see you at Stonor, you will need a bigger garage soon!

G
by g4rfy
Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:44 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Sales idea
Replies: 37
Views: 4110

Re: Sales idea

1.Jayfor Joe
2.audistwo
3.Buzz
4.skyway
5.Stephan
6.Busbug&kg
7.Kid Rock
8.Dirty Pucka
9.Ollie
10.davymead
11.davymead
12. g4rfy
by g4rfy
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Volksworld thanks
Replies: 13
Views: 1332

Re: Volksworld thanks

Keep smiling Big 'un!

You looked great what was left of you!

If I can do anything shout......

Garf
by g4rfy
Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Over Fuelling
Replies: 7
Views: 921

Re: Over Fuelling

The carbs are Zeniths. They have been stripped and cleaned and number of times.
by g4rfy
Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Over Fuelling
Replies: 7
Views: 921

Re: Over Fuelling

Running the standard 912 pump the one that sits horizontally.

We have by-passed this and used a gravity fed fuel delivery system and the same thing happens.
by g4rfy
Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Over Fuelling
Replies: 7
Views: 921

Re: Over Fuelling

Tried swapping the leads and runs like a bucket of nuts! Have checked all of the leads and they are all on fine and in the righ firing order.

Have also checked the float bowl seat and the float bowl setting have been checked, rechecked and checked again!

:cry:
by g4rfy
Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Over Fuelling
Replies: 7
Views: 921

Over Fuelling

Hi I have rebuilt my 912 engine in my Oval with new pistons, barrels and valves. This has all been put together with a new gasket set and there is not an oil leak in sight. The valve timing has been set and the ignition timing is set at 6 degrees before TDC and the dwell angle on the points is corre...
by g4rfy
Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 'Oscar' the 1956 Oval not a bus, sorry!
Replies: 37
Views: 4033

Re: 'Oscar' the 1956 Oval not a bus, sorry!

Finally it runs! Just been for a test flight and whilst there are a few gremlins......we are rockin and rollin! 8) http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d96/g4rfy/CIMG4568.jpg http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d96/g4rfy/CIMG4564.jpg http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d96/g4rfy/CIMG4565.jpg http://i33.pho...
by g4rfy
Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Caravan Advice
Replies: 29
Views: 3776

Re: Caravan Advice

I have only gone and done it!

Deposit sent for a very nice Pan!

Now to organise a road trip........works getting in the way! :wink:

G4
by g4rfy
Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Caravan Advice
Replies: 29
Views: 3776

Re: Caravan Advice

Have been in touch with Jan and Cindy, very helpful people.

They are suggesting a Pan which my Bug will tow without any problem.

I have pictures......now waiting for a price!

Thanks again!

G :alien:
by g4rfy
Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:36 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Caravan Advice
Replies: 29
Views: 3776

Re: Caravan Advice

8O 8O 8O :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll: :roll: :roll:

Not at the same time fella!

Have a good one!

Garf :clown:
by g4rfy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Caravan Advice
Replies: 29
Views: 3776

Re: Caravan Advice

Thanks Neil will check out the site.

Kind offer too thanks mate, but if you fit then i will too.

Garf
by g4rfy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Caravan Advice
Replies: 29
Views: 3776

Re: Caravan Advice

Wow.......Id get trapped in that! :D

I have been looking at some Cheltenham Caravans that are of the same period as my Oval.

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G
by g4rfy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Caravan Advice
Replies: 29
Views: 3776

Re: Caravan Advice

Thanks for all the advice guys, much appreciated. I have done some investigation and the Beetle can tow a braked trailer up to 800KG......I am prepared to be proved wrong with this........so that rules alot of caravans out due to the weight. I am going to either have to go for a puck or a mor modern...