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by vwJim
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Relay 21 vibration.
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Relay 21 vibration.

Could be a bad connection / earth fault rather than a fault with the relay.
by vwJim
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Garage car skates
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Garage car skates

Has anyone used anything like these to move their van/bus around the garage? https://www.sgs-engineering.com/wd4000-450kg-wheel-dollies-set-of-four?gclid=Cj0KCQiApsiBBhCKARIsAN8o_4gQUNMIs6QehXH0mbVbLukxBxy_ljK0XVu7rTtwAetYffeWdJPCOsAaApEoEALw_wcB I have seen some good and some bad reviews🤔....garag...
by vwJim
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Ignition light
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: Ignition light

Hi there , had ignition switch out and wires connected ok , black wire becomes live when ignition switch is turned on . Still no power at ignition light wire . Anymore ideas please as I'm tearing my hair out over this! Kind regards neil Have you looked at the wiring diagram for your year / spec bus...
by vwJim
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Barndoor and Wolfsburg Busses - Convert Running lights to Brake Lights
Replies: 15
Views: 2704

Re: Barndoor and Wolfsburg Busses - Convert Running lights to Brake Lights

Hoss, I sounds like you haven't got the rear lights on a separate feed. You should of run a new cables to the rear lights, so that each rear light is on a separate cable? The output from the brake light switch needs to (1) go to the centre light as normal (2) feed into the control box This is what I...
by vwJim
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: '67 Pickup
Replies: 186
Views: 31288

Re: '67 Pickup

3D Printed the Tesla motor mount to see how it looks. Scale model before the final version is laser cut out.
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by vwJim
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 67 oil air filter
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Re: 67 oil air filter

Yes, shown in the link above.
by vwJim
Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine not starting
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Engine not starting

Turn the engine over a few times with a spanner to make sure its free and not seized Hit the starter with a hammer, swearing at it at the same time doesn't help help but certain makes you feel better Then try turning it over again. If the engine isn't turning over, but the solenoid is moving, ie the...
by vwJim
Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Incorrect drum dimensions? Anyone seen this recently?
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Incorrect drum dimensions? Anyone seen this recently?

OG drums (completely stock small nut reduction box brakes) 211-501-615A rps20210214_171407 OG.jpg Drum splines damaged, so new drums fitted rps20210214_171408 CSP.jpg Temp spacers machined up to allow the bus to be moved rps20210214_171433 CSP with spacer.jpg So I've seen incorrectly machined drums ...
by vwJim
Tue Feb 09, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: E10 fuel on its way
Replies: 13
Views: 2531

Re: E10 fuel on its way

I run 8 air cooled bugs And campers. I mistakenly put unleaded super in my 1600cc 1972 bug driving at 55 mph getting towards the end of the A14 it sounded like the big ends had gone loud knocking I stopped to cool it off. Till knocking I drove home but filled up at the first garage with unleaded 95...
by vwJim
Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 8 mm head studs
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: 8 mm head studs

Do you mean the studs that hold the exhaust to the head or the studs that hold the head to the case?
by vwJim
Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Panel Van Cab Divider
Replies: 6
Views: 814

Re: Panel Van Cab Divider

I'm considering templating my OG one and making a new one as I don't want to cut around the furniture. Then mine will be for sale.
by vwJim
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Heater pods for ‘66
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Heater pods for ‘66

by vwJim
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Engine studs
Replies: 1
Views: 104

Re: Engine studs

Yes, some brands have 8mm and some 10mm
by vwJim
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Swedish 23 window samba full restoration
Replies: 8
Views: 2889

Re: 1956 RHD Swedish 23 window samba full restoration

Looks scarily familiar to my 58