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by skipps
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: VIEW FROM THE SPLIT
Replies: 634
Views: 59248

Re: VIEW FROM THE SPLIT

On my way to Burton Bradstock Dorset was passed by a local Zebra , photo taken from my brothers split
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by skipps
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Van of the Month
Topic: June 2017 - VOTM
Replies: 17
Views: 4718

Re: June 2017 - VOTM - Split Screens being Transported

France to Kent 2016 (Brake master cylinder knackered)
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by skipps
Mon May 29, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Van of the Month
Topic: May 2017 - VOTM
Replies: 38
Views: 7723

Re: May 2017 - VOTM - Get voting!

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at the same campsite in Bere Regis as my brother ( above)
by skipps
Mon May 29, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Van of the Month
Topic: May 2017 - VOTM
Replies: 38
Views: 7723

Re: May 2017 - VOTM - Get voting!

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late entry Martin skipps brother
by skipps
Fri May 19, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Van of the Month
Topic: May 2017 - VOTM
Replies: 38
Views: 7723

Re: May 2017 - VOTM - Show us your bus

[attachment=0]OriginalPhoto-486729344.064590.jpg[/attachment] last year in France/also winner of VOTM Feb 08
by skipps
Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: how many times on "the truck of shame" have you had
Replies: 19
Views: 2880

Re: how many times on "the truck of shame" have you had

Just noticed a theme here.... tow truck and POP TOP 8O
by skipps
Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: how many times on "the truck of shame" have you had
Replies: 19
Views: 2880

Re: how many times on "the truck of shame" have you had

Hi all I think I need to join the " truck of shame" but my records pretty good in 14 yrs, 1st was in 2007 a winner at B/Breeze and loser on the way home clutch release bearing arm snapped and this year in France brake M/C knackered and could not source a replacement or parts also took over 3 1/2 wee...
by skipps
Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:21 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Towbar
Replies: 10
Views: 2160

Re: Towbar

Hi me and my brother have both fitted the autocraft tow bars I have the detachable swan neck and he opted for over the top, But my brother has since changed to the same as mine because he was concerned that if you have a big problem like an engine fire or engine problem you can not open your engine ...
by skipps
Wed Aug 03, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Erratic speedo dial
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Re: Erratic speedo dial

Hi Pete well took the van for it's MOT today and the speedo was doing it's dance all the way there, passed it's MOT with no advisories :D, on the way back home noticed the speedo was back to normal no more dancing so what ever they done when checking under the front end must of corrected the problem...
by skipps
Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Erratic speedo dial
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Erratic speedo dial

Hi all my speedo pointer has started to go all funny it's very erattic from about 30 mph to about 60 mph its at its worst, I have disconnected it from the speedo all feels fine and checked the front near side wheel found the split pln almost broken so replaced it, put cable back into speedo Went for...
by skipps
Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:12 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Good and bad days
Replies: 2
Views: 804

Good and bad days

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by skipps
Thu May 12, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fuse keeps blowing
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Re: Fuse keeps blowing

hi all ....problem solved it was pilot era I had put the number plate light wires on the wrong way :? so all ok now ...cheers skipps
by skipps
Wed May 11, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fuse keeps blowing
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Re: Fuse keeps blowing

Hi forgot to mention yes checked bulb and changed it just can not work why when I try and switch on the side lights the fuse blows, main beam and full work as they use different fuse also checked number plate connection & earth as that's on same fuse as s/lights
by skipps
Wed May 11, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Fuse keeps blowing
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Fuse keeps blowing

Hi Guys I have just done my engine bay out, engine back in now and freshened up the wiring, so checking all electric work and all working good ,so I hooked up to the puck to check towing connections, brake lights ok indicators ok, but only left hand side lights on the bus and puck so checked connect...
by skipps
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Best place to buy VW Classic paint in spray can form?
Replies: 3
Views: 748

Re: Best place to buy VW Classic paint in spray can form?

Hi Gunnsie
try BSB(GB)Rochester ( Medway city estate) they made up both my colours in rattle cans, just gave them the paint codes
Hope this helps