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by Hongkongphooey
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***SSVC Display Stonor Park***
Replies: 20
Views: 1876

Re: ***SSVC Display Stonor Park***

Just made payment... :) .


SSVC Club Display Stonor VW 2019
Rikki James - 1954 samba
Gary & Sally Collins - 19??
Ian White - 1960 Devon
by Hongkongphooey
Fri Mar 01, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***SSVC Display Stonor Park***
Replies: 20
Views: 1876

Re: ***SSVC Display Stonor Park***

Will be there, Great show and always a great turnout of Vans :D
by Hongkongphooey
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Looking for a specialist in Sussex
Replies: 6
Views: 724

Re: Looking for a specialist in Sussex

www.kustomrevival.com, they did some metalwork & paint on my van, all great work, but will easily be able to do everything you mentioned, in Small Dole now.
by Hongkongphooey
Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: 1955 forest find film
Replies: 4
Views: 1461

Re: 1955 forest find film

Great video, thanks for sharing... 8)
by Hongkongphooey
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 370
Views: 91030

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Looks amazing on the DSR's :D But (Thought I would never say it as I love those wheels) I think I prefer the Burners!.. 8) :D

Thanks for posting up the photos of the trial fit though, much appreciated.
by Hongkongphooey
Tue Jan 10, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: RHD 1954 Samba
Replies: 370
Views: 91030

Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Amazing Transformation!, I cant wait to see the next install :D . Burners look spot on too 8)

(Oh and can you give me your DSR's please... :D If your not using them...)
by Hongkongphooey
Thu Jan 05, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Van of the Month
Topic: January 2017 VOTM
Replies: 13
Views: 3875

Re: January 2017 VOTM - Come on lets see them

In for a penny.. :D . Mine at Roundhill in the New Forest last year.... Really longing for summer to arrive so I can get out camping again 8)

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by Hongkongphooey
Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?
Replies: 23
Views: 3764

Re: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?

orb wrote:If you want better mpg then fuel injection is the way forward.

I'm getting 32mpg crushing at 60mph - nothing special about that reading this thread but I'm running a 2332cc making 200hp!

Orb
Where is the 'Like' button when you need one.. 8) :D
by Hongkongphooey
Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:18 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?
Replies: 23
Views: 3764

Re: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?

Lol, 70 year old engine technology in a vehicle shaped like a brick, 24-28 isn't bad :-)... Maybe a swap to a Scooby lump with modern fuel injection and a 5 speed gearbox?.... :P
by Hongkongphooey
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: winter storage warmth
Replies: 6
Views: 1723

Re: winter storage warmth

Cold and dry is what you want, if it is a loose cover then it should be able to breath ok as there will always be some moisture in the air so if you introduce any warmth (Heater) under a nice dark cover you will probably end up with a furry mouldy interior very quickly...
by Hongkongphooey
Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: L82 silver white
Replies: 40
Views: 4871

Re: L82 silver white

Bit of a Hijack, but when I did my Bumpers and front badge I got some Rattle Cans from Wolfsburg West, seemed to be a good match to the original colour. Not sure if any of the UK suppliers bring their stuff in though?. as this was a fair few years ago. But I have a stone chip now on the front badge,...
by Hongkongphooey
Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Jumpy Tacho
Replies: 19
Views: 2279

Re: Jumpy Tacho

Change to its own earth as close as possible to the Tacho. I have an Autometer Tacho was fine on its own earth but I 'Tidied' the wiring up and changed it to a common earth and the needle would twitch as you described, changed back to its own earth and it is fine now...
by Hongkongphooey
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: fire suppression
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: fire suppression

Or just get a Firetec system from vwJim. Loads of info on here about fire suppression.
by Hongkongphooey
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: upholstery excellent work
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: upholstery excellent work

I have heard good things about them, any photos by chance to show off the new interior?