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by robmargel
Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***SSVC Display at VW Action***
Replies: 4
Views: 977

Re: ***SSVC Display at VW Action***

thinking of coming sunday, how do we get onto the SSVC section, do we just rack up on the day and park with you folks...
by robmargel
Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: VW meet at White Lions Antiques near Hartney Whitney
Replies: 0
Views: 330

VW meet at White Lions Antiques near Hartney Whitney

Have been to there Sunday meets a few times, always an interesting selection of vehicles there (have been 400 or so...) Noted this Sundays meet has a VW theme http://www.whitelionantiques.co.uk/classic-car-meetings/ from 8 am DO note if you don't want to park in the field then get there early... Rob
by robmargel
Mon Sep 28, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Sandwhiched between a 1926 Vauxhall and a TR5
Replies: 0
Views: 531

Sandwhiched between a 1926 Vauxhall and a TR5

As it was a lovely Sunday am, took the bus to the regular classic car meet at White Lion Antiques, near Hartney Whintney... http://www.whitelionantiques.co.uk/classic-car-meetings/ , We followed the 1926 Vauxhall that made our 66 split somewhat of a modern vehicle.... Great low key meet, with some i...
by robmargel
Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear shocks
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Rear shocks

if you need hep on getting the correct size here aresome useful links that I got when I asked about getting right size of shocks last year http://www.shockwarehouse.com/news/how-to-measure-shocks.cfm http://www.creative-engineering.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=275&flypage=flypa...
by robmargel
Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:51 am
Forum: Split Screens Seen
Topic: a couple on the ferry from bilbao yesterday
Replies: 0
Views: 1421

a couple on the ferry from bilbao yesterday

spotted a few on the ferry yesterday/tuesday (bilbao - Portsmouth)... hope all got home safely we had an excellent and trouble free 1000 mile cruise around the Pyrenees and Toulouse area... https://yaah4a.dm2303.livefilestore.com/y3pVLzsmIKA5WpMfa5aJdo7AC9sRMhXE88JE89LIDRu_2wyR5VP0_0LONayEYRngQGJZei...
by robmargel
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Pointless Bitching
Topic: funking parcel force
Replies: 4
Views: 1995

funking parcel force

useless incompetent bunch of ....
by robmargel
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: where to buy a standard 15 inch wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: where to buy a standard 15 inch wheel

thanks - I am hopefully sorted if Parcel Force ever sort there act out
by robmargel
Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: where to buy a standard 15 inch wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 779

Re: where to buy a standard 15 inch wheel

thanks for pointing out the obvious :roll:

but still any alternatives to Heritage?
by robmargel
Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: where to buy a standard 15 inch wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 779

where to buy a standard 15 inch wheel

Besides VW heritage (that are out of stock), does anyone know where I could buy a stock wheel like VW heritage This is going to be a spare as my current one is not in the greatest of shape, hence why I don't want to fork out for anything posh... Alternatively anyone got a single 15 inch wheel in goo...
by robmargel
Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:26 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: dumb ass question on tyres...
Replies: 4
Views: 1319

Re: dumb ass question on tyres...

thanks :) don't think I need to worry about speed rating....

with regard the load index, that is load per wheel , so I guess 1/4 the weight of the vehicle or have I read that wrong....
by robmargel
Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: dumb ass question on tyres...
Replies: 4
Views: 1319

dumb ass question on tyres...

If I wanted to replace the tyres on my camper is it ok just to go onto someone like blackcircles enter my current tyre size (185/65/15) and then pick and choose a tyre from the myriad of offerings and I should be ok?

Or do I need to consider anything else...

Rob...
by robmargel
Thu May 07, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: MOT fail on a leaking/worn rear shock
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: MOT fail on a leaking/worn rear shock

thanks for the thread malum 8O and the links...

yep my bus in the picture, it is low but I do think that picture angle makes it look lower that it really is :D
by robmargel
Thu May 07, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: MOT fail on a leaking/worn rear shock
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: MOT fail on a leaking/worn rear shock

thanks - food for thought
by robmargel
Thu May 07, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: MOT fail on a leaking/worn rear shock
Replies: 10
Views: 1354

Re: MOT fail on a leaking/worn rear shock

so I would need to take one off first to measure I guess is what you are saying...

if the current ones are not the correct height how would I work out what they should be...