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by ted698
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1961 23 rebuild
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: 1961 23 rebuild

Great Pics..

Thanks for posting..... looks like a beautiful bus now..... a bit different to when it started 😂
by ted698
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1960 Single Cab
Replies: 136
Views: 6051

Re: 1960 Single Cab

Cracking updates Rich.... 👍
Getting closer!!
by ted698
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch clearance issue
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Clutch clearance issue

Yes it sounds like you need a cover plate with the centre pad fitted.... did yours have one?
by ted698
Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: My Second VW !! mid life crisis ...The 1966 vert
Replies: 66
Views: 2685

Re: My Second VW !! mid life crisis ...The 1966 vert

Great Update Mark - another fantastic job - sign of a great craftsman....you make this look easy!
by ted698
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Clutch clearance issue
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Clutch clearance issue

Have you run out of adjustment on the clutch cable then?
by ted698
Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Rear Hub Oil Leak
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Rear Hub Oil Leak

You don't need the O ring either - again i think that's either Beetle only or very early.... most of those hub kit bits you chuck away on late buses! hahaha
by ted698
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: FFS
Replies: 5
Views: 747

Re: FFS

Hi Iain, yes as others have said - you should have a sharp seam here - like these pics nicked off the internet Note the way the panel is fitted around the wiper spindles - the lower screen panel is separate to the front nose panel - you should see a seam here. Have you got anymore pics of the bus - ...
by ted698
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: The Engine Shop (Kent) - any experiences?
Replies: 10
Views: 627

Re: The Engine Shop (Kent) - any experiences?

I’ve heard very good things about the second one.... TheVWEngineCompany.... they have a stall at some of the shows.... spoken to them a few times and they seem to know what they are talking about.
by ted698
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: My First VW !! Mid Life Crisis " Full index on page 1 "
Replies: 4797
Views: 343102

Re: My First VW !! Mid Life Crisis " Full index on page 1 "

markp wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 9:30 pm
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So the Beetle arrives Tuesday next week

So as this is a split screen forum I'm guessing I should not do the biuld on here ?

Mark p
You think you’re gonna get away with that....?? the piccy pervs are already waiting :happy1:
by ted698
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1960 Single Cab
Replies: 136
Views: 6051

Re: 1960 Single Cab

Looking good Rich - keep the pics coming!
by ted698
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What engine bay fire system have you got?
Replies: 24
Views: 1146

Re: What engine bay fire system have you got?

I have a 3Mtr BlazeCut pipe in mine - it strip clips to the roof of the engine bay - takes minutes to fit, and is peace of mind. Its the sort that holds a liquid in a plastic pipe under pressure, until the pipe melts then the liquid comes out as a gas through the hole. I also have 2 hand helds, one ...
by ted698
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Headlight flasher not working-late split-& how I fixed it...
Replies: 11
Views: 2681

Re: Headlight flasher not working-late split-& how I fixed it...

Hi Gertjan, Glad it helped - even a couple of years after I posted it - hahaha :bounce: It looks like yours has been full of water - as they re mounted 'upside down' behind the kickpanel any water leaking in will just drop & sit on top of the relay board and dribble inside.... I have a slight water ...
by ted698
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: SSVC Tech weekend
Replies: 8
Views: 699

Re: SSVC Tech weekend

Definitely would have been there if it hadn't have been the weekend straight after the Bank Holiday - had'nt been at home at a weekend for over 3 weeks.... this one was a weekend too many.... as I've been to them before, and they are normally later aren't they? Not a complaint, as all weekends in Su...
by ted698
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Add 2 stroke oil to fuel???
Replies: 13
Views: 1135

Re: Add 2 stroke oil to fuel???

Hmmm - my initial reaction was it would smoke like a b*!?*£d...
by ted698
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: More engine problems
Replies: 14
Views: 626

Re: More engine problems

Do you have a Balance Tube on yours do you know?