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by mikey52
Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: has anyone tried these safari seals?
Replies: 7
Views: 1585

Re: has anyone tried these safari seals?

hi I used butty seals on my safaris on my 67 and apart from an odd dribble very good so I would stick with buttys
by mikey52
Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: rugs for bugs sjh joinery
Replies: 0
Views: 499

rugs for bugs sjh joinery

hi I purchased a front floor mat from nik at rugs for bugs at one of the shows upon fitting it is about 2 inches short where the floor pan meets the door I sent him a message before Christmas on which he agreed to swop but since new year haven't been able to get hold of him either by phone or email ...
by mikey52
Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: sjh joinery inside topbox
Replies: 6
Views: 2155

Re: sjh joinery inside topbox

thanks for update

I will pass on the info to the inhouse bank manager she wont be happy my fault ??
by mikey52
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:05 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: sjh joinery inside topbox
Replies: 6
Views: 2155

sjh joinery inside topbox

hi all

REF SJH JOINERY NOTTINGHAMSHIRE

I ordered and paid for an inside topbox for my van
back in august it seems as though the company has disappeared has anyone got any ideas or now if it is still around ???

thanks mike
by mikey52
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: steering and brake upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 762

steering and brake upgrade

hi have recently fitted to my rhd 67 splitscreen a creative engineering steering rack conversion to the bus my son is a mechanic and we had use of a full access ramp and all a garage workshop tools and it probably took about 12 hours works great so easy now but had a lot of trouble to get delivered ...
by mikey52
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: loose winter cover
Replies: 1
Views: 638

loose winter cover

hi
I am having to get a good quality breathable cover for my splitscreen for this winter anyone have any recommendations as to best one

and do any allow you to leave roof rack on but still give a good fit ???

thanks mike
by mikey52
Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: winter storage warmth
Replies: 6
Views: 2466

winter storage warmth

hi
I am having to put my splitscreen under a loose cover for the winter is it a good idea to put a small greenhouse heater (mains electric type ) in the van to keep cosy or does this cause other problems

thanks mike
by mikey52
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:14 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: fuel gauge sender unit position
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Re: fuel gauge sender unit position

hi

thanks for looking but have now sorted it
by mikey52
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:12 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: steering box right hand drive
Replies: 5
Views: 1277

steering box right hand drive

hi I have a complete right hand drive steering box / arm / column/ wired for horn push still has oil in for a woodruff key steering wheel fitment it is in excellent condition no leaks or play recently took of my 67 south African import bus have just fitted a creative engineering rack and pinion conv...
by mikey52
Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: fuel gauge sender unit position
Replies: 1
Views: 737

fuel gauge sender unit position

hi I have a 12 volt system on the fuel tank it has the plastic ball float going to the resistance slider it was reading 1/4 full when it actually ran out of fuel so I took out the sender and bent the wire/float to copy the length of travel as would be in the tank the wiring and sender work fine but ...
by mikey52
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:43 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: upholstery excellent work
Replies: 1
Views: 1006

upholstery excellent work

hi just had my bus trimmed out by dave at spirit interiors having seen his work at Stanford hall we decided to go with him nothing was too much trouble and has done an excellent job on all the upholstery work and he put in a new headlining wow as factory fitted and as a real bonus he did exactly as ...
by mikey52
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: fire suppression
Replies: 3
Views: 1295

fire suppression

hi
has anyone thoughts on investing in a fire suppression system for the engine bay

have been reading comments about the blazecut tube system and can understand the worries of the fan sucking the gas away from the engine area

any ideas thanks mike
by mikey52
Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: roof rack best one
Replies: 1
Views: 586

roof rack best one

hi I have just bought a 3 bow roof rack from aircooled accessories along with the ladder £500.00 the ladder is very poor quality and wont fold flat for storage and as I wanted a stainless steel metalwork on the rack and the light wood effect of the slats I am really disappointed with the quality of ...
by mikey52
Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Bus 15 inch standard steels
Replies: 7
Views: 1998

Re: Bus 15 inch standard steels

hi

I know its been a long time since ad but do you have a single wheel for sale still 15 inch

thanks mike Milton keynes
by mikey52
Fri Aug 05, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: tyre sizes 15 inch steels
Replies: 8
Views: 1892

Re: tyre sizes 15 inch steels

hi

thanks for help now have tyres fitted feels so much more solid on road and feel confident to take it to Birmingham on Saturday to start the inside trim work by spirit interiors

thanks mike