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by piran
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: 1956 RHD 23 window Devon
Replies: 22
Views: 9558

Re: 1956 RHD 23 window Devon

stunning bus!!!!
by piran
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: 356 wheels on a splitscreen
Replies: 2
Views: 451

356 wheels on a splitscreen

thinking of changing my wheels to 356 type but not sure how cool they will look on a splitscreen....anyone got any pic please.
many thanks
by piran
Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What engine bay fire system have you got?
Replies: 26
Views: 2085

Re: What engine bay fire system have you got?

I and quite a few other peeps are running this with fuel cut off solenoid which immediately stops the electronic fuel pump if the system discharges. https://www.vwaircooledworks.co.uk/Fire-Extinguisher-System.html It's a gas system, so has the benefit of not affecting engine parts etc if it goes of...
by piran
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 263760

Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

great idea...i did something similar to mine as the whistle was driving me mad
by piran
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: hazard warning lights/sat nav charger
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: hazard warning lights/sat nav charger

thanks for the info...my bus is a Euro with 12 volt
by piran
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: hazard warning lights/sat nav charger
Replies: 4
Views: 537

hazard warning lights/sat nav charger

hiya, a couple of things i would like to do this winter are sorting out hazard warning lights and also a charger for a sat nav but i am not sure of what i need etc. my bus is 1961 and has twin round rear lights.has anyone done either or both of these that can tell me what i need and wiring info etc....
by piran
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: wolfsburg west new cargo door lock mechanism
Replies: 0
Views: 372

wolfsburg west new cargo door lock mechanism

Internal cargo door lock mechanism, comes with silver/beige locking button. This is the top qualty Wolfsburg West version, perfect copy of the original part. Comes with the threaded bars to locate the screw also. the part number is Side Cargo Door Lock Mechanism, Top Quality 55-67. 211-841-605D 348x...
by piran
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: cargo door wont open even when unlocked
Replies: 8
Views: 590

Re: cargo door wont open even when unlocked

hi guys, thanks to you all for your advice. here is what i did, after IMG_20180610_122658130_BURST000_COVER.jpeg checking out the movement of the rods that connect to the lock mech and due to the fact they were moving freely i decided to get a new lock mechanism. i took off the door card and removed...
by piran
Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Devon
Topic: trying to contact bu5nut
Replies: 3
Views: 589

trying to contact bu5nut

hiya,
does anyone know how to contact bu5nut.....he did an interior for my bus and i need to ask him some question.
help would be really appreciated.
all the best
rob
by piran
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: cargo door wont open even when unlocked
Replies: 8
Views: 590

Re: cargo door wont open even when unlocked

hiya
gonna give it a try tomorrow after work...got a few things to loom at thanks to you guys.
can you please tell me how the rods connect to the lock mech in case i need to remove it
all the best
rob
by piran
Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: cargo door wont open even when unlocked
Replies: 8
Views: 590

Re: cargo door wont open even when unlocked

not sure if there is a guide....can anyone advise if there is one please
by piran
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: cargo door wont open even when unlocked
Replies: 8
Views: 590

Re: cargo door wont open even when unlocked

thank you for the reply...will give it a try today.
all the best

rob
by piran
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: cargo door wont open even when unlocked
Replies: 8
Views: 590

cargo door wont open even when unlocked

hi, all was fine with my cargo door lock etc until today. i can lock and unlock with the key in the door handle no problem but when i use the handle to try and open the door it only goes part of the way down which is not always enough the get the bar at the top and the bottom of the cargo door to cl...
by piran
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: best way to remove belt line trim insert and clean trim
Replies: 0
Views: 183

best way to remove belt line trim insert and clean trim

hi, my beltline trim insert is now discoloured and needs to be replaced so 3 questions really. what is the best way of removing the old coloured insert and whats the best option for fitting the new allowing for shrinkage etc and also best option for cleaning/polishing the belt line trim itself. all ...
by piran
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: VW Restorers in Cornwall, uk
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Re: VW Restorers in Cornwall, uk

matt and bob at smiths vw did my bus........superb job and well worth the wait