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by Wigsplitta
Mon May 13, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering - how good should it be?
Replies: 10
Views: 652

Re: Steering - how good should it be?

I overhauled mine myself as well, its not difficult. The hardest part is probably pulling the pitman arm and actually jacking the bus high enough to withdraw the box and column out from underneith. Once its on the bench its a piece of cake. Dismantle, drift the old bushes out and install the new one...
by Wigsplitta
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Heat exchanger cable fitment
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Heat exchanger cable fitment

Down the right hand tube when you're sat in the van facing forward... the offside. I think the reason is cylinders 1 and 2 sit slightly further back on the block, as does the HE.
by Wigsplitta
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Stripped spring plate thread
Replies: 7
Views: 424

Re: Stripped spring plate thread

Are you sure the thread is striped in the reduction box? Have you tried without the springplate? When I have removed springplates before I've noticed that they tend to be twisted and dont sit flush against the back of the redction box. Try clamping the plate and reduction box together and line up th...
by Wigsplitta
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Brake problems
Replies: 12
Views: 761

Re: Brake problems

If its a gunson eezibleed then you shouldn't have any problems. I think they're a great piece of kit and make bleeding any brake system or hydralic clutch on your own a doddle. It keeps pressure on the system using a spare wheel/tyre so allows you to locate any leaks also. Just remember to follow th...
by Wigsplitta
Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: Bus project for sale £9000
Replies: 11
Views: 2541

Re: Bus project for sale £9000

Sent you a text
by Wigsplitta
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Problems registering my bus
Replies: 9
Views: 683

Re: Problems registering my bus

Your other option is to send your VIN number to https://www.automuseum-volkswagen.de/en ... heets.html and get a birth certificate. This is proof of the year of manufacture and I had no problems registering my bus using this.
by Wigsplitta
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Og heat exchangers
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: Og heat exchangers

I have a pair available to if these sell 👍🏽

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3980793843
by Wigsplitta
Sun Nov 04, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: wheel bearing locking tabs
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Re: wheel bearing locking tabs

Yeah that sounds right if you're talking about the front hub nuts. If I were you though I'd purchase a pair of the locking nuts used on bay windows. Much easier to adjust!

https://www.vwheritage.com/211405670-lo ... e-vw-spare
by Wigsplitta
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Clearout - all must go, beam, AS41 case, etc
Replies: 12
Views: 1282

Re: Clearout - all must go, beam, AS41 case, etc

PM sent for carb and heat exchangers.
by Wigsplitta
Mon May 21, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: REDUCED - OG Part 2
Replies: 14
Views: 1626

Re: OG Part 2

PM sent re roof light.
by Wigsplitta
Sat May 12, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: 12 v 1967 model year wiper motors
Replies: 9
Views: 1123

Re: 12 v 1967 model year wiper motors

Still got any of these available? If so i'll take one please. PM me your phone number :D
by Wigsplitta
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Early and late splitty bits &engines clear out
Replies: 24
Views: 2387

Re: Early and late splitty bits &engines clear out

Pm'd you re pop out latch
by Wigsplitta
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Moved to USA - Clearning out all my stash of VW parts
Replies: 29
Views: 4717

Re: Moved to USA - Clearning out all my stash of VW parts

PM sent about the cab door glass.
by Wigsplitta
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: That Damn Hinge Pin !!!....................
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: That Damn Hinge Pin !!!....................

Did mine the other day - LOTS of heat with the blowtorch and then a punch and club hammer. Piece of cake :D
by Wigsplitta
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Various splitty parts
Replies: 9
Views: 1634

Re: Various splitty parts

Pm sent