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by orb
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Exhuast wrapping
Replies: 13
Views: 461

Re: Exhuast wrapping

There is nothing wrong with heat wrap but I wouldn't bother until you've had it set up on the dyno as that might be the reason it's running a little hot, too lean, timing not spot on etc

Just a thought 😁

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by orb
Fri Jul 27, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Good Aircooled Mechanic Surrey
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Good Aircooled Mechanic Surrey

Worth the half hour drive ;-)

http://www.vwjim.co.uk

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by orb
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: ** SOLD **
Replies: 10
Views: 3335

Re: Completely Restored 1961 CAMPER WESTFALIA SO23

VW-SO23 wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:32 am
new price on the web! :compress:
Wow, that's some price drop :roll:
by orb
Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: 1956 RHD 23 window Devon
Replies: 12
Views: 6502

Re: 1956 RHD 23 window Devon

This one sold in January in the US, a stocker but shows that there are people prepared to pay what it takes to own one still

https://www.goodingco.com/vehicle/1960- ... -microbus/

That's £157,883 even with today's .... exchange rate!

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by orb
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: 1956 RHD 23 window Devon
Replies: 12
Views: 6502

Re: 1956 RHD 23 window Devon

A very nice bus and honestly too cheap, just look around at what prices a top end 21 window LHD drive bus is making (I know of at least 4 at £140k plus) and that makes this RHD 23 window a bargain No idea what the guys going on about regarding London, that's house prices dude not bus prices - why wo...
by orb
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Steering rack conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re: Steering rack conversion

Just an FYI, if you’re looking to fit this into LHD split (as per the bottom of your post) then you’re out of luck, the rascal system only fits RHD

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by orb
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Non VW Chat & Discussion
Topic: Photobucket!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 4587

Re: Photobucket!!!

That is a shame, especially as actual data storage has never been cheaper than it is right now (£per GB)
I guess they just want to earn some cash but people will surely just host elsewhere - strange decision

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by orb
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: BWA
Topic: What engine spec for under 18s?
Replies: 9
Views: 2165

Re: What engine spec for under 18s?

There are so many different combos that it's hard to say but as a generalisation you need a minimum of 125hp to run a sub 18 in my experience :wink:

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by orb
Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Propex mounted externally
Replies: 6
Views: 975

Re: Propex mounted externally

I would have thought this a bad idea unless they've changed the design, the one I have is certainly not weather proof and wouldn't survive a winter in the rain!

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by orb
Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?
Replies: 23
Views: 2591

Re: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?

Whats the cost in converting to EFI on something like a mild 1776 motor. Yep, what Paul said. The other alternative is the CB Performance kit http://www.cbperformance.com/product-p/7075.htm Very complete and includes the fuel pump, which the Speedshop one doesn't plus great backup support for the g...
by orb
Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?
Replies: 23
Views: 2591

Re: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?

If you want better mpg then fuel injection is the way forward. I'm getting 32mpg crushing at 60mph - nothing special about that reading this thread but I'm running a 2332cc making 200hp! Orb Where is the 'Like' button when you need one.. 8) :D Where's the bottomless pit of money when you need it :l...
by orb
Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?
Replies: 23
Views: 2591

Re: What are the main factors affecting real world mpg on a bus?

If you want better mpg then fuel injection is the way forward.

I'm getting 32mpg crushing at 60mph - nothing special about that reading this thread but I'm running a 2332cc making 200hp!

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by orb
Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Space: the final frontier!
Replies: 4
Views: 1099

Re: Space: the final frontier!

That Amazing Rikki, what is it?

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by orb
Mon May 16, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Remote oil cooler
Replies: 11
Views: 1534

Re: Remote oil cooler

All I can say it's the only reason Ive ever seen a cooler split and that's exactly what a wax stat is there to prevent.

Why out to of interest would you need one on a stock 1500?
by orb
Mon May 16, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Remote oil cooler
Replies: 11
Views: 1534

Re: Remote oil cooler

Sounds like the stat is stuck or missing, if missing then I think you've been super lucky all this time

Orb