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by flatbeat
Sun Jul 27, 2008 11:16 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Flipping vinyl
Replies: 8
Views: 827

Spray carpet adhesive from carpet suppliers seems to be much better quality than B&Q stuff.
by flatbeat
Sun Jul 27, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Calling all Khyam motordome owners!
Replies: 10
Views: 985

You can only really clamp it on the ends as the middle clamps get in the way.
by flatbeat
Sat Jul 26, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: oil light ?
Replies: 9
Views: 997

Could try a new sender unit first, they're about £3 only and do go wrong.
by flatbeat
Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: PICS ADDED 23rd July HOPE & ANCHOR Ross-on-Wye
Replies: 34
Views: 3025

Warm weather, cool people, great evening :D Nice to see you all :wink:
by flatbeat
Tue Jul 15, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: PICS ADDED 23rd July HOPE & ANCHOR Ross-on-Wye
Replies: 34
Views: 3025

Hope to get back from the smoke early enough to make it. Well done pye1man for the award at Dubstock :wink: 8)
by flatbeat
Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Timing & twin carb tuning help please
Replies: 10
Views: 1084

All the way there and back with a big :D
Congratulations. Time to enjoy :wink: 8)
by flatbeat
Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: SSVC @ VANFEST ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1036

Got the tickets the first week available :D Pre booked early last year and then forgot :roll: and paid again at the gate :( and then found the original tickets 2 days after the event :!: The wife blamed my age I think but I can't remember ANYTHING :wink:
by flatbeat
Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:52 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: What are these wheels?
Replies: 17
Views: 1872

you buy new from heritage in 4.5 and 5.5 width, not as extreme as the banded one in the pic but you would get the same effect, new for £50 per wheel No you can't :!: Vw Heritage can't get 'em anymore. Probs at the factory or something like that. They can only do the ones with holes (Porsche style) ...
by flatbeat
Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Timing & twin carb tuning help please
Replies: 10
Views: 1084

Do you have a carb balancer? If not, you could take 'em off and set the butterflies with a feeler gauge(between the butterfly and carb body) try 4 thou, that will get em sucking the same. Wind the mixture screws in GENTLY until they stop, don't force them, and then wind 'em back out maybe 3 to 4 ful...
by flatbeat
Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:02 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: location for external oil cooler and filter
Replies: 15
Views: 1889

Here are some pictures of the oil cooler mounting. Also shows in-line 'stat. http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/8126/cooler1iw7.th.jpg http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/2743/cooler2kh5.th.jpg http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/9216/coolerstatbr9.th.jpg http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/9405/filter...
by flatbeat
Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Which exhaust system?
Replies: 28
Views: 2446

Turbo Thomas, side exit exhaust and muffler.

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by flatbeat
Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: What are these wheels?
Replies: 17
Views: 1872

Get 'em cut and banded at www.wide-wheels.co.uk
Come with a certificate to say road legal in the UK. :wink:
by flatbeat
Tue Jul 08, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: location for external oil cooler and filter
Replies: 15
Views: 1889

I was limited as to where to put the cooler 'cos of full lenght belly pans, but I kinda like where it is :wink: Will try to post some pics later.
by flatbeat
Tue Jul 08, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Which exhaust system?
Replies: 28
Views: 2446

At a risk of highjacking this thread, Flatbeat, what engine do you run? one of the reasons I wanted to get rid of my pea shooter was to improve gas flow and lower oil temperature, it has taken 20 to 30 degrees off mine. I am still running at 210c this a 1776 with remote oil cooler. Incidently chase...
by flatbeat
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: location for external oil cooler and filter
Replies: 15
Views: 1889

That sounds like a good idea Flatbeat.... any pics? My van is that low i'm sure i'll rip the cooler off!!! 8O Just back from a very wet but still good BVF show. I will try and post some pics but I'm not good at this IT stuff :? so I'll get my son to help when he's about. I do think it's a good plac...