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by John TC
Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:21 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'
Replies: 537
Views: 68862

Re: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'

type21f wrote:I made mine as per Devon not as per ambo..
Like the shield.. good improvement.

Immitation is the sincerest form of flattery...

Off to mock one up!

G
That's what makes these forums so useful :)
by John TC
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:56 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: The cool photo thread
Replies: 3030
Views: 339571

Re: The cool photo thread

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by John TC
Mon Jun 15, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Aircooled Offshore. Jersey
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Re: Aircooled Offshore. Jersey

Just a quick report.. Had a great weekend with mostly Jersey people, but a huge thanks to those that made the effort to join us from the mainland.
Will be doing this again Thanks
by John TC
Sun Jun 14, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: test
Replies: 25
Views: 2657

Re: test

Liking this very much All working for me like the mouse over feature Sweet :D
by John TC
Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:51 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 55 RHD splitscreen Resto
Replies: 36
Views: 5806

Re: 55 RHD splitscreen Resto

Windscreen washers ???? in a 55 with safaris ???
by John TC
Wed Jun 03, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: THE DEBATE #1 - engines
Replies: 27
Views: 2983

Re: THE DEBATE #1 - engines

I drive a 60 year old stock bus with its 60 year old original 36hp engine, rebuilt by myself during the resto. I love it, it will sit all day at 55mph and if driven properly ie: using the gearbox goes up hills, albeit slower no problem. Stock engines are easy to maintain with a ready supply of spare...
by John TC
Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Devon DubFest - anyone going? Club camping question
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: Devon DubFest - anyone going? Club camping question

Hi Ted I have been going to this show for the last 3 years, great little show in a nice part of the world. There we be a group of us booked as SSVC, we normally have an area in the first camping field on the right. We have a Coleman shelter for general use. Ill be there late morning on the Friday. s...
by John TC
Wed May 20, 2015 2:40 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Led bulbs for VWs
Replies: 22
Views: 4523

Re: Led bulbs for VWs

Ok got my goodies through the post today the headlight bulbs are plug and play same fitting as per normal BA20 bulb take this out http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1688_zpsmb77abyp.jpg put this in http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1686_zps553a3uht.jpg spot...
by John TC
Tue May 19, 2015 8:26 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'
Replies: 537
Views: 68862

Re: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'

OxonPhil wrote:John,

All that work, just because your bus doesn't drive at the correct height :roll:

(Lower the bus, and get your money back on the step :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: )


Top work (as usual) !!

Phil. :D :D :D
ROFL :D :D
by John TC
Mon May 18, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: OCD XV news.....
Replies: 113
Views: 12079

Re: OCD XV news.....

Claushema wrote:Just back from Aircooled Scheveningen. Sun and beach and 800 Vw's. Leaving tomorrow @ 0 dark hundred for Calais. Should be arriving Taunton tues. Lunch. See everyone soon.
Safe journey
by John TC
Sun May 17, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Led bulbs for VWs
Replies: 22
Views: 4523

Re: Led bulbs for VWs

SAMBA VAN MAN wrote:Good Evening it was my bus with the flashing led semaphore bulbs! The ones off the site you linked wont fit as they are to long to fit as standard! :(
Hi I agree the 36mm festoon bulbs are too long, If you look they are now doing 31mm ones for Bosch semaphores, so should fit ok
by John TC
Sun May 17, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'
Replies: 537
Views: 68862

Re: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto.

Having moved the step further rearward than usual, the operating pedal ended very close to the jacking point http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1639_zpsuayz4z20.jpg So I cut the pedal shaft and extended it by 30mm to give extra clearance http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447...
by John TC
Sun May 17, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'
Replies: 537
Views: 68862

Re: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto.

I then cleaned and straightened the aluminum trims, I had some of the correct matting so fitted it to the step. http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1662_zps3mairziv.jpg http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1661_zpsironhmok.jpg oil points have been cleaned up ht...
by John TC
Sun May 17, 2015 7:52 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'
Replies: 537
Views: 68862

Re: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto.

Having seen this step before and after I can say that it looks amazing, such a great addition to Bucket. Also not sure age is to blame for the scale of difficulty in navigating your self to bed John. More likely the last libation of the evening making bus entry similar to a space station docking pr...
by John TC
Sun May 17, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto. AKA 'Bucket'
Replies: 537
Views: 68862

Re: 1956 RHD Wolfsburg Kombi Resto.

The actual step was sand blasted rust treated and painted Trial fit http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1641_zpsms8sa1sw.jpg http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa447/1956kombi/IMG_1640_zpssobdydrh.jpg Steps fitted to early buses like mine were not fully enclosed like later ones ...