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by dougall up
Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***Attention all single/crew cab owners***
Replies: 25
Views: 5172

Re: ***Attention all single/crew cab owners***

Count me in! 1963 Australian single cab. (dusty conditions model) .....doug
by dougall up
Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: SSVC display at the Volksworld Show
Replies: 87
Views: 13919

Re: SSVC display at the Volksworld Show

Le Counte de JAYFOR wrote:1. Rikki James
2. Orb (outside)
3. 211vanman
4. Biglozzer (inside)(oooh sounds painful)
5. Ben & Mo (somewhere - all weekend)
6. Brazilnut (Saturday)
7. Le Counte (outside)
. dougall up (Saturday)
by dougall up
Tue Jan 21, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: non walkthrough to walkthrough?
Replies: 2
Views: 672

non walkthrough to walkthrough?

the bus I have bought has the bulkhead cut so you can clamber through but it has not been done "nicely", has any one done this conversion to make it look original? ....doug
by dougall up
Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:46 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Best way to straighten this out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1198

Re: Best way to straighten this out?

you need a strong clamp ,if you can borrow a body jack they may have one suitable,it would have to clamp on the edge above where you have drilled out the spot welds ,just past the damage,the clamp has to be right ,it needs to be about 4"wide with teeth cut into clamping face ,you may have to take bo...
by dougall up
Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Best way to straighten this out?
Replies: 6
Views: 1198

Re: Best way to straighten this out?

with the wheel arch section out it would come out without heat ,have you got a body jack? you need a clamp to put on outer edge .and push on clamp from other side with body jack, with a bit of tension on jack you could then reshape panel ...doug
by dougall up
Sun Dec 22, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: new home for forum (temporary) at christmas)
Replies: 0
Views: 461

new home for forum (temporary) at christmas)

merry xmas to all ssvc members drink and be merry (not in the splitty)......doug.
by dougall up
Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: What brake fluid to use?
Replies: 8
Views: 1368

Re: What brake fluid to use?

I use silicone brake fluid , doesn't burn the paint off if it drops on body work ,doesn't absorb water , "AUTOMEC "sell it about £20 quid a ltr enough to do splitty , equal to dot5.
by dougall up
Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ROAD CLOSURE ON WAY TO BUSFEST NEAR TEWKESBURY.........
Replies: 0
Views: 437

ROAD CLOSURE ON WAY TO BUSFEST NEAR TEWKESBURY.........

road closure on way to busfest....... The weekend 6th 7th 8th of September 2013 ,the A46 into Tewkesbury from the direction of Evesham, at Ashchurch is closed from 7oclock in the evening on the 6th for the following two days ,anyone coming in that direction to busfest should avoid this route .ashchu...
by dougall up
Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: bus fest website
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: bus fest website

tried vanfest2013 but still cant get on site, is it me ?
by dougall up
Sun Apr 21, 2013 9:31 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: bus fest website
Replies: 2
Views: 707

bus fest website

trying to book camping tickets to busfest , but the site is off line , anyone have a phone no. for them ?
by dougall up
Wed Mar 27, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Dusty condition pickup at volksworld
Replies: 7
Views: 1932

Re: Dusty condition pickup at volksworld

the air flow works well, the duct for the air comes out directly in front of the engine fan ,so gets more than enough air to cool the motor ,I have not got temp. guage ,but pickup runs normally .....doug
by dougall up
Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Springs in ice pick door handles
Replies: 6
Views: 977

Re: Springs in ice pick door handles

ONE OF MY HANDLES HAS A BROKEN SPRING ,DID ANYONE HAVE ONE? ....DOUG
by dougall up
Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: SSVC display at the Volksworld Show
Replies: 66
Views: 11651

Re: SSVC display at the Volksworld Show

count me in for sat. and sunday ,rikki !
....doug (shiny)
by dougall up
Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Single Cab Roll Call
Replies: 34
Views: 3362

Re: Single Cab Roll Call

ive got a single cab 63 aussi import, im off to bb, weather looks dry for sat.