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by Bren Ralls
Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............
Replies: 658
Views: 82442

Re: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............

Seems an update is long overdue and a fair bit been going on. Engine came out over Xmas to start on top end work. After speaking with stateside tunning to sort new heads seems my deck height is to large. Didn't know history of heads /barrels etc so took the hit ordering new piston & barrel set only ...
by Bren Ralls
Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 371132

Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Thought it would make a good monkey bar play area for the seedlings at vf this year.
by Bren Ralls
Thu Jan 12, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: What type of hand held fire extinguisher to have inside the bus?
Replies: 14
Views: 2026

Re: What type of hand held fire extinguisher to have inside the bus?

Interesting thread but nobody seems to have answered Chris's question which was what TYPE of extinguisher is recommended. Powder or foam or what? I favour foam as in my experience powder is pretty ineffective where fuel is involved. Any comments from professional fire fighters on here? Lol that wou...
by Bren Ralls
Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 371132

Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Oh puck, you would have to mention the buiscuits. I was doing so well on my cut down now I'm getting cravings. Grrrrrr

Stirling job and attention to detail as always.
by Bren Ralls
Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: The Tetanus bus
Replies: 8
Views: 2004

Re: The Tetanus bus

Nice wee challenge there, plenty of pics or the resto police will on your case ;)

To your question on long panel side is just inner sill and then outer skin. Cargo door sill is 3 parts..

Good luck and looking forward to your progress.
by Bren Ralls
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!
Replies: 626
Views: 89587

Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Wow fella the roller coaster of life. Always a scarry thing that big C word so let's pray it's all sorted. your toys gutted for you that things stop but lucky save and hope you get it finished.
by Bren Ralls
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: My First VW !! Mid Life Crisis " Full index on page 1 "
Replies: 4825
Views: 562604

Re: My First VW !! Mid Life Crisis " Full index on page 1 "

Oi you can't just close like that there must be something to tinker with, we all need our pindy fix over the winter.........
by Bren Ralls
Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:10 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 371132

Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

looking fab steve well done handly with a little bit of wood too 8O 8O 8O 8O I like that well done mate So when the questions asked who did you bus .... you can say " ME !! " hates off Mark Thanks Mark. It's not perfect but pretty good and hell, yes, I did it myself :cheers: Hell yeah the personal ...
by Bren Ralls
Sun Nov 06, 2016 10:00 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............
Replies: 658
Views: 82442

Re: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............

Still can't let go, or is it refuse to stop playing so braved the cold for slough swap meet. Early start to meet up with Wolfsburg bus crew as rich had organised club parking, arrived on time then not to plan. All started up and headed off except 1 yep turn the key and nothing no click no vroom just...
by Bren Ralls
Sun Nov 06, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 371132

Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Was good to catch up again today steve or is it modified Steve from now, revitalised for the final push so ready for vf. ;)
by Bren Ralls
Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 371132

Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

See you both there then, no beard here just an average height with fuller figure.
by Bren Ralls
Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:08 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Remember that Alaskan hitchiker with the so42??
Replies: 17
Views: 4273

Re: Remember that Alaskan hitchiker with the so42??

Remember that thread and your adventures well, do we have a winter resto thread to follow?
by Bren Ralls
Thu Oct 13, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............
Replies: 658
Views: 82442

Re: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............

Whilst on holiday if you can remember back that far spent a morning filming for globe vales new advertising video. Finally it's been published, ok 8 seconds of fame but chuffed. Check out the link.

https://youtu.be/V4qXjQJont8
by Bren Ralls
Tue Oct 11, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............
Replies: 658
Views: 82442

Re: " Trix " our 66 adventure continues.............

Been busy busy well living the dream as rude not to enjoy the bus & get out n use it.. September was a very busy month and was out every weekend at either shows, chilling or driving miles. Having only just come back from cornwall was itching to get back and with the kids settled into college stole a...