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by ted698
Wed May 02, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Friday night special not to be missed
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: Friday night special not to be missed

Looking forwards to a pint or 3 of Eddy's beer - see you there!
by ted698
Wed May 02, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Best way to lift an engine by hand
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Best way to lift an engine by hand

I tried and failed to lift my engine on my own - but I am a racing snake! In my view its a 2 man lift. Most of the weight is the flywheel - if you can get that off it makes a big difference. Just don't lift/manhandle it by the fan housing - as that is only held on by 2 small screws and you risk dama...
by ted698
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: cross ply tyres
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: cross ply tyres

and for sake of completeness a later bus with 14" wheels used 7.00 - 14 6ply crossplies
:o)
by ted698
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Insurance theft limitation ?
Replies: 10
Views: 462

Re: Insurance theft limitation ?

It is a daft clause as I can't get the bus in the garage with the roof rack on and I like to get away early in the mornings!!! If I park it on the road a mile away I'm covered but not on my drive, how mad!! I kicked RH into touch and saved £100 with Carole Nash. I agree with you OP - if we are goin...
by ted698
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: HELP SPARK PLUG BLEW OUT
Replies: 12
Views: 717

Re: HELP SPARK PLUG BLEW OUT

Have a look at 'spark plug repair kit' on Amazon - there are various kits available - I'd be trying these first before writing off the head. Its wehter you can do it in-situ - but as its the nearest one to you I would have thought it's do-able. If you use lots of grease in the tap lands I would imag...
by ted698
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Front shocks recommendation - stock vs aftermarket?
Replies: 12
Views: 997

Re: Front shocks recommendation - stock vs aftermarket?

I have been researching shocks myself - I replaced my original oil shocks with some cheap oil filled COFAP ones (brazilian) - I bought them v cheap from DubFreeze a couple of years ago - they came off brand new T2's out of the Danbury factory - they had piles and piles of them for £20 a pair.... I ...
by ted698
Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof
Replies: 164
Views: 13402

Re: 1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof

Good Job - Looking at all your sound deadening going in this bus I'm hoping it will be whisper quiet! - hahahaha
by ted698
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: New website?
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: New website?

Wow that's looking load better already - good work!
and do I see SSVC clothing at the bottom!!!!!
www.ssvc.org.uk
by ted698
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: My First VW !! Mid Life Crisis " Full index on page 1 "
Replies: 4774
Views: 318745

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

Mark - Its the Splitty resto bible - I refer people to it all the time :salute:
by ted698
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***Symonds Yat Adventure Campout 5***
Replies: 64
Views: 8522

Re: ***Symonds Yat Adventure Campout 5***

I believe that the Canoeing Centre were considering closing the camping field due to it being too much aggro to deal with customers who did not respect the campsite rules and were generally selfish and ignorant (not the SSVC of course!) - and lets face it they need a bigger carpark! They told us las...
by ted698
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Retrofitting Hazard warning lights with 6-wire indicator switch
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Retrofitting Hazard warning lights with 6-wire indicator switch

I fitted an ebay special https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HAZARD-WARNING-LIGHT-ROCKER-SWITCH-12V-PRE-WIRED-W-BUILT-IN-RELAY-PANEL-160578-/191232966029?hash=item2c865f7d8d This is DEAD simple to install - you give it 12v and earth - then 2 wires - one into each side of the flasher circuit - I piggy backed ...
by ted698
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 63 MG/PW 15 Window
Replies: 497
Views: 45373

Re: 63 MG/PW 15 Window

I Hope so Steve, Can anyone tell me if I've installed the door seal correctly? I have a gap where the door top sits on the door and drafts come through. Please see pics Did you get your door seals sorted - as in the pics you posted they are wrong - as you say you have big gap! You should cut them a...
by ted698
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive
Replies: 129
Views: 13118

Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

That's a LOT of batteries - hahahaha!
by ted698
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Paint Prep - Advice
Replies: 7
Views: 572

Re: Paint Prep - Advice

You could use a good high build primer - but it will take a good few coats and a bit of rubbing - a smear of soft body filler would probably be quicker in the long run and you dont' get the danger of it sinking over time either due to the thickness of the spray primer filler.
by ted698
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Screw quiz 2
Replies: 65
Views: 3003

Re: Screw quiz 2

Black Caps: Rear Seat Back Screws x2 Kitchen/Gas Cupboard into C pillar x2 Rear Table Holder by the Hinge Covers x2 Rear Cupboards into D pillar/tailgate pillar x2 per side Row of 3 by Easicool leg into front seat base - these face you as you open the cargo doors. Cargo Door wash flap mounts x 2 Eba...