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by wizard 1066
Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering rack conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 5868

Re: Steering rack conversion

At the other end you can see where we mounted the rack to the crossmember, and where the short adjustable arm connects to the LHD idler arm, as ours is a RHD van we had to use this to enable everything to line up, should work just as well in LHD format. http://i497.photobucket.com/albums/rr332/probi...
by wizard 1066
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering rack conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 5868

Re: Steering rack conversion

The first bracket we made fitted to one of the old steering box mounts and we had to drill another to secure it, as you can see its close to the butty bits throttle kit. http://i497.photobucket.com/albums/rr332/probikesecurity/DSCF5348.jpg The second bracket was again bolted to another old mount and...
by wizard 1066
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering rack conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 5868

Re: Steering rack conversion

Heres all most all the steering parts needed for the conversion. http://i497.photobucket.com/albums/rr332/probikesecurity/DSCF5343.jpg All tha bracket/mountings needed to fit it all together to our RHD splitty. http://i497.photobucket.com/albums/rr332/probikesecurity/DSCF5345.jpg End of steering col...
by wizard 1066
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Steering rack conversion
Replies: 21
Views: 5868

Re: Steering rack conversion

Now we have all the parts sorted and all the mounts made its now time to put it all together, seen another post on google about mounting the rascal rack in the centre of the van, also using a LHD idler arm on a RHD van to make the conversion easier, had to obtain some UJ from a vw golf as these are ...
by wizard 1066
Wed May 17, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Spa 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3424

Re: Spa 2017

Been in touch with a few friend who have been before and stayed at the track for a few days, then moved to Camping L’Eau Rouge. So it looks like we'll take a couple of extra days in Belgium. Also recomended Stavlot as a good place for bars and restaurants and to look around, its not too far to trave...
by wizard 1066
Mon May 15, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Solex twin carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 1593

Re: Solex twin carbs

Sorry no as I am going to sell it as a kit, thats unless someone just wants the carbs or already has a linkage.
by wizard 1066
Thu May 04, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Solex twin carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 1593

Re: Solex twin carbs

Here they are, twin 32/34 with manifolds, CSP linkage, filters and pipework.
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by wizard 1066
Mon May 01, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...
Replies: 3500
Views: 309936

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

Good to actually see the van in the flesh so to speek, and it looks perfect, didnt quite get time to have a chat, and it would have been good to put another name to a face.
by wizard 1066
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Solex twin carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 1593

Solex twin carbs

Due to a change of plans we have a pair of twin solex/brosil 32/34 carbs, manifolds and CSP linkage for sale. Just taken off our van thats been fitted to a 1776 engine. Air filters and all brackets are included, set up and ready to run, can fit twin port 1600 to1835 engines. Will be taking them alon...
by wizard 1066
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Cab bunk bed #sold
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Cab bunk bed #sold

Missed out once again.
by wizard 1066
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Cab bunk bed #sold
Replies: 5
Views: 1228

Re: Cab bunk bed

Will it fit a splitty, and is there any brackets to secure it to the van.
by wizard 1066
Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Spa 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3424

Re: Spa 2017

Looks like a romantic place for me and the Mrs to stay.
by wizard 1066
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Spa 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3424

Re: Spa 2017

We expect to set off on Thursday, stay near the UK side of the tunnel and go across Friday AM, Thats if all goes to plan, Stay while Monday AM then make our way to either France or back across to the UK and camp somewhere before traveling back home, we only have a limited time off work for this trip...
by wizard 1066
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: steering racks x 2 plus one bevel box to fit either kit
Replies: 3
Views: 684

Re: steering racks x 2 plus one bevel box to fit either kit

Any pictures you can post up. thanks