Cheque book restos and lack of knowledge/research

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Re: Cheque book restos and lack of knowledge/research

Post by 8 8US » Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:44 pm

jackricha wrote:
Banger wrote:99.999% of the info is already out there:
The Samba - just about every owners manual, colour/trim charts, M code lists, wiring diagrams
Obsolete Air Cooled Project for pdfs of the original parts manuals
Tom Wilson book from Amazon
Free parts catalogues from VWH and JK
A reprint of an owners manual from the club shop for less than a fiver
Hi
How can I get an owners manual from the club shop? Thanks Jack
Email spares@ssvc.org.uk or ring using the contact details in the magazine.
Richard

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Re: Cheque book restos and lack of knowledge/research

Post by jackricha » Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:41 am

8 8US wrote:
jackricha wrote:
Banger wrote:99.999% of the info is already out there:
The Samba - just about every owners manual, colour/trim charts, M code lists, wiring diagrams
Obsolete Air Cooled Project for pdfs of the original parts manuals
Tom Wilson book from Amazon
Free parts catalogues from VWH and JK
A reprint of an owners manual from the club shop for less than a fiver
Hi
How can I get an owners manual from the club shop? Thanks Jack
Email spares@ssvc.org.uk or ring using the contact details in the magazine.
Thank you


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Re: Cheque book restos and lack of knowledge/research

Post by gypsy » Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:05 pm

Whats the point if you can earn more or the same money per day than a Restoration service would cost. I'm sure we all don't mind doing the odd job on the van to keep it on the road, but a IRS/Engine/Front end/disc brake/ new loom and electrics install is out of my skill set. I can however drill an oil well, so why don't I do that and let the professional restorer do the restoration.

Saying that I am currently on company number 2 as No1 i have found was a con artist and couldn't wire a plug let alone take on a VW mechanicial restoration, so I could have done just as good of a job if I was not a "Cheque book Resto man"
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