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by fastygaz
10th September 2013 - 5:44am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear panels notch/fasty
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: Rear panels notch/fasty

Thanks for everything Dave, I'll get it all reordered!!
Gaz
by fastygaz
9th September 2013 - 11:09pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear panels notch/fasty
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: Rear panels notch/fasty

Thanks again Dave,
The back of the rear seat was also delivered wrong as it seemed to be notched down the sides to clear the non existent side armrests (?) so are seat backs the same between notches and fasty's?!
Gaz
by fastygaz
5th September 2013 - 5:34am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear panels notch/fasty
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: Rear panels notch/fasty

Thanks Dave, I sent pics of my front seats so they got them right and they have an option for no armrest in the back of the rear seat, so that's ok!! They do notch rear cards without cut-outs for armrests, so I need to know whether or not they're the same shape so I can reorder those as replacements...
by fastygaz
4th September 2013 - 2:52pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear panels notch/fasty
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Rear panels notch/fasty

Hi all, Could someone please tell me whether or not notch and Fasty rear cards are the same as I ordered a new interior from TMI (avoid at all costs) in February and they've managed to deliver the wrong ones twice and are now telling me that they don't do fastback rear cards without the cut outs for...
by fastygaz
4th August 2013 - 9:01am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fasty headliner
Replies: 1
Views: 279

Fasty headliner

Hi all, My Fasty is getting to within a couple of weeks of finally being finished and I was gonna clean the headliner up but it looks grubby next to the brand new paint so I think I'm gonna have to replace it!! Does anyone have any advice, maybe a link to a 'how to' since it looks like the kind of j...
by fastygaz
29th July 2013 - 11:49am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Quarterlights
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Quarterlights

Thanks for all the replies and thanks for the help yesterday broady...shame it could've gone slightly better 'eh?! :oops:
I'll probably go for a pop rivet and bang the tail out once I've got everything cleaned up and painted...I can live with a hole!!
Gaz
by fastygaz
27th July 2013 - 11:23pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Quarterlights
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Re: Quarterlights

Cheers broadmeister, I will nip round tomorrow afternoon if that's alright with you?!
It's about time I got round to see the fasty's progress anyway!!
Gaz
by fastygaz
27th July 2013 - 7:09pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Quarterlights
Replies: 19
Views: 1280

Quarterlights

Hi all, I'm stripping my quarterlights for painting and I was wondering if there were any tips on the best way to remove and more importantly reinstall the glass?! I've got new upright and frame seals coming, it's just actually taking the glass out that's causing me some concern!! Any help gratefull...
by fastygaz
4th July 2013 - 9:50pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Stranger photographing car
Replies: 7
Views: 1009

Re: Stranger photographing car

Ooooo, that's a head scratcher dude; Maybe he had one as his first car and the model is so rare that he thought he'd take a snap of it to bring flooding back the memories of teenage fumbles in the back seat, or... Maybe he's part of an international car theft syndicate, lifting rare and desirable ca...
by fastygaz
6th June 2013 - 8:33pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!
Replies: 10
Views: 752

Re: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!

Ill try and hunt them down, thanks buddy!!
If anyone does know the name of the units or the manufacturer it would help me massively!!
Gaz
by fastygaz
6th June 2013 - 4:29pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1970 Squareback Project
Replies: 95
Views: 23808

Re: 1970 Squareback Project

Hi buddy, did you replace your quarter light rubbers too?!
I need to replace mine and give the frames a paint, where did you get the rubbers from and how much?!
Thanks
Gaz
by fastygaz
6th June 2013 - 4:16pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: Vintage type 3 pics..& Fasty is getting a new Friend!
Replies: 22
Views: 3997

Re: Vintage type 3 pics..& Fasty is getting a new Friend!

Beautiful, Peter!!! Looks like a nice way to up the luxury factor for a weekend away and it looks properly cool hanging off the back of the Fasty!! I did notice a most haunted style light anomaly in the pic of your sleeping quarters...looks like the former keeper is appreciating your hard work too!!...
by fastygaz
6th June 2013 - 4:00pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!
Replies: 10
Views: 752

Re: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!

Angelo, they would be perfect...I assume they are the rarest things in the world and were never available in rhd anyway?!
If anyone knows of similar available I would be very interested!!
Gaz
by fastygaz
5th June 2013 - 2:11am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!
Replies: 10
Views: 752

Re: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!

Cheers broadmeister, any chance you could txt me a couple of pics when you get time?!
Got a couple of sets of good lights...sure I can cobble something together!!
Might get chance to nip round yours this weekend if you're about!!
by fastygaz
4th June 2013 - 7:19am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!
Replies: 10
Views: 752

Anyone moved their indicators into the headlight bowls?!

Hi all, Trying to achieve a super clean look when the fasty's finished in the next couple of months and was hoping to move the indicators into the headlight bowls!! I know there's people here who've done it and was hoping they could advise me as to the best method and also highlight any pitfalls I m...
by fastygaz
26th January 2013 - 1:54am
Forum: Type 3 Gallery
Topic: Swanky new stainless exhaust for the fastback!
Replies: 11
Views: 4795

Re: Swanky new stainless exhaust for the fastback!

Got my Turbo Thomas type 3 tuckaway in the post this morning and I have to say that after all the umming and aaahing as to whether to indulge, it's one of the most beautiful things I've ever laid my beady eyes on!! When the missus wakes up I'll get her to show me how to post pics and I'll stick a co...
by fastygaz
13th January 2013 - 1:12am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Clearance for lowering!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2061

Re: Clearance for lowering!!

I've got 5.5 et17 rivieras on at the mo which used to rub at the back with 195/65s, and it's not particularly low at the moment...had to switch tyres to 185/60s and rol the inside lip over on the wing!! Looking to go substantially lower and I can see that even with skinnier tyres they're gonna hit, ...
by fastygaz
12th January 2013 - 3:03pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Clearance for lowering!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2061

Re: Clearance for lowering!!

Thanks for your help Marko, I could see there were gonna be problems but I was hoping I was wrong!! :roll:
Looks like I'll have to stick with the 2 liters that were the original plan (not a massive disappointment I must say)!!
Thanks again buddy
Gaz
by fastygaz
12th January 2013 - 6:37am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Clearance for lowering!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2061

Re: Clearance for lowering!!

I'm not planning on having wide rubber, slightly stretched on if anything, just need to know that the wings aren't gonna hit the rims themselves !!
Gaz
by fastygaz
12th January 2013 - 2:20am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Clearance for lowering!!
Replies: 16
Views: 2061

Clearance for lowering!!

Hi all, Does anyone here have any experience with 5.5 wide 17mm offset wheels on a lowered late type 3?! I'm dropping the Fasty very soon and I wanna run 5.5" slotmags but it looks like there won't be quite enough room to tuck 'em into the rear wings!! Just need to know if anyone on here's run this ...
by fastygaz
27th December 2012 - 5:44pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Late ghia bumpers the same?!
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Re: Late ghia bumpers the same?!

Thanks Dave,
I'll get 'em ordered and when she's finished I'll get some pics up and let everyone know what the quality is like!!
I like the idea of a lifetime corrosion warranty!!
Gaz
by fastygaz
27th December 2012 - 1:28pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Late ghia bumpers the same?!
Replies: 3
Views: 503

Late ghia bumpers the same?!

Hi all, Just checking if late type 3 bumpers are exactly the same as Europa style late karmann ghia ones?! I've heard they're the same and now my car is finally ready for paint I'm looking at treating myself to some stainless Group Harrington bumpers!! If anyone can confirm that they are the same I ...
by fastygaz
17th May 2012 - 7:48am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Leaky screen...what sealant?!
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Re: Leaky screen...what sealant?!

Thanks to everyone for the advice!!
I'll be round to gum it up soon as I get chance broadmeister!!
Cheers
Gaz
by fastygaz
14th May 2012 - 1:06pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Leaky screen...what sealant?!
Replies: 4
Views: 628

Leaky screen...what sealant?!

Hi all, Replaced the windscreen seal on the nasty Fasty yesterday while I was giving it a dashing red oxide rattle canning but noticed today that it's still leaking in both bottom corners...not a great deal but reckon I'll have to stick some sealant under the edges!! Just need to know who's had the ...
by fastygaz
31st January 2012 - 11:20am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 72 auto square
Replies: 121
Views: 21128

Re: 72 auto square

Very nice as usual buddy, now for the pretty bits...won't be long!!
Look forward to seeing it!!
Gaz