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by sparkywig
23rd June 2019 - 10:39am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Side markers
Replies: 10
Views: 128

Re: Side markers

Every day's a school day
by sparkywig
20th June 2019 - 2:13pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fitting new balljoints
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Fitting new balljoints

Hello all.
I’m in the process of fitting new balljoints, but the existing ones have camber marks whereas the new ones don’t.
Any ideas from the collective mind.
Thanks.
by sparkywig
12th June 2019 - 9:24pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: [EBAY] Various Type 3 and Type 4 parts for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Re: [EBAY] Various Type 3 and Type 4 parts for sale

What year cars are the doors for please?
by sparkywig
12th June 2019 - 9:19pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Don't know yet, that was only after 5 minutes running. It's going to be an engine out job, so hurriedly booked into the workshop for the end of next week. The upside is it just needs balljoint boots (again) for an MOT, and I'm also going to swap the Beetle gearbox out for the newly rebuilt Type 3 on...
by sparkywig
12th June 2019 - 7:22pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Side markers
Replies: 10
Views: 128

Re: Side markers

They should be connected at the steering column terminal strip. I converted mine to repeaters, but you'll need to drop the column for access. From left to right, terminal 2 is left indicator and terminal 6 is right indicator. Terminals 3 and 5 are the original side marker connections. https://i.post...
by sparkywig
12th June 2019 - 7:18pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

:roll:

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Oil cooler......
by sparkywig
8th June 2019 - 8:45pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

It looks like the square may be my transport to EBI in a couple of weeks. So the refurbed ignition block is back from Simon Kelley with a new switch and wiring, and fitted, along with my EMPI VDM steering wheel. Nearly ready for MOT on Tuesday, then Bristol Volksfest next weekend. https://i.postimg....
by sparkywig
29th May 2019 - 5:48pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Fuel injection parts wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Fuel injection parts wanted

Found those on eBay, just hoped there were stock in the UK.
by sparkywig
29th May 2019 - 12:50pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Fuel injection parts wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Fuel injection parts wanted

Anybody?
by sparkywig
24th May 2019 - 12:42pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Big oil leak
Replies: 7
Views: 94

Re: Big oil leak

Is it coming out from the crank pulley?
Are you running the stock air filters and breathers?
by sparkywig
21st May 2019 - 10:57pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Yep, snow foam works a treat on 12 months worth of grime and bird sh*t.
by sparkywig
21st May 2019 - 8:36pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Gave the old nail a good wash tonight, first one for over a year. Got a bit of love back.

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by sparkywig
21st May 2019 - 10:34am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 573
Views: 51118

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

There's a chap in Bristol that does 4 wheel alignment, corner weights, etc on race cars, and is reasonably priced.
I'd try and find a motorsport place near you to set it up.
by sparkywig
21st May 2019 - 10:32am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: External oil cooler location
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: External oil cooler location

I think I'll go with a smaller cooler rather than the 36 row pictured. Then it can be mounted at an angle under the heat exchanger and ducted.
by sparkywig
21st May 2019 - 10:28am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

It certainly will, was thinking of getting rid of it recently.
by sparkywig
20th May 2019 - 8:58pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

It came out of a buggy, and it's not warmed up there.
It's only temporary though, so I can actually use the car rather than it just sit by the kerb rotting away.
When the stroker engine is finally built I'm fitting an electric pump under the tank and redo all the pipework and filters.
by sparkywig
20th May 2019 - 8:48pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Engine case and parts still at machinists, that will be a year today....
Hopefully can collect all the parts next week and send it off for building, then swap the gearbox and axles.
by sparkywig
20th May 2019 - 8:43pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: External oil cooler location
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: External oil cooler location

Not much room there though, how did you mock yours up?

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by sparkywig
20th May 2019 - 8:42pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 204
Views: 10823

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Well, I appear to have a running engine again. https://i.postimg.cc/7LDWGt3Y/IMG-6437.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/CMfs0H8v/IMG-6434.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/rFXCw0Cq/IMG-6436.jpg It's been quite frustrating really. Wrong parts supplied, right parts supplied but damaged and a saga with GSF about clutche...
by sparkywig
19th May 2019 - 12:16pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: External oil cooler location
Replies: 7
Views: 87

External oil cooler location

Hello all.
Any of you running external oil coolers above the gearbox, can you post some pics please?
Thanks.
by sparkywig
18th May 2019 - 12:59pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Fuel injection parts wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Fuel injection parts wanted

I'm after some fuel injection parts for a friend's fastback please.
Fuel injector locating base plates (P/N 311 133 259) and fuel injector seals, and the seals into the inlet manifolds as well.
Thanks.
by sparkywig
17th May 2019 - 10:11pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Engine bellows fixing straps
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Engine bellows fixing straps

Can I have the one as well please Mike?
I need the smaller one that attaches to the engine.
by sparkywig
15th May 2019 - 8:33pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Seat Runner Springs
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Seat Runner Springs

The plastic seat runner guides that you found are from Simon Kelley (notch1500), so they'll be OK.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Type-3-T3 ... 1438.l2649
by sparkywig
8th May 2019 - 5:02pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Type 3 heat exchanger
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Type 3 heat exchanger

I'll have a look in the lockup, I've got some odd ones but can't remember which side.