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by sparkywig
16th July 2019 - 4:15pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Complete front beam/multi stud disk brakes
Replies: 2
Views: 218

Re: Complete front beam/multi stud disk brakes

How much, and where are you?
by sparkywig
15th July 2019 - 10:19pm
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: 411LE 1972 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: 411LE 1972 for sale

If you’re not a member of the forum the link won’t open.
Can’t be difficult to copy it onto here surely.
by sparkywig
14th July 2019 - 1:02pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

Yes, going to use the 4 post wheel free ramp at Nick’s. But giving him a break from my vehicles for a few weeks.
by sparkywig
14th July 2019 - 12:10pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

The Berg shifter is awesome Jim. No slop or play and reverse is only selected when I want now. 😂
by sparkywig
14th July 2019 - 12:09pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

I’m now wondering whether the runout on the offside disc is causing the binding effect, and it’s the n/s wheel bearing causing the noise.
by sparkywig
9th July 2019 - 9:46pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Squareback washed and a bit of additional external and internal bling. Rear teledials cleaned and polished, still waiting on tyres for the fronts. https://i.postimg.cc/MKbM7XV7/IMG-6927.jpg Early Berg locking shifter for the interior, bit of an eBay score there. Transformed the gearshift as well. ht...
by sparkywig
8th July 2019 - 10:14pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

It's swing axle Jim, the only way of isolating the drive shaft is to remove it from the diff.
I wish it were IRS, so much easier to work on.
by sparkywig
8th July 2019 - 10:11pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

That looks a very tidy set up! Doesnt look heavily modified, nor does it look a nightmare for future maintance like most mods seem to. Top work! One of the reasons I went for the CSP kit, low maintenance and all service parts available from VW. And the only disc set up that will fit short spline ax...
by sparkywig
8th July 2019 - 8:47pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

If it's the bearing, wouldn't there be play at all wheel positions rather than just the one place?
I would prefer it to be a bearing issue rather than have to drop the engine and 'box again.
by sparkywig
8th July 2019 - 3:03pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

Done that Peter, tried it without pads. But then discovered the offside disc runs out as well. Eliminated this from the current problem, but next on the list. 🙄

Somebody else has suggested one of the fulcrum plates may have become dislodged in the diff.
by sparkywig
8th July 2019 - 1:31pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Cyclical binding sensation

Hello hive mind, me again. I've just installed a new gearbox with short axle conversion and disc kit. I'm now getting a cyclical binding feeling and periodic noise from the nearside rear hub. We've stripped, checked and re-assembled both hubs but the noise and sensation is still there. When rotating...
by sparkywig
7th July 2019 - 2:24pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Another day working on the square. Should be coming home on Monday morning fully road legal. Gearshift slightly improved but needs more fettling, hopefully as the gearbox runs in it will loosen up and get better. Brakes still soft after much bleeding, and again hopefully when the pads and discs bed ...
by sparkywig
7th July 2019 - 9:51am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bonnet seal rubbers
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Bonnet seal rubbers

Another vote for Simon Kelley. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Type-3-T3-Bonnet-front-hood-seal-ISP-Notchback-Fastback-Squareback-61-69/361502090554?hash=item542b34253a:g:L3cAAOSwkgZbH50c https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Type-3-T3-Bonnet-front-hood-seal-ISP-Notchback-Fastback-Squareback-70-73/36235106846...
by sparkywig
6th July 2019 - 7:24pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: indicator stalk and ignition barrel
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: indicator stalk and ignition barrel

Hello Clare
Try Simon Kelley on Facebook
by sparkywig
29th June 2019 - 9:07pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Another day of torment. :roll: Handbrake - check Gearshift - sort of Bleed brakes - almost, bit of a soft pedal, but hopefully it'll come back after the new pads have bedded in. But the 7" teledials are on at last. A lot of work just to get an extra inch of clearance either side. https://i.postimg.c...
by sparkywig
28th June 2019 - 10:07pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Well, what a fuck up that was. No surprise really I suppose. Engine out to swap the oil cooler, that was the easy job. Oil cooler had split along the bottom edge, supposedly pressure tested so waiting on a refund for that now. Anyway, replacement cooler and new seals fitted so fingers crossed. https...
by sparkywig
27th June 2019 - 10:01am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear brakes
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Rear brakes

Forget the brakes, I've bought the CSP kit.
by sparkywig
26th June 2019 - 1:41pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear brakes
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Rear brakes

OK hive mind, I need your assistance again. Basically I've fucked up. I've swapped the new gearbox in along with a short axle conversion, and now I can't get the 944 discs or original '67 drum brakes to fit due to the shorter splined axles. So what brakes can I fit with no (or very little) modificat...
by sparkywig
23rd June 2019 - 10:39am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Side markers
Replies: 10
Views: 199

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: 47

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: 148

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: 216
Views: 11742

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: 199

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: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

:roll:

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Oil cooler......