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by sparkywig
20th June 2018 - 3:25pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: Aircooled Campout, 29th June - 1st July 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Aircooled Campout, 29th June - 1st July 2018

There's just a week left before ticket sales close for the campout which is being jointly organised by the Aircooled Only Group and Aircooled Events Limited. Fir Trees Farm Caravan Site Banbury OX17 1JL We already have over 30 vehicles booked in for the event, so why not join us for a chilled weeken...
by sparkywig
20th June 2018 - 3:20pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: For Sale - 944 front hubs
Replies: 0
Views: 32

For Sale - 944 front hubs

Pair of 944 front hubs for sale.

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£100 collected from Bristol.
Can take to Air-Cooled Campout next weekend.
by sparkywig
19th June 2018 - 9:31pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Just poor running and a misfire. Can't seem to trace the reason, probably a dodgy head.
by sparkywig
19th June 2018 - 9:00pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Good to see you are back on the road again and thanks for sharing the pics, sounds like you enjoyed it in the end, probably after a load of hard work. Is it mandatory for for a south west type 3's to be blue. Do I take it that next time she'll be clad in Fuchs rather than Teledials ? There was a lo...
by sparkywig
19th June 2018 - 8:39pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Some nice cars there, you have a running engine again :D how does it run? That wasnt really a rant, you havent told us what was the cause of the rant? why were you "fucked off with the Type 3 Owners Club display pitch"? Its always worth knowing so things can be improved upon Did you not notice that...
by sparkywig
18th June 2018 - 10:48pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Bristol Volksfest 2018. https://s19.postimg.cc/v2411xrub/005.jpg https://s19.postimg.cc/f3vbbr7w3/003.jpg https://s19.postimg.cc/jprfk3dzn/004.jpg https://s19.postimg.cc/9sger2goj/006.jpg https://s19.postimg.cc/q3ginfb6r/008.jpg Heritage Automotive kindly donated an Amorok to help me with the settin...
by sparkywig
7th June 2018 - 7:28pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: BRISTOL VOLKSFEST 15-17 JUNE
Replies: 3
Views: 303

Re: BRISTOL VOLKSFEST 15-17 JUNE

The type 3 club plot is in the main display arena next to the earlybay.com club display pitch.
As such I would expect that any vehicles must be on the plot by 0930 at the latest and won’t be able to be moved until 1630.
by sparkywig
1st June 2018 - 2:39pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Master cylinder fluid leak
Replies: 42
Views: 1118

Re: Master cylinder fluid leak

muddy wrote:
31st May 2018 - 8:32pm
@ Sparkywig

Sorry can you confirm that your front brake circuit lines are connected to the ports closest to the bulkhead?
Yes
by sparkywig
31st May 2018 - 7:44pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Master cylinder fluid leak
Replies: 42
Views: 1118

Re: Master cylinder fluid leak

It's a straight replacement for the type 3 master cylinder, just need to adjust the pushrod a little, and add a tee piece for the brake light switch. https://s19.postimg.cc/dxqdxon5f/013.jpg You'll also need to either add a tee into the low pressure brake line from the reservoir or fit a Beetle dual...
by sparkywig
31st May 2018 - 1:42pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Master cylinder fluid leak
Replies: 42
Views: 1118

Re: Master cylinder fluid leak

sparkywig wrote:
30th March 2018 - 7:45pm
Kai wrote:
30th March 2018 - 7:33pm
Order another, send the old one back for a full refund :paranoid:
This.
Or get a Porsche 944 master cylinder if you have no luck with CSP.
At the risk of repeating myself, spend £60ish on a Porsche 944 master cylinder instead.
by sparkywig
29th May 2018 - 5:51pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

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Fed up of inserting a key behind the glovebox lid to open it when pressing the catch button.

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:D
by sparkywig
29th May 2018 - 5:49pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

A metal collar and some self tappers will secure it.
But that will all be irrelevant when the new engine goes in, no heat exchangers will be fitted as the bore will be too small.
by sparkywig
29th May 2018 - 5:46pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Which thermostat
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Which thermostat

Don't test the thermostat without the bracket, if it expands too far it will rupture.
by sparkywig
28th May 2018 - 4:34pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1970 Notch - Honey Brown
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: 1970 Notch - Honey Brown

Nice car
by sparkywig
28th May 2018 - 3:11pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Refitting wings.
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Refitting wings.

The closest to what was fitted, 30mm x 3mm
by sparkywig
28th May 2018 - 1:42pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Someone elses heater problem has just given me a thought. In the IPC is says there is an adapter on the exchange end of the pipe into the car. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/type3_parts_book/Type_3_Parts_Book_Group_2_Fuel_Tank_Exhaust_Heat.pdf Page 2-12 I guess if that was missing eve...
by sparkywig
28th May 2018 - 1:39pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 150
Views: 6899

Re: '67 Square continued.....

So this happened over the weekend.

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I'm hoping that after a little tune up this one might be be better. :lol:
by sparkywig
28th May 2018 - 1:35pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Refitting wings.
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Refitting wings.

I bought some self adhesive neoprene strips.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEOPRENE-RUB ... 2749.l2649
by sparkywig
26th May 2018 - 12:30pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Re-Fitting glass with new seals.
Replies: 12
Views: 178

Re: Re-Fitting glass with new seals.

I have had a slight issue with water ingress under the seals on the rear side glass, as the new seals are slightly smaller than original.
If yours weeps, use a good flexible sealer from a ship's chandlers as they use capillary action to find the gaps.
by sparkywig
25th May 2018 - 8:25pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Taking Suspension back to factory
Replies: 12
Views: 273

Re: Taking Suspension back to factory

Hello. It shouldn't cost you anything other than time to raise the suspension, as long as you have a jack, pair of axle stands and some decent tools/sockets. The front and rear suspension uses splined torsion bars, so all you need to do is remove and rotate the front trailing arms and rear springpla...
by sparkywig
22nd May 2018 - 10:15pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric fuel pump position.
Replies: 7
Views: 141

Re: Electric fuel pump position.

Thanks
by sparkywig
21st May 2018 - 9:42pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Membership
Replies: 5
Views: 464

Re: Membership

muddy wrote:
21st May 2018 - 6:53pm
Not sure if anyone can help.

Not sure how long ago it was, maybe 4-5 weeks, but I sent off a membership form and a cheque. Not heard anything back.

Any ideas?
Mine took about 6 months. :lol:
by sparkywig
21st May 2018 - 5:34pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: MOT Changes, May 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 683

Re: MOT Changes, May 2018

I reckon the square would be OK, as any modifications fall into the following categories; Lowering - axles and running gear, specifically alterations to the type/method of suspension or steering. Brakes & gearbox - changes made to axles and running gear in order to improve efficiency, safety or envi...
by sparkywig
21st May 2018 - 12:56pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric fuel pump position.
Replies: 7
Views: 141

Re: Electric fuel pump position.

Yes please.
by sparkywig
20th May 2018 - 11:19pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Electric fuel pump position.
Replies: 7
Views: 141

Re: Electric fuel pump position.

I've got the rotary pump in the pic, and was looking for suggestions on how to mount it in the restricted space under the tank.

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