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by Chino
27th October 2018 - 4:09pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel Breather Pipe issue
Replies: 14
Views: 136

Re: Fuel Breather Pipe issue

Yes, makes sense. Well 2 fuel breathers is better than one. Bit like exhaust tailpipes, maybe It will go a bit faster. Roads were salted here today, so I think she's had her last run this year. Now tucked up in the garage. Will come back out in March I think. I'll start her and move her around in t...
by Chino
27th October 2018 - 12:25pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel Breather Pipe issue
Replies: 14
Views: 136

Re: Fuel Breather Pipe issue

I have a funny feeling the car has a mix of early and late breather setup from when it had an early fuel tank Jake, which could explain the irregularities.
by Chino
24th October 2018 - 11:51am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel Breather Pipe issue
Replies: 14
Views: 136

Re: Fuel Breather Pipe issue

937carrera wrote:
24th October 2018 - 11:30am
Good to see you looking after the new owner Chino :)

Don't want all that top quality fuel hose being binned
Hah I seem to spend my life fitting that stuff to every old vehicle that comes my way, I think that's the same brand hose Brickwerks supplied me with on my T25.
by Chino
24th October 2018 - 9:26am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fuel Breather Pipe issue
Replies: 14
Views: 136

Re: Fuel Breather Pipe issue

Glad to see you're continuing to improve the old girl Jake! I'm guessing that was the steel braided stuff underneath that had the drip? It was put on when all the tank got changed over to reinstate a late tank by Chris Gilley(originally the car came to me with an early style tank and the fuel filler...
by Chino
16th October 2018 - 6:02pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 Type 3.
Replies: 32
Views: 469

Re: 1971 Type 3.

I may be able to shed some light here... If I'm following correctly, when the Cyclone Exhaust (I've never seen another one of these for a Type 3 BTW Jake!), high temp orange ducting was used to connect everything back up again...whether or not this has gone wandering between the time it left me and ...
by Chino
3rd October 2018 - 10:24am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 472
Views: 45925

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Wow...someone has been a busy boy since I last checked in! Keep up the good work mate :)
by Chino
25th June 2018 - 9:55am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Leaking after washing??
Replies: 6
Views: 137

Re: Leaking after washing??

There is only 1 way, Remove the pipe work, it just pulls off, pull away from the drain, then in each corner at the top is a 10mm set screw. Remove those and slowly lower the box, you will see two cables connected to connected to the top which control the flaps. Photograph that and then disconnect. ...
by Chino
30th May 2018 - 1:31pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Taking Suspension back to factory
Replies: 12
Views: 544

Re: Taking Suspension back to factory

Depends how much you're raising it, if it's just a bit you may be ok, from recollection I put Bugpack reds on the front and KYB gas-a-just on rear so decent shocks that haven't done a load of mileage if they still fit.
by Chino
30th May 2018 - 10:54am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Taking Suspension back to factory
Replies: 12
Views: 544

Re: Taking Suspension back to factory

Jake, you'll need to replace the shocks front and rear, as I fitted brand new shortened items to suit the ride height. I don't think they'll be long enough to support standard ride height. Believe it or not, I actually raised the car, as it was even lower when I got it, which is probably a contribut...
by Chino
21st May 2018 - 11:57am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: We all having a knap?
Replies: 12
Views: 303

Re: We all having a knap?

then 2 weeks driving/camping around Germany/Austria/Slovenia: Can I recommend Baden Baden. There's a camp site there on the banks of the Rhine, barges going up & down, train lines both sides of the river and the main road to watch all the cars going by. It was paradise for me in 1969, still keen on...
by Chino
21st May 2018 - 11:52am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: We all having a knap?
Replies: 12
Views: 303

Re: We all having a knap?

You need one with roof height to get the T25 in as well ! Everything below the roof rusts :) Yeah, I'm hoping I've headed it off at the pass with this one, it's pretty solid and I feel I should have shares in Dinitrol with the amount I've blasted into any cavity I can get the probe into (oo-er)! :)...
by Chino
21st May 2018 - 10:42am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: We all having a knap?
Replies: 12
Views: 303

Re: We all having a knap?

Yeah, it's been quiet, Chino sold his car :) | keep dropping in, but not much to say as the activity seems to be specific type 3 questions / rebuilds. The 412LS is sat waiting for me to give her a look over before some Summer runs out. Everyone must have a reliable type 3 and 4 these days :lol: Hah...
by Chino
26th April 2018 - 1:46pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 2.0ltr on twin 44's
Replies: 22
Views: 574

Re: 2.0ltr on twin 44's

This is on a Type 4, but Stef at MAC VW in Manchester recently did this which I thought was a really cool solution (this engine is now in a Notch): https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26231515_1819375321437927_7574383344542216719_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=dad75e67b16e8c73f9f0ef68d25ee99c&oe=5B5D6...
by Chino
17th April 2018 - 10:03am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Help - I kow nothing about my car!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Help - I kow nothing about my car!!!

It sounds like it may well need a good service and tune up. What part of the country are you in? I imagine taking it to a decent aircooled mechanic or possibly someone local to you willing to help will be a good first step. I've found most aircooled guys I've dealt with happy to give you a quick wal...
by Chino
21st March 2018 - 7:29pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Looking for my Old Type 3 Fastback 1600E Iberian Red
Replies: 9
Views: 445

Re: Looking for my Old Type 3 Fastback 1600E Iberian Red

broady_6 wrote:
21st March 2018 - 6:26pm
data protection nonsense?
The new incarnation of it, GDPR.
by Chino
21st March 2018 - 2:58pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Looking for my Old Type 3 Fastback 1600E Iberian Red
Replies: 9
Views: 445

Re: Looking for my Old Type 3 Fastback 1600E Iberian Red

Unfortunately the new GDPR regs seem to have killed off a lot of use for the V888 form, I recently tried to use one for more previous owner info about my Van, much like I did with the Fastback, only to be told they no longer issue such information (due to the regs) :(
by Chino
2nd November 2017 - 12:01am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: The things you find...
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: The things you find...

Can you imagine the impact at shows if someone (not me), put it on for a laugh?!
by Chino
1st November 2017 - 4:09pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: The things you find...
Replies: 4
Views: 448

The things you find...

by Chino
5th October 2017 - 10:22pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower trailing arm parts
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: Lower trailing arm parts

sweeeet, looking forward to your build update I'm afraid I might be a little slow if I'm honest Broady, my day to day car has just cost me best part of £300 for engine mounts and the camper nearly that again getting the servicing up to date :/ before these parts go in, I'm probably going to treat t...
by Chino
5th October 2017 - 12:58pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower trailing arm parts
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: Lower trailing arm parts

Received my goodies from T3HQ today:

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by Chino
3rd October 2017 - 8:45am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower trailing arm parts
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: Lower trailing arm parts

Please can You keep us updated on this Will?... I've been trying to get some bushes out & failed so far I will do Peter. The parts should be here this week but it may be next month before the car goes in for the work due to other commitments. I am guessing some form of puller is required? The gent ...
by Chino
2nd October 2017 - 8:25pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: front floor heater controls
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: front floor heater controls

Great news!
by Chino
2nd October 2017 - 10:55am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: front floor heater controls
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: front floor heater controls

If it's a late Type 3, you need these I think: http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/fasty/4837AC53-A95D-40D0-B1CB-E6B6D6F08837_zpspq5ckncx.jpg You kinda clamp the cable between the fittings(I seem to remember swearing a lot trying to do this), and get this: http://i86.photobucket.com/album...
by Chino
29th September 2017 - 12:58pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower trailing arm parts
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: Lower trailing arm parts

Right, sorted. Mario at T3HQ has managed to supply the required bits :)
by Chino
29th September 2017 - 11:37am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower trailing arm parts
Replies: 12
Views: 693

Re: Lower trailing arm parts

I see VW heritage stock: Needle bearing with a Type 3 part # (good start): https://www.vwheritage.com/311401301c-needle-bearing-lower-8-65 Late bug seal (hopefully will fit?): https://www.vwheritage.com/131405129-torsion-arm-seal-65-lower-large And bushing (again, late Bug: https://www.vwheritage.co...