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by Joe_bury
26th April 2018 - 5:50am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Standard early exhaust system
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: Standard early exhaust system

Thanks Dan will pm you
by Joe_bury
20th April 2018 - 6:19am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Standard early exhaust system
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Standard early exhaust system

Hi all,
Just seeing if anyone has a good standard exhaust system for an early Fastback.
Thank you
Joe
by Joe_bury
28th March 2018 - 10:30am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gunson carbalencer
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Gunson carbalencer

https://postimg.org/image/qyen5i3if/
Thanks for advice Dave, will look into a twin meter in the future will be more accurate for sure. Came up with this for the time being with a road cone fits like a glove very happy with it. Thanks again
by Joe_bury
20th March 2018 - 3:47am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gunson carbalencer
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Gunson carbalencer

Great thank you will check out all options here :)
by Joe_bury
19th March 2018 - 10:26pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Gunson carbalencer
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Gunson carbalencer

Hi all,
Just seeing if anyone has a picture of useful tips on the best way to adapt a gunson carbalencer for our solex carbs.
Thank you
by Joe_bury
26th February 2018 - 10:59pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

Will do, thanks again 👍
by Joe_bury
26th February 2018 - 9:19pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

Right you’re proberly getting sick of hearing from me but quick update. Changed spark plugs in lunch break from Bosch to Ngk’s runs better, checked connections etc all seems ok wriggled them a bit tighter. Anyway still stuttered 90% of the drive home then suddenly came good again and stayed good who...
by Joe_bury
24th February 2018 - 3:30am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

Stumble has come back, drives great through the rev range never had trouble with this before!!&))!&@!! In the process of emiliniation. Cheers
by Joe_bury
22nd February 2018 - 9:51pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

Was sat for a long time before I bought it hope recoated tank on the inside, I’ve had it running for a year or so now. Kept original metal fuel as seemed fine after blowing it out so need to see where this is coming from..
by Joe_bury
22nd February 2018 - 3:40am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

So update on this. Checked spark plug gaps and all were fine. Looked at fuel filter and it pretty dirty was some rusty fuels swishing around in it. Changed it over and seems to be all good and idling as it was. However looked under to see if any leaks but noticed a bit of rusty fuel had already spir...
by Joe_bury
19th February 2018 - 4:47am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

It actually started to do it briefly before I changed the points and condenser thinking about it. It’s inconsistent drove it yesterday for a short trip after being sat for 2 days and had no problems at all but know before long it’ll start hesistating again. Sorry 937 the mechanic didn’t check the pl...
by Joe_bury
16th February 2018 - 9:10pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Re: Low rev stutter under load

Hi 937, yes points were checked too. Points and condenser only 2 weeks old and all ok. Possibly thinking could be a fuel filter problem but doesn’t seem like it..
by Joe_bury
16th February 2018 - 7:26am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Low rev stutter under load
Replies: 14
Views: 400

Low rev stutter under load

Hi all, My fasty has been running well however developed a low revs stutter but not originally on every drive. Needed a bit of a tune up so took it to my mechanic and told him. He just reset the carbs, valves, timing and has driven perfect all week then started up to drive home from work today and w...
by Joe_bury
17th October 2017 - 5:17am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bottom end rebuild
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Bottom end rebuild

Great thanks Broady that's a big help. Started to price up a bottom end rebuild seems to be a bit more than I'd thought it'll be but worth it in the long run. Came across some Scat kits too which look good. Just weighing up my options
by Joe_bury
15th October 2017 - 10:51pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bottom end rebuild
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Bottom end rebuild

Hi all, Just seeing if anyone can recommend a supplier for a bottom end rebuild kit. About to redo my spare it'll be my first rebuild and looking to keep it standard. Located in Australia but happy to order from U.K. and US too. Need to be good quality parts. Any recommendations on supplier or kits ...
by Joe_bury
29th August 2017 - 4:45am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Whining noise
Replies: 0
Views: 358

Whining noise

Hi all, Just seeing if anyone is familiar with this whining noise. It's something that used to come and go mostly on cold start ups then will go after run and warmed up. Sometimes wouldn't happen at all. Seems to be sticking now though. Listening closely noise seems loudest around fuel pump but coul...
by Joe_bury
29th August 2017 - 4:42am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Door hinge welded bracket bent
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Door hinge welded bracket bent

Thanks Mike and Purple. Have attempted to put down pressure on the door before to try get some sort of movement however wasn't keen in putting in to much force at the time, but this makes me feel a bit better about it. Will give it a go with door on I only need 2-3mm however taking the door off will...
by Joe_bury
28th August 2017 - 1:18am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 66 Fastback....
Replies: 44
Views: 10531

Re: 66 Fastback....

That's such a stunning Fastback, please keep it original 'as is' doesn't need anything done. Great work well done
by Joe_bury
28th August 2017 - 1:12am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Door hinge welded bracket bent
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Door hinge welded bracket bent

Ok I won't stress to much about appling a good amount of force. It's not far from straight so shouldn't need much to get it back into place.
by Joe_bury
28th August 2017 - 1:07am
Forum: Type 3 Gallery
Topic: My Fastback 68 Aus
Replies: 2
Views: 659

My Fastback 68 Aus

https://s10.postimg.org/brnleerz9/IMG_1873.jpg https://s10.postimg.org/ea9af3dph/IMG_1874.jpg https://s10.postimg.org/qq608u71h/IMG_1875.jpg https://s10.postimg.org/6y3u9jvhh/IMG_1876.jpg Hi all, Thought I'd share a few pics of my 68 fastback. Been on the road for a few months now however just unde...
by Joe_bury
26th August 2017 - 12:10pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Door hinge welded bracket bent
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Re: Door hinge welded bracket bent

Thanks Mike. Hopefully won't be to hard to bend back once door is off. Not sure best way possibly either with a breaker bar or heat and bend. Need to be done drives me mad the struggles I have closing from the inside ha
by Joe_bury
22nd August 2017 - 5:25am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Door hinge welded bracket bent
Replies: 7
Views: 473

Door hinge welded bracket bent

Hello been a while since I've been on the forum safe to say I've missed it. Just seeing if anyone has had much experience in taking off type 3 doors. My drivers door on my early fast has always had trouble closing smoothly. The bracket (which is welded to the car that the hinge screws into) is bent ...
by Joe_bury
25th March 2017 - 8:59pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 68 fastback on the road
Replies: 1
Views: 502

68 fastback on the road

Hi all, Thought I'd post a pic of my fasty which became rego'd last week. Completely standard apart from the engine which is out of a 72. Have the original to rebuild. Drives well and love driving it. Located in Melbourne. Thanks for all your help on posts along the way. More pics to follow soon. Ch...
by Joe_bury
22nd February 2017 - 12:14am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Clutch tubing / fuel line moving problem
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: Clutch tubing / fuel line moving problem

Hi Mike, Managed to get the job done had to do a bit of surgury cutting a hole or two in the tunnel to get access to the loose clutch cable. Managed to weld it back into place and have solved all my clutch shuddering issues. Thanks for getting back to me car is nearly ready to be registered. Kind re...
by Joe_bury
22nd January 2017 - 11:30am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Clutch tubing / fuel line moving problem
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Clutch tubing / fuel line moving problem

Hi all, Has anyone had the problem of the clutch cable tube that runs through the chassis coming unfixed? I took off the gear stick lever and noticed the weld had snapped off as could see the bracket which allowed the clutch pipe to raise up (I'm assuming it's welded to the floor pan?). This isn't t...