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by Pdjordy
27th June 2020 - 8:53pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wing mirror replacement glass
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Wing mirror replacement glass

Hi has anyone changed mirror glass on their type 3s any tips to remove glass and refit only I want to change the length of the arm so I can see out of passenger side!

Thanks in advance
by Pdjordy
20th May 2020 - 7:34pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: WOODEN TYPE 3 STEERING WHEEL
Replies: 0
Views: 459

WOODEN TYPE 3 STEERING WHEEL

Looking for above. Can anyone help at all???
by Pdjordy
19th May 2020 - 6:55am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: ORIGINAL WESTFALIA TOWBAR
Replies: 0
Views: 492

ORIGINAL WESTFALIA TOWBAR

Removed original westfalia towbar from my 71 fastback in good condition could do with a good clean up. Electrics not checked but bar had only been used a few times to move small boat.

Collection from longfield Kent £200
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by Pdjordy
3rd May 2020 - 8:42pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 70s bumper rubbers
Replies: 4
Views: 332

70s bumper rubbers

Anyone got any idea where I can purchase the bumper rubbers at all for the centre of the front and rear bumpers? Would one off a beetle fit?

Thanks
by Pdjordy
20th April 2020 - 8:01pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 662
Views: 67778

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Looks good broady. What mirrors you thinking of? I am still looking had a mis match pair on mine. Passenger side one can't see anything out of and was poorly fitted 😠
by Pdjordy
20th January 2020 - 9:14pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Replacement Calipers Help!!
Replies: 2
Views: 362

Replacement Calipers Help!!

Hi as some of you know I have rescued a fastback that's been sitting in a garage for a 30+ years. I am now trying to get brake parts together. I am struggling to find new calipers for my 72 fastback. The bolts are around 72mm centres apart. I have bought a couple of old sets with the hope of rebuild...
by Pdjordy
4th October 2019 - 6:47am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brake advice
Replies: 3
Views: 493

Brake advice

Looking at rebuilding my brakes on fastback as has been sitting for years. Any advice on what to replace with or where to buy good quality parts from will be appreciated. It's a 72fasty.

Thanks in advance
by Pdjordy
15th August 2019 - 8:53pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: TYPE 3 FUEL PIPES
Replies: 4
Views: 668

Re: TYPE 3 FUEL PIPES

Thanks all for the help and advice. More aless all replacement parts ordered!
by Pdjordy
8th August 2019 - 12:40pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: TYPE 3 FUEL PIPES
Replies: 4
Views: 668

TYPE 3 FUEL PIPES

hi all as my fastback has been sitting for years looking to change fuel lines as some have perished. I have re done all in the engine bay and re built the carbs. I now am looking at replacing the front lines but can't seem to find a fuel filler neck as top of mine has perished. I know some of the be...
by Pdjordy
27th July 2019 - 11:17pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Rear wheels
Replies: 1
Views: 354

Rear wheels

Have been after some original comics for a while and have found a set that are 6" rears 5.5 front does anyone know if the rears will fit. Car is complete original set up
Although looking at lowering the front

Thanks in advance
by Pdjordy
21st July 2018 - 9:33am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Fastback Floor pans
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Fastback Floor pans

Morning just wondered if people had bought replacement floor pans and if so where from. Still currently collecting parts for my restoration and am now toying with the idea of new floor pans. Do it once do it right as will need a small patch of welding. I know you can buy different parts of floor pan...
by Pdjordy
5th May 2018 - 12:29pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tyre size for a fastback
Replies: 1
Views: 250

Tyre size for a fastback

As some of you know recently bought a fastback. It is in have some work done to front apron at moment. I am now looking at using through summer and then continue restoration in winter. I have seen a set of cosmics original not reproduction and just wondered what tyre size people would recommend? Tha...
by Pdjordy
19th April 2018 - 6:09am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: ALTERNATOR CONVERSION ON TYPE 3
Replies: 32
Views: 2765

Re: ALTERNATOR CONVERSION ON TYPE 3

The alternator I have found is from calafonia and is around £270 delivered to UK. www.cbperformance.com
by Pdjordy
16th April 2018 - 8:44pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: ALTERNATOR CONVERSION ON TYPE 3
Replies: 32
Views: 2765

ALTERNATOR CONVERSION ON TYPE 3

what are people thoughts on converting the dynamo to a alternator on here? I see there is one available online that I have found has anyone done this

Thanks in advance
by Pdjordy
21st March 2018 - 8:06pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Type 3 Spares availability
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Type 3 Spares availability

I have just recent bought a type 3 after owning several other air cooled motors. Can anyone advise on good places to go for replacement panels, looks like mine needs works in the usual places! Are the parts a bit harder to source?