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by purplepeter
28th March 2020 - 4:53pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Ignition fault or vacuum?
Replies: 47
Views: 289

Re: Ignition fault or vacuum?

Start with the simplest thing- When did you last change the fuel filter?
by purplepeter
26th March 2020 - 10:39am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Ignition fault or vacuum?
Replies: 47
Views: 289

Re: Ignition fault or vacuum?

Miketyp3 on here
by purplepeter
24th March 2020 - 10:39pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1971 FI notch won’t run
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: 1971 FI notch won’t run

I can sort you out the full kit if needed Doug for a fraction of those carbs
by purplepeter
24th March 2020 - 10:35pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Ignition fault or vacuum?
Replies: 47
Views: 289

Re: Ignition fault or vacuum?

Speak to Mike Dempster
by purplepeter
24th March 2020 - 10:17pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1971 FI notch won’t run
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: 1971 FI notch won’t run

Carbs require a much lower fuel pressure, so as long as yours is adjustable you'll be ok
I was assuming you'd go for stock carbs
The balance pipe goes between the 2 carbs to even things out on idle
by purplepeter
24th March 2020 - 6:30pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1971 FI notch won’t run
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: 1971 FI notch won’t run

You know Mike Dempster makes good HT leads?
To convert to carbs You'll need: Manifolds, carbs, 2 linkage rods, central "tree", air filter, fuel pump?- check if you've got the drilling for it, dissy, balance pipe- all fairly easily available
by purplepeter
23rd March 2020 - 6:40pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Ignition fault or vacuum?
Replies: 47
Views: 289

Re: Ignition fault or vacuum?

I can't be much help with FI
But have you thought of Fuel Filter?
Talk nicely to her
by purplepeter
22nd March 2020 - 10:27pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Type 3 Fan Shroud
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: Type 3 Fan Shroud

6 Volt or 12 Volt?
Where are You?
by purplepeter
13th March 2020 - 11:54am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Injectors
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Injectors

Seb & Penny are the German Junkies- one of your photos showed their "Bitte Nicht streichen" sticker!
by purplepeter
12th March 2020 - 10:22pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: alternator conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 235

Re: alternator conversion

May I suggest that someone keeps a template of the brackets?
by purplepeter
10th March 2020 - 10:44pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Injectors
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Injectors

Might be worth asking Mr injector https://mrinjectoruk.co.uk/Bosch-0280150-series-hose-to-rail-injector-service-P4939950.aspx Also this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bosch-L-Jetronic-Fuel-Injectors-/123812205564?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10 Welcome to the forum! I had a look at your website.. Seem...
by purplepeter
2nd March 2020 - 5:49pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Fuel injection base plates wanted.
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Re: Fuel injection base plates wanted.

Try Jinx Marshall on the "vw type 3" facebook group (He's in Shropshire)
He had a full FI setup to dispose of recently- I think Doug Packman has had the ECU
by purplepeter
25th February 2020 - 10:19pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 71 FI Fastback re-commission
Replies: 10
Views: 407

Re: 71 FI Fastback re-commission

FI tanks are fairly common
Something sticks in my mind about the screen in the tank causing problems if you try to use por15
(the screen that separates the main tank from the fuel return)
by purplepeter
24th February 2020 - 10:49am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: 71 Fastback rear body cuts wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Re: 71 Fastback rear body cuts wanted

There's a guy in Nottingham who has advertised on the facebook page VW Type 3 Notchback 1961 - 73
He has a Fastback shell He wishes to dispose of ASAP
His Name is Martin Africa Bester‎
by purplepeter
22nd February 2020 - 6:33pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Single Circuit master cylinder
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: Single Circuit master cylinder

And 70's beetles had drums all round & much the same instruction, so maybe Robins answer might be to fit a dual circuit cyl & add a rpv to the front line, though I suspect it might not make a lot of difference. But I'd encourage him to check the bore of the 2 cyls first He could also try proactively...
by purplepeter
22nd February 2020 - 5:35pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Single Circuit master cylinder
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: Single Circuit master cylinder

Twasn't me that told him, but probably because of the residual pressure question
by purplepeter
22nd February 2020 - 2:03pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Single Circuit master cylinder
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: Single Circuit master cylinder

As already said, Your best bet is past parts, who will sleeve & rebuild your cylinder to the original bore I probably have the rebuild kit, ( bag full of nos components, but you need to strip & measure what you've got) But, the chances are that your cylinder is knackered anyway, so not much point tr...
by purplepeter
21st February 2020 - 9:19am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Wing seals
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: Wing seals

Funnily enough, Justin asked the same question- Dave hall told him to use denso tape
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by purplepeter
11th February 2020 - 6:23pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Coming back from Africa
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Coming back from Africa

Welcome back Kieron!
by purplepeter
5th February 2020 - 7:00pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1971 FI notch won’t run
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: 1971 FI notch won’t run

You have a PM Doug!
by purplepeter
2nd February 2020 - 12:17pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 1971 FI notch won’t run
Replies: 26
Views: 749

Re: 1971 FI notch won’t run

Beyond suggesting a temporary earth to confirm diagnosis, My best suggestion would be that you drop an email to Dave Hall directly- He's always been the FI guru
Would a nos relay help?
Beyond that, I think Jim Bourne has a nos ECU
by purplepeter
28th January 2020 - 10:38pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Type 3 - variant 1971 - low rpm, stalling, before engine warms up
Replies: 11
Views: 499

Re: Type 3 - variant 1971 - low rpm, stalling, before engine warms up

That's a relief to hear someone say that.. I've never in my life taken an unloaded engine up to that kind of revs just to check the advance limits. I don't think I've seen it written down anywhere either I would check the 205T over thoroughly though, suck on the vac to check that it moves & stick a ...
by purplepeter
25th January 2020 - 10:24pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Static valve timing
Replies: 13
Views: 1974

Re: Static valve timing

Here's mine, made in a hurry 15 years ago.. I've been meaning to refine it/ make a neater version, but it works & there's always something better to do! Dimensions: across the top of the short bit of the L is 40mm. Down the outer part of the long leg is 75mm. width of the long leg is 17mm. inner par...
by purplepeter
24th January 2020 - 8:29am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Static valve timing
Replies: 13
Views: 1974

Re: Static valve timing

Yes Sima, the left mark is TDC for 1 & 3
The flat mark is for 2 & 4 - just aim for the middle of the mark
Have you got the L shaped plate to aid timing ?
Incidentally, I can't see the photos on your other post, but I can on this one
by purplepeter
21st January 2020 - 10:21pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: Aircooled Campout 2020, 3rd-5th July 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Aircooled Campout 2020, 3rd-5th July 2020

I'll be going.. Lets see if we can get a decent showing of Type 3 & 4's?
Aircooled events ltd always put on a good event