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by purplepeter
16th July 2019 - 8:27am
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: 411LE 1972 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: 411LE 1972 for sale

Not much to copy really, A guy called Huw is looking for a type 4, complete, stock & original. He's in Bridgend, but says He'll travel anywhere for the right car!

I've linked him over to this advert!
by purplepeter
10th July 2019 - 5:49pm
Forum: Type 3 Gallery
Topic: Steve Bradbrook... Notchback
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Steve Bradbrook... Notchback

And if it's the same car, I think it spent some time with Alex Taylor, at Defcon3
by purplepeter
10th July 2019 - 4:43pm
Forum: Type 3 Gallery
Topic: Steve Bradbrook... Notchback
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Steve Bradbrook... Notchback

Looks like Martyn's old car ( Burns on here) (Youngish chap, curly hair, hearing aids) Was based in Bristol for a while then went into storage when he went to work overseas
I'm fairly sure it was at Stanford Hall 2014, but only the bonnet shows on my pics.. Can someone ask Danny?
by purplepeter
8th July 2019 - 2:02pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

Substitute Axle tube for driveshaft! I was thinking IRS!
Might also be worth pulling the brake pads out to eliminate brake binding from the equation
by purplepeter
8th July 2019 - 1:53pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Cyclical binding sensation
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Cyclical binding sensation

Have a look at the alignment of Torsion Tube & drive shaft.. Are they absolutely parallel?/is the gearbox absolutely central? There was a tool for doing that, with a U shaped bracket to go over the torsion tube & A L shaped one at t'other end with a turnbuckle in between, But a sash clamp works just...
by purplepeter
7th July 2019 - 7:55am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Bonnet seal rubbers
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Bonnet seal rubbers

Just go directly to Simon Kelley (Notch1500 on Ebay)
by purplepeter
11th June 2019 - 4:22pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Tie Rod ends help...
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: Tie Rod ends help...

http://www.vwtype3and4club.org.uk/_docs/type3and4/partswap.htm So in other words, order Type 1 parts for the same year. The angled one is difficult to find, as it's bent in the opposite direction to the beetle part. Have a feel of yours for play & consider giving it new grease & new boot https://www...
by purplepeter
9th June 2019 - 4:40pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Brake drums
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: Brake drums

Yes, it's the same as type 3 It's a domed, socket headed bolt, M8, not terribly long- the Domed head fits inside the pressings in the stock wheel
by purplepeter
9th June 2019 - 4:24pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 216
Views: 11742

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Those are proper Bristol toes if ever I saw some!
Nice pic & Really nice to see it going into use!
I'll direct Darin to this pic!
by purplepeter
8th June 2019 - 10:16pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Drivers Seat
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: Drivers Seat

Steve, Probably not the condition that You want, but Fabrik Mike on Facebook/ "in2rust" on Here has a pair of Highbacks for sale. "Varirat" also has a pair of presumably lowbacks, but they are apparently torn
by purplepeter
3rd June 2019 - 12:49pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 3 parts taking to Simply VW
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Type 3 parts taking to Simply VW

PM sent
by purplepeter
31st May 2019 - 7:18pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Squareback rear seat cover £100
Replies: 5
Views: 143

Re: Squareback rear seat cover £100

Still available! Will have it with Me at Stonor.. Just ask on the Club stand!
by purplepeter
29th May 2019 - 11:17am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED 311 905 205 M auto distributor
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: WANTED 311 905 205 M auto distributor

It's key distinguishing feature Steve, is 2 sets of points!
by purplepeter
26th May 2019 - 10:49pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: WANTED 311 905 205 M auto distributor
Replies: 12
Views: 156

Re: WANTED 311 905 205 M auto distributor

We have a good lead on where there is one, Mike- a Chap who spoke to Dave & I at Stanford Hall... I'll send Him a message in the morning!
by purplepeter
24th May 2019 - 8:21pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Big oil leak
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: Big oil leak

So what's in place of the breather box then? Is the tower just gaping?
by purplepeter
23rd May 2019 - 8:08pm
Forum: Services
Topic: JUST KAMPERS DISCOUNT
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: JUST KAMPERS DISCOUNT

And at least 2 of our members work for them!
by purplepeter
21st May 2019 - 8:02pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: External oil cooler location
Replies: 7
Views: 110

Re: External oil cooler location

Speak to Angelo Amato- I think He has an external cooler
by purplepeter
10th May 2019 - 5:20pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition

Seller is looking for £200 & He's in High Wycombe, Bucks

I'm not going to be making an offer, So Don't hold back on My account!
by purplepeter
10th May 2019 - 5:17pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition

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by purplepeter
10th May 2019 - 5:15pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition

Right Chaps, Photos are here! https://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/purplepete13/thumbnail_IMG_5661_zpspez7imsc.jpg https://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/purplepete13/thumbnail_IMG_5657_zps49hgqyfb.jpg https://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/purplepete13/thumbnail_IMG_5699_zps5xaejtca.jpg htt...
by purplepeter
6th May 2019 - 10:24pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition

Ahh ! I think a Friend of Yours spoke to me at Stonor last year, But I'm afraid life got in the way to prevent me ringing You!
I'll message You in the morning
by purplepeter
6th May 2019 - 12:30pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: Stanford Hall club display, Sunday 5th May
Replies: 48
Views: 975

Re: Stanford Hall club display, Sunday 5th May

Here's a Taster! https://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/purplepete13/59727237_10156404400831094_9142960825915408384_n_zpsa1rzth3h.jpg https://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/purplepete13/DSCN1042_zpsdu7c11ty.jpg https://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/purplepete13/DSCN1040_zpspsq8cpwo.jpg Broady...
by purplepeter
3rd May 2019 - 5:08pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Type 3 Bonnet Mint condition

Where are You?