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by broady_6
27th September 2020 - 9:20pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Type 4 breaking in Crewe.
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Type 4 breaking in Crewe.

by broady_6
27th September 2020 - 7:14pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: Casa de Fye's autos...
Replies: 506
Views: 93612

Re: Casa de Fye's autos...

:thumbsup:
by broady_6
25th September 2020 - 7:22pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: N/S door mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: N/S door mirror

I often think the worst of society and I'm usually proved right ☹️
by broady_6
20th September 2020 - 8:20pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?/ Vacuum leak?
Replies: 8
Views: 116

Re: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?/ Vacuum leak?

Just had a quick look, postage to columbia is £2.50 for the two top gaskets.
by broady_6
20th September 2020 - 7:24am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?/ Vacuum leak?
Replies: 8
Views: 116

Re: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?/ Vacuum leak?

As a general rule, an air leak in the intake will cus the care to stall at idle. So with you saying that it has a high idle makes me think its not a leak in the intake. Could it be that the carbs are out of balance and one is sucking much harder than the other? Or have any of the rubber joiners on t...
by broady_6
17th September 2020 - 8:46am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?/ Vacuum leak?
Replies: 8
Views: 116

Re: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?

I know what a heat riser is. I was questioning "do you have one? I wonder what car this is?" but now youve said a 71 fasty then its as I thought. You dont have a heat riser. So you can forget about it.

What makes you think you have a vacuum leak other than the hissing?
by broady_6
16th September 2020 - 9:12pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?/ Vacuum leak?
Replies: 8
Views: 116

Re: Intake manifold gasket - metalic or paper?

Heat riser? Which car is this on? The metal gaskets work perfectly well on new stuff, or faces which have been machined. But for manifolds which have seen a few years work they will have distored slightly and a thicker paper gasket will do a much better job of sealing the less than flat face. So id ...
by broady_6
14th September 2020 - 9:49pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 668
Views: 72067

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

All the while ive been out and about in the car, something like 500 miles covered this summer just running about locally. The running issues come and go. It doesnt like starting hot, ive tried 3 diferent coils. Fiddled with the igintion many times, and slowly replacng components to identify the issu...
by broady_6
14th September 2020 - 9:34pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 668
Views: 72067

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Has it really been 3 months since I posted in here. Well it hasnt been 3 idle months. Lets have a look see, so I painted those bases with a few coats of hammered black. https://6uw2cg.am.files.1drv.com/y4mtpIh5dSr2h49GZC0fSoFPwaMt7TeJfwSaERLcSuM0XIQ5FakXPRgprhz1rZYJNsRdZRreWM9KfNCnK6To-Jf3aE_iHpOOX_...
by broady_6
13th September 2020 - 11:19am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 290
Views: 27833

Re: '67 Square continued.....

:D
by broady_6
12th September 2020 - 10:14pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: Ant b's 412 variant.
Replies: 19
Views: 450

Re: Ant b's 412 variant.

That is very solid car, looks worse from the outside than it does under the skin! Looking forward to you diving in next year!
by broady_6
12th September 2020 - 10:08pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 290
Views: 27833

Re: '67 Square continued.....

That looks like a very smart solution! And nice to hear you save the sections of boot floor too :thumbsup:
by broady_6
12th September 2020 - 9:59pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 28 years later: Finding and buying back my old 72 Squareback
Replies: 30
Views: 1059

Re: 28 years later: Finding and buying back my old 72 Squareback

Crikey thats a great way to make a simple job difficult! I do love a well sorted stock engine :)
by broady_6
12th September 2020 - 12:37pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Solex 32 Carburettor Gaskets
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Solex 32 Carburettor Gaskets

Solex 32 PDIST Gaskets made from Victor Rienz AFM43. This is a petrol resistant material. Details of the spec can be found here. https://www.reinz-industrial.com/en/products/afm-34/afm-34.aspx They are suitable for a couple of uses before replacement is required. Ive run these for 2 years with out i...
by broady_6
10th September 2020 - 8:23am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower Ball Joint Rubber Boot. 1972 Fastback
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: Lower Ball Joint Rubber Boot. 1972 Fastback

Yeah that should so the trick, if you can aviod buying the cheapest of the cheap you should get some decent rubber that lasts a few years.
by broady_6
9th September 2020 - 2:49pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Lower Ball Joint Rubber Boot. 1972 Fastback
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: Lower Ball Joint Rubber Boot. 1972 Fastback

There are universal ball joint boots on eBay. You get 3 different sizes for about a fiver. I've fitted them to a few different cars and they work perfectly well.
by broady_6
7th September 2020 - 9:26pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Floor pan seat mount turret
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Re: Floor pan seat mount turret

Binned
by broady_6
6th September 2020 - 10:12pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Various Type 3 Parts
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Various Type 3 Parts

All free items are now gone
by broady_6
31st August 2020 - 10:51pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Foam inside wheel arches
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: Foam inside wheel arches

Very incredibly exceptionally flammable. Waxoyl is useless these days. You're better off with dinitrol, it has rust inhibitors in which waxoyl doesn't seem to have anymore. Sound proofing wise, use some dynamat on thr cabin side of that cavity. It will kill the noise very effectively with out the ne...
by broady_6
28th August 2020 - 6:03pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Various Type 3 Parts
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Various Type 3 Parts

Few more parts for you.

Door hinge caps Free
Wolfsberg horn push, a bit grey round the edge Sold
Mirror hinge stub Free
Cool air hose braket Free
by broady_6
28th August 2020 - 11:08am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: Casa de Fye's autos...
Replies: 506
Views: 93612

Re: Casa de Fye's autos...

Thats a nice wheel, same width on all 4 corners?
by broady_6
27th August 2020 - 10:38pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Various Type 3 Parts
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Various Type 3 Parts

I havent heard anything from you. Has it been recived?
by broady_6
27th August 2020 - 10:33pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '67 Square continued.....
Replies: 290
Views: 27833

Re: '67 Square continued.....

Happy familys
by broady_6
27th August 2020 - 10:29pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 28 years later: Finding and buying back my old 72 Squareback
Replies: 30
Views: 1059

Re: 28 years later: Finding and buying back my old 72 Squareback

Going back away weber 34 carbs are a bit of a step down from the stock solex 32s. But youve got what youve got. When people have asked me to build engines with, or fit them to theire 1600 1641 size engine ive found the below to be the best balance of perfomance, reliability and efficiency. Obviously...
by broady_6
27th August 2020 - 10:06pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Type 3 Fuel Filler Flap Release mechanism
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: Type 3 Fuel Filler Flap Release mechanism

Brand new items are available again now from simon kelly https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Type-3-Fu ... SwCuBcZtQE