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Forum: Projects and Restorations 15-11-2017, 03:09 PM
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Views: 218,709
Posted By Chino
Taking a bit of a break til the new year on the...

Taking a bit of a break til the new year on the Fastback, now I have the parts. I went over to check out my mates Beetle he's working on for next year, gets me very motivated to get my aircooled back...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-11-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 218,709
Posted By Chino
Right, the lower arms have turned up from the...

Right, the lower arms have turned up from the USA. Overall they look pretty good, whilst they are obviously second hand the scoring/wear is minimal and should hopefully give me no play when mated up...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-11-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Right, one thing that bugs me about the van, as...

Right, one thing that bugs me about the van, as it was still a fairly early one and started life as a commercial, it has no intermittent wiper setting. Living near Manchester, this is a setting I...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-11-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 218,709
Posted By Chino
Ok...last of the inner beam components sorted,...

Ok...last of the inner beam components sorted, just awaiting on the decent lower arms to arrive now:
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-11-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
On Saturday I got round to swapping out the bulbs...

On Saturday I got round to swapping out the bulbs in the headlamps, they were very dull, so I thought I'd swap them out for some Osram Nightbreaker Laser H4's.

I forgot to take a pic but they look...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 02-11-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Couple of ebay wins: ...

Couple of ebay wins:

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Rosy%20the%20T3/6B3BD81F-10B0-4C95-81F4-B3FB3AA1780D_zps2jdp5sf4.jpg

Door lock pins and connectors...I'm missing one for my...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-11-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
I've got the van booked in with my friends...

I've got the van booked in with my friends bodyshop early December, the bumper has a bit of a warp to it from previous owner battle scars and a damaged end cap(I've already bought a replacement), and...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 17-10-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,590
Posted By Chino
If you want hard wearing wax at a good price,...

If you want hard wearing wax at a good price, Collinite 476S always deserves a mention.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 16-10-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Following the discovery of the water ingress...

Following the discovery of the water ingress above, I decided I'd try to make sure all the window seals were doing their jobs properly. I had a bottle of sealant in the shed that is ideal for this...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-10-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Thanks for the heads up guys. May look into a...

Thanks for the heads up guys. May look into a different SIM for travelling with depending on my data tariff, I imagine I'm ok in most of europe but not sure how I stand when I get down to Slovenia...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 10-10-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,059
Posted By Chino
New engine mounts in yesterday...what a...

New engine mounts in yesterday...what a difference, it's like night and day! Car is tight and sharp handling again, just a lovely bit of feel as the rear damping kicks in then grip-grip-grip!
So...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 08-10-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Spent the afternoon replacing the catches on the...

Spent the afternoon replacing the catches on the cupboard doors today, a lot were worn and rattling/coming open when driving, I've also been adding mirrors to sun visors, stashing gas canisters and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,059
Posted By Chino
Direct tyres near the market is best place around...

Direct tyres near the market is best place around here for tracking. As for work, it depends what's getting done, the engine mounts are getting changed at garage 87 in Cheadle.
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,059
Posted By Chino
Spent all day claying this yesterday. Work has...

Spent all day claying this yesterday. Work has been having the metal fencing around the car park painted. They sprayed it :/ cue blue over spray all over all the cars. This was a 6" square section of...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-10-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Chino
I can confirm clay does the job, thanks guys :) ...

I can confirm clay does the job, thanks guys :)

This is just from a 6" square on my bonnet :/ took best part of 3 hours to do fullcar but it's off now :)
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 07-10-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
You'd think it's a land rover with that built in...

You'd think it's a land rover with that built in swimming pool lol
Forum: Projects and Restorations 06-10-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
For the tracking checked today, was somewhat out!...

For the tracking checked today, was somewhat out!

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Rosy%20the%20T3/8EFB1153-3DD4-429A-9D85-3B3514F616D2_zpss6nuxxmm.jpg

Drives really nice now. ...
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-10-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Chino
Metal paint residue?

At work the last few days painting has been taking place on the metal railings around our car park. Cars have been kept a decent distance from the spraying but a residue appears to have settled on...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,059
Posted By Chino
Yeah, it's been setup pretty tight in the past,...

Yeah, it's been setup pretty tight in the past, it's got a superpro dogbone bush in at the moment, albeit, a 7 year old one... this will probably be the tightest/stiffest incarnation I'll have driven...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 218,709
Posted By Chino
OK so my parts turned up today, looks like I got...

OK so my parts turned up today, looks like I got a pair of NOS grease seals, a pair of NOS torsion arm bushes and a new set of needle bearings.
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,059
Posted By Chino
This has now arrived: ...

This has now arrived:

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k99/chino_uk/Seat%20Parts/BF8E69C7-5C5D-42B1-8C9B-BFF985B7BE60_zpszg1bdwlk.jpg

Car will be having the new mounts and dog leg bush done...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 05-10-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Got the van back last night, all cleaned and...

Got the van back last night, all cleaned and stone-chipped underneath now, new coolant, new brake fluid, handbrake tightened. Looks like the tracking is out from tyre wear up front, so will take it...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-10-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Well, glad it went in, looks like one of the...

Well, glad it went in, looks like one of the windows has been leaking a bit, the chap doing the work sent me this over when he popped out one of the gromets to cavity wax the rear quarter!
...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-10-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 218,709
Posted By Chino
Right, MAC were able to tune and balance the...

Right, MAC were able to tune and balance the carbs a while back now, engine runs great now :) Stef who runs MAC is a great guy, would recommend them to anyone with an old veedub in need of love....
Forum: Projects and Restorations 04-10-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,615
Posted By Chino
Van is in today, coolant flush&new expansion...

Van is in today, coolant flush&new expansion tank, brake fluid flush, under chassis clean and protection application. Looking like the clutch is near the end of its life, so I will be getting that...
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