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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I would like to mount some slim lightweight calipers to standard disc configuration on a 1303S. All calipers that I have seen such as wilwood come close but will not directly fit. Has anyone mounted lightweight calipers with standard discs? and/or brackets to allow lightweight calipers to...
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    I just won these http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270633177414&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT and am WELL CHUFFEDED :) Any advice? Recommendations? Funny stories? I reckon the thick soles will be good on the concrete floor at work in winter, support my feet as well as toning my...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hey guys, Just wondering which pads to order for a set of varga calipers i've picked up for my bug. The ones that came out of the calipers look different to all the VW ones, as the top - where the pins pass through - aren't indented on mine, whereas the VW ones are (may make no difference)...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi I have just fitted a set of rear discs to my 1972 gp beach buggy. They work great until they get hot, then they start to seize on. The more they seize the hotter they get, they worse they get. I have reasonable pedal travel when cold but no travel when they get hot. The hand brake is not...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have recently found a canadian company that had several NOS caliper rebuild kits for the 1 year only calipers, these came with the pad backing shims and the internal seals, which you dont get with the usual rebuild kits. They now tell me that they sold out of these ages ago but someone forgot...
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