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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Need to get a new wiring loom for my 71 Beetle. Any recommendations? Cheers
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    My mechanical fuelpump had broken down and put loads of rusty looking fuel in the carb float chambers as well as into the engine case, I'm on with changing the oil and ive fit an electric fuel pump I had which is to feed twin webber 34ict carbs. Unfortunately the Chinese jk versions but as long...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hiya all. just bought a indicator stalk from JK for my 71 bay-it comes with 7 wires, but upon dismantling mine it has 5 wires! can this be used by simply not connecting some of them or is it a case of tracking down a 5 wire version?? Any advice appreciated
  4. Items For Sale - NON AUTO
    Hi all For sale due to kitchen refit, Flavel FSE50 white electric cooker (made by beko) It has solid hobs, and a combined oven/grill. It's in excellent (pretty much as new condition) and has always been kept thoroughly clean. It is a decent cooker and has always been reliable. It's around...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Has anyone on here fitted an electric / electronic speedo to a classic Beetle? If so did you use a specific electronic sender to replace the speedo drive cable in the wheel hub? Which one did you use? Does it work OK? Or did you find another solution (GPS etc)? Ta Rick
  6. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I'm looking for a T4 Electric Heated Driver Side (RHD) Door Mirror after finding mine smashed and hanging by one of the heater wires the other day, No knock on the door, no note.... nothing :rolleyes: The impact of what was most likely another Van Mirror has also broken part of the mechanism...
  7. Items Wanted - NON AUTO
    Peg Perego Magica Wanted Missed out on couple on ebay recently. Any one got one they no longer need or use? My daughter needs her first dub ;) Thanks, Tim
  8. Items For Sale - NON AUTO
    For any of you budding Eric Clapton wannabe's………… Original Washburn KC40 Series Electric Guitar, circa 1990 original (before Washburn moved manufacturing to Korea), dark marble finish body, original condition with all the features that made these guitars so great back in the day - Floyd Rose...
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hi im just curious has anyone done a conversion from mechanical fan to electric on the fan housing, as apparently you can get better power output as the power is being reduced by the torque required for the pulley being less. just wondering if anyone has and seen power increase
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Anyone know how easy installing a push button ignition is? and do you have a wiring diagram? Thanks
  11. Chat/Discussion
    Can't wait for the price hikes!! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14928311
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi Guys, I want to fit a cigarette lighter so I can charge my phone and the likes whilst driving. I've been advised, rather than overloading my already full fusebox, to install a new fusebox under the back seats, to run these extras. Sounds like a plan to me, but I don't really know what to do...
  13. Announcements
    Volkswagen is unveiling a new compact battery-powered taxi concept called the Milano at the Hanover Trade Show in Germany this week. The styling draws heavily on the Space Up! Blue concept that debuted at the 2007 LA Auto Show. One big difference, however, is that VW designers have eliminated...
  14. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Bought a pair of kick-plates (from VW Hertiage) to mount speakers in my front footwell. Intended fitting some 6" Panasonic speakers as these are supposedly shallow (measure 45mm) but the panels don't seem to fit right. Have only taped speaker in place - don't want to cut them as I may soon...
  15. Announcements
    The next-generation Volkswagen Golf will be sold as both a hybrid and a full EV, VW's R&D boss, Ulrich Hackenberg, has told Autocar. Speaking at the LA motor show, he said: "We're looking at a hybrid version of a compact car for Europe and it will come on the next Golf, and an EV version."...
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I replaced my dynamo with an alternator after wiring up I found that I have to get up to 3000 revs before the voltmeter kicks in and also the ignition light does not go out when the engine is running. does any body have a diagram of how it should be wired so I can compare it with my wiring many...
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi Guys got a 1641 Type 2 it was starting to play up (running baddly spluttering etc) after I put half a tank of petrol in. thought it might be contaminated fuel so have drained tank and stuck new in. whilst looking to rain the tank I noticed that the carb (Solex Pict 34) was leaking so I...
  18. Chat/Discussion
    . . . . . . ............. how much your electric is costing you per month, as i have been oblivious to ours till tonight and have found out it's costing us £57 a month :eek::eek: Is this normal at the moment, 2 adults in the house, most appliances and don't use tumble drier as a rule Want to...
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