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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, I'm in the process of attempting to get my bug roadworthy again after discovering that the passenger side sill had pretty much fallen out. I'm trying to decide how best to repair the sill and heater channel. I think patching up the floor pan edge and welding a new bottom plate would be a...
  2. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hi Folks, Broke a bug at weekend.... Got a 1300 100% complete running motor with little end float. Ready to bolt in and go (give or take a service...) And A mint standard front beam, inc track rods, brakes arms, wheels.....the lot. Engine £275 Beam £150 Standard wiper motor £15...
  3. Watercooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, I just bought a new alternator for my van but need to swap over the fan and pulley from my old one to the new one. Trouble is I can't work out how to get the bloody thing off of the old one, is there a way of stopping the alternator from spinning whilst you work on removing parts from...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    as i had some free time yesterday i thought i'd take pics to help anyone doing this at home as i much prefer a pictorial guide, feel free to add tips (correct my lies)... removing and replacing bearings, races and seal step 1 before you start pop the new races in the freezer, as they are a...
  5. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Title says it all, just need the one after a freak, and i'm not sure but possibly rare, piston break between the rings. So just need the one piston, cylinders are all hunky dory. Cheers
  6. Items Wanted - AUTO
    My big ends went bang last week, I need a replacement 1.9 DG engine please. Would prefer a turnkey engine, may consider other options. I am in Caernarfon, North Wales and would probably need to arrange a courier for pick up. Therefore anyone with a suitable engine for sale should be able to...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, I'm changing our 1600 late bay back to a standard carb setup as I'm sick of the Weber progressive. Are there any pictures / diagrams of how all the parts of the box air filter fit together? I just received a replacement filter from ****** (cheers mate!) and have a Solex 34 pict carb...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Trying to change the driver/passenger seats in my LT50 to something with a bit less wear and tear - anybody have any suggestions as to where I can get replacements, or what other vehicle's seats would fit the existing fittings? All thoughts gratefully received!
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi guys, I did a quick search but couldn't see that somebody had already asked this. A very simple question: Can you fit the fanshroud on an engine in the car? or do you have to put it on before putting the engine in?
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, I am in the process of removing and replacing the front inner windscreen panel & the Front Skin of my VW late Bay Camper. Removal of the windscreen revealed alot of rust.. In fact the actual lower lip has disintegrated! Ive welded up all the rot in the lower panel (behind bumper) and...
  11. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi Everyone, I need some advice. I have been checking around the bug ready for an MOT and found that I have zero pressure going to the back brakes. The front brakes are working fine, but the back brakes have nothing. I've been told I need a new master cylinder, which I have now removed ready...
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have my T25 and the clutch pedal just hits the floor without any resistance whatsoever so i am thinking it is snapped.. I have been in the footwell and cannot see how this cable attaches or even where the cable is???? strange.. Any help or diagrams would be much appreciated... Thanks in advance.
  13. Watercooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, im trying to replace the timing belt on my 2.4 diesel T4 (engine AAB) Im having trouble getting the vibration damper bolt undone. Does anyone know whether its right or left hand thread and the best way to stop block the engine from rotating? Cheers, si
  14. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, Ive just started to replace the front skin. I have a week off work so i dont rush the job. Any tips would be greatly appreciated (from how to go about lining things up to replacing the glass (do i just use the new rubber or is there more to it? etc etc)) I bought the main front panel, the...
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I've recently bought a '75 Beetle, 1200, with all new wings, bonnet, engine cover and various other parts, but needed the floor pans replacing. Bit of a bargain and I was hoping for a good bug for my first ever project. Got it home, took it to our local garage and after further investigation...
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi All I need to replace the poptop material on my 72 bay have seen these : http://http://www.campershop.co.uk/devon-bw68.htm and thought it was not a bad price. Anybody know of anywhere else that sells them??? Or what the quality of these ones are like? Also how difficult a job is it to...
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