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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    1973 1300 wizard beetle, 1600cc unleaded conversion, 2 twin solex 40mm carbs, 4 tip Monza exhaust. Right so I think the static timing is set properly, we emptied the little carb fuel filter bottle, filled it up with some fresh juice, then squirted some easy start in the carbs, fired her up, runs...
  2. Items For Sale - NON AUTO
    Hi, I have a pair of Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultra 2s These are brand new size with tags, paper and box, Size 10.5 Basically I bought these shoes too small! I need some 11s or 11.5s! If anyone has a pair of either of these and wants to swap for a 10.5 as they are too big for you then please...
  3. Vehicles Wanted
    Hi all, I'm looking for a cheap running beetle project, as long as its tax exempt and the engines running ok with good gearbox. I'm not too worried about body condition as long as everything's there and there's no more then one or two panels (not including wings) needing replacing due to rust...
  4. 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...
  5. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Need a running 1200 engine to get my t1 beetle on the road, let me know price and location. cheers
  6. Chat/Discussion
    As some people might know I completed a triathlon earlier this year. Although the swim and the bike was easy I just couldn't run 5km. Sure I ran bits of it but my tubby frame just couldn't run it all. Since the triathlon I've not really done any proper exercise since then. I've been to the gym...
  7. Chat/Discussion
    For running in, not posing about in :lol: I want to start running with my personal trainer (dog) more and will be running mostly off road on bridalways and footpaths - I'm quite certain that you get what you pay for and I can't afford too much, but anything will be better than my current £5...
  8. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there, please excuse my ignorance, but my 73' bug backfires a fair bit when it's cold, but only when easing off the throttle...is this normal? To be honest, it runs like a dream; but just for the 10 or 15 mins from cold, if i give it a tiny bit of welly and ease off the gas, there are very...
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