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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 03:04 PM
    Peter replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    With you on that one. :thumbup: Mine is on the left inner wing, filter-pump-regulaor-dual DeLlortos
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    Today, 11:27 AM
    bushboy replied to a thread Stoneleigh 2018 in Events
    The club will be catering again this year for Club Members. Last year the food was great & beat the pants of £7.00 burgers!!!! and it won't take long...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    Today, 11:24 AM
    bushboy replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Phil, Putting the filter before the pump also protects the pump from contaminants, rust particles etc. The pump also has valves in it that can get...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:30 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Hey, its sneaky, but I know it works! :afro: That definitely sounds like a strong symptom of fuel starvation! Good luck on your adventures :)
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  • Annabellabong's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:39 PM
    A mate spotted this on the Copart Whitburn site. Starting bid £90. He rang about it and apparently no interest.. from photos windscreen looks intact...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:29 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Thanks for all the suggestions, I've not been in the garage tonight, the sun was out when I got home so the wife dragged me out to the pub with the...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:09 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Fire fire! If it fails it will spray fuel over hot tin wear, better to have it on the frame horn/gearbox area prior to entering the engine bay.
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:58 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Dirk. Those symptoms you're describing could be indicative of an air leak. Especially if the engine is OK to begin with when it's cold and the...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:18 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That's kind of what I was worried about Jim - just wondering if anyone had any experience with these reproduction carbs? Regarding the fuel filter...
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  • jim73vw's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:45 PM
    jim73vw replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Approach with caution would be my advice. There are a number of poor copies out there with correct casing marks etc but when you open up are full of...
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  • steve's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:00 AM
    steve replied to a thread Windscreen in Interior & Windscreens
    My Preferred screen is: BZ1B - Bronze tint, with Obscuration band. As a 2nd choice, I'd be happy with either: CL1B - Clear with Obscuration...
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:03 AM
    Buffy replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The price of something has just doubled !!:bananasplit: I remember years ago having a Triumph Spitfire that did something similar. Would be fine...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 11:38 PM
    Just found this video on youtube. The body will interest Phill and Mark (Gulf colours), the chassis interests me (I'm currently welding an old VW...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 11:25 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Supernova2ís photos! in Your Cars
    deleted some mails and made some space :oops2:
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 11:08 PM
    Hahaha ... at least she negotiated. My wife said there would be a divorce!!
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 11:06 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Now that's why I love this Forum ... in addition to the moral support we get/give superb advice like this! :thumbup:
    378 replies | 36363 view(s)
  • Gaisa's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 10:39 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Try running a fuel feeder from a petrol can and driving around with that first, if this eliminates the problem, then you know for certain. If it...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 10:14 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    So this evening I took out the jets blew them through with compressed air and blew out the orifices, put them back in and the car started perfect. I...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 09:45 PM
    The wife would kill me, I'm not sure how I have gotten away with the 3 I have got, although the last one did mean I had to conceded to another...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 07:36 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    This may sound silly, but I'd check your fuel tank and lines too, you could have debris/corrosion in the tank which is causing a blockage, the same...
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  • madscientist's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 07:14 PM
    I'm up for two screens- prefer clear with black bordering as for Paul. No real hurry as still lots to do (but better spend hard-earned that I'm...
    58 replies | 1899 view(s)
  • supernova2's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 05:43 PM
    supernova2 replied to a thread Supernova2ís photos! in Your Cars
    tried to pm you it said your box is full.just wanted to thank you for your kind words i will keep up the hard work. because their worth it. ha ha. i...
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  • islandman's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 02:21 PM
    Correction Peter likes Skoda's :oops2:
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 02:16 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I could say something .........😜
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  • islandman's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 02:14 PM
    Come on Dirk, come clean it was your bid right? :crylol:
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  • islandman's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 02:07 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Oh no Dirk, you can't show photos like that, especially coming up to Stones! Mark a.k.a. Buffy is never going to take his car off a trailer now...
    378 replies | 36363 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 02:01 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Supernova2ís photos! in Your Cars
    The envelope has well an truly been pushed in many departments on this build, not all to my taste but design is a personal thing at the end of the...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • supernova2's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 12:14 PM
    supernova2 replied to a thread Supernova2ís photos! in Your Cars
    the top vents did not have their cover grills on which makes a big difference.i have fixed a grill inside the hole in the bodywork as well. i know...
    6 replies | 133 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 11:59 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    There are some amazingly low prices being asked for brand new reproduction beetle Carbs on Ebay just now (£55-£65 if I remember correctly). Don't...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    17-04-2018, 10:00 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    If you Google H30/31PICT changing jets There are several write ups and videos on that carb. Spend a few quid and buy some swivel foot tappet...
    378 replies | 36363 view(s)
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