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    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    Thanks Alex - I'd never heard of this before but will try it tomorrow and report back.:thumbup:
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    Yesterday, 04:29 PM
    Tried running earths to the regulator and generator but no avail. New brushes arrived today and were a 10 minute fit but still no joy. Tried a bulb...
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    Yesterday, 04:13 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Glasgowgoers new Golf Kart in Your Cars
    I fitted LED's in mine but had to revert back to bulbs for the indicators to make them flash. But if you do use LEDs will the flash rate change if...
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    Yesterday, 09:31 AM
    In order to keep track of the wiring on my car I decided to scan all the notes and diagrams I had that were used during the wiring process. Most of...
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    Yesterday, 08:46 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Glasgowgoers new Golf Kart in Your Cars
    Is that the CBS module you're using? I couldn't get one as they were out of stock at the time. I'm looking forward to seeing how you set about wiring...
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    21-01-2019, 05:04 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Do you need a log book in Ebay Finds
    Hmm - I've got a complete shell and set of panels but no V5 or floorpan. Could be a candidate for my next project. Not sure if this is a shortened VW...
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    21-01-2019, 05:00 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Simple wiper system in Electrical
    Thanks Dirk My other shell has the remains of a wiper motor - I think I'll take it off and see if there's any parts I can rescue
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    20-01-2019, 11:09 PM
    Thanks for the info. All the diagrams I have fail to mention that the regulator should be grounded (mine isn't at the moment as I attached it to a...
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    20-01-2019, 08:17 PM
    Thanks Alex, that makes sense. And if that's all it is, whether it's conected or not it shouldn't have any impact on the output from the Generator. ...
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    20-01-2019, 05:20 PM
    This is a picture of my generator in place. On the left you can see the connections to the voltage regulator (D+ DF) I have assumed these are the...
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    20-01-2019, 04:27 PM
    Fitted the voltage regulator today but the warning light is staying on at all times suggesting that the generator is Kaput. I'll compare some prices...
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    20-01-2019, 04:22 PM
    I'm friends with Cecil Robertson on facebook and he's still furious that Joe Palumbo ripped off the Design and took moulds from a Sterling to produce...
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    20-01-2019, 04:18 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Simple wiper system in Electrical
    Thanks Peter. At the moment I'm still considering a single wiper system. I found this pantograph arm in the box of spares that originally came...
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    20-01-2019, 11:20 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Simple wiper system in Electrical
    David, Alex , Lauren or anyone else using a single blade system - can you tell me what length of arm and width of blade you are using?
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    20-01-2019, 11:14 AM
    Phill replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Well done Dirk - it must be really satisfying to know you have solved that one entirely yourself
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    19-01-2019, 09:31 PM
    Phill started a thread Simple wiper system in Electrical
    As my build nears completion I need to decide on a wiper system for my car. Jim73vw posted up some valuable information on the pantograph system he...
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    19-01-2019, 05:59 PM
    Fitted the Horn today - this is operated by a push button on the dashboard rather than a centre push on the steering wheel. The horn itself is...
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    13-01-2019, 07:43 PM
    Here's my latest video taken today demonstrating the new electrical system:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wO04pWn1uk
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    13-01-2019, 04:56 PM
    Yes it's easy enough to do but the engine came with a dynamo so it's easier just to fit a voltage regulator. I may well upgrade in time.
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    13-01-2019, 03:58 PM
    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete the wiring to all the instruments. I'm so glad I numbered everything or I would never have known...
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    13-01-2019, 03:56 PM
    Finally found the time at the weekend to complete the wiring to all the instruments. I'm so glad I numbered everything or I would never have known...
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    13-01-2019, 10:40 AM
    Phill replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Here you go:- Alex has two Novas - an original VW based Black one and this one currently under constrution...
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    11-01-2019, 04:24 PM
    I've got a plan to increase the airflow - I just raise the canopy a few inches now and then..:coat:
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    11-01-2019, 08:57 AM
    Phill replied to a thread New member in Welcome
    Hi Jem welcome to the forum. I bought my current car over ten years ago as a "retirement" project and set it to one side awaiting retiral when I...
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    10-01-2019, 09:28 PM
    Thanks Alistair. I've seen that program and Alex had suggested using a petrol powered heater as well. You can get versions designed for trucks to...
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    10-01-2019, 05:22 PM
    I know I said I didn't rate the electrical blower/demister I had bought off Ebay some time ago -but I decided that while the dashboard was out to do...
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    09-01-2019, 09:16 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Carbon Monoxide in General Chat
    I often run the cars engine inside my garage and yes I often used to end up with a headache from the fumes so I am very careful to ensure I ventilate...
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    06-01-2019, 10:22 AM
    Great work Steve. Glassing in the side pods makes sense from a structural point of view. The box section should be really strong and rigid as a...
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    05-01-2019, 12:22 AM
    Not quite true- the rear panel is off the car and pointed towards the camera and connected via a trailer socket. Yes I have found the wiring to be...
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    02-01-2019, 06:41 PM
    More progress with the wiring. Completed the harness that connects the fuse boxes and ancillaries in the front compartment with the dashboard. This...
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