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  1. Thanks for posting the pics Dirk. My Pedal box...

    Thanks for posting the pics Dirk.
    My Pedal box is mounted slightly further away from the tunnel, so I think I have more room to manoeuvre, I'm still thinking of a floor mounted 'guard' it won't be...
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    I looked at the Linak sync'ing module when I...

    I looked at the Linak sync'ing module when I purchased my actuators, it adds some bulk to the actuator itself, and makes the wiring more complex (I forget the cost now but - I believe it was pricey...
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    I think this will look amazing on the car - EOM...

    I think this will look amazing on the car - EOM style finish.:cool1:
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    Yes, that's working now mate; Although I was...

    Yes, that's working now mate;

    Although I was hoping that it would be a Vid of you doing doughnuts in your 'Baked bean' Nova, while your family looks on incredulously, that's the video we all want...
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    Hmmm I can't see the Vid, I am logged into YT …...

    Hmmm I can't see the Vid, I am logged into YT …

    I am getting "Video Unavailable - This video is private"

    Same error when I copy-paste the YouTube URL into a browser :-(


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    Enjoyed the Vid, well done mate - Chassis looking...

    Enjoyed the Vid, well done mate - Chassis looking really good.
  7. Hi Alistair, Useful link there, thanks. I have...

    Hi Alistair, Useful link there, thanks.
    I have used volksbolts before to supply fixings for my CV joints, price looks decent compared to various other suppliers.

    >> Given that I don't intend to...
  8. I plan on attaching the Front beam to the chassis...

    I plan on attaching the Front beam to the chassis in the next week or so.
    When the chassis came out of the builders, the beam was attached with 4x M12 Bolts rated at 8.8 Class/Strength.

    I...
  9. Hello mate, Thanks. It's a good idea and I'm...

    Hello mate, Thanks.
    It's a good idea and I'm going to do something.
    Maybe 2 M6 bolts down through the floorpan, to hold a curved 'guard' that follows the radius of the linkage as it moves through...
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    Beetle IRS Trailing Arm Bushes - £10

    For Sale -
    Urethane Rear Trailing Arm Bushes; IRS Chassis (1302 / 1303)


    Price £10 includes UK Postage.

    These were fitted to my chassis but removed for painting, never seen action on the...
  11. Hi Mark, Yeah it's doable with the body on. :-) ...

    Hi Mark, Yeah it's doable with the body on. :-) No need to remove the entire Pedal box.

    You'll need someone to do a headstand on the drivers seat to hold the bolts on the inside, while you do the...
  12. M18 x 1.5 Threaded bar bolts and washers - £10

    M18 x 1.5 Threaded bar, bolts and washers for Sale

    Price £10 includes UK Postage.

    These threaded bars fit the rear forks, if you are at the chassis build stage, use these to attach a 4x2 length...
  13. Yes mate, I'm pretty sure you'll have 3D printed...

    Yes mate, I'm pretty sure you'll have 3D printed the linkage cover, can you email me & Dave the .STL file and we'll print them off locally and get'em fitted :coat:
  14. The pedal box is installed and hydraulics...

    The pedal box is installed and hydraulics plumbed-in, the install was a 'kin nightmare even with the body off, the bolts & fittings blocked each other off as the install progressed, and I had to...
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    Hello mate, This is what I bought and would...

    Hello mate,

    This is what I bought and would recommend, it is similar to what others have posted.
    I used 3/16 Copper Nickel line.

    Flare Tool:
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121917694750

    Bending...
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    Very sorry to hear that news Jim

    Very sorry to hear that news Jim
  17. I wasn't happy with the way the clutch hydraulic...

    I wasn't happy with the way the clutch hydraulic line routed past the other cables on the right side chassis fork. It was too near the Fuel pump and Starter cables, it didn't look good and was a...
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    Well done mate, looking great! Big milestone in...

    Well done mate, looking great! Big milestone in the project.
    Amazing to see the rot on the 'before' chassis, compared to where you are now :thumbup:
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    Nice update thanks; I think most owners would...

    Nice update thanks; I think most owners would recommend doiing the minimum to get the car roadworthy and take things from there - and not to let a 6-month part rebuild turn into a 5 year one.
    ...
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    That happened to me … It's off-topic, but this is...

    That happened to me … It's off-topic, but this is the reason your pics don't render properly:
    https://www.howtogeek.com/254830/why-your-photos-dont-always-appear-correctly-rotated/
    And FYI the JPEG...
  21. A good weekend in the garage, I installed the...

    A good weekend in the garage, I installed the gear-shift rod, coupled it up to the gearbox and... it worked. I can 'feel' all 5 gears and reverse. Great result!

    I was dreading this job; you may...
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    Everything has gone except the for the: The 2inch...

    Everything has gone except the for the: The 2inch internal diameter fuel hose - which is still available!
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    Some odds & ends available free of charge:

    A handful of items available for free:

    4 Canopy hinge 'arms' - Rough condition.

    2x Fibreglass Rear body brackets, these were shipped with the Mk1 kit back in the day.
    (they mount the body to...
  24. Pressure testing is an interesting idea, I like...

    Pressure testing is an interesting idea, I like the sound of that.

    I just googled and saw the kits available, is that what you use?

    If I could devise a low pressure home-brew method I'd give it...
  25. Brake connections - copper grease? how tight?

    When you are connecting up brake lines, do you place some copper grease, WD40 or something else on the threads?
    Or will that cause more problems that it's worth?

    How tight do you do the...
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