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by rattybird
06 Jul 2012, 22:12
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: golf mk3 gti conversion
Replies: 2
Views: 1504

Re: golf mk3 gti conversion

thanks my email address is gemma_hodgkiss@live.co.uk


thanks again :ok
by rattybird
06 Jul 2012, 01:08
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: golf mk3 gti conversion
Replies: 2
Views: 1504

golf mk3 gti conversion

i am thinking of buying a van that has already had the start or in the middle of a gti conversion , the van was originally air cooled. non of the wiring looks label'd is there a easy way to find out what goes to where eec through a diagram ? and what parts would i need to build a exhaust system ? an...
by rattybird
21 Nov 2011, 10:11
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!
Replies: 3060
Views: 1320929

Re: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!

Before I paint my bug I want to get it flat and smooth.

whats the best paper to use ? :ok
by rattybird
28 Jun 2011, 13:04
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: ignition issue advice needed
Replies: 2
Views: 595

Re: ignition issue advice needed

thanks for advice will look into this l8r :ok
by rattybird
27 Jun 2011, 21:29
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: ignition issue advice needed
Replies: 2
Views: 595

ignition issue advice needed

when i put the key in the igntion and turn it nothing happens

then i come back half hour later and turn the key and it starts

would you say this is the ignition starter switch fault ?


hope you can help thanks in advance :ok
by rattybird
20 Jun 2011, 20:19
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: My 1980 T25 - Camper Project
Replies: 72
Views: 9621

Re: My 1980 T25 - Camper Project

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm89/fz-andy/f5d989d1.jpg Shows the contrast between the last coat and the prepared coat prior to last coat!! that looks awsume dude like glass ! :ok so 4 coats of rustolium ? and flatted between the coats leaving it a month to go hard ? and flatted back with 700 ...
by rattybird
15 May 2011, 20:59
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!
Replies: 3060
Views: 1320929

Re: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!

or boiling water, turps then takes the glue off :)[/quote][/quote]


or even better that oilve oil :ok[/quote

Olive oil, i aint come across that one for removeing stickers.... What would Popeye have to say about that :wink:[/quote]
it will remove the residue of the stickers :ok
by rattybird
14 May 2011, 11:20
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!
Replies: 3060
Views: 1320929

Re: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!

mearnsy wrote:
eatcustard wrote:best ways to get stickers off its with a knife/scraper and a hairdryer to melt the glue.

or boiling water, turps then takes the glue off :)


or even better that oilve oil :ok
by rattybird
08 May 2011, 09:28
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Chrome bumper rubbers
Replies: 5
Views: 886

Re: Chrome bumper rubbers

i noticed the other day status also do them if you get stuck :ok
by rattybird
23 Apr 2011, 19:12
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!
Replies: 3060
Views: 1320929

Re: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!

CovKid wrote:Just don't paint it pink/purple this time :shock:

was thinking of RAL 7000 a nice mid grey :D
by rattybird
21 Apr 2011, 20:11
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!
Replies: 3060
Views: 1320929

Re: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!

hi guys im looking at the rustolium rattle can route , how many cans do i need ? complete van and do i use it the same way Sorry for the delay, I used one 3 cans for each side, and one for the front and one for the back. Just rub down and spray on. No primer. 1. Place 3 cans in hot water for 10 min...
by rattybird
08 Apr 2011, 22:01
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!
Replies: 3060
Views: 1320929

Re: Paint Your Wagon - with a roller!

hi guys im looking at the rustolium rattle can route , how many cans do i need ? complete van and do i use it the same way
by rattybird
06 Mar 2011, 00:05
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: vw caravelle the story so farrr !
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: vw caravelle the story so farrr !

yorkierob wrote:good work fella - makes me get my stoke back on mine as it aint as bad and now with the spoiler and R+R bed I feel i'm getting somewhere

were is the like button lol
by rattybird
05 Mar 2011, 23:33
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: vw caravelle the story so farrr !
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: vw caravelle the story so farrr !

Great job keep it up my van looked far worse that yours take it step by step and you get there in the end, one thing, please wear goggles when cutting or grinding, its far too easy to get a metal splinter in the eye or have a disc jam and explode in your face, happened to me luckily i was wearing g...
by rattybird
05 Mar 2011, 12:53
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Grill types
Replies: 2
Views: 778

Re: Grill types

jamesandhayley wrote:Hi, quick question.

Will a round headlight grill for an early van fit a late van, or are there different fittings/headlight sizes?

Thanks
xx

should be all the same hon x