Search found 292 matches

by horizontal kipper
21 Aug 2016, 13:32
Forum: Campers
Topic: Pop top canvas.
Replies: 16
Views: 4905

Re: Pop top canvas.

Fitted my 80 joker with the roof left in place. Double check your new canvas is big enough before removing your old one and use stainless steel staples.
by horizontal kipper
04 Jul 2016, 20:31
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Oil strainer nut torque setting
Replies: 3
Views: 778

Re: Oil strainer nut torque setting

Shepshed chap.
by horizontal kipper
04 Jul 2016, 20:15
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Oil strainer nut torque setting
Replies: 3
Views: 778

Re: Oil strainer nut torque setting

If i remember right haynes say 11 ft-lb but both Tom Wilson book and Jake Raby build video go with 9ft-lb which is what i do mine at.
by horizontal kipper
07 Apr 2016, 08:37
Forum: Campers
Topic: Electric hook-up ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3376

Re: Electric hook-up ?

After the first fortnights camping last year with the panel on in not so sunny weather, only moving the van twice off the site. The hook-up stay's at home.
by horizontal kipper
13 Mar 2016, 21:19
Forum: Campers
Topic: Westy - Crack in Roof
Replies: 5
Views: 1786

Re: Westy - Crack in Roof

Before you repair it drill a very small hole right at the end of the crack. This will stop any possible crazing under the repair.
by horizontal kipper
27 Feb 2016, 17:28
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Brake lights staying on again.
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Re: Brake lights staying on again.

Now sorted the SKP 3 pin brake light switches are wired the opposite way round!! pulling the wires out of the connector plug and switching them round marked 81 and 82a they work fine.
by horizontal kipper
27 Feb 2016, 15:51
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Brake lights staying on again.
Replies: 1
Views: 719

Brake lights staying on again.

OK this is bugging me now. Changed both brake light switches on the master cylinder, brake lights still stay on when ignition is off. Now this is the bit i don't get. If i just connect one of the switches on the master cylinder up (don't matter which one) all works as it should, as soon as both are ...
by horizontal kipper
20 Feb 2016, 19:29
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Re: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!

Had a look in old posts over on the samba.com, looks like its quite a common fault.
by horizontal kipper
20 Feb 2016, 12:17
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Re: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!

Had a look this morning my van has two three pin switches on the master cylinder. The one nearest the steering wheel looks fine the other the plastic on the switch has melted. There is no sign of damage to the wires or the white round bit that fits onto the switch. No sign of damage behind the fuse ...
by horizontal kipper
15 Feb 2016, 19:19
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Re: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!

Don't have a rear wiper. Probably going to be saturday morning before i get chance to have a look now.
by horizontal kipper
14 Feb 2016, 18:10
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1874

Brake lights staying on with smell of burning!!!

Just pulled up on drive got out van and wife says you forgot to turn lights off. Brake lights were on, pressed pedal down and they went out then came back on again now i could smell burning cut power to both batteries then had a sniff round. Removed instrument pod cover and it smelt stronger there b...
by horizontal kipper
15 Dec 2015, 23:04
Forum: Campers
Topic: awning
Replies: 11
Views: 3288

Re: awning

Outwell country road :ok
by horizontal kipper
13 Dec 2015, 21:59
Forum: Campers
Topic: house of hazelock anyone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3567

Re: house of hazelock anyone ?

A friend of ours Peter cage who had a multi show winning karmann Freeloading halfwit had a canterbury pit converted splitscreen camper that was restored by Baz hazlocks team then rerestored properly years later. The work on the front valance inner and outer plus front panel was shocking under all th...
by horizontal kipper
12 Dec 2015, 18:48
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Torque Wrench Recomendations
Replies: 6
Views: 1693

Re: Torque Wrench Recomendations

I have a couple of NORBAR torque wrenches can't fault them.
by horizontal kipper
30 Oct 2015, 17:51
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Followers worn out already?
Replies: 18
Views: 2973

Re: Followers worn out already?

Give Jim at stateside tunning a call he will get you a cam and matched lifters.