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by Aidan
28 Oct 2020, 20:05
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Radius rod removal
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Radius rod removal

How about a 'how to post pictures- it's easy' thread locked at the top of every section of the forum to help people back into posting content - it would save you and Mocki and others having to encourage people to try again after they give up trying
by Aidan
28 Oct 2020, 10:36
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Sliding door lock
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: Sliding door lock

Difficult to check as the part numbers for obsolete early stuff are not shown on parts catalogues that we generally have access to, the one really good exhaustive parts catalogue was pulled down online a couple of years ago, so pictures will be all you can go on
by Aidan
28 Oct 2020, 10:34
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Slider lock action
Replies: 13
Views: 196

Re: Slider lock action

Schofields still appear to have genuine left side, ie rhd, late door handles complete link
and the barrel lock on it's own barrel link
it maybe that their webshop is out of date of course
google is your friend  :wink:
by Aidan
27 Oct 2020, 15:09
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Auto Electrician Recommendation
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Auto Electrician Recommendation

I'd contact little Mick at EliteVW, he is a really good fault finder
Failing that Doug's VWwerks
by Aidan
27 Oct 2020, 15:03
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: SP vs DG
Replies: 8
Views: 216

Re: SP vs DG

It's basically a DG with maybe some emission (hydrocarbon) controls on it, uses the same heads and same cams, same carbs, same electronics, only built between 1986 and 1989 and only just over 4000 built; you can treat it as being a DG; from the parts catalogue it is hard to see how it is de-rated by...
by Aidan
27 Oct 2020, 14:49
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Fox shock servicing
Replies: 19
Views: 360

Re: Fox shock servicing

Well done Al
Good luck with the strip and build
Have you a spec for the fluid ?
by Aidan
26 Oct 2020, 13:53
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Fox shock servicing
Replies: 19
Views: 360

Re: Fox shock servicing

Surely as a reputable vendor CamperVanCulture would be able to help with this :lol: Any beloved customers of CVC want to ask ?  If you have these dampers then you'd want to know that they could be serviced readily and that parts can be had without any problem, otherwise you'd think more than twice a...
by Aidan
26 Oct 2020, 08:54
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Slider lock action
Replies: 13
Views: 196

Re: Slider lock action

picture shows late handle early door
by Aidan
26 Oct 2020, 08:51
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Tailgate glass frustrations
Replies: 10
Views: 244

Re: Tailgate glass frustrations

I think it is easier with the tailgate on the van as one person inside with the string (crossed over at the bottom) and one person outside applying pressure, when required, but not too much pressure otherwise the lip of the seal won't lift over the lip of the aperture; start at bottom corner go up s...
by Aidan
23 Oct 2020, 18:46
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Plasticman
Replies: 16
Views: 622

Re: Plasticman

just Mike being mysterious  :lol:
by Aidan
22 Oct 2020, 19:40
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Pilot/spigot bearing puller
Replies: 23
Views: 360

Re: Pilot/spigot bearing puller

if you do the grease thing please video it as I for one want to see this actually done that way
I have a slide hammer and internal bearing puller and even with that it takes a fair pull (usually a couple of tugs) to get them out
by Aidan
21 Oct 2020, 06:39
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Radius rod bushes
Replies: 20
Views: 749

Re: Radius rod bushes

would have thought it is the same as you are still clamping the sandwich which has the steel inner bush and steel washers as the points of force, the rubber/poly is just the filling providing damping against the chassis
by Aidan
19 Oct 2020, 19:27
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Heavy steering and getting worse
Replies: 15
Views: 343

Re: Heavy steering and getting worse

how old are your tyres ?
by Aidan
13 Oct 2020, 06:43
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Dropping Engine using wood + straps
Replies: 12
Views: 414

Re: Dropping Engine using wood + straps

where is the OP ?
by Aidan
13 Oct 2020, 06:41
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Syncro diesel engine bars
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: Syncro diesel engine bars

thanks everyone