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by Drunk Aardvark
30 Aug 2018, 12:23
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Rear Wheel Arch
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

Re: Rear Wheel Arch

Thanks mate. I'm already a member of that group so I'll post up on there. Good suggestion.
by Drunk Aardvark
29 Aug 2018, 21:49
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Rear Wheel Arch
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

Rear Wheel Arch

Hi, been a while since I posted on the forum, or indeed, actually worked on the van! Been working on the rear wheel arch. It was coated with some kind of rubberised protection which did a good job of keeping the water in where the sealant had cracked. I've removed the sealant and alot of the crap me...
by Drunk Aardvark
29 Sep 2016, 21:10
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Trailing Arms - Bushes rotating with the bolt
Replies: 8
Views: 1694

Re: Trailing Arms - Bushes rotating with the bolt

Reciprocating saw. The bolt will be seized inside the bush so they will need to be replaced too. If you cut through with a disc make sure you wear gloves with long sleeves. The disc will touch the rubber during cutting and it melts it. Melted rubber on skin burns and its sticks so hard to remove. T...
by Drunk Aardvark
29 Sep 2016, 11:27
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Trailing Arms - Bushes rotating with the bolt
Replies: 8
Views: 1694

Trailing Arms - Bushes rotating with the bolt

Hi people,

I'm trying to remove one of my trailing arms to carry out the usual top hat repairs. I've finally got one of the bolts to move but as it rotates the bush rotates with it so I'm struggling to get the bolt out. Any ideas?
by Drunk Aardvark
30 Jun 2014, 22:03
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: I need a good Garage near Ashford Kent read on
Replies: 11
Views: 2113

Re: I need a good Garage near Ashford Kent read on

Hi Dave, are you the guy with the black van I met in Sainsburys garage this morning? Try D&D Autos. They started off with VWs and there's a guy there who seems to know his stuff. There's also a VW restoration place somewhere around Chilmington. I'll see if I can find his number.
by Drunk Aardvark
13 Mar 2014, 07:24
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Peninsular kid
Replies: 31
Views: 12149

Re: Peninsular kid

Hope he gets well as soon as possible
by Drunk Aardvark
24 Feb 2014, 07:12
Forum: Syncro
Topic: new addition
Replies: 10
Views: 3811

Re: new addition

Nice!
by Drunk Aardvark
12 Feb 2014, 13:20
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: 1.9 DG - Attempting a full rebuild...
Replies: 98
Views: 61509

Re: 1.9 DG - Attempting a full rebuild...

This is a great thread and going to be immensely useful for when I have to rebuild my 2.1 engine soon!
by Drunk Aardvark
08 Feb 2014, 15:52
Forum: Syncro
Topic: RHD syncro camper
Replies: 22
Views: 8550

Re: RHD syncro camper

Zak, that's a great looking van. Trying to convince the other half that orange is a great colour. She's not convinced yet so may have to show her your van!
by Drunk Aardvark
06 Feb 2014, 20:51
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Im so excited!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 7782

Re: Im so excited!!!!

Nice looking van!
by Drunk Aardvark
23 Jan 2014, 07:28
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: T25 WBX Mini Resto
Replies: 6
Views: 2748

Re: T25 WBX Mini Resto

Good work and nice skills with the door. Like the dash tidy
by Drunk Aardvark
14 Dec 2013, 14:51
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Fancy a gamble?......
Replies: 18
Views: 7655

Re: Fancy a gamble?......

That's how I got mine, got outbid on ebay and the buyer pulled out.
by Drunk Aardvark
06 Dec 2013, 23:40
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Big 14" AT tyres
Replies: 5
Views: 2225

Re: Big 14" AT tyres

Why not 15"?
by Drunk Aardvark
06 Dec 2013, 20:12
Forum: Campers
Topic: My new interior
Replies: 9
Views: 3850

Re: My new interior

Nice work!