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by rallye69
01 Jan 2015, 16:06
Forum: Wheels & Tyres
Topic: think i'm right
Replies: 2
Views: 1201

Re: think i'm right

ta, just found this
If you put a wheel on the same hub with a bigger offset, the wheel will sit further inside the wheel arch

So for example... your new rims have an ET of 45...so you will have to fit spacers of 10mm to bring it down to 35 which is within the 39 to 30 range
by rallye69
01 Jan 2015, 14:41
Forum: Wheels & Tyres
Topic: think i'm right
Replies: 2
Views: 1201

think i'm right

bought these recently off fleabay, had them cleaned & powder coated, et is 45 so is it a 10mm spacer? they come with original plastic caps that now have vw badges, ...BUT with this offset I still seem to be struggling to clear hubs on wheels to make caps fit the centres have been machine out rea...
by rallye69
14 Sep 2014, 15:06
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: voltage on coil?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

Re: voltage on coil?

SORTED !!!!!! it was the idle speed blue box at fault !!! just need to find a new one ! :ok
by rallye69
13 Sep 2014, 09:51
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: voltage on coil?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

Re: voltage on coil?

its an 81 but has a 1.9 petrol dg in it, as said all was running very well, then its been parked up for 3 weeks & now wont start
by rallye69
12 Sep 2014, 18:22
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: voltage on coil?
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

voltage on coil?

Hi, van had new coil & 2nd hand distributor, cap & rotor arm before we went to france , all good. been back 3 weeks now van wont start, fuel ok , no spark from plugs. there is 12v at coil wires with ignition on , but when i connect them to the coil there is no voltage .... :? whats going on ?
by rallye69
04 Sep 2014, 20:08
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Broken down...Hall sender unit any ideas in Newcastle
Replies: 4
Views: 1673

Re: Broken down...Hall sender unit any ideas in Newcastle

have you checked fuse in black box back rear of engine bay?, theres the relay & fuse in there
by rallye69
31 Aug 2014, 19:53
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Broken down...Hall sender unit any ideas in Newcastle
Replies: 4
Views: 1673

Re: Broken down...Hall sender unit any ideas in Newcastle

i had exacly same problem day before we went to france, ended up getting a 2nd hand distro from smashing vw in leeds, it was cheaper than a hall sender .
by rallye69
31 Aug 2014, 16:11
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: strimmer woes!
Replies: 1
Views: 824

strimmer woes!

titan strimmer from screwfix...had it 2 years all good, got it out today , starts runs well BUT the speed of the strimmer & hedge cutter attachment is way down, it revs well but hegecutter barley moves, strimmer turns at a slow pace... anyone got any ideas ? :( p.s i know probably shouldn't have...
by rallye69
24 Jul 2014, 18:41
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: what colour wire ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2249

Re: what colour wire ?

thanks
by rallye69
24 Jul 2014, 16:35
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: what colour wire ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2249

what colour wire ?

sorry know its in the forum somewhere , but which colour wire do i need from battery light in dash to connect to terminal 86 on a relay for split charge system ?
by rallye69
23 Jul 2014, 21:17
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: big help needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Re: big help needed

think i have sorted it, just walked in ! the new rubber on door aperture was fouling mechanism on hinge side, they are a real pain to fit ,
still got loads to do ...last day sunday !! :(
by rallye69
23 Jul 2014, 20:06
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Urgent help needed
Replies: 1
Views: 837

Urgent help needed

Hi just fitting new sliding door seal, the square one that goes on the aperture, does the side of the seal with a wedge bit in it go to lock side or hinge side ? Hope you can see what I mean ? :cry:
by rallye69
23 Jul 2014, 16:50
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: big help needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

Re: big help needed

its the sliding door lock , it only locks from inside anyway as delocked outside as it never worked
by rallye69
23 Jul 2014, 08:33
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: big help needed
Replies: 5
Views: 1392

big help needed

hi, just got van back home after 4 months respray.... everything is back on it, its just passed its mot, stuff to do before sunday, ( off to glasgow !!!) 2 door locks not working properly, split charge system to finish, fridge/ cooker to wire/ plumb up and a few more jobs beside, anyone who had a fe...
by rallye69
15 Jul 2014, 22:10
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: lower vent , is this ok?
Replies: 8
Views: 2405

Re: lower vent , is this ok?

a recessed fit vent woulnt do, think it would have to be surface mount