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  1. On Topic
    does anyone know much about vw type 25 (slab front) engines?...i know of a water cooled one (1.9?) that has some type of engine issues (not sure what)...what are the pitfalls of these engines? and is there an easy fix/replacement?...i'm tempted but don't want to take on a "money-pit",i need your...
  2. Vehicles - FOR SALE
    [FONT="Comic Sans MS"]An old caravan totally re-built in Teardrop style, using original interior fittings. Total, 4 meters long, including hitch. Body, 3.10m long. Inside width, 1.84m. Height at highest inside point, 1.84m. Weight empty, 430kg. Sleeps 3 in one single bed, converted from bench...
  3. Stuff - WANTED
    Bit of a long shot but here goes. I've just aquired a 1960 F-type Victor thats a nice straight, original car bar the paint. Pretty much rust free aswell which is rare. There are 2 things that need to be done quite soon as they spoil the car. The first is a fairly poor respray that needs mopping...
  4. Stuff - WANTED
    the cheaper the better, preferable without tyres or with old tyres. cheers guys n gals.
  5. Stuff - WANTED
    Just on the off chance someone's got one laying around, I'm looking for a N/S door mirror for my Sons car, the same as below but in stainless. Thanks in advance.
  6. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Selling my Y type ford rolling chassis, all original no V5 or logbook. See ebay link below Item number: 160421085566 Item location: eastbourne, East Sussex, United Kingdom Post to: Local pick up only I don't know how to put a direct link in but if you copy 'n paste the number into ebay it...
  7. Stuff - WANTED
    Anybody got any wishbones and hub carriers for a jaguar independent rear? Must be either e type or s type.call Ron on 07904 129623.
  8. Stuff - FOR SALE
    Cobra seats with harnesses. PROVISIONALLY SOLD. 1969 baja bug shell and pan. Solid doors, beam supports welded in, 2mm plate bulkhead, long shock mounts in the rear, needs repair to driver side heater channel and floorpan. Lots of bracing between channels and center tunnel. £200 8" widened...
  9. Stuff - FOR SALE
    On twin 40 IDF carbs, includes linkage, filters etc. CUrrently has twin cannon exhaust fitted, will bolt directly to VW 1300 and larger boxes, small amount of clearancing of the bellhouse required for 1200 or Splitty gearboxes. 215mm clutch. This is the high compression engine from the Porsche...
  10. Chat
    I've had a semi broken arm on my glasses for a couple of weeks now, it's been smart talking to people & having them look at me at an angle & not ask what's wrong with them! My wife told me yesterday to go & buy a new pair today, sod that, they're £100 for a new pair, I'll have a go myself, how...
  11. Chat
    i love this type of car. feel free to add your own favourites........:tup:
  12. Stuff - WANTED
    As title says really, need a type 9 gearbox speedo sender (5 spd if that makes a difference) Ta, tom
  13. Stuff - WANTED
    im after a tube axle if anyone has one thay want to sell, any width will be fine! prefer one with spindles/brakes but what have you? ian
  14. History Archive
    hi looking for info on a car i owned in the early 80's i dident build it but bought it as is..it was 2 tone green had wolfies was jacked up with side pipes reg no was vml 666 it was in custom car or street machine and had been laid up for a few years when i bought it due to the owner sadly...
  15. Tech Discussion
    ive just got hold of a tacho (for nothing), all i can find out about it is that its called a 'type R' that is on the face, it has 3 buttons and a green LED in the bottom right corner and theres a switch on the back where the wires come out. now i need to know what all the wires are for so i can...
  16. Stuff - WANTED
    wanted some posters for my workshop,american engines,hot rod related etc WHY thanks for lookin:) PUNK
  17. Freebies
    as above, ok'ish condition x4 + 1 lwb rim. FREE FREE FREE :smoke: NOW GONE TO SCRAP!
  18. The Garage
    hi guy i have been doing the for a few months and never realy posted it on here but here is a link to the full thread and i will keep it updated from now on:tup: http://www.volkstorque.co.uk/vt/readers-restos/54859-412s-resto.html matt
  19. Tech Discussion
    this may be for the more senior guys out there, lol,,, anyone got any idea of the thread spec / type for the fuel pipe union that srews into the fuel tank on the austin a30. the one in my tank appears to have been cobbed up with something with a smaller hole in it with a piece of brake pipe in...
  20. Chat
    anyone tow a trailer with a standard pop? will it pull a light trailer?
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