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by purplepeter
6th November 2020 - 6:58pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: Wanted - Window lifter channels
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: Wanted - Window lifter channels

Ask Mr Hall!
by purplepeter
3rd November 2020 - 10:40pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Unknown Wire
Replies: 10
Views: 833

Re: Unknown Wire

Brake lights working?
by purplepeter
29th October 2020 - 11:40am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Unknown Wire
Replies: 10
Views: 833

Re: Unknown Wire

Does the Horn still work? -That's the only wire You'd expect in that area- Horn would normally be Black/yellow, but maybe the new loom used a different colour?

Wiring diagram is here: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/in ... 3_6870.jpg
by purplepeter
6th October 2020 - 6:32pm
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: FI plug leads?
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: FI plug leads?

Drop a PM to Miketyp3 on here!
by purplepeter
26th September 2020 - 10:17am
Forum: Cars and Parts Wanted
Topic: N/S door mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Re: N/S door mirror

Your best bet is probably Jane Terry or Jim Bourne
There's a not very nice one on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/K467-VW-Type ... SwMUpceYvB
by purplepeter
19th September 2020 - 8:49am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: 411 brake callipers
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: 411 brake callipers

They don't fit any other Volkswagens, but repair kits & pistons etc are fairly easy to get hold of https://brakeparts.co.uk/shop/VW/Variant/66-74/Variant%201500%20&%201600%20Fastback%20Type%203/Front%20-%20Brake%20Calipers%20and%20Wheel%20Cylinders https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FRONT-BRAKE-CALIPER-REPA...
by purplepeter
18th July 2020 - 9:48pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Early Squareback
Replies: 32
Views: 2895

Re: Early Squareback

When you get to that stage Kaddy, One of us could speak to spirit on your behalf
by purplepeter
6th July 2020 - 8:58am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Early Squareback
Replies: 32
Views: 2895

Re: Early Squareback

Is it just wings you're going to need?
Quick holiday on the mainland & drive home with new wings
by purplepeter
5th July 2020 - 9:29am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: '73 Fastback Project
Replies: 111
Views: 31771

Re: '73 Fastback Project

I don't think I've seen anyone producing a web panel & most just assume that the sill is the same as a beetle There's a copy of that diagram somewhere with dimensions added Werk34 produce some very nice panels https://www.werk34.de/en/air-cooled/typ-3-1500-1600/car-body/ , as does Konny https://www....
by purplepeter
30th June 2020 - 9:07am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Type 3 Stalls When Slowing Down
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Re: Type 3 Stalls When Slowing Down

Check the 12v supply to the cut off jets & that the jets themselves haven't unscrewed themselves.
Also check the connections on the balance pipe
by purplepeter
29th June 2020 - 10:20pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Type 3 High back seat covers
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: Type 3 High back seat covers

Drop a pm to Fabrik Mike on FB ("In2Rust" on here)- He's been trying to flog some inserts
But not until I've messaged you on fb as there might be another option
by purplepeter
25th June 2020 - 10:19pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: 60 years of the Type 3....display at Avoncroft VW Show Bromsgrove 16th May 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 7276

Re: 60 years of the Type 3....display at Avoncroft VW Show Bromsgrove 16th May 2021

You'll always be here with us in spirit Dave, That's why I added you to the list
by purplepeter
22nd June 2020 - 10:08pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Type 3 luxuries.
Replies: 7
Views: 1433

Re: Type 3 luxuries.

You have to be careful- Wives/partners might be watching this!
Not a lot that I'd admit to, other than the Chateau Mobile, a couple of garages & a modest collection of spares
by purplepeter
21st June 2020 - 10:29pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: 60 years of the Type 3....display at Avoncroft VW Show Bromsgrove 16th May 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 7276

Re: 60 years of the Type 3....display at Avoncroft VW Show Bromsgrove 16th May 2021

Just sounded like a joke name!.. try pronouncing it to yourself!
by purplepeter
13th June 2020 - 6:42pm
Forum: Type 4 Corner
Topic: 411 LE Variant 1971 FREE to collect
Replies: 6
Views: 1380

Re: 411 LE Variant 1971 FREE to collect

I often think we should have a "Like" button on here.. Perhaps a challenge for young James?
by purplepeter
3rd June 2020 - 7:14pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Dynamo wires
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Re: Dynamo wires

You should have a big fat red wire to D+ green to DF And a smaller wire to a screw on the Dynamo body I'd be inclined to polarise the dynamo first too. All wires & fan belt disconnected, DF to Earth, then put a 12V supply to it- Positive to D+ , neg to DF- dynamo should run as a motor but only do th...
by purplepeter
2nd June 2020 - 10:12pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fastback 3 point seats.
Replies: 9
Views: 1062

Re: Fastback 3 point seats.

Nope! not even the plastic glides fit properly!
You can squeeze beetle sear base covers onto the type 3 base & judicious use of a jack allows a beetle backrest to fit a type 3 base
by purplepeter
17th May 2020 - 8:10pm
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: 60 years of the Type 3....display at Avoncroft VW Show Bromsgrove 16th May 2021
Replies: 42
Views: 7276

Re: 60 years of the Type 3....display at Avoncroft VW Show Bromsgrove 16th May 2021

Subject of course to how many of you lot are infested with Covid19
Do we know if camping is available?

1. Danny Lord, 63 Notch
2. Broady, 72 Fasty
3. Purplepeter & Fasty
by purplepeter
17th May 2020 - 9:48am
Forum: Events Diary
Topic: Mission Impossible? 2021..........
Replies: 21
Views: 4426

Re: Mission Impossible? 2021..........

Traitor!
by purplepeter
13th May 2020 - 9:06am
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: How are we all?
Replies: 5
Views: 1092

Re: How are we all?

All is well here in Bath, Thank You! I promised myself that as II won't be driving Fasty this year, I'd get on with some little bits & bobs, but so far haven't managed to do anything other than a quick wash just before lockdown & several occasions of backing her out of the garage to siphon fuel for ...