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Parts Wanted / top tins and clutch cover
« on: Today at 04:58:17 PM »
After a pair od single port top tins and a fan housing would be a bonus for 1500, 1200 ones will not fit, also need an early 200 mm clutch cover there is a new post 72 LUK  cover here can sell or swap.

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Beach Buggy Rolling Chassis Help / Re: steering column
« on: March 07, 2021, 10:47:23 PM »
The plate is pretty useless on a buggy it was fitted to stop the column going up in the outer column and then the driver it helps to collapse the expanded section in a crash but will only work with a full cage buggy where the column is bolted to something more solid than a fibreglass tub.

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You will be fine Hugh but booking is best done early for interested parties to ensure you can get in.

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I will arrange the show for 2022 but will be away for the actual show so will need a volunteer to have all the paperwork and be point of contact.

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Beach Buggy Electrical Help / Re: electrical journey begins
« on: March 02, 2021, 04:14:43 PM »
yellow and black is aux ignition circuits and powers the headlight flash etc the black is ignition feed which could go to the fuse box to be split into other ignition controlled items and the coil but VW use it for coil.

you have feed in red
aux circuits yellow black
ignition black
starter solenoid red black

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Beach Buggy Electrical Help / Re: A simple question...
« on: March 02, 2021, 04:10:03 PM »
always fit 2 X 6 blade fuse boxes so lights are left side/tail right s/t and one for each headlamp beam as I have seen buggies with 1 fuse doing all the lights so one failure equals nothing at all.

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Beach Buggy Electrical Help / Re: A simple question...
« on: March 02, 2021, 11:26:38 AM »
Wait until you see folks putting can bus systems in buggies with computers for the seat and light controls, auto sensing wipers and stuff.

Simple is nice, reliable and nearly trouble free whilst easy to diagnose a problem.

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Beach Buggy Rolling Chassis Help / Re: Wheel suppliers
« on: March 01, 2021, 02:39:56 PM »
depends what you are after 5x 205  4x130 or something you can get adaptors forthat fit either vw stud pattern.
Heritage, Kingfishers or anybody selling buggies like ff, volksmagic will have contacts

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Beach Buggy Electrical Help / Re: electrical journey begins
« on: February 28, 2021, 07:22:44 PM »
no need to earth a starter bolting it in completes the circuit.

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Beach Buggy Electrical Help / Re: electrical journey begins
« on: February 28, 2021, 06:04:48 PM »
you only use one spade as they are connected but the spare can be used as a power point to operate a hot start relay so beetle owners fit.

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We are up for that visit, do we need a list of folks doing the museum tour and cafe or just cafe.

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Hi Dave will leave it up to you as the local expert.
Gp, Tramp, Volksrod and Jas are British bodies to name but a few  ;-)up

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Never knew it existed but it looks an interesting place and not to far, would be a good stop on the cruise.

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understandable Dave but looking forwards to it and if some restrictions hit again hopefully we can just have a quite caravan break away, further on we have already booked a trip to look around South Africa early in 2022.
cannot see the NEC show happening 11 th June but not cancelled yet, outside events with social distancing will hopefully survive from the start of July.

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Lock down easing so hopefully all systems go for this weekend anymore interested in a buggy weekend.

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