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January 2015 Blog Posts (8)

End of an Era??

                             Many of you know that for the past 12 or so years I have been fighting a brain tumor, Major surgery and follow up surgery has kept me alive, but at a reduced rate. 80% deaf and failing, unable to blink or move the right hand side of my face, now scary blood pressure fluctuations. I have worked in heavy engineering for the past 45 years and that too, has taken its toll. From working among 16000 fellow ship yardies, to being self employed working alone for the past…

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Added by Steve Kerswell on January 26, 2015 at 10:14 — 42 Comments

Coil over shocks

Has anybody any experience of the shocks on this vw site? Shocks, Coilover, Double Loop, Pair, 423/272mm AC513001

Added by Peter Boyd on January 22, 2015 at 22:10 — 5 Comments

Julian Cramp ??

Anybody know of his whereabouts, or where his car went or does he still own it??

Added by Steve Kerswell on January 22, 2015 at 16:19 — 8 Comments

Refurb bits needed

Hi there, I've just joined the doc and I'm fixing/ refurbing/improving my Melos.



I bought rear spitfire radius arm bushes for the front top arms. Correct???

I need at least one maxi ball joint-- where is the best place to get them?



Coil over front struts. I have koni adjustable ones (original?) which are knackered. What are my choices and where to get them. Springs good.



Brakes



I have a single circuit master cylinder which I'm not happy about.… Continue

Added by Peter Boyd on January 17, 2015 at 12:26 — 5 Comments

Cristophe. What's needed for France

You don't need anything from DOC
1 quietus fiscale
2 cessation
3 v5
If the car is 1985 or older then it's ok for five,as long as it's reg as dutton
Make the qf yourself, from the name on v5 to yourself, stating price paid,and all taxes paid in uk
4 cheque for 50e
5 wait for attestation de ffve
6 ct
7 prefecture Alec facture
Or I'll do it all for you 500e
Lol
John w

Added by john w on January 12, 2015 at 18:32 — 6 Comments

Bit Miffed

Good weekends work spoilt by a moments carelessness, Doing some welding under the Sierra yesterday, when the wife suddenly announced some smoke in the cab. Somehow a spark from the grinder or welder sneaked in through the gearbox tunnel and smouldered away on the cloud 9 underfelt. Quickly got it under control but the toxic fumes meant leaving it to ventilate. Noticed today that the windows were a tad black and sticky, now found the whole interior is coated with a sticky, smoky probably…

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Added by Steve Kerswell on January 11, 2015 at 16:28 — 49 Comments

ebay spot

nice chap shows his reg and chassis number

P4432

nice chap!

Added by Dave Adams on January 10, 2015 at 21:13 — 68 Comments

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