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DBS Old Timer
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Age : 35
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : '73 subaru powered Type 2 and a '75 beetle hot rod
Registration date : 2006-12-19

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyTue May 13, 2008 9:31 am

i will second a new loom, much easier to start again!!
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renegade67
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Male Number of posts : 2672
Age : 52
Location : WSM
My Ride(s) : 2013 T5.5 180ps DSG kombi, 1972 Classic Range Rover,
Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyFri May 16, 2008 4:26 pm

After due consideration I have decided to make my own loom (cheaper than bought ready made 1) and also get a modern blade fusebox, I have ordered all the wires/fusebox/relay holders/fuses from Vehicle Wiring Products, so they should be here soon Smile and the old loom will be consigned to the bin Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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Mr Scoops
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Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyFri May 16, 2008 5:04 pm

Phil, this months Practical Classics has got a handy hints 'How To' sort of guide on making a new loom.....

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Wurz
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Male Number of posts : 5378
Age : 44
Location : Wurzel Towers, Toytown
My Ride(s) : T5, Bay, 2 Bugs & Buggy Project
Registration date : 2008-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyFri May 16, 2008 7:33 pm

dont suppose you could scan a copy up could you Scoops? might be useful for the future Smile
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Mr Scoops
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Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyFri May 16, 2008 10:07 pm

I've read it now. I can drop it round to Phil gratis......... Wink

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renegade67
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Male Number of posts : 2672
Age : 52
Location : WSM
My Ride(s) : 2013 T5.5 180ps DSG kombi, 1972 Classic Range Rover,
Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyMon May 19, 2008 10:16 am

Just read this, Thanks for the offer Al, but I have a copy already lol! lol! just need next months to install the loom .
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Mr Scoops
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Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyMon May 19, 2008 10:26 am

No worries.

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Wurz
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Male Number of posts : 5378
Age : 44
Location : Wurzel Towers, Toytown
My Ride(s) : T5, Bay, 2 Bugs & Buggy Project
Registration date : 2008-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyMon May 19, 2008 10:29 am

foook it!
we'll make it up as we go along Smile
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vwbeetlebum
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Male Number of posts : 6572
Age : 104
My Ride(s) : Your Mum
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyMon May 19, 2008 2:01 pm

Looks like its coming along bro
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Impy Mcdub
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Male Number of posts : 4983
Age : 48
Location : oh my Godney
My Ride(s) : mk2 goof big bumper gti 8v....slammed n rough
Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyMon May 19, 2008 2:38 pm

coming along nicely Phil....that dash end support does look like some kind of klingon battle axe! affraid
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itsabuglife
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Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
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Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyMon May 19, 2008 8:41 pm

nice one dude soon be back on the black top
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renegade67
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Male Number of posts : 2672
Age : 52
Location : WSM
My Ride(s) : 2013 T5.5 180ps DSG kombi, 1972 Classic Range Rover,
Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyWed Aug 20, 2008 8:10 pm

FINALLY an update, wiring is 99.9% finished,(and it ALL works)sorted some decent seats,(Thanks Kate)got some new off road tyres, just need to refit the headlamps.

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out with the old,
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what a mess of wires

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replacement blade fusebox
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replaced dashboard
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more spaghetti
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a few extra gauges
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also sorted the throttle pedal problem affraid affraid amazing what comes in handy
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got these courtesy of Gaz Smile (the blue colour washes off) shame the wheels are a bit rough

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i need some spacers for the front though, as they rub on the inner bodywork, anyone have any for sale(4stud x 1/2")

The MOT is next, then LOOK OUT Weston here I come affraid affraid
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Wurz
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Male Number of posts : 5378
Age : 44
Location : Wurzel Towers, Toytown
My Ride(s) : T5, Bay, 2 Bugs & Buggy Project
Registration date : 2008-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyWed Aug 20, 2008 8:27 pm

looking good there Phil.....
Loving the new rubber Cool

Looking forward to it turning a wheel, i've only ever seen it on the drive Very Happy

Going to take it off road??? Wink
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thecrewkid
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Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyWed Aug 20, 2008 8:32 pm

Looking forward to see it back out buddy Twisted Evil

renegade67 wrote:
anyone have any for sale(4stud x 1/2")

Yep sure do Phil... not sure on the size tbh.. 10mm or 20mm i think, i'll check tomorrow for you..


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renegade67
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Male Number of posts : 2672
Age : 52
Location : WSM
My Ride(s) : 2013 T5.5 180ps DSG kombi, 1972 Classic Range Rover,
Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyWed Aug 20, 2008 8:33 pm

wurzelspice wrote:
Going to take it off road??? Wink

Well of course, it would be rude not to Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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Male Number of posts : 2672
Age : 52
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Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyWed Aug 20, 2008 8:35 pm

[quote="thecrewkid"]Looking forward to see it back out buddy Twisted Evil

renegade67 wrote:
anyone have any for sale(4stud x 1/2")/quote]

Yep sure do Phil... not sure on the size tbh.. 10mm or 20mm i think, i'll check tomorrow for you..

Cheers Rich, thanks for looking, are you still up for raising the rear up Question Question


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Mr Scoops
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Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: Buggy rebuild thread....   Buggy rebuild thread.... - Page 3 EmptyWed Aug 20, 2008 8:52 pm

Nice to see an update Phil, everything crossed for your MOT buddy.

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