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by Eternal Optimist
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Turnkey??? What does it really mean?
Replies: 15
Views: 3375

Re: Turnkey??? What does it really mean?

Dr Grub wrote:"turn key" or "rust free" are both terms that have been massively abused over years!
You can add NOS to the list of abused phrases!
by Eternal Optimist
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: When the Seedling Blossom's
Replies: 19
Views: 2041

Re: When the Seedling Blossom's

Blimey, that looks lovely. My 16 yo has started to think about what car she's after. Been doing young driver lessons in a VW Up! Which is a neat thing. I asked what she'd like as a first car; the answer was Mini, Beetle or Fiat 500. Sadly not the originals. All that time taking her round car shows h...
by Eternal Optimist
Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What did you do today?
Replies: 17
Views: 3012

Re: What did you do today?

Unloaded dishwasher, loaded it again, turned it on. Washed some glasses which apparently don't go in the dishwasher. Made a smoothie for me and eldest, frozen mango, strawberries, blueberries, 8 spoons of oats and a banana and orange juice in my fabulous Blendtec blender. 1.5 Hp motor - Google 'will...
by Eternal Optimist
Sat Feb 28, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Laminated wiring diagrams
Replies: 5
Views: 1275

Re: Laminated wiring diagrams

I think VW books do them.
by Eternal Optimist
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Chop. Cut. Weld.... Split sales conversion
Replies: 12
Views: 2424

Re: Chop. Cut. Weld.... Split sales conversion

Blimey - that's taken a lot of structural integrity out of the bus - how have you braced it?
by Eternal Optimist
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:09 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Wheeling engine round garage
Replies: 14
Views: 2184

Re: Wheeling engine round garage

There's a bloke on VZi who makes a dolly up - saves a bit of faffing around cutting and welding angle and sourcing and screwing on some castors.
by Eternal Optimist
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: irs splitscreen conversion help
Replies: 16
Views: 2083

Re: irs splitscreen conversion help

split66vw wrote:Thanks for reply but I have adjusted aa far as can on bolts almost like I need
shorter spring plates has anuone come across this before
Yes, mine were about 8 to 10 mm too long. I had to open the slots out then cut the end off the spring plate and weld the slots up again. All good after that.
by Eternal Optimist
Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: Pointless Bitching
Topic: BRITISH GAS
Replies: 18
Views: 5584

Re: BRITISH GAS

garys67 wrote:Im a British Gas Engineer
Just pay up!
I'd happily pay up, but for some reason, you don't want to dig a four mile trench to serve 300 potential customers!
by Eternal Optimist
Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:33 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1963 Irish Post and telegraph Panel Van
Replies: 154
Views: 35160

Re: 1963 Irish Post and telegraph Panel Van

Good to see you back!
by Eternal Optimist
Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: tax disc alternative
Replies: 12
Views: 1821

Re: tax disc alternative

maddison wrote:sorry to be a pain…..but in most cases, wouldn't a 57 buses 1st tax disc have said 58

;-)

:lol: :lol: :lol:
I can't remember when it changed, but all tax discs used to expire on the 31st of December.
by Eternal Optimist
Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Jet wash or something else??
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Re: Jet wash or something else??

I'd get a pressure washer on it. If anything flakes off, better to deal with it now.
by Eternal Optimist
Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Wiring loom
Replies: 10
Views: 1920

Re: Wiring loom

veedubberdan wrote:Hi you got any contact details for him cheers
He's on here I think, have a search for his user name.
by Eternal Optimist
Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Wiring loom
Replies: 10
Views: 1920

Re: Wiring loom

Rocket Ron did mine. Very happy with it.
by Eternal Optimist
Tue Jan 27, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Where do you get your black and silver number plates made!?
Replies: 4
Views: 649

Re: Where do you get your black and silver number plates mad

I used Polar plates. NB not sure what you mean by printed?