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by james309
Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Paint removal
Replies: 25
Views: 3180

Re: Paint removal

I've just spent another hour with methylated spirits, wire wool and a rag.... I'm not sure what is underneath all this paint !
What does everyone think this colour is ?
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by james309
Tue Nov 11, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Front floor replacement
Replies: 13
Views: 1667

Re: Front floor replacement

I think it depends on where you are located, who is doing it and are they supplying the new floor ?
I don't know any welders that work for £250 day/£30 an hour unless they operate from a garden shed !
by james309
Sun Nov 09, 2014 12:19 am
Forum: Technical
Topic: Paint removal
Replies: 25
Views: 3180

Re: Paint removal

Thanks Nik,

Great help I tried using acetone but with a fine wire wool... Will get something coarser and see if that helps [emoji106]
by james309
Fri Nov 07, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Paint removal
Replies: 25
Views: 3180

Re: Paint removal

Thanks for the inspiration nik, dare I ask how many hours you have spent ?

James
by james309
Fri Nov 07, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: Paint removal
Replies: 25
Views: 3180

Paint removal

As a winter project I am removing the many layers of paint to get to the OG paint this is still beneath. I have researched the samba and found many different options. I have tried with graffiti remover & acetone with wire wool and a plastic scraper. This only removed the top 2 coats, I have 7 to rem...
by james309
Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: ***Attention all single/crew cab owners***
Replies: 25
Views: 4951

Re: ***Attention all single/crew cab owners***

My '62 crewcab wont make this year, but hopefully next !
James
by james309
Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: 55-67 refurbed dropped or stock spindles - also Brazilians!
Replies: 231
Views: 47327

Re: 55-67 refurbed dropped or stock spindles.

Any year split bus dropped spindles for exchange/sale. I have been refurbing & dropping spindles for the last 5 years and have been advertising over on VZI for ages. Spindles are £155 inc return post for stock reconditioned or £205 for reconditioned dropped spindles. Both stock and dropped spindles...
by james309
Mon Jun 30, 2014 7:34 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: V55/ for import
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: V55/ for import

If your stuck I have these and I'm in Gloucestershire !

James
by james309
Mon Jun 30, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: Samba. 23 Window RHD. 1961.
Replies: 15
Views: 9216

Re: Samba. 23 Window RHD. 1961.

Is this still for sale ?
by james309
Sun May 18, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: Split Screen Project ***NOW SOLD***
Replies: 6
Views: 2199

Re: Split Screen Project

Can you pm me your number please.

James
by james309
Sun May 18, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: Split Screen Project ***NOW SOLD***
Replies: 6
Views: 2199

Re: Split Screen Project

Does it have the vin plate and vin number in the body ?

Is it a uk van or import ?

James
by james309
Sun May 18, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Buses For Sale
Topic: Split Screen Project ***NOW SOLD***
Replies: 6
Views: 2199

Re: Split Screen Project

Do you know the origin ?
Any paperwork at all ?

James