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South Hants (SHPVS) Car Show and Autojumble.

Mon Apr 07 2014, 15:26 by Grizzly

SHVPS Annual Classic Vehicle Show and Autojumble

Date: Sunday 1st June 2014 10.00am – 4.00pm

Queen Elizabeth Country Park,

Gravel Hill, Horndean, Waterlooville. PO8 0QE

3 miles South Of Petersfield on the A3

South Hants Vehicle Preservation Society’s Annual Classic Vehicle Show and popular Autojumble.

Easy access and free public car parking on site.

This is a family day out with …

Beachbuggin 6th August let me know if your planning on going.

Sat Jul 22 2017, 21:29 by Grizzly

Who's up for beachbuggin they have booked out club pitch just need to know numbers please . . . it is a great one day show on southsea common next to the beach . . . lots to see and do let me know if your going as I have to book you in and you have access at reduced rate £5 I believe it is

Camper and Bus show and August events - what are you hoping to do?

Sun Jul 16 2017, 13:06 by carl & helen

Club days out August
 
Are any of these of any interest? Or are you planning something different that we can group together on?
 
Don’t think any of us are doing BugJam so our first possible weekend is

Camper & Bus, Camping at the Castle – 28th, 29th 30th July. We love this in the Malvern’s  so we are going back. Any takers?
http://www.volksworldshows.com/camper-and-bus-weekend-home
We …

Hessich Oldendorf and Euro Bug In 2017 - European trip details

Sun Oct 09 2016, 12:34 by carl & helen

HO17, Germany - http://www.uraltkaefer.de
Quite a few of you have already talked about coming to Germany for Hessich Oldendorf or for Belgium Euro Bug In next year in late June and early July.
 
Together these give us an incredible, every four year European trip to Hessich, Germany, on to the factories in Wolfsberg and Hannover and the back via EBI - Euro Bug In the following weekend for those …

Stonor Park 2017

Tue Mar 28 2017, 15:04 by Grizzly

Hi Folks I will be needing some assistance at Stonor Park on the 4th June. As well as the camping I am also organising club displays in return you will have free entry & camping.
I will need assistance on white pond gate for club display pass hand outs and lining up aircooled avenue & watercooled way.

And anyone that wants to help me out with camping.

Lastly as Aircooled Konnection are running …

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs

Mon May 22 2017, 21:43 by Grizzly

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs


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My bug

Post by 533clive on Thu Jul 11 2013, 22:36

Thought it was about time for me to introduce the beetle that's slowly sucking my life out of me, along with most my cash! Very Happy Very Happy 

How it arrived, on Good Friday:



 
And how it was looking about two weeks ago:



And a sneak peek at the colour it will be:



Still hoping it'll be back on the road, for the first time in its life since '97 about September time. My only minor headache at the moment is finding somewhere to be able to paint it, hopefully soon.

Oh yeah, and the first piece of artwork I managed to get on it (although its already on the forum elsewhere:

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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Sat Jul 13 2013, 15:42

Got the front tacked back on today. Starting to look like a beetle again

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Re: My bug

Post by Grizzly on Sat Jul 13 2013, 18:03

Good to see your getting cracking, that colour looks fantastic, we are hoping to spray my van in the workshop I am renting, but it's a good distance away.

Do you have a website for your paint work

Cheers

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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Sat Jul 13 2013, 18:10

Thanks! :-)

Yeah, thought long and hard about the colour buddy. Did have a space in a barn on the Trinley estate until recently that would have been ideal, but they're selling so don't want non-farm stuff kicking about!

My website is : http://www.airborneartwerx.co.uk/
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Fri Jul 19 2013, 22:46

Got some more done!




 

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Re: My bug

Post by Grizzly on Sun Jul 21 2013, 21:33

Its amazing how the smallest things take up so much time . . .
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Sat Jul 27 2013, 16:14

Agreed!!!!

Got these made up today!

 
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Re: My bug

Post by Grizzly on Mon Jul 29 2013, 20:04

Cool they fit well used to use the old ford/vauxhall side repeaters but you could hardly see them.
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Tue Jul 29 2014, 21:21

After a massive dose of 'no enthusiasm', I'm finally back at it with this. Managed to get the engine back in, and about 70% of the wiring done today.

More wiring tomorrow!!!!! Very Happy
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Re: My bug

Post by carl & helen on Wed Jul 30 2014, 06:54

It is going well. Can't wait to see it
Carl
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Re: My bug

Post by tint1n on Wed Jul 30 2014, 08:56

Looking good,

Projects always take time,

If you need a hand with anything let me know

Regards

Matt
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Wed Jul 30 2014, 12:49

Thanks Carl, and Matt. I may take you up on that near the end of the project, just to supervise/show me how to set the timing up, if that's okay
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Re: My bug

Post by Grizzly on Wed Jul 30 2014, 13:55

Well done wish my van was that close, might see if I can get up there and get the beam back on this weekend.

There should be a timing guide on the workshop forum somewhere . . .  also there are some great tech articles on camper and bus including timing with a strobe light.

http://www.vwcamperandbus.com/tech-guides/setting-ignition-timing-with-a-strobe/

Daz


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Re: My bug

Post by carl & helen on Mon Aug 04 2014, 23:36

How did you get on up at the workshop Daz.

After this Aug & Sept show rush, I can give you loads of spare time for rubbing down etc ...

Carl

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Re: My bug

Post by carl & helen on Wed Aug 06 2014, 06:36

How are things going with your new wiring? All coming together as it should? I bottled out and had mine done last year on the van. I was having loads of starting problems, especially hot starts. But then I still had bare leads for ancillaries now fitted. 

Wiring is lovely when it works I think !

See you soon
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Sat Jan 17 2015, 22:51

Wirings all sorted, hopefully.

Got the interior painted as well, and the re-painted speedo installed.

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Re: My bug

Post by Grizzly on Wed Jan 21 2015, 20:16

Cool how far off are you from finishing ....
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Wed Jan 21 2015, 20:51



If I can get it in paint in the next couple of months, then hopefully back on the road by the summer!
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Re: My bug

Post by sorcha on Tue Jan 27 2015, 21:33

Looking lovely! I had a friend about ten years ago who had a beaten up old bug, we had no idea at the time about restoring these things, it was cold at ice in there in the winter, but it was still cool to drive round in it, beaten up as it was.
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Thu Jan 29 2015, 18:34

Massive thanks to Matt for giving up time to bring his hinge pin removal tool up to shift my door pins..............

Never found one you can't remove with it eh buddy!?! Very Happy:D:D
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Re: My bug

Post by tint1n on Fri Jan 30 2015, 09:55

533clive wrote:Massive thanks to Matt for giving up time to bring his hinge pin removal tool up to shift my door pins..............

Never found one you can't remove with it eh buddy!?! Very Happy:D:D

First time for everything lol

Im sure once it warms up outside we will get them out.
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Re: My bug

Post by Grizzly on Mon Feb 02 2015, 20:41

tint1n wrote:
533clive wrote:Massive thanks to Matt for giving up time to bring his hinge pin removal tool up to shift my door pins..............

Never found one you can't remove with it eh buddy!?! Very Happy:D:D

First time for everything lol

Im sure once it warms up outside we will get them out.

Lydia probably kicked him out for the day Laughing
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Mon Jun 22 2015, 19:52

Fancy another crack at these Matt? Smile
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Re: My bug

Post by tint1n on Tue Jun 23 2015, 08:18

533clive wrote:Fancy another crack at these Matt? Smile

just waiting on getting the tool repaired atm
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Re: My bug

Post by 533clive on Tue Jun 23 2015, 18:20

Okay buddy

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