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Forum: For Sale April 11th 2011, 08:48
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By Chris Percival
UK Germanlook 1303 for sale

Type 4 engine, Porsche brakes, many top-spec custom parts

It is with regret that I have to sell this car. This is the first car I ever owned. It went through various modifications before getting a...
Forum: Members Rides July 6th 2009, 08:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,371
Posted By Chris Percival
Exposure

http://www.talinmedia.co.uk/pics/bug3.png

More info and pictures at www.fastbug.net
Forum: Suspension June 5th 2009, 11:26
Replies: 30
Views: 2,929
Posted By Chris Percival
Yeah, I think I remember us reading up on the...

Yeah, I think I remember us reading up on the Porsche specs and feeling chuffed with ourselves that we came in within them.. :)
Forum: Suspension June 5th 2009, 11:05
Replies: 30
Views: 2,929
Posted By Chris Percival
I think the run-out we measured was on the face...

I think the run-out we measured was on the face of the brake disk as bolted to hub (so 'wobble' if you like), not run-out at the circumference (from centering errors), but both could be effected by...
Forum: Suspension June 5th 2009, 10:44
Replies: 30
Views: 2,929
Posted By Chris Percival
Ah I see, for machining both ends of the hub. I...

Ah I see, for machining both ends of the hub. I don't think it was ever a major issue, he just had to centre it as best he could every time he fixed it to the mounting tool and chuck. Resulting...
Forum: Suspension June 5th 2009, 10:16
Replies: 30
Views: 2,929
Posted By Chris Percival
Hi Bill, not sure why you'd need repeatable...

Hi Bill, not sure why you'd need repeatable centering, please elaborate?
Forum: Wheels May 6th 2009, 09:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By Chris Percival
I am running 7.5"x17" ET65 and 8"x17" ET52 rims...

I am running 7.5"x17" ET65 and 8"x17" ET52 rims under stock arches on my 03. :D
Forum: Suspension December 3rd 2008, 04:30
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Chris Percival
I did something very similar, but to fit 1303...

I did something very similar, but to fit 1303 hubs...
http://www.fastbug.net/node/219
Forum: Brakes January 24th 2008, 05:36
Replies: 40
Views: 3,299
Posted By Chris Percival
I man after my own heart..

I man after my own heart..
Forum: Suspension December 2nd 2007, 06:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By Chris Percival
RHD, so heavier on the drivers side again..

RHD, so heavier on the drivers side again..
Forum: Suspension November 27th 2007, 18:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By Chris Percival
Some weights here, but with me in the car. ...

Some weights here, but with me in the car.
http://www.germanlook.com/Forums/showthread.php?t=8597
Forum: German Look Tuning November 22nd 2007, 11:29
Replies: 49
Views: 3,585
Posted By Chris Percival
I don't think a lip spoiler is that clever in our...

I don't think a lip spoiler is that clever in our application. They just detach the laminar flow from the rear of the car, thereby eliminating any lift that flow might be generating, nothing more..
Forum: Suspension November 14th 2007, 17:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,290
Posted By Chris Percival
10.5" - 130lbs More info at...

10.5" - 130lbs

More info at http://www.fastbug.net/node/78..
Forum: Suspension November 14th 2007, 08:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,290
Posted By Chris Percival
Swap to the 2 bolt stuff. Its an easy swap, and...

Swap to the 2 bolt stuff. Its an easy swap, and gives you many more options.

I made my own struts..
http://www.fastbug.net/system/files/images/IMG_0165%7E0.preview.JPG
Forum: German Look Tuning November 14th 2007, 08:32
Replies: 49
Views: 3,585
Posted By Chris Percival
I run this wing, and from track experience, it...

I run this wing, and from track experience, it makes a big difference to stability from speads as low as 60mph...

http://www.aircooled.net/images/pphotos/drw0002.jpg...
Forum: German Look Tuning November 6th 2007, 06:51
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Chris Percival
If you could completely flatten off the rear area...

If you could completely flatten off the rear area under the engine and gearbox, it would probobly work well.. However its all pointless without something near the back window to break the laminar...
Forum: Body October 12th 2007, 11:14
Replies: 30
Views: 1,431
Posted By Chris Percival
The Mitsubishi grey..

The Mitsubishi grey..
Forum: Brakes October 12th 2007, 11:07
Replies: 40
Views: 3,299
Posted By Chris Percival
First bug with ceramic brakes? Go for it.. lol

First bug with ceramic brakes? Go for it.. lol
Forum: German Look Tuning October 10th 2007, 11:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,219
Posted By Chris Percival
If you were mounting it at the front, you...

If you were mounting it at the front, you wouldn't want a thermostat in it anyway?
Forum: Off Topic September 24th 2007, 10:55
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Chris Percival
We're all still in shock about it really, that...

We're all still in shock about it really, that and loosing Richard Burns a few years ago.. :(
Forum: Suspension August 25th 2007, 07:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By Chris Percival
Yeah, a little, mine weighed that including me..

Yeah, a little, mine weighed that including me..
Forum: Boxer AutoGruppe August 23rd 2007, 04:20
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Chris Percival
Easiest way might be to fit a towbar to your bug,...

Easiest way might be to fit a towbar to your bug, then get a rack that clamps on to the towbar (like http://www.roofrackshop.co.uk/bike/thule-towbar-mounted-bike-racks.htm).
Forum: Suspension August 22nd 2007, 09:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,753
Posted By Chris Percival
I wonder if a standard bug is any different?

I wonder if a standard bug is any different?
Forum: Body August 18th 2007, 16:25
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By Chris Percival
Its sat on the chassis now, will be bolting it...

Its sat on the chassis now, will be bolting it together tomorrow..
Forum: German Look Tuning August 17th 2007, 15:05
Replies: 75
Views: 8,427
Posted By Chris Percival
Holy Cr*p!!!! Guess you're not allowed rear...

Holy Cr*p!!!! Guess you're not allowed rear disks?
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