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Forum: Suspension April 21st 2008, 16:56
Replies: 2
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Posted By andy1303
As far as I'm concerned that's natural for a top...

As far as I'm concerned that's natural for a top mount of that style. It may be a little old/worn but I don't think there's much to worry about. You may want to replace them at some point, I replaced...
Forum: Suspension February 15th 2008, 17:59
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By andy1303
They're progressive springs. Effectively the...

They're progressive springs. Effectively the spring rate gets bigger the more load the spring is under, meaning under normal use they're softer then during hard cornering they're harder and body roll...
Forum: Suspension January 29th 2008, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By andy1303
wow. That's some setup.

wow. That's some setup.
Forum: Suspension January 6th 2008, 11:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By andy1303
When I bought coilovers I spoke to the...

When I bought coilovers I spoke to the manufacturer (Gaz in the UK) and they supplied a very thin sleeve to convert their 1/2" hole to my 12mm. Sorted.
Forum: German Look Tuning December 24th 2007, 07:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By andy1303
Thanks for the comments gentlemen, I really...

Thanks for the comments gentlemen, I really appreciate them. Super VW you mentioned one of my favourite parts of the car: gauges. They're mounted in a one off black anodized ali strip in the dash,...
Forum: German Look Tuning December 23rd 2007, 14:02
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By andy1303
Fully re-trimmed porsche interior, with back seat...

Fully re-trimmed porsche interior, with back seat trimmed to match front. Cloth chosen to look as stock as possible. More sleeper I'm afraid, but hopefully cool to those who understand and notice...
Forum: German Look Tuning December 23rd 2007, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By andy1303
PPC is quite a small mag in the UK, but it's my...

PPC is quite a small mag in the UK, but it's my favourite, so I'm dead pleased. Does this gain me a bit of GL credibility?
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m102/andy1303/DSC00144.jpg~original...
Forum: German Look Tuning December 23rd 2007, 13:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By andy1303
He he he. I'd watch out or this might turn into...

He he he. I'd watch out or this might turn into the GL/Euro look debate on VZi! ;-) I only wanted to post 1 or 2 pics since there would be some proper decent photos in the mag. In all honesty, I...
Forum: German Look Tuning December 22nd 2007, 05:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,513
Posted By andy1303
German Looker to be featured in Feb Practical Performance Car Magazine

.....and it's mine..... Yay! The pics are a bit better than this...
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m102/andy1303/DSC00149.jpg~original
Forum: Brakes October 1st 2007, 16:17
Replies: 33
Views: 5,697
Posted By andy1303
The interesting thing about this hub is it will...

The interesting thing about this hub is it will allow stock PCD wheels, which the porsche hubs will not.
Forum: Brakes September 14th 2007, 16:58
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By andy1303
I'm not sure about your custom hats version, but...

I'm not sure about your custom hats version, but the tried and tested version I've seen used most in where you machine the insides of the hubs. In this case you use standard beetle/ghia bearings....
Forum: Transmissions September 8th 2007, 05:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,125
Posted By andy1303
The only negative comment I heard about the CSP...

The only negative comment I heard about the CSP shifters as compared to berg shifter was the boot on the CSP shifter makes it look cheap, which I kinda agree with.
The best mod I ever did to get...
Forum: For Sale August 10th 2007, 17:58
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By andy1303
Now sold. Thanks.

Now sold. Thanks.
Forum: For Sale August 8th 2007, 12:39
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By andy1303
FS. Eagle Performance Coilover conversion, Gaz Coilovers

As it says,
more info can be found on http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=387117 .

Post to UK only.
Thanks

Andy
Forum: Suspension June 21st 2007, 09:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,573
Posted By andy1303
Yay! Go the Rally Design Strut conversion crew!...

Yay! Go the Rally Design Strut conversion crew! That makes 3 of us. My struts were originally 944 struts, since I had them around, the Gaz inserts I bought were the same, and they have the camber...
Forum: Events Calendar & Planning May 6th 2007, 15:14
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By andy1303
So what was the result?.....

So what was the result?.....
Forum: For Sale May 6th 2007, 14:55
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By andy1303
How much to ship to the UK?

How much to ship to the UK?
Forum: Engines May 4th 2007, 15:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By andy1303
I had exactly the same questions a while ago, and...

I had exactly the same questions a while ago, and ended up with k&n's which are a very similar size to your current air filters. I do believe the CB performance ones are also about that size. However...
Forum: Suspension May 2nd 2007, 14:29
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By andy1303
There are cheaper corner weight gauges available...

There are cheaper corner weight gauges available which use a lever assembly that hooks under the top of the wheel rim. push to lever down to lift the car and then the gauge shows the weight....
Forum: Suspension April 30th 2007, 15:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By andy1303
Excellent, thanks for that. Surprising isn't it...

Excellent, thanks for that. Surprising isn't it really. That's not as much difference as you'd expect front to rear. Will we see your car on track this year?
Forum: Suspension April 27th 2007, 14:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By andy1303
Corner weights of a 1303

Anyone have any idea how heavy each corner of a stock 1303 is? I'm trying to work out spring rates and don't have a gauge....
Ta

Andy
Forum: Suspension March 26th 2007, 15:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By andy1303
I had to get the complete steering column for the...

I had to get the complete steering column for the year of the rack when I did the conversion because it's slightly longer and then all the clearances came good....
Forum: Brakes March 11th 2007, 16:15
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By andy1303
Off the top of my head the wilwood midilite...

Off the top of my head the wilwood midilite calipers have dust seals. You have to weigh up how much you use the car then decide whether you need the seals. As for porsche v. wilwood to my mind...
Forum: Brakes February 10th 2007, 16:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By andy1303
Just as a thought, then, why don't you buy some...

Just as a thought, then, why don't you buy some shiny new 4pot calipers like wilwoods and make adaptors for them? They don't cost *much* more than recon 944 calipers and are beautifully made.
This...
Forum: Suspension November 5th 2006, 13:54
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By andy1303
Thanks for that. I wanted to have a proper look...

Thanks for that. I wanted to have a proper look at a pair this weekend but couldn't, but when I last looked at the early type, the bearing looked fixed and a better quality. The later style have the...
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