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leec
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« Reply #180 on: July 28, 2016, 19:34:07 PM »

Use it, spec sounds like it will be a real hoot to drive Smiley
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« Reply #181 on: August 05, 2016, 07:18:40 AM »


In other news, Ross Hastie and Jerry at Deadline paint hatched a plan and produced a lovely sign for my garage....yes there is an apostrophe missing...I can barely spell so i think it's fine  Grin



Now that there are two of you, it's technically correct, right?

 Grin

Love the build.
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« Reply #182 on: August 06, 2016, 09:55:14 AM »

 Grin lol aye, true enough, perhaps I should ask for a Bosshogg and Son one  Wink

Thanks Clatter, time for driving and less building I think
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« Reply #183 on: September 09, 2016, 14:15:07 PM »

Awsome Job  Smiley
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« Reply #184 on: September 10, 2016, 22:45:42 PM »

Thanks phil  Smiley
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« Reply #185 on: December 17, 2017, 18:31:32 PM »

Well after a great summer where I did more miles and shows than ever before the car was running great. However if noticed that the rear suspension was very wallowy in the turns and when parked up it had a tendency to settle low. So as part of the list of winter jobs I decided uprated torsion bars were on the cards. Jo and Richie at RJ Volksperformance provided them and after being woken by my son at 6:30 on a Saturday morning, I decided to get fired into it. There's a few pics below, other jobs on the winter list include plumbing in the external cooler, in preparation for a trip to Le Bug show next year, have a happy Christmas Cal Look guys

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Pedalpusher
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« Reply #186 on: December 18, 2017, 08:39:22 AM »

So that's an original vw vs. new one on the picture. What's the dimension difference if I can ask?

BR
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« Reply #187 on: December 29, 2017, 09:41:29 AM »

How are you getting on with the new shocks, Rob?

Thanks, Andrew
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« Reply #188 on: December 30, 2017, 11:02:14 AM »

So that's an original vw vs. new one on the picture. What's the dimension difference if I can ask?

BR
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Hi Mikko i believe standard 67 bars are 21mm, i think....think these are 28mm. Richie on here is the man to ask as he imported them for me.



How are you getting on with the new shocks, Rob?

Thanks, Andrew

Hi Andrew, the shocks have been great, just sent the dimensions off and got them with in 2 weeks i think it was. Initially set them in the middle of damping range, then had a little adjustment after that. The Bump and Rebound versions would be too much for what i needed, but perfect i guess for more performance orientated applications. The other bonus for me is that they do have a full 3 warranty, beyond that they can be sent back for rebuilds if needed.  Hope that helps
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« Reply #189 on: January 05, 2018, 09:02:52 AM »

Hi Rob,

Just out of curiosity, what are the specs for the shocks?

   thanks,

Andrew


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« Reply #190 on: January 13, 2018, 19:45:41 PM »

Eventually rolled it out of garage and had a little drive round the estate. Think I've ended up with a smidge more rake
and the rear feels a lot stiffer. See what it's like in the summer and do some shock adjusting
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« Reply #191 on: January 13, 2018, 20:47:26 PM »

Looks amazing, Rob.
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Frenchy Dehoux
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« Reply #192 on: February 03, 2018, 17:45:27 PM »


    That Cal Looker is Bitchen !!!!!!

    Frenchy
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« Reply #193 on: February 04, 2018, 08:54:05 AM »

Looks amazing, Rob.


    That Cal Looker is Bitchen !!!!!!

    Frenchy

thanks guys, much appreciated
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« Reply #194 on: March 30, 2018, 20:24:55 PM »

A minor update, during the build I forgot, or more than likely ignored the good advice for DTH (yes Iím an idiot)
to put the mounting points in for a mid-mount. So rather than cause damage by rectifying this with fire, when I
saw that RJvolksperformanxe had some Fast Fad mid-mound in stock that brace against the frame using urethane
bushes I decided this was for me.

So jack up replace the studs with some longer ones and all is good.
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« Reply #195 on: March 31, 2018, 19:58:42 PM »

Getting ready for Spa my friend
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« Reply #196 on: April 01, 2018, 06:49:25 AM »

Getting ready for Spa my friend

Getting there mate. Smiley
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« Reply #197 on: May 11, 2018, 16:33:45 PM »

Just a little update, with summer approaching and a trip the Le Bug show planned i thought i'd eventually plumb in an external oil cooler.

Initially i bought a CSP thermostat, lovely cnc'd piece of kit, but i struggled to find somewhere to mount it, so i did some more research
and came across Improved racing. They produce a filter head with built in thermostat, so after gulping at the price, hiding the subsequent
invoice i bought one.

A quick mod to my existing mount, some paint and running some lines it was done. It seems to be working fine, will need to wire in my temp
gauge to double check.

Anyway here are some pics



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