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Forum: Project Builds September 8th 2018, 02:35
Replies: 132
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Posted By kai4130
Talking My Avo’s broke. Essentially the bent around the A...

My Avo’s broke. Essentially the bent around the A arm and cracked the main body. For my GAZ shocks I’ve relocated the lower mounting point further out. Should of copied Ricola 🤣
Forum: Project Builds September 3rd 2018, 17:02
Replies: 17
Views: 2,088
Posted By kai4130
In the type 3’s variant world, the only way to...

In the type 3’s variant world, the only way to retain the stock engine hatch height would be to make a custom inlet maifold to reduce the height of the engine.

With my notchback it’s more like a...
Forum: Brakes January 12th 2016, 08:41
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
Calipers swapped over. I first swapped the...

Calipers swapped over.

I first swapped the cross over pipe on each calipers from side to side but repositioned it on the new underside. The lack of recess doesn't prove to be a problem.
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Forum: Brakes January 12th 2016, 07:28
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
The man speaks the truth. 30mm front and 28mm...

The man speaks the truth. 30mm front and 28mm rear.

https://www.design911.co.uk/mobile/#part;id=125816
Forum: Brakes January 12th 2016, 07:25
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
Thanks, the front was a fun swap. Just glad it's...

Thanks, the front was a fun swap. Just glad it's over now.

So your saying one should mount the calipers on the opposite sides and make new cross over pipes, thus positioning the larger position...
Forum: Brakes January 12th 2016, 05:47
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
Finally have my car back and all the hardware...

Finally have my car back and all the hardware required to fit these brakes. Had an email exchange with Lanner and I can confirm that both me and my mechanic can't eyeball size any thing for ****...
Forum: Project Builds October 23rd 2015, 11:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By kai4130
Your correct. In fact apparently you can simply...

Your correct. In fact apparently you can simply fit a PD 130 or PD150 turbo and also fit the inlet manifold also, remap and then you can achieve huge gains.

But to be honest I'm just happy the...
Forum: Project Builds October 22nd 2015, 04:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By kai4130
There is an entire following for them and I also...

There is an entire following for them and I also believe there is a couple of them over in the states.


http://www.karmann-coachbuilts.com/

The forum will usually pick up any that come up for...
Forum: Project Builds October 22nd 2015, 04:06
Replies: 132
Views: 21,007
Posted By kai4130
Did I mention I now live in Surrey.

Did I mention I now live in Surrey.
Forum: Project Builds October 22nd 2015, 04:04
Replies: 132
Views: 21,007
Posted By kai4130
WELL! Assuming that a KEP 915 adaptor plate is...

WELL! Assuming that a KEP 915 adaptor plate is compatible with a G50, then I'm your man. I so happen to have my adaptor kit left over from before I went with the Subaru box. If your interested By all...
Forum: Project Builds October 21st 2015, 08:15
Replies: 132
Views: 21,007
Posted By kai4130
It's a 1999> Subaru transaxle. The one they use...

It's a 1999> Subaru transaxle. The one they use for the Subaru gears conversions. I don't think it's so popular with this forum :screwy:
Forum: Project Builds October 20th 2015, 18:07
Replies: 132
Views: 21,007
Posted By kai4130
Graham, have you got an adaptor plate yet?

Graham, have you got an adaptor plate yet?
Forum: Project Builds October 20th 2015, 17:59
Replies: 132
Views: 21,007
Posted By kai4130
The full conversion from 915 to Subaru gearbox...

The full conversion from 915 to Subaru gearbox cost me £3000. But that was to supply everything needed to swap them out plus all the Gucci frills such as the quaiffe diff, lightened flywheel, of...
Forum: Project Builds October 20th 2015, 17:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By kai4130
Vintage tyres. Had troubles with both rears which...

Vintage tyres. Had troubles with both rears which were brand new just fecking old. Both had similar boldges in them.
...
Forum: Project Builds October 20th 2015, 17:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By kai4130
Cheers gents! Thanks for the positive comments. ...

Cheers gents! Thanks for the positive comments.

It's not actually a true square headlight T3, I broke my RHD headlights so opted for a Maestro headlight conversion.


I've hardly got any...
Forum: Project Builds October 16th 2015, 18:30
Replies: 132
Views: 21,007
Posted By kai4130
That gearbox is mohoooosive!!! Nice work though...

That gearbox is mohoooosive!!! Nice work though getting it in there. Your car is coming along well. Obviously I'm more partial to a Ty754 as its loads smaller then that G50 and probably cost half as...
Forum: Project Builds October 16th 2015, 16:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By kai4130
Does this qualify as a German look :)

Going off of Dub_Crazee's bus build but far far farrrrr from the same level.


My coachbuilt Karmann Cheetah



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Forum: Project Builds October 16th 2015, 16:50
Replies: 36
Views: 7,081
Posted By kai4130
Yeah that's se awesome work going on there....

Yeah that's se awesome work going on there. Loving the wheels. I'll copy those in good time thanks. :D

My vote is for a Subaru engine and box in the back of that. Can be done for mega cheap...
Forum: Brakes October 16th 2015, 09:53
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
Lanner I never doubted you :D Bruce my Mtec...

Lanner I never doubted you :D

Bruce my Mtec disc also have had a beveled edge. However my mintec pads appear to fit very snugly to my 944NA disc rather well.

I've still not got my car back nor...
Forum: Brakes October 6th 2015, 18:05
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
I've just been looking at my suppliers site again...

I've just been looking at my suppliers site again and you are that correct the 87> disc has a larger hat height. Incidentally out of the possibilities this is the most expensive disc available. I've...
Forum: Brakes October 6th 2015, 17:58
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
I had some issues getting the correct information...

I had some issues getting the correct information from Lanner but he definitely confirmed its the earlier disc.

"Rear rotors are stock 83-85 944 NA, 289x20.4mm."

Hence why I've now bought...
Forum: Brakes October 6th 2015, 10:30
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
Will show and tell in a few weeks. My car has...

Will show and tell in a few weeks. My car has gone away for a short while... Its a big secret
Forum: Brakes October 6th 2015, 03:50
Replies: 24
Views: 4,623
Posted By kai4130
I hope not!!! Ive just ordered some 944 NA disc's...

I hope not!!! Ive just ordered some 944 NA disc's 289x20.4mm. I've also got some 987 (non S) calipers to fit also. so same as yours

Lanner is sending me some of his brackets and this is the...
Forum: Wheels June 1st 2014, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 2,430
Posted By kai4130
I didn't use so much of adhesive. But as both...

I didn't use so much of adhesive. But as both caps are concave in opposite directions there is a large void to gap hence why it appears there is a lot of gunk. There isn't any over spilling the edges...
Forum: Wheels June 1st 2014, 03:38
Replies: 2
Views: 2,430
Posted By kai4130
Porsche wheels/VW centres

I couldn't match the paint colour of my wheels onto the porsche centre caps. Plus painting **** isn't one of my fortes but I'm cool with this though.


I found a 76mm VW centre cap, got the part...
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