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Forum: Suspension January 24th 2010, 14:00
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Angelo Amato
treat them as you would alloy wheels i guess. ...

treat them as you would alloy wheels i guess.

get them painted, or if you got time on your hands, polish them up :rolleyes: keeping clean would be a bugger though lol.

Use an etch primer or...
Forum: Members Rides November 12th 2008, 08:53
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By Angelo Amato
more

http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/angeloamato/pics/vww1.jpg

http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/angeloamato/pics/vww2.jpg

http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/angeloamato/pics/vww3.jpg
...
Forum: Members Rides November 12th 2008, 08:52
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By Angelo Amato
hi blitz, got your PM on volkszone, jsut not had...

hi blitz, got your PM on volkszone, jsut not had a chance, here's some i've already got upload on to my ftp. 944 gauge is slightly smaller than opening in dash. cut up a type 3 speedo to get the...
Forum: German Look Tuning October 5th 2008, 18:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,998
Posted By Angelo Amato
wipers

single wipers suck ! :lmao:

http://i295.photobucket.com/albums/mm141/squaryspice/show%20cars/MEETSVWSHOWS08279.jpg
Forum: Suspension October 5th 2008, 18:34
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
fasty

Hi Clatter,

sorry for late reply....

not done much really this year with it, lots of other things going on.

the solid mount for the rear subframe were done and i must say is a MUST on hi po...
Forum: Brakes August 30th 2008, 17:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By Angelo Amato
brakes

interesting read,

my maths too are bad :rolleyes: maybe i should stay away from formulas !

Angelo
Forum: Suspension August 7th 2008, 05:01
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
hello Kai, no, did not find this at all, the...

hello Kai,

no, did not find this at all, the nylatron bushes were identical it every way to the stock rubbers mounts including all the correct grooves/chamfers/profile, etc on them.

i didn't...
Forum: Suspension August 1st 2008, 18:38
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
handling...

hi Clatter,

i have run wide tyres on the car before on 16 and 17" rims, not been a problem.

BUT this time around i fitted TOYO T1R's (V shaped pattern) - not sure if they just do not agree with...
Forum: Brakes July 30th 2008, 13:41
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Angelo Amato
hi rich, i'm sure it is very basic, i was...

hi rich,

i'm sure it is very basic, i was just using one i found that i think Lanner had posted up on another brake thread, seemed to be what people were using as a guide. But if it is misleading...
Forum: Brakes July 29th 2008, 19:27
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Angelo Amato
MS Excel Brake Bias Calculator

Had a quiet spell in work so knocked up the infamous Bias Calculator in an excel spreadsheet, if you are like me, you can change the numbers to your hearts content and see what difference the...
Forum: Brakes July 29th 2008, 19:24
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Angelo Amato
Bias calculator

Had a quiet spell in work :D so knocked up the infamous Bias Calculator in an excel spreadsheet, if you are like me, you can change the numbers to your hearts content and see what difference the...
Forum: Brakes July 21st 2008, 08:13
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Angelo Amato
That must be the Porsche 944 M/C, stepped 24/19mm...

That must be the Porsche 944 M/C, stepped 24/19mm

I am running the same on my type 3, but I am running 54mm dia Audi (sliding) calipers front and golf 38mm dia. rear

I had a rear bias valve but...
Forum: Brakes July 21st 2008, 06:01
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By Angelo Amato
type 3 brakes

hi,

any update on this system, how does it perform?

have you worked out what m/c it is ??

thanks,

Angelo
Forum: Brakes July 14th 2008, 17:32
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Angelo Amato
ATE website

posted before but very useful

http://www.conti-online.com/generator/www/com/en/ate/ate/general/home/index_en.html

goto catalogues, replacement parts online
...
Forum: Brakes July 14th 2008, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Angelo Amato
pic

poached from :- http://www.chesiloutlaw.com/phase2_part3.htm

http://www.chesiloutlaw.com/images/revamp/4disc_master_cylinder.jpg
Forum: Suspension July 14th 2008, 17:24
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
cheers lee was next on the list. 'fast' type...

cheers lee was next on the list.

'fast' type 3's - I'm like 'driving Miss Daisy' ! :lmao:
Forum: Suspension July 14th 2008, 17:05
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
front

hi lee,

no t/b's up front but solid bars with bearings on end.

it has got 250 lb springs up front cos of the weight of the car, but i think that the un-natural angle of the front shocks (to...
Forum: Suspension July 14th 2008, 11:29
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
Update....

have finally fitted the solid mounts to the rear subframe, had to pull the motor but not the 'box (needed to do a flywheel oil seal anyway).

finished assembling it on Saturday and took it for a...
Forum: Brakes July 14th 2008, 11:20
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By Angelo Amato
What is the mysteries behind the CSP master cylinder for disc brakes???

Hi, I can't answer this question, but i have been trying to research and find out what m/c it is that CSP use.

Mattkab on here thought it may be a golf 8v one but i'm not so sure....

been...
Forum: Suspension June 18th 2008, 06:12
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
Did tyres pressures first thing I did, made some...

Did tyres pressures first thing I did, made some difference as they are 205/40/17's on 7.5 inch rims.
Forum: Suspension June 18th 2008, 06:11
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
uni balls

Hi Chris,

great to be back on here isn't it ! on here we can post without being critisised for trying out new stuff !

my setup is this :-
...
Forum: Suspension June 17th 2008, 09:01
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
is it just you and me on this fourm? :D yes...

is it just you and me on this fourm? :D

yes you're right i have the bars up front eliminating the torsion bars.

NO no urethane bushes up front just needle bearings. there is no slack there,...
Forum: Suspension June 17th 2008, 03:48
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By Angelo Amato
Question - Rear coilovers - on a type 3...

As per my other thread (brake bias), I now finally have my Fastback on the road and got a few issues to iron out.

Suspension:-

I'm running coilovers (spax adjustables) from and rear with...
Forum: Brakes June 16th 2008, 11:26
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Angelo Amato
brakes

hi,

what a great idea ! and free! :o (seems obvious really :shocked: )

it is turned up full but i guess as you say, it must have some loss through it.

Will give it a try.

Cheers.
Forum: Brakes June 16th 2008, 08:18
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Angelo Amato
brake bias...

finally got my fastback on the road and had a few shakedown runs.

got a couple of issues, one is brakes.

here's the tech bit :-

front:- Audi coupe sliding calipers
rear:- Golf Mk4 calipers...
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