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by jmvv
Wed 12 Apr 2017, 15:35
Forum: Technical
Topic: Customizing Dashboards
Replies: 19
Views: 6265

Re: Customizing Dashboards

This is my attempt at fitting a Mk1 Golf dash into a Beetle.

Granted it was many years ago when mountains were still small and rocks soft...

please excuse the quality of the picture.
by jmvv
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 09:05
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 130996

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

Johann, if you are interested, you can come visit me in Centurion and I'll cover your trim for you in vinyl for a matching / factory appearance.
by jmvv
Wed 15 Mar 2017, 09:01
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 20" Chevy C10 rims to swop.
Replies: 2
Views: 1176

20" Chevy C10 rims to swop.

I have these wheels on the '72 C10 Chevy that I am busy with. http://i302.photobucket.com/albums/nn104/jmvv/72%20Chevy/8_zpsqpp0xlw2.jpg The tyres are 275x40x20. The tyres are almost new. I would like to swop the set with the fitted spacers for one 5x120 16x5j standard Chevy C10 steel wheel with 5 n...
by jmvv
Fri 06 Jan 2017, 09:26
Forum: Technical
Topic: Dodge Monaco oil seals
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

Dodge Monaco oil seals

This one is for the MoPar fundi's. I am currently dealing with a 68 Dodge Monaco with 383 engine. I had the suspension completely rebuilt - new springs in the rear and complete overhaul of the front suspension. My challenge now is the following; there is a rather annoying oil leak between the engine...
by jmvv
Fri 06 Jan 2017, 09:03
Forum: General/Lounge
Topic: Electric Windows?
Replies: 2
Views: 808

Re: Electric Windows?

To determine if the electric window installation is OEM, have look at the door panels. If the panel material is the original covering and there is no provision for a window winder, then the chances are that it is original. If, however, there is a plastic plug of about 4 cm, covering the stub where t...
by jmvv
Mon 12 Dec 2016, 09:15
Forum: Technical
Topic: 68 Chevy C10 paint code
Replies: 1
Views: 951

68 Chevy C10 paint code

I am busy sorting out a 68 Chevy C10 for a customer. The idea is to get the car back to original. The trim tag lists the paint code as 33 and the trim code as BLK.IMP The only reference I find on Paintref.com that contains the number 33, is WA3313 for a 68 Chevrolet, which is called Butternut yellow...
by jmvv
Mon 07 Nov 2016, 08:25
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: Rochester monojet wanted.
Replies: 1
Views: 748

Rochester monojet wanted.

I am busy sorting out a 68 C10 Chevy. The carburettor is leaking fuel from every gasket and union. When I removed the standard Rochester Monojet carburettor, I found that it had been badly butchered in the past. Apart from very bad wear on the links and link plates (rods almost worn through and the ...
by jmvv
Tue 18 Oct 2016, 17:37
Forum: Parts wanted
Topic: 68 C10 Chevy rim wanted.
Replies: 0
Views: 643

68 C10 Chevy rim wanted.

I am looking for a standard 16" 5x120 pcd steel rim for the 68 C10 Chevy I am busy sorting out for a customer.
by jmvv
Sun 18 Sep 2016, 18:10
Forum: Heads Up/What I discovered
Topic: Help Identify
Replies: 5
Views: 7392

Re: Help Identify

Defintely looks like a home built. Seems like a fibreglass body (no doors) with metal bonnet (see the louvres) Dashboard fitting is a bit "rof" for a production car. The fenders are just a home made nod to the "no fenders" law. I can see some Morgan ques in the body styling. Dunlop SP73 tyres make i...
by jmvv
Sat 30 Jul 2016, 09:24
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA
Replies: 1083
Views: 130996

Re: 1965/66 Opel Rekord L Rally GMSA

So, are we seeing you this Sunday at Cars in the Park at Zwartkops?

This beauty needs to be introduced to the world.