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VolksWorld

November 2021

VolksWorld is Britain's best-selling magazine dedicated to the whole air-cooled VW scene and a must-buy for all fans of the legendary vehicles, particularly the iconic Beetle. VolksWorld takes pride in going to extraordinary lengths to bring its readers the most outstanding and fascinating features packed full of the very best photography and information that cannot be found anywhere else.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Kelsey Publishing Group
Frequency:
Monthly
R 77,89
R 756,75
12 Issues

in this issue

4 min
safe storage

As the nights begin to draw in and the weather has turned autumnal, many VW folk around the UK have started tucking their pride and joy away in the garage to avoid the salty roads and, frankly quite dangerous, winter driving conditions that lie ahead. Of course, the hardcore will continue to run their VWs year round but, much as I’m proud to have used the Trekker as my daily driver since March, I think I’ll be parking it up some time in October, weather pending. We’ve had a blast in it this year, but the reality of living with no heaters whatsoever, only a rudimentary hood and flimsy plastic side screens throughout the winter months isn’t particularly appealing. And besides, I’m already bailing out puddles on a semi-regular basis, hence…

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2 min
starter motor

Clockin’ off Beetles built between 1952 and ’57 had a smart speaker grille in the centre of the dashboard and a popular fi the time was to replace this with one with a clock mounted in . Originals of these popular accessories are both hard to find and expensive today, so this new reproduction kit is sure to be a hit with Oval owners. The kit comes with a 12V quartz clock and wiring so is not suitable for cars that retain their original 6V electrical system How much? £291.95 (p/no. 113-957-000) From: www.heritagepartscentre.com / Tel. 01273 444000 Hard cover Splits Fans of the Split Screen Bus range will surely enjoy this new hardback book by Richard Copping. With more than 650 images spread over its 320 pages, The Story of the VW Transporter Split-screen…

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1 min
forged to run

The new Pro-Flanged Type 1 VW stroker cranks from CB Performance are forged from E4340 chromoly and then CNC machined for larger VW Type 4 main bearings and Chevy 2in rod bearings. Every Pro-Flanged crank is shot peened, micro polished and white nitrided on all the bearing surfaces for ultimate strength and performance. Note, any original VW engine case will need to be machined for bearing tangs and the special flanged crank rear main seal before assembly. How much? $409.95 (84mm stroke p/no. 1130 86mm stroke p/no. 1131) Matching flywheel: $199.95; rear main oil seal: $29.95; ARP flywheel bolts: $24.95; dowel pins: $10.95; Pro-Flanged main bearings: $199.95 From: www.cbperformance.com…

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1 min
the second coming

If you’re a fan of fast Type 2s, Alex ‘Jesus’ Leiserach’s latest project, a tube-framed ’68 Single Cab pick-up, is going to be right up your alley. Alex is no stranger to modified Bay Windows but this, his latest creation, is a very different beast to his previous ones. Starting with a decent Bay Window body, Alex had Andy Robinson Race Cars create the full tube chassis, which features double wishbone suspension all round. The truck now runs a four-speed, sequential, Mendeola gearbox and an air-cooled, 2931cc Pauter Big Block motor. A FuelTech ECU controls the injection system, while a Precision Turbo & Engine 6466 turbocharger ensures there’s plenty of boost on tap. Oh, and it runs on methanol, too. The incredible truck has been five years in the making, and the aim…

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1 min
buy volksworld online (with free uk postage!)

Don’t forget, you can buy single issues, or back issues, of VolksWorld at the regular cover price, with free UK delivery (£1 additional charge for international postage) at shop.kelsey.co.uk/issue/VWW UK customers can also save money by ordering three issues for just £9.99, including delivery, via the continuous credit offer available here: shop.kelsey.co.uk/suboff er/ cb2ovww For those who prefer their media digitally, you can buy three digital editions for only £7.99 ($9.99 in the United States). Incidentally, every print subscriber will be able to download the digital edition free for a limited period, too. Alternatively, if you’re looking for your local stockist of VolksWorld, simply type your postcode in here: tinyurl.com/y26a38ul, then select VolksWorld from the pull-down menu, enter your location and choose your desired search radius.…

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1 min
2021 events

NOVEMBER Slough Swapmeet Date: 21 November Location: Newbury Racecourse, Racecourse Rd, Newbury RG14 7NZ Contact: www.sloughswapmeet.co.uk 2022 Events MARCH The VolksWorld Show Date: 19-20 March 2022 Location: Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey KT10 9AJ Contact: www.volksworld.com MAY Stanford Hall Date: 1 May Location: Stanford Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 6DH Contact: www.stanfordhallvw.com JUNE Hessisch Oldendorf (vintage meet) Date: 24-26 June Location: 31840 Hessisch Oldendorf, Germany Contact: www.uraltkaefer.de JULY European Bug-In #9 Date: 1-3 July Location: Rue du Grand Prix des Frontieres, B6460 Chimay, Belgium Contact: www.europeanbugin.com NB: Please be aware all dates and venues are subject to change, so always check the website and / or contact the organiser before leaving home. PLANNING AN EVENT? If you’ve got a gathering this year, tell us about it via volksworld.ed@kelsey.co.uk…

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