Apologies due from all of us here at the Bond Bug spares Scheme if we've failed to respond to messages, emails etc since June 2017 this was mainly due to our property changing landlords which has presented us with ongoing problems, despite the new landlord stating that we can carry on exactly as we were under our former landlord, he has since changed his mind and wants to move in ASAP the original date being 2nd October, we said no to that as our tenancy runs until 2nd December, therefore we are currently in the unfortunate position of looking for a property to rent and a workshop with storage space. We are in the process of packing up our Reliant and Bond Bug stock ready for our move as and when it happens, please note that from the 2nd of December 2017 we may loose our current landline number 01424446078 and possibly internet access until we are all sorted out. However should you require any parts urgently between now and prior to the Christmas posting deadline we can be contacted on 07896473660 tx messages can also be left on this number. We are hoping to stay in the East Sussex area but you never know as circumstances may change further.
We thank you all for supporting the spares scheme in the past, and we are looking forward to a brighter New Year.
Best Regards Dave,Dawn and Azzy The Bond Bug Spares team
Is it possible to check that my membership to the spares scheme is intact? I joined about 3 or 4 years ago and paid my £20. But since that day I got no replies to any emails I sent enquiring about parts. I did sell my Bug project when I had to move house a but I did get a Reliant project some time later.
My address at time of joining would have been 171 Town Street, Leeds, LS10 4TA. David Brown.
Dave was away at the club rally for the back end of last week and the weekend. And with his sons did their best over and above to get my ailing Bug mobile again - alas to no avail - so please don't be too hard on him
BugEater: I don't want to compete with 69xke but I'm after a tatty runner or off the road, that I can can rescue. I want to put the work into it, wouldn't want something already done.
Nov 18, 2020 11:34:59 GMT
adl2: cdb15, that's just such a shame that someone let it get into that state. I know that's more than I could cope with but I admit I am slightly tempted. For the VIN, it would end up as a Trigger's broom of a restoration.
Nov 25, 2020 22:26:43 GMT
burlmeister: Trouble fitting new 6052 fan belt. Alternator adjusted to the max. Belt is on the engine and alt pulleys but I just cannot get it to stretch over the lip of the fan pulley. Is there a trick to this? Driving me nuts!
Nov 26, 2020 11:09:57 GMT
adl2: That barn find Bug as linked by cdb15 is now bid to over a grand. Or should I say, that V5 doc for a Bug is up to over a grand.
Nov 29, 2020 10:14:12 GMT
Stiffy: Hi Folks.. a lot of questions go unanswered if you put them in the shout box. Its more visible to all if you create a thread. Most questions get answered within hours. :-)
Nov 30, 2020 16:52:59 GMT
adl2: Gone for £1220 in the end.
Dec 1, 2020 13:36:48 GMT
Looking for bug to buy: Hi all, had to sell my bug 3 yrs ago, went to the states and had nowhere to store it unfortunately but I'm back and would like one would consider any condition, a project is fine. Any help or suggestions would be great thanks warren
Dec 14, 2020 18:40:23 GMT
bugberk: Just put the engine/box into my rolling chassis, and the prop shaft seems to be about 3" short, Have I been given the wrong one? this a total rebuild from a pile of bits.
Dec 16, 2020 13:34:31 GMT
goodtimes: thank you for the drawings! very helpful.
Dec 17, 2020 17:31:00 GMT
vannin: bugberk what is the length of your propshaft you are fitting ? you'll get more replies if you ask on the main forum
Dec 30, 2020 15:30:34 GMT
rooster: can any one tell me what car the canopy lock came of ? ive been told a triumph
Jan 18, 2021 15:23:26 GMT
rogeru7: Hi the basic lock is off a Triumph but it will then need a major mod to be used on the Bug canopy unless you have access to a lathe and a mill it’s not an easy mod
Jan 18, 2021 20:15:56 GMT
Steve: Hi can anyone tell what is the tallest you can be to drive a bond Bug
Feb 25, 2021 13:37:55 GMT
vannin: hi Steve, is this for you and if so how tall are you ? more interest and responses if you use the main forum !
Feb 25, 2021 14:51:06 GMT
steve: i'm 6ft 4in am i too big to fit? . im not good with computers, cant seem to get on other thread, sorry
Feb 26, 2021 10:59:28 GMT
mike: I have 2 bond bugs 1 almost restored just waiting on new upholstery and the other is complete runs sweet and original if Warren is still looking for one Cheers
Apr 11, 2021 12:35:02 GMT
Jon T: Hi all, I am looking to purchase a bug, dont mind if needs some work, anyone point me in right direction. thanks<
Apr 20, 2021 10:52:19 GMT
mysticmick: hi all . i recently purchased a bug . my dream car for restoration . i have the vin plate . with chassis number and engine number . but sadly no reg number . is there any way of finding out the original reg so i could apply for the v5 .. thanks in advance
May 8, 2021 16:20:42 GMT