The 11th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2019)

Following the huge success of the 10th International Gathering we'll be at Retrofestival again. It's a massive show now and is popular with everyone.

It's held at the Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ; on the weekend of the 9th, 10th & 11th of August 2019.

Don't book with the organisers, just contact me to get your pitch saved.

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by Gordon McLaren
Tue, 28 Apr 2009, 5:46 am
Forum: Sold
Topic: Portafold For Sale (Ayrshire, Scotland) - NOW SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 3890

Still for Sale 28/4/09

This Portafold is still for sale as i have just been contacted by Bruce. If interested please telephone Bruce on xxxxx xxxxxx, asking price about £500. :D
by Gordon McLaren
Sun, 26 Apr 2009, 7:18 am
Forum: Maintenance & Restoration
Topic: Rubber trim
Replies: 10
Views: 8922

Portafold seals

Hello, just looked at the forum as i still like to see what's happening even though i've now sold my Portafold, and hope i can give an answer to cracked seals and gaps in the rear door window seal. I used Unibond gutter sealant for the gap in the door window (the gap due to shrinkage was about 1/4 i...
by Gordon McLaren
Sat, 29 Nov 2008, 7:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Portafold Sold
Replies: 0
Views: 2595

Portafold Sold

Sold my Portafold to JohnK in Glenrothes, but will continue to monitor the forum and look out for Portafold parts up this end of the country.

Cheers Gordon McLaren
by Gordon McLaren
Mon, 17 Nov 2008, 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Just bought a 1960's Portafold, advice required
Replies: 2
Views: 4079

Seals for Portafold

http://www.portafold.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=123 Follow the above link for seals on Portafold sides to ends. Look at wheel near studs to see if stamped like mine 21A2744. This is just a standard Mini wheel and uses the hubcap 88G337, available new from Mini suppliers, or eBay etc, but only if th...
by Gordon McLaren
Thu, 06 Nov 2008, 5:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Serial Numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 9174

Serial Numbers

Matthew, As it seems a quiet time of year as far as the forum goes, i was wondering if you could post a breakdown of how many Portafolds you have managed to obtain serial numbers for year by year as I can imagine their must be some with a lot and some with a little per year, due probably to the econ...
by Gordon McLaren
Sat, 01 Nov 2008, 9:23 pm
Forum: Sold
Topic: Portafold For Sale (Ayrshire, Scotland) - NOW SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 3890

Portafold For Sale (Ayrshire, Scotland) - NOW SOLD

Portafold for sale in Ayrshire, Scotland. See the picture of it when it was at the Glamis show in the Events part of the forum. If anyone wishes to contact the owner Bruce contact me with a private message through the forum or leave a reply and I will contact you with Bruce's email address and telep...
by Gordon McLaren
Wed, 01 Oct 2008, 3:28 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tyres & Hubcaps
Topic: Spare wheel
Replies: 6
Views: 9174

Mini wheels

I posted a message in General Discussion a while back under hubcaps . If you have Mini wheels or can get rims marked 21A2744 next to the stud holes, these can take a hubcap 88G337, available at http://www.minispares.com or eBay, they can also take the wheeltrim 21A2743, these are usually available o...
by Gordon McLaren
Sun, 14 Sep 2008, 1:33 pm
Forum: Sold
Topic: For Sale - Portafold Rear Light Units and Lens - NOW SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 2158

For Sale - Portafold Rear Light Units and Lens - NOW SOLD

Found some lights at my local show today at Scone. The lights are like new with some scratches, but they've not been fitted to anything. The lens is secondhand. All are the correct ones with the all red lens (not available new now, lamp with clear lens is available, see Parts and Spares page on this...
by Gordon McLaren
Sun, 07 Sep 2008, 7:40 am
Forum: Parts & Accessories Found
Topic: Rubber Coated Foam Strips
Replies: 2
Views: 5531

Another supplier found for foam strips

go to this link for sponge extrusion for corner seals. same price £4.20 metre , not sure about carriage.

http://www.vintagecarparts.co.uk/en/160 ... n-details/

cheers gordon
by Gordon McLaren
Sat, 19 Jul 2008, 2:50 pm
Forum: Parts & Accessories Found
Topic: Rubber Coated Foam Strips
Replies: 2
Views: 5531

Rubber Coated Foam Strips

Found a supplier for the 4 rubber coated vertical foam corner strips for the Portafold. Mine were well past their best, either splitting or perishing at the ends. Found a small trade stall at my local show (Scottish vintage vehicle show, Glamis) who had a sample board with all types of foam covered ...