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 petman
Wed, 16 Dec 2009, 12:02 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Tatton Park, Cheshire - 5th & 6th June 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 9324

Re: Tatton Park, Cheshire - 5th & 6th June 2010

please put us down for this
by petman
Thu, 08 Jan 2009, 12:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Serial Numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 10127

can you date them by any other means? Mine has no numbers as the front plate as been cut about some what ( I myself have had to lower the hitch by 2in ) My Portafold has the fins at the rear with an additional peak at the rear and a raised ridge down the middle. On the inside it is fitted with the f...
by petman
Thu, 21 Jun 2007, 9:56 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tyres & Hubcaps
Topic: Hubcaps
Replies: 13
Views: 14940

I'm talking about the mini wheels with 3 "nipples" or bumps, as seen on this wheel
Black Wheel.JPG
by petman
Wed, 20 Jun 2007, 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dating my Portafold
Replies: 2
Views: 4373

Dating my Portafold

Mine as no chassis number as the A frame was lowered (I have since lowered it again) and the top plate was removed can anyone give me some idea of its age The A fame is made from square box section, the fins at the rear extend down into the lower body section and its fitted with round individual Lan...
by petman
Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 10:47 pm
Forum: Wheels, Tyres & Hubcaps
Topic: Hubcaps
Replies: 13
Views: 14940

mines fitted with standard mini chrome trims as described above, but they have a space for the valve as standard :lol:

had a look on ebay and found some

make sure your wheels have the hubcap "nipples" before buying :lol:
by petman
Wed, 30 May 2007, 11:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Do You Tow Yours With?
Replies: 70
Views: 60685

Chrysler PT Cruiser
by petman
Wed, 30 May 2007, 11:16 pm
Forum: Parts & Accessories Found
Topic: Portafold Awning
Replies: 13
Views: 26534

just fitted an awning, is there a way to post pictures on this site?

after seeing something at at car show that could be adapted. Its called a carnopy cost under £50 including 2 side panels and after some minor alterations it works a treat :lol:
by petman
Wed, 30 May 2007, 11:08 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Restoration
Topic: suspension question
Replies: 4
Views: 5920

Thanks for your replies, very interesting, but I think you are talking about something completely different My suspension units are like indespension units, IE rubber, which are bolted to a steel crossmember The bolts which were lose were the bolts which "pinch " the splined arms to the suspension u...
by petman
Fri, 23 Mar 2007, 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Original awnings
Replies: 5
Views: 7171

as anyone got any info/pictures of awnings, both original or modern. My portafold is fitted with a "track" but I have no experience of awnings and how they fit. My wife owns a heavy duty sewing machine so if we had plans we could copy the original, if we could find a fabric supplier

Thanks
martin
by petman
Mon, 12 Mar 2007, 1:51 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Restoration
Topic: Spring clean
Replies: 7
Views: 8457

looks like mine was glossed in the past, looks OK but would like to change the colour. any suggestions on what to use