The Big 60th Birthday Party of the Portafold (12th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering) (i.e. 2020)

Help us set a new world record at the big 60th birthday party!

Ironically, the current record is 59 Portafolds and Ansfolds (at the 2016 Newbury Retrofestival), so we want to smash this by getting well over 70 there next year. As of last year we have a new area that will take that number of caravans and the show itself is a fantastic event that will not disappoint. There really is something for the whole family.

So put the dates 7th, 8th, 9th of August 2020 in your diary now and get those dates booked off work early. Be part of a record breaking event that will go down in history.

Show Address: Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ

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

Just bought a 1960's Portafold, advice required

Any talk that's not covered by the other forums.
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bakers-bar
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Just bought a 1960's Portafold, advice required

Post by bakers-bar » Mon, 17 Nov 2008, 6:39 pm

Having just bought my first Portafold I need some advice on what seals should be on the edges?

Did the early ones come with a jockey wheel? the one on this doesn't look right.

Spare wheel required, hub caps required!

Would also like to see more pictures or possibly look at another one to see what mine should be like. Any info would be gratefully appreciated.

P.S. I'm going to pull it with my 1971 VW bay window camper.
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Seals for Portafold

Post by Gordon McLaren » Mon, 17 Nov 2008, 9:02 pm

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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 the stub axle does not protrude through the wheel centre.

Otherwise ask Matthew, he has a supplier for the other style, deeper dished caps. Here's the link for these caps.

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cheers Gordon

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Post by alexdundee » Mon, 22 Dec 2008, 2:54 pm

Have a look at my Portafold, behind our 64 VW Camper, hope this helps!

http://s2.photobucket.com/albums/y42/al ... Portafold/
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