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.

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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Gordon McLaren
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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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http://www.hdvwclub.co.uk - Harrogate and District VW Club.

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