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PostSubject: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySat Aug 07, 2010 3:36 pm

my bug is a 1972 gt delux

this is how she turned up
bug resto project Arrival1
bug resto project Arrival2

after day1 the body was off and the chassis was stripped and looked like this
bug resto project Day1bodysepatation1
bug resto project Day1bodyseparation
bug resto project Day1chassisstripped
bug resto project Day1bodyoffandchassisstripped

on day2 i got round to cutting out the drivers side floor pan and putting in a brand new floor
bug resto project Day2fdrivesfloorpanremoved
bug resto project Day2newdriversfloorpanfitted

on day 3 i got the passenger side floor pan cut out and new one put in plus bulk head repaired and chassis anti rust primmed
bug resto project Day3newpassengerfloorpan1
bug resto project Day3newfrontsectionfinished
bug resto project Day3bothfloorpansantirustprimmed-1

day 4 the chassis is seam sealed and anti rust primmed all over
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front beam has been repaired and painted
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chassis has been painted black and front beam refitted and some other bits painted
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its starting to look really nice now
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySat Aug 07, 2010 9:11 pm

Holy cow, you're not hanging about with this. When's it going to be on the road? Wednesday??!!?? hahahahaha
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySun Aug 08, 2010 9:07 am

good work dec,never do hang around with any of your builds
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySun Aug 08, 2010 5:47 pm

Cleverchap wrote:
Holy cow, you're not hanging about with this. When's it going to be on the road? Wednesday??!!?? hahahahaha



lol! lol! lol! lol!

set myself 6 months to have it completely finished but at this rate it will be finished long before that Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySun Aug 08, 2010 5:48 pm

stuart72 wrote:
good work dec,never do hang around with any of your builds


cheers fella, my way of looking at it if you have something to do get on with it lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyMon Aug 09, 2010 10:23 am

Dude I likes your style
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyMon Aug 09, 2010 7:12 pm

are the pans, correct for the year dec? Razz
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyMon Aug 09, 2010 7:16 pm

big dave wrote:
are the pans, correct for the year dec? Razz




lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

now thats just funny but no they defo aren't they are early ones at least they dont have fred flintstone holes in them any more
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyMon Aug 09, 2010 7:22 pm

lol! lol!

Fair play buddy can't wait to see it take shape
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyMon Aug 09, 2010 9:24 pm

this is gunna be good, not hanging about hey Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyFri Aug 13, 2010 8:28 pm

nice work mate
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySat Aug 21, 2010 9:27 am

anton wrote:
nice work mate

cheers dude
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptySat Aug 21, 2010 9:32 am

so here i am again doing a bit of an update

got another fair chunck done to the bug over the last week

both heater channels have been replaced
the central chassis support has been repaired
front inner wings have been repaired
bottom of the door pillars have been repaired
early rear panel has been put in
and early rear wing have been put on but decided to smooth them in so they have been welded instead of being bolted
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and here it a sneak peak of the wheel it is going to be running
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyTue Sep 14, 2010 8:25 pm

Mate those welded wings look sweet in the metal......and I want them wheels Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyTue Sep 14, 2010 9:25 pm

big dave wrote:
Mate those welded wings look sweet in the metal......and I want them wheels Twisted Evil

thats what i thought dude its going to be one smooth bug..........just how i want it geek

the wheels would defo look sweet on yours dude (you know where they are if you want them dude) Cool
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PostSubject: Re: bug resto project   bug resto project EmptyWed Sep 15, 2010 8:11 am

Fair play to you cracking on with it big time great to see the old girl finally getting some TLC those rims are gonna look sweeeeet dude. afro
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