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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 07, 2012 1:21 pm

I've just been made £240 lighter by Custom and Commercial! Bought German Quality door seals, electric washer bottle, horn, clear indicators and a few other bit's n bobs! Soon tot's up eh! Very Happy

(pleased my Mrs can't read this! LOL!)
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Road Rage
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Location : Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1972 Bay; Shitroen C4
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 07, 2012 2:03 pm

the c&c ones are the ones to have. perfect fit and the doors dont stick out a mile when they are fitted

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joker 67
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 07, 2012 2:34 pm

They will be the ve wib ones, they are really good, when i bought my seal kits from heritage , they came with a mixture of genuine and ve-wib, very good.


it pays in the end, i replaced ball joint rubber dust caps last night as mine had started to perish and split, i have not even driven it yet.
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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 09, 2012 6:31 am

A medium sized parcel arrived for me yesterday, only 24 hours after I put the order in over the internet! Good work C&C! Very Happy
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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 09, 2012 4:04 pm

Just bought these to go into the front of my bus.. they will be re-trimmed first though...

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Mr Scoops
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Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 09, 2012 7:53 pm

Are you sure the mounts are the same on an Proper Bay as they are on a Late Bay?

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Shorty
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Shorty

Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 09, 2012 8:24 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Are you sure the mounts are the same on an Proper Bay as they are on a Late Bay?

Maybe! depends on the model year they came off of... might need to get some LB runners.. Well see when they arrive I guess!
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big dave
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 09, 2012 11:11 pm

DubDreams wrote:
Just bought these to go into the front of my bus.. they will be re-trimmed first though...

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Some people will buy any old tat Suspect Would you be intested in a load of old shit that cluttering up my shed quality used parts Razz
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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyFri Feb 10, 2012 6:55 am

Mr Scoops wrote:
Are you sure the mounts are the same on an Proper Bay as they are on a Late Bay?

Just bought the runners too to be on the safe side! Very Happy
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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 8:10 am

The bus is still in the workshop, but here a few sneak previews of what's been going on....

Front end before: note the panel behind the bumper was left as primer by the previous owner.. quality! Shocked

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After... lower panel sorted and grill colour coded...

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Door shuts being painted.. also left as primer by the previous owner...

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And the roof now being stripped ready for primer and new paint..

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Oh... and remember these...???

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Thanks to Lizzie @ Delilahs VW Interiors, they now look like this...

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also being carried out is the following:

New electric screenwash bottle
New horn
New rear brakes and handbrake cables
And the inside of the cab doors have also been painted as one of those was left as primer too!
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Tigger
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Location : Sheppy's town
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Registration date : 2012-03-14

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 1:44 pm

Those seats look fantastic. Very Happy

And the rest not too shabby either. afro
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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 3:49 pm

Tigger wrote:
Those seats look fantastic. Very Happy

And the rest not too shabby either. afro

Hey man! Cheers for the compliments! As my dad used to say to me.. "..it's coming along.." got a way to go, but it's not a sprint huh!

Always good to see new members posting too.. Welcome to the club and we look forward to hearing a lot more from you! afro
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 4:34 pm

Shorty wrote:
Tigger wrote:
Those seats look fantastic. Very Happy

And the rest not too shabby either. afro

Hey man! Cheers for the compliments! As my dad used to say to me.. "..it's coming along.." got a way to go, but it's not a sprint huh!

Always good to see new members posting too.. Welcome to the club and we look forward to hearing a lot more from you! afro

Know what you mean. Been 4 years on my ride and still a long way to go. In fact, think the list gets longer the more I cross off. Crying or Very sad

Anyways.... Back to your ride. Cool
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Shorty
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Male Number of posts : 3362
Age : 41
Location : LAT: 51.679 LONG: -3.159
My Ride(s) : 1969 Californian Kombi : 2010 Golf GT TDi : 2009 Touran 1.9TDi SE
Registration date : 2010-10-16

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 5:50 pm

Yeah, seems like 1 off, 3 added sometimes!
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tango_van
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 9:52 pm

Looking good mate!
I'm tempted to give my pop-top/roof a respray as it's starting to show some wear and tear.

Where are you getting the work done?
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 10:03 pm

tango_van wrote:
Looking good mate!
I'm tempted to give my pop-top/roof a respray as it's starting to show some wear and tear.

Where are you getting the work done?

Cheers, you were one of the key inspirations for me pulling my finger out and making my bus 'mine'

The work in being done at The Howling Wolf SpeedShop in Blackwood, Gwent...
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 10:05 pm

looking good

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 10:09 pm

love the colour combo on the seats .....very nice dude .....and I agree about the paint WHY leave it in primer? ....nice job
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 18, 2012 10:09 pm

Seats are looking good. have you sorted the runners out yet, or is that another item for the list..

Gwent... that's why it's late then, different country so different timezone! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyMon Mar 19, 2012 7:46 am

I bought some runners to go in the bus.. I bought them 'just in case' but I'm pretty sure they'll have to be put in...

That'll be the bus going straight back to the workshop very soon then! Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Mar 22, 2012 9:53 am

Roof painted....

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyThu Mar 22, 2012 11:16 pm

Nice indeed. Just wait for that first seagull .... affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyTue Mar 27, 2012 5:58 am

OK, so I'm not selling the Westy interior after having received a talking to from the Blitzen wisemen.....and Scoops..... but it is still coming out of my bus!!
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyTue Mar 27, 2012 6:18 am

Get a load of silica packets, wrap it all up in industrial cling film and squirrel it in the roof of the garage.
It's the right thing to do.

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Shorty's '71 Early Bay - Page 5 EmptyTue Mar 27, 2012 6:21 am

is there a particular reason that isn't immediately obvious to me why you say to store it in the roof of my garage, and not in the loft in my house?

(I'm not sure I can even get the wardrobe in my loft mind you! )
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