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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:20 am

Either place is good...not selling it is the right decision though Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:49 am

I just felt like a proper arsehole telling the buyer he couldn't have it anymore...

Still, rather that than regret selling it and struggle to get one just as good in the future if I want to restore it back to stock...
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:56 am

The most sensible thing i have heard on here in ages, its the right way foward.
well done mate.

we did get on at you on the weekend though.

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:58 am

Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:11 am

It's easier to get it above the rafters in the garage.

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:22 am

That is true for sure!!!

I just have a mouse in there somewhere and I don't want him getting at it!! He made himself very at home in my Christmas tree!!
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:09 am

Put down some poison or a trap. That'll sort the little bastard out!

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:40 am

garages are very damp and the wood may rot or go mouldy
make sure its wrapped up in something breathable
http://www.ehow.com/how_6752430_store-wooden-furniture.html

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:42 am

My door cards are finishes now too.... And I get my bus back tomorrow from the work shop! All coming together!!

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:23 pm

they look very nice...especially now they are finishes lol
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:04 pm

looking good

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:33 pm

What's the opinion on wheels for my bus?

Empi 5's



Replica chrome Fuchs



BRM's



Cosmics



Grey GB's








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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:39 pm

GB,s or cosmics for the win, the others have been done to death lol
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:51 pm

5 stud cosmics ROCK ....fact
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:56 pm

They go round and round? lol
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:57 pm

and that ...lol
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Tue Mar 27, 2012 10:58 pm

FOOSE Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:40 am

I love the Kosmics on my bus Dude, have you looked at SSP at their re-pops? Do they do them in 5 x 112?

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:38 am

I'm truly surprised no one opted for the Empi 5's... In terms of which suits my bus the best I was thinking these... Cosmics are a close second albeit they are JBW wheels... The empi's are SSP...

Thanks for your opinions
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:22 am

I like 5 spokes on a bus, nice unfussey wheel, which suit a nice clean look.
Gas burners (good ones)
Cosmics

brm's no way

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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:21 am

joker 67 wrote:
I like 5 spokes on a bus, nice unfussey wheel, which suit a nice clean look.
Gas burners (good ones)
Cosmics

brm's no way



^^^This


What about Turtle Backs?
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:41 am

i know turtle backs are pretty rare and all but, i'm not keen..

there are lots of 5x122 wheels available...you could look further afield..

or even adapters, you can run what you want Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:21 pm

Salt flats.
Look at some obscure yank ones, pretty sure chevy are 205pcd... Or damn close
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:18 pm

dude, I'm running 5/112.. mine is a '71 so the first year of narrow 5.....
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PostSubject: Re: Shorty's '71 Early Bay   Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:11 am

Pic of me collecting my bus last week...

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