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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:59 pm

Mot booked for monday. I am so doing the aircooled only show if she passes.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:28 pm

Now sporting mot and tax for 12 months Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:17 pm

Well done Buddy, nice one.

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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:52 pm

Not stopped smiling mate. Thank you. I've bloody missed the beetle that's a deff.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:41 pm

Nice one Carl good to see your aircooled againTwisted EvilTwisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:18 am

well done
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:41 am

Cheers guys bloody loving it. bloody roads are unforgiven though when low.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:26 pm

Right finally bought a set of drop spindles then fitted them. This left the poor bug on the floor.





So i put the beam to the highest setting and now i am off the floor. JUST.



Next job is paint the Beam and get the 165/50/15 tyres i have just received in the post fitted.
I also purchased a 6 Ton press in the hope that i can now do my own ball joints as they are pretty shot.

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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:25 pm

Good effort Carl, nice to see you getting back on with an aircooled

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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Sat Mar 28, 2015 5:13 pm

Cheers scoops, got to admit feels good getting back in and fiddling with dubs again. Roll on Big Bang.

Got the new tyres on the front but in about quarter of a mile i smashed the road hard at least 10 times lol
This means i am going to cut the bottom of the towers(think thats there name lol) off and put some strong steal in there. Also get a skid pan made up for her for some great sparks and protection Big_Als idea.

Stance wise i am very happy with.



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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:35 am

Looks ace mate, funny thing is, the older I'm getting, the more I prefer a comfy ride rather than looking cool!!


How much was the press BTW.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:39 am

65 on ebay for the press and it's not bad quality either. Took 24 hours to arrive and was free p&p. Not used it yet though.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/6-Ton-Tonne-Heavy-Duty-Hydraulic-Workshop-Garage-Shop-Floor-Standing-Press-New-/251200236254?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item3a7cb36ade
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:38 pm

Looks good Carl, I hope it's man enough for the ball joints, I used a 50 ton one in the factory to do the last one!
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:42 pm

Big_Al wrote:
Looks good Carl, I hope it's man enough for the ball joints, I used a 50 ton one in the factory to do the last one!

Fingers crossed if not i have a 25ton bottle jack to use instead lol
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:25 am

always something cool about your builds buddy
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:41 am

Except the driver! Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 02, 2015 3:52 pm

Niiiice! well done carlos
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:47 am

Mr Scoops wrote:
Except the driver! Wink

Cock Very Happy

Cheers guys. Getting the mojo back at last Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:26 pm

Ball joints in ready for sunday although the steering is now stiff ish is this normal ?

Also Big al stay away from the above press its a load of shit lol
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:38 pm

Hi Carl

Did you fit the Ball Joints in the correct direction in the arms?

The lowered ones (not sure if yours are standard) can only be fitted one way, to allow the travel front to back. I think they have a tab or notch to show the direction to line them up with the arms.

Did you check the new ones for movement before fitting them?

Perhaps they are stiff when new, I don't know.
Cheers Pete.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:17 pm

Couldn't move them by hand they are that stiff new. They have 2 notches out of the base of the ball joint so I marked the arm with the old ones and pressed in the new ones matching the marks. They point to front and rear of car I hope that's right as never done them.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:21 pm

I am actually worried now as not sure they are right.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:22 pm

The gaps are in front to rear direction, as this is the movement. If still worried mail me and I will look in Bentley manual. They are really stiff at first
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:29 pm

Cool cheers and the gaps point front and rear thank god for that lol panic over. I thought they was right as I put the gaps back in the same place they came out.
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PostSubject: Re: Dizzy dubbers back   Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:28 am

What's wrong with the press then Carl, it looks so shiny!
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