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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

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Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat Mar 13, 2010 6:00 pm

Well i picked up the bit's so theres nearly everything i need to get her finished now..

Then last night came and we went out on the lash ended up on sabuca's and all that shit as normal so the weekend spanking for the bug didn't happen LMAO.. 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Drunken_smilie 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Drunken_smilie 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Drunken_smilie

Theres always next weekend to get it sorted though...
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyThu Mar 18, 2010 6:10 pm

Chrome trim, bumpers, indicators, headlights, running boards, rear wings and beading, heat exchangers, s/s exhaust, tinware, dizzy, points, condenser, coil clamp painted, coil fitted, fuel pump, bottom pulley, door rubbers, fuel tank, fuel lines, track rod ends, front brake lines, brake resevoir and pipes.
All fitted now just need a dynamo then motor can go in and fired up then bleed the brakes and fit rear light bulb holders the mot time..

I'll get pics on the weekend when it should be back together and driving..
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyFri Mar 19, 2010 8:13 pm

Popped to exeter and collected a dynamo from Delboy then over to GSF to take back some bits that were wrong and buy a new clutch kit, engine bay seal..

So after dinner got out the workshop fitted the new clutch, dynamo, carb ect..
Tried fitting the motor in and do you think the bugger would fit in with the stock exhaust on so had to take it off then the motor slipped straight in...
Got it back together plumbed in and wired up, chuck some fuel in the tank and flicked the key... Nothing so chucked some fuel down the carb she cughed and spluttered..
Anyway got her to run in the end but only by putting fuel down the carb..

The fuel line was blocked solid so had to dig out loads of rock hard underseal, put it back together again..


So she now run fires up first flick of the key.. Gonna higher the rear end up a spline

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Mr Scoops
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Mr Scoops

Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyFri Mar 19, 2010 10:24 pm

Nice one....try not to kill it before CTTP though eh?? 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Icon_lol

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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat Mar 20, 2010 6:18 am

Cheers bro... I had the motor in the blue one for over a year and it never missed a beat and that got ragged senseless.. 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Icon_wink
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat Mar 20, 2010 11:18 am

Lifted the rear end up a spline, fitted the dynamo pulley and belt so i could run it properly then timed it up and took it for a drive round the yard 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Icon_biggrin with just a hand brake..
Gonna need to lift it another spline and lift the front up a bit aswell cos theres only 1 inch of ground clearance!!!!
Also fitted the engine lid on..
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Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyWed Apr 14, 2010 5:48 am

We've got the brakes bleed now and thats about as far as we got lmao...

Apart from giving her a dust off and dragging her into the sun for a couples pics..

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ARCANE
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ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
Age : 45
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 411 Variant.
Registration date : 2009-01-27

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyWed Apr 14, 2010 10:30 am

Looking good there young sir afro
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySun May 09, 2010 5:35 pm

Cheers dude..
Got the rear lights fitted and working this morning.
Just ordered some bits to hopefully get the slag on the road by the end of the month if i get time, i asked frizz but she wont go out the unit and get it done while i'm away 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Icon_evil 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Lol
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delboy
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delboy

Male Number of posts : 1435
Age : 41
Location : Sitting in a room, in Exeter!
My Ride(s) : 2005 T5 Transporter, 67 very original ozzy bug running a 1914 lump..
Registration date : 2007-05-07

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyTue May 11, 2010 6:38 am

Lazy cow.. dont she do any bloody work out the unit lol! Wink
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyWed May 12, 2010 4:20 am

LMAO, not anymore dude those days have gone.... 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Icon_biggrin
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat May 15, 2010 6:15 am

The post man was very kind this week and has delivered the bit's for the bug, I think she should be ready for MOT after i get them fitted today.. So may be next week it could be MOT time... 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 Icon_biggrin
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 47
Location : Weston-super-mud
My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat May 15, 2010 8:05 am

cool, I cant wait to have a poke around it
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptyMon May 17, 2010 4:19 am

You can poke anything you my dear boy..

Ride height now set new lowered shocks fitted, exhuast and tail pipes all fitted, all lights now fitted and working correctly..

Had a 5 min drive round the farm on saturday and all is good all gears work ect ect..

So for the mot

i need some number plates
tighten the bumpers
rebleed and adjust the brakes
fit seatbelts
fit the horn
fit the wiper blades
set the tracking and front camber
fit interior door handles

And thats about it, so about 3 hours work then book the mot then tax the fooker..

I'll chuck some pics up when i get home from work..
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Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat May 22, 2010 7:04 am

Here we go then home from work at last...

Thought i had more pics but i geuss not LOL...

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Mr Scoops
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Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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Looking good Dude........

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nomates
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 46
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 8 EmptySat May 22, 2010 8:50 pm

yep ...looking real cool ...nice stance .
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
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Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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Cheers guys..

Finshed moding the seat mounts so the seats are higher and further forward so that short people can reach the pedals and see over the dash also started fitting the new carpet set today as well..
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griff
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griff

Male Number of posts : 5280
Age : 108
Location : weston super mare
My Ride(s) : the fourking T25 van
Registration date : 2007-04-01

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thecrewkid wrote:
Cheers guys..

Finshed moding the seat mounts so the seats are higher and further forward so that short people can reach the pedals and see over the dash also started fitting the new carpet set today as well..

lol! lol!

mrs griff could have done with something like that doing to her 1302s

well she could reach the pedals (just) the problem was the seat was to far foward and not catching on the locking mech so when she pressed the clutch down the seat would slide back past the lock and on towards the back seat lol!

she couldn't see out or reach the peadals when that happened but was already driving down the road pale
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Male Number of posts : 18609
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Registration date : 2006-11-19

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LOL ...the umpa lumpla seat mod
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SimonABT
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Male Number of posts : 1343
Age : 37
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : Something with a V6 under the hood!
Registration date : 2006-10-08

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Stance = nailed! Very Happy
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Location : W-S-M
My Ride(s) : 85 Mexican Beetle, 20v T Beetle, Honda Xr125
Registration date : 2008-11-27

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loving this car , on its ass Very Happy Very Happy
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