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itsabuglife
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My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptySat Dec 31, 2011 7:00 pm

(ppsssssttttt) I think it was about 3 inches .....ssshhhhhhh
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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
Age : 32
Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptySun Jan 01, 2012 4:17 pm

Kool u in a rush to get rid
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nomates
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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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no
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caddyshack
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caddyshack

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Age : 57
Location : Bristol
My Ride(s) : Caddy pick up with Tischer demountable camper
Registration date : 2009-10-12

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nomates wrote:
(ppsssssttttt) I think it was about 3 inches .....ssshhhhhhh
SPEAK UP i can't hear what you're saying. lol!
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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
Age : 50
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 2018 Skoda Karoq edition and something else
Registration date : 2008-02-11

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a few pictures of the car updated, kept forgetting the camera and sometimes not a lot seemed to be happening.

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joker 67
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joker 67

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My Ride(s) : 2018 Skoda Karoq edition and something else
Registration date : 2008-02-11

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptyThu Jan 05, 2012 7:59 pm

got to now

paint fuel tank,
finish of the wireing
put oil in gearbox and engine
get engine running
bleed and adjust brakes
raise front beam slightly
check everything is working

get mot'd

and then the clean and polish.


and sort door again Mad Mad
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Mr Scoops
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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
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptyThu Jan 05, 2012 8:01 pm

How far away do you reckon you are??
It's looking great!

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itsabuglife
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Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptyThu Jan 05, 2012 8:36 pm

Dude that's looking sweet um quick question were did you get the rear cross member repair panels keep up the good work
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joker 67
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joker 67

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itsabuglife wrote:
Dude that's looking sweet um quick question were did you get the rear cross member repair panels keep up the good work


heritage do the rear seat x/members, i think they have gone up in price quite a bit now though.
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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
Age : 32
Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptyThu Jan 05, 2012 8:49 pm

Don't think they cum complete with heater channel closing panels
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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
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Location : Clevedon
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Registration date : 2008-02-11

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itsabuglife wrote:
Don't think they cum complete with heater channel closing panels

they go right out to the 1/4 panels.


i bought genuine ones when i did mine and they were cheaper than that.

you can buy just the small plate to close the heater channel up.
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tango_van
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tango_van

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My Ride(s) : 1972 Westy Camper Van, 09 Newbie 1.9tdi, Audi A4 B7 S-line
Registration date : 2006-10-11

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptyThu Jan 05, 2012 9:15 pm

Looking good!!!
Can't wait to see this on the road Smile
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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 20 EmptyThu Jan 05, 2012 9:35 pm

bloody lush ,the wrinkles in the headliner will soon smooth out with a bit of time .......perfect dude .........let me know if you need a hand with brakes or engine running ect?
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Mr Scoops
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Location : Weston super Dooper
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Registration date : 2006-08-19

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I'd better crack on with the write up on this for you Dude!!!

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renegade67
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Andy, well done mate, that looks excellent Twisted Evil
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ARCANE
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I have seen this bad boy in the metal as it were and it is absolutely stunning, amazing work Andy, the attention to detail is astounding. Fooking awesome car. Twisted Evil afro
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spot on mate, good work!!!!
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It really is a work of art in my eyes, seeing the effort and attention to detail he has put into this car.

Its been a pleasure to train you!!
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A beautiful, beautiful car.. stunning, I can't wait to see it
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Awesome work Andy, loving the interior, the car is a credit to you.
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Looking at the pic of the engine, I nearly creamed myself. LOVELY.

Love the colour of the seat frames and rear seat lower support, against the seats and the piping. Cracking EXCELLENT job.

Some nice touches on the car, so many, you keep spotting bits here and there when you look at the pics several times, bet it's even nicer in real life.

Hope you have fun with it.

Just looked back at what you started with, you forget how much hard work that has been put into it, AMAZING HOW IT'S TURNED OUT. Great to see another Beetle saved and to this standard, STUNNING.
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nomates
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Male Number of posts : 18609
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Registration date : 2006-11-19

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yeah WHS^^^^^^^^^
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Shamrockez
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Registration date : 2006-11-21

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Doesn't look much like a tea bag any more! Very Happy


Great stuff! I'm sure you're really proud of what it looks like.

Fab!
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joker 67
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joker 67

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Popped out the unit today to paint the tank and i needed some pictures for my insurance.

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not a million miles away now,
set wheel align, get engine running and set up, check all the bolts.



bought some front shocks but they seem way to hard,
does anyone have any mini rear shocks i can try, to see if they are the right size.

andy
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